The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) yesterday hosted a Holocaust Memorial Day commemoration for its employees in which Secretary of State Rt Hon Eric Pickles MP was handed one of our special commemorative candles to take with...
Ben Helfgott and Sabina Miller, two Polish survivors of the Holocaust, today received the Freedom of the City of London at The Mansion House. Their Freedoms, which pay tribute to their work with us to raise awareness of the atrocities...
With 20 days to Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) we are excited to announce that our artistic commission Moving Portraits are being brought to the public in a series of large-scale projections and on big screens across the UK. These projections...
           Internationally renowned sculptor Sir Anish Kapoor has been revealed as the artist behind the candle design for our 70 candles for 70 years project in an exclusive Sunday Times...
We are excited to announce the Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) activities that will hosting one of 70 specially designed candles commissioned to mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau. From Stornoway to Southend-on-Sea,...
Andrew Johnston is a post-viva PhD candidate at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London (SOAS), his thesis is entitled, The Politics of Killing: A comparative study of Political Genocide in Democratic Kampuchea. ...
Today Stephen Fry joins a diverse group of British artists and Holocaust and genocide survivors in launching a major new arts project in which survivors’ stories will be interpreted and explored through writing, poetry, film, ceramics, illustration...
This week is Trustees’ Week, an opportunity to highlight the great work that Trustees do in volunteering their time to achieve the greatest possible impact. To highlight the exceptional work done by the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust (HMDT) trustees,...
Our UK Event Producer Rebecca has put together ten top tips for HMD activity organisers to help you make the most out of your HMD activities.1.  Stay on messageFirst and foremost, be clear about the message you want to convey at your event or...
On 3 November we held our 2014 Public Conversation, questioning the place of perpetrators in Holocaust and genocide commemoration and education. A difficult and yet intriguing topic, the conversation allowed us to consider our intuitive emotional as...