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Each year thousands of activities take place across the UK to mark Holocaust Memorial Day. As we move towards 27 January 2019, more local activities will be submitted to the map below, which you can use to see what is happening in your area.

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Pebblebrook School HMD Assembly

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 11:45

KS4 and our Further Education Department (post16) will be watching a presentation by 4 of our KS4 pupils


Peace Process - ion2

Wednesday, 30 January 2019, - 00:00

Skimstone Arts presents Peace Process-ion2, a site specific 20 - minute repeated performance that responds to collected stories, including those from children of Holocaust survivors, Bosnian, Syrian and Roma refugee communities about being "Torn...


Free film screenings at Prudhoe Fuse Community Cinema

Tuesday, 29 January 2019, - 13:00 to Thursday, 31 January 2019, 22:00

Free film screenings of 3 significant films about the impact of the Holocaust are open to anyone at Prudhoe Fuse Cinema during the week that follows HMD.This includes an opportunity for school groups to attend the 1pm screenings of Life is Beaut...


Torn From Home

Thursday, 31 January 2019,

The Anne Frank School programme worked with pupils from St Mary's and Benfield Secondary Schools to teach them all about Anne's life and the Holocaust, while also raising awareness of contemporary issues of prejudice and discrimination by r...


Torn from Home

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 10:00

Participants in this conference will be taken on a journey from Eastern Europe to Newcastle, discovering what it was like to be torn from home, to flee, and to find refuge on Tyneside - with all the positives and negatives.


Torn from Home

Thursday, 21 February 2019, - 18:00 to Friday, 1 March 2019, 20:30

Tyneside Cinema's Learning and Participation team have worked with a group of young people from North Benwell Youth Project to produce a series of short films based around this years HMD theme.These will be previewed on Thursday 21st Februar...


Exploring the concept of exile

Thursday, 24 January 2019, - 17:00

This lecture by Dr Biddle from Newcastle University, explores some of the key teachings of Jewish thought on the concept of exile, and how these teachings impacted on Jewish survivors of the Holocaust in their search for a new life in its immediate a...


"The Faces"

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 09:30 to Thursday, 28 February 2019, 17:30

An exhibition of portraits putting a face to the faceless. Preview Friday 25 January 5-8pm

Holocaust Remembrance Service Public

Holocaust Remembrance Service

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 10:30

A service to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day 2019 will be held at the Prichard-Jones Hall, Main Arts Building, College Road, in Bangor on Monday, 28 January, from 10:30am to 11:30am. The theme of this year’s service is ‘Torn from Home’ and will ...

HMD Choral Evensong Public

HMD Choral Evensong

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 17:45

Traditional Choral Evensong from the Book of Common Prayer. With music from Hertford College Chapel Choir. The service will include a performance of Shostakovich Piano Trio (Largo), and a talk by Ms Heather Mann, D Phil student researching Collecti...


Holocaust Memorial Day Service

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 17:30

The choirs of Keble College, Oxford, and the Oxford Jewish Congregation join in an Act of Remembrance in the beautiful College Chapel. Address given by Lord Alf Dubs. Readings including from Lamentations and Elie Wiesel. Kaddish. El male rachamim. Ca...


HMD full-day event for teachers and adults

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 09:30

To commemorate Holocaust memorial Day 2019, the Cathedral, in partnership with the Oxford Jewish Centre and Synagogue and the Museum of Oxford is offering a special CPD day for teachers. This is a unique opportunity to explore the Jewish heritage of ...

Holocaust Memorial Day Service Public

Holocaust Memorial Day Service

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 12:00

The Lord Mayor of Oxford, Councillor Colin Cook will be hosting a short reflection service to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day at 12noon, Friday 25 January, in the St Aldate’s Room, Oxford Town Hall. All members of the public are welcome to attend....


Holocaust Memorial Day event

Thursday, 24 January 2019, - 17:30

Our event in in January will be at the University of Bedfordshire , University Square, Luton, LU1 3JU. on the first floor, room 101. It is free, and there will be tea and coffee to welcome you in the foyer , where young guides will explain the Anne F...



Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 19:30 to Tuesday, 29 January 2019, 21:30

Play - Kindertransport Written by Diane Samuels and Directed by Hugh KeeganHMD Memorial Day /Civic Reception - 2.30 - 4.00pm Followed by performance 5 - 7pm After play - Q&A session with Diane SamuelsOther performances will run 28t...


Primary School Workshops

Wednesday, 23 January 2019,

Hosting 3 Primary schools at our Secondary school for HMD workshops including the postcards project. Also secondary assemblies all week at the Thomas Alleyne Academy Stevenage. Followed by synagogue visit to hear survivor testimony.


Torn from Home : event for teachers and adults

Friday, 25 January 2019, - 09:30

To commemorate Holocaust memorial Day 2019, the Cathedral, in partnership with the Oxford Jewish Centre and Synagogue and the Museum of Oxford, is offering a special day for teachers and other adults. This is a unique opportunity to explore the Jewis...


Holocaust Memorial Choral Evensong

Sunday, 27 January 2019, - 18:00 to Sunday, 27 January 2019, 07:00

A special service of choral evensong to mark Holocaust Memorial Day. We are delighted to welcome our speaker: Tracey Rosenfeld-Schueler from Oxford Jewish Chaplaincy.

Holocaust Memorial Day Concert Public

Holocaust Memorial Day Concert

Saturday, 26 January 2019, - 18:30

On the eve of Holocaust Memorial Day, Oxford University Faculty of Music Artist in Residence, Natalie Clein programmes a concert with works by composers, activists and victims of the Holocaust.Throughout the rise of right-wing radicalism, Erwin S...


NHC Holocaust Memorial Day Event

Monday, 28 January 2019, - 10:45

NHC students will attend a memorial event to remember those who lost their lives and celebrate those who survived the holocaust or other genocide.The event will include a combination of presentation and small activities.

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Whether your activity is private or open to the public, it matters to us. Each Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) activity makes up the bigger picture of how the UK marks 27 January.

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