This year, we have worked with the education charity FILMCLUB to create a free curriculum enrichment guide featuring seven specially selected films to help school groups mark Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) on 27 January.  With synopses, teacher’s...
Longstanding HMDT trustee and leading historian of the Holocaust Professor David Ceserani OBE has been a major contributor to a new documentary, Auschwitz: Journey into Hell, to be aired on Military History on Sunday 27 January at 7pm, to mark...
Yesterday we launched this year’s short film for HMD 2013 at a special event at Leytonstone Business & Enterprise Specialist School, where the film was made.The film, which is directed by Richard Cousins and produced by BDA Creative, focuses on...
In November young people aged 13-24 from a variety of organisations including Aik Saath and the National Youth Theatre participated in two workshops to become HMD’s new Youth Champions.Josh Whatsize, our Lead Youth Champion, and fellow Youth...
In January 2013, we have a new programme of film screenings and survivor talks taking place across England in partnership with Picturehouse Education.Aimed at students aged 11 – 18 studying a relevant subject, each session will feature a survivor...
For Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) 2012, we commissioned students from Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design to design and build a commemorative art installation that participants could engage with and contribute to. After a successful...
To mark Inter Faith Week which starts on 19 November we interviewed Sarah Turner, our voluntary Faith Intern, to find out why she’s involved in HMDT and see what advice she has to offer to those involved in faith and interfaith wishing to mark HMD....
On Monday 12 November, following the Annual General Meeting, Holocaust Memorial Day Trust held its first Public Conversation: Finding Meaning in a Day. The conversation provided an important opportunity to talk about the nature of commemoration.The...
To mark International Youth Day – 12 August – we spoke to Joshua Whatsize, our Youth Champion, about why he’s involved with HMDT and what he hopes to achieve.1. Could you tell us what inspired you to become our Youth Champion?My interest, passion...
It is an extraordinary thing to watch a group of young people attempt to recreate the horrors of the Holocaust on a makeshift stage and hold the audience spellbound; to represent the violence and the absence of humanity with no other prop than a...