Twelve people from Polmont Young Offenders Institution joined the HMDT Youth Champion programme this year. At their request for more information and support, HMDT worked together with them to tailor the four challenges to become more accessible...
Northern Pride marked Holocaust Memorial Day in Newcastle-upon-Tyne with a screening of the 1997 film BENT. Holocaust Memorial Day is a focal point in Northern Pride’s calendar of events, and provides an opportunity for people to reflect upon the...
To commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day 2016, Colin Dardis and Geraldine O’Kane from Poetry NI created an online anthology of poems on the theme of memorial, protest, reflection and looking forward, focusing on the Holocaust, Nazi persecution and...
For many years Hastings Borough Council have supported a Holocaust Memorial Day Service, which takes place at St Mary-in-the Castle, Hastings. A former Church, the venue was converted into an arts centre in 1998 and now hosts a wide variety of...
Holocaust Memorial Group Hartlepool was founded in 2014 and is supported by Hartlepool Borough Council Youth Services. HMG Hartlepool is made up of twelve young people aged 13-19 who work hard all year round to educate themselves and raise...
Year 6 pupils from Lansdowne Primary School, Cardiff led the schools’ Holocaust Memorial Day ceremony from the band stand in the city’s Victoria Park. The event was opened by two of the pupils who introduced the relevance and importance of...
The LGBT HQ centre in Carlisle sits next to Sticky Bits LGBT café, and is a hub for services information and advice specific to the LGBT community in Carlisle, and in Cumbria. It is a hate incident reporting centre, offers a free counselling service...
In Liverpool, Merseytravel, an executive travel advice company, worked alongside trade unions to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) by holding a week-long programme of events and activities at their Head Office. Throughout the week, all...
Prisoners from Magilligan Prison, County Londonderry, developed Empty Spaces, an exhibition for schools based in 1940s Nissen huts in the prison. Having participated in an HMDT workshop, the Deputy Governor was inspired to engage prisoners in...
Commemorative events took place in the dramatic setting of St Mary’s Lighthouse, Whitley Bay, as part of North Tyneside Council’s programme to mark HMD 2016.  Lit up in purple for the whole week, the lighthouse provided a venue for the...