In April 2016, a group of staff members from HMDT went on a learning trip to Poland. Over three days, they visited Kraków and the site of the Kraków Ghetto, Oświęcim and Auschwitz I and Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camps. This is the second...
In April 2016, a group of staff members from HMDT went on a learning trip to Poland. Over three days, they visited Kraków and the site of the Kraków Ghetto, Oświęcim and Auschwitz I and Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camps. This is the first...
Today the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust wishes Her Majesty The Queen many happy returns as she celebrates her 90th birthday.Her Majesty was Patron of HMDT for ten years, from our inception in 2005 to 2015, the 70th anniversary of the liberation of...
The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia has found former Bosnian-Serb President Radovan Karadžić guilty of crimes including responsibility for the deliberate removal of populations, the siege of Sarajevo, hostage-taking of UN...
As we release the theme for Holocaust Memorial Day 2017, How can life go on? HMDT's Education Officer Andy Fearn reflects on what this important topic means to him.  During my first few months at HMDT I have been lucky enough to...
On Saturday 12 March, the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust welcomed nearly 50 young people to the Galleries of Justice in Nottingham for our Youth Champion Day.        Young people travelled from across the UK...
At an event in Nottingham yesterday afternoon (Saturday 12 March), HMDT Chief Executive Olivia Marks-Woldman launched the theme for Holocaust Memorial Day 2017: How can life go on?  The aftermath of the Holocaust and of subsequent...
Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) 2016 saw people all across the UK come together at thousands of diverse activities, remembering all those affected by the Holocaust and subsequent genocides. We are delighted to announce that HMD 2016 was the largest yet...
Today we release the final report of a major academic study into the impact of Holocaust Memorial Day. The study, carried out by the Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research at Sheffield Hallam University, surveyed hundreds of HMD activity...
The Scottish National Event to mark Holocaust Memorial Day 2016 took place in Falkirk Town Hall on Wednesday 27 January.Inspired by the theme for 2016, Don’t stand by, the event was attended by Holocaust survivors and 600 guests, to honour the...