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...
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...
In January 2017, PCS (Public and Commercial Services) Union held their first Newcastle branch events for Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD), led by the regional LGBT network. They displayed the Anne Frank Trust's exhibition, Anne Frank: A History for...
Thomas Ashton School in Tameside, Manchester, co-ordinated a creative project for Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) 2017 which involved around 400 pupils from all the special schools in Tameside.Each pupil was asked to think of a dream which would make...
On 8 February 2017, local secondary school pupils and university students gathered for the University of Exeter’s first Schools Conference to mark Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD). The event was organised by Barnabas Balint, a History student at the...
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...