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Each year thousands of activities take place across the UK to mark Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD). Explore our activity map to see activities that took place online across the UK for HMD 2021.


Virtual HMD 2021

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, - 13:30

At Northumberland County Council we usually hold an annual Civic Event to commemorate HMD. However, due to the COVID19 pandemic, we needed a way to do this safely, COVID secure and still honour the memory of the souls that were lost during the hol...

Foundation Stones Zoom Workshop Public

Foundation Stones Zoom Workshop

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, - 13:30

Join us on Zoom for Holocaust Memorial Day to paint a commemorative stone in a friendly group. There is no cost for taking part, participants just need to bring a small stone (about the size of your hand) and some decorating materials - felt tips/...


Holocaust Memorial Day Service

Monday, 27 January 2020, - 14:00

A Church Service including, Prayers, speakers testimonies and an art exhibition.

Members of all communities and faiths are encouraged and welcome to attend this service.


Holocaust Memorial Day Virtual Service

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, - 14:00

We would like to invite you to view a recording of this year’s Holocaust Memorial Day Service in Norwich on Wednesday 27 January 2021.

This year the virtual event will feature a number of presentations and case studies, including powerful ...


Light up the darkness at home but together

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, - 20:00

Bradon Forest school staff and students lit candles in their windows to show they are together even when we are apart to commemorate HMD. We had a school virtual assembly and pupils sent in pictures of their candles lit at home at 8pm on January 2...


Holocaust Memorial Day Event

Wednesday, 27 January 2021,

On Wednesday 27 January 2021, as a mark of respect, Harlow Council will be lighting up the Civic Centre in purple.

Be the light in the Darkness Public

Be the light in the Darkness

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, - 19:00

This year we revisit the testimony of the survivors of the Holocaust and genocide that we have witnessed in recent years, helping to keep their stories alive.

Then shine a light on the horrors being perpetrated in the world today and consi...


Holocaust Memorial Day Event

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, - 19:30

This year due to current restrictions Harlow Council and Harlow Jewish community are unable to have their in person service at the Civic Centre.

Harlow Council will be streaming a commemoration service on Harlow Council YouTube channel.


Holocaust Memorial Day

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, - 18:30

The Mayor of Hertsmere, Cllr Alan Plancey, will hold a ceremony to include videos, speaker, speeches and musical performances which will be webcast live.


Remembrance Hope and Light

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, - 16:00

At Bushey House Beaumont, many of our residents have memories they have only begun to feel they can talk about, in recent years. We will be joing safely, with online guidance from our local Synagogue, to remember and to support each other. We may ...

Year group assemblies & #HMD2021 Tutortime online activities Private

Year group assemblies & #HMD2021 Tutortime online activities

Monday, 18 January 2021, - 08:40 to Friday, 29 January 2021, 15:30

A range of online tutor time/pastoral discussion activities for each year group - each feat. a personal/life story, a different dimension of the 'Be the Light in the Darkness', suitable for 'live' online T&L or sefl-directed/guided homelearnin...


Lighting purple of buildings in Aberystwyth

Friday, 22 January 2021, - 18:00 to Thursday, 28 January 2021, 00:00

From 22/01/21 to 28/01/21 Aberystwyth iconic bandstand and townhall (and castle tbc) will be illuminated purple in a show of solidarity, respect and honour of all those affected by genocide worldwide. This has been kindly arranged by Ceredigion C...

Eastcote Methodist Church Evening Prayer Meeting Public

Eastcote Methodist Church Evening Prayer Meeting

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, - 19:00 to Wednesday, 27 January 2021, 19:30

Carol York & Jill Wells will lead our will lead our Evening Prayer Meeting with help from Peter York at 7pm on Wednesday 27/01/21, Holocaust Memorial Day via Zoom.
Although, Eastcote Methodist Church (EMC) is not open we are still very ...


Be the light in the darkness

Wednesday, 27 January 2021,

Holocaust Memorial Day 2021 will be commemorated in Harrow and UK wide. Join us to honour those who died and as a stand against prejudice and be the Light in the Darkness.


Sydmar Lodge Care Home HMD 2021 Ceremony

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, - 15:00

There will be an HMD 2021 Ceremony at Sydmar Lodge Care Home for the residents and staff, with residents participating in readings and sharing their experiences of the Holocaust. Afterwhich, all residents who want to, will be supported to light a ...

Waters of Windermere Public

Waters of Windermere

Sunday, 31 January 2021, - 20:00

The Boys were a group of orphaned Holocaust survivors brought over to England following the war. Many were taken to an absorption centre in the Lake District. Among them was Ben Helfgott, Mala Tribich's brother, as well as Rabbi Landau's maternal ...


Primary School RE Lesson Memorial

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, - 11:00

The children (Year 6) will learn about The Holocaust and study the Niemoller poem 'First They Came'. We will also read excerpts from The Mozart Question by Michael Morpurgo and reflect on Michael Foreman's illustrations from the book. Finally th...


Lighting of the Civic Offices

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, - 16:00

Epping Forest District Council, Civic Offices will be lit in purple for the night of 27 January.