Holocaust Memorial Day Trust (HMDT) is seeking 12 groups (one per region or nation of the UK) to create a permanent artwork in their local community which commemorates Holocaust Memorial Day.In keeping with our theme for this year's HMD, How...
This blog was written for HMDT by Jessica Benham, an Outreach Officer at HMDT, and two of our Regional Support Workers. There is a Support Worker in every region and nation of the UK ensuring that we are able to support Holocaust Memorial Day (...
We are pleased to announce HMDT's UK-wide workshop programme for HMD 2017!Every year we hold free workshops across the UK for people interested in organising an activity to mark Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) on 27 January. Workshops take...
This blog was written for HMDT by Professor Kay Schiller, a historian of modern European culture and sport at Durham University. He has written extensively on German-Jewish history and the history of the Olympics and the FIFA World Cup. The Rio...
Following the launch of our HMDT Youth Champion Board in 2015, we are recruiting new board members for 2016/17. Apply to become a member if you want to have a say in the development of the HMDT Youth Champion programme and lead young people to...
We are pleased to announce that Laura Marks OBE will succeed Cathy Ashley as Chair of the HMDT Board of Trustees, with Dilwar Hussain appointed Vice Chair.Laura Marks is the founder of Mitzvah Day, which encourages people of different faiths to...
This blog was written for HMDT by Jo Ingabire, who survived the genocide in Rwanda as a young child. 17 July marks the anniversary of the end of the genocide, when Gisenyi fell to the Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF). The RPF set up an interim...
This blog was written for HMDT by Jack Welch, who is currently a member of the HMDT Youth Champion Board for the South West. Unlike some forms of discrimination, there seems to be a lesser focus on the discrimination people who are disabled...
We are deeply saddened to hear about the passing of Elie Wiesel. He was a giant of humanity, who urged the necessity for everyone to reflect on the Holocaust and its implications. On 27 January 2016, over 5,590 activity organisers were...
This blog was written for HMDT by Charlotte Lee, who is currently a member of the HMDT Youth Champion Board for the South East.  Recent news reports have told of an increase in racist incidents and hate crime following last week’s EU...