The focal point for Northern Ireland's Holocaust Memorial Day activities took place in the Island Arts Centre in Lisburn on the evening of Wednesday 27 January 2016, the 71st Anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi concentration and extermination...
Holocaust Memorial Day 2016 was marked in Wales at the National Service of Commemoration in Llandaff Cathedral on Wednesday. The service, organised jointly by the Welsh Government and the City of Cardiff Council, brought members of various...
The UK Commemorative Ceremony for Holocaust Memorial Day 2016 took place yesterday at London's historic Guildhall.It was broadcast on BBC Two. Watch the ceremony now on iPlayer.Actor Robert Lindsay narrated the event.Memorial candles were lit by...
A quarter (25%) of people have witnessed at least one hate crime or hate incident based on race or ethnicity in the last year, according to research released today by the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust on Holocaust Memorial Day (Wednesday 27 January...
We are delighted that the BBC will be broadcasting the UK Commemorative Ceremony for Holocaust Memorial Day for the second year running.The programme will be screened on BBC Two at 7pm on Wednesday 27 January, and will be presented by Mishal Husain...
This is the transcript of a speech given by Cathy Ashley, Chair of the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust, to today's Holocaust Memorial Day event at the Department for Communities and Local Government. We all know the Edmund Burke saying ‘The only...
Over 100 survivors of the Holocaust and survivors of genocide attended a special reception at the State Rooms of The Speaker’s House this lunchtime, ahead of Holocaust Memorial Day on 27 January. The reception, organised by the Holocaust Memorial...
When I was about eight years old, there was a fashion for 'autograph books'. I presented the book to my teacher who wrote in it (roughly translated from German): ‘What you do, do well: it is better to do nothing than doing things badly’.Then my...
We are pleased to announce that our film and microsite to mark Holocaust Memorial Day 2016 are now live. In this year's short film, survivor of the Holocaust Susan Pollack shares a unique story of surviving genocide.Visit our site and view the video...
The Holocaust Memorial Day Trust is delighted to announce that The Prince of Wales will succeed The Queen as its Patron. By continuing the charity's Royal Patronage, His Royal Highness has formalised the support and interest which he has already...