Building on their first Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) event in 2016, for HMD 2017 the RBS Jewish Society organised a bigger commemorative event based on the HMD 2017 theme How can life go on?On Monday 23 January, RBS staff were invited to an evening...
For Holocaust Memorial Day 2017, students from schools in Glasgow gathered in Glasgow City Chambers for a ceremony which commemorated victims and honoured survivors through music, poetry and art to great acclaim.Bringing together over 400 pupils...
The National Assembly for Wales’ Cross-Party Group for Gypsies and Travellers led a vigil on the steps of the Senedd on Thursday 26 January 2017. The Cross-Party Group was supported by South East Wales Racial Equality Council (SEWREC), Bridges,...
Written by HMD Youth Champion Amelia Ireland who helped to organise an event at Warwick University for HMD 2017.For Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) 2017, I helped to put on an event at the Modern Records Centre at Warwick University. This was an...
Warwickshire Pride were inspired to hold their first Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) event on 27 January 2017 at Central Hall in Coventry. They teamed up with nearby friends Coventry Pride to host an evening of talks and performances to mark HMD and to...
To mark Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) 2017, Working with Men incorporated an HMD activity into their Amberley Youth Project in London.At a busy Friday night youth club session, a small group of young people aged between 13 and 17 years old, gathered...
In 2017 Simon Phillips, the Community Engagement Officer for West Yorkshire Police worked with colleagues to hold a Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) event at Police Headquarters in Wakefield.West Yorkshire Police first got involved in HMD in 2015...
For Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) 2017, a week of activities took place in Down County Museum, including survivor of Auschwitz, Mindu Hornick, a first time visitor to Northern Ireland, speaking movingly to local secondary school pupils. This series...
As part of the annual Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) commemoration at Hertsmere Borough Council, the diverse Hertfordshire community was reflected through a poignant and moving programme.The commemoration began with a candlelit procession through the...
In 2017, North West Surrey Synagogue hosted a four-day workshop programme for 530 students from local schools. The innovative sessions featured a film, discussion and survivor testimony.Speakers included Beatrice Gould, Marion Strehlow and Annick...