Every year, Her Majesty The Queen holds garden parties in the grounds of Buckingham Palace. Those attending are invited in recognition of their community or public service. In 2017, thirteen survivors of the Holocaust and genocide were invited to...
Our Chief Executive, Olivia Marks-Woldman, is currently in Geneva for a plenary session of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) – the international organisation which brings 31 countries together to promote Holocaust education,...
Jamie (Team Assistant) and Rachel (HMD Development Manager) from the HMDT staff team recently took part in March of the Living UK, a six-day international educational trip which includes visits to former concentration camps and culturally...
Holocaust Memorial Day Trust (HMDT) welcomes the recognition of several individuals in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2017 for their commitment to Holocaust education and commemoration. In the list, which was announced on 16 June, two survivors...
5 June sees the UK release of the film Denial on DVD. The film tells the story of the legal battle between Deborah Lipstadt and Holocaust denier David Irving. In this blog, HMDT Trustee Dr Joe Mulhall reflects on the contemporary relevance of the...
Jamie (Team Assistant) and Rachel (HMD Development Manager) from the HMDT staff team recently took part in March of the Living UK, a six day international educational trip which includes visits to former concentration camps and culturally...
The journalist Katie Hopkins tweeted earlier today that ‘a final solution’ is needed, following last night’s terrible attack in Manchester. Here is the response from HMDT Chief Executive Olivia Marks-Woldman: We are aware that a recent tweet...
Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) 2017 was marked across the UK with thousands of diverse activities involving people from all walks of life. Holocaust Memorial Day Trust (HMDT) recorded more than 7,700 local activities – a record number of events for...
The HMD Youth Champion Programme empowers young people aged 14-24 years old to take action for Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) through organising their own activities or events to raise awareness of HMD in their community and amongst their peers....
The theme for Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) 2018 – The power of words – was launched on Wednesday 5 April at a reception at the Library of Birmingham.Survivors of the Holocaust and subsequent genocides joined local HMD activity organisers from across...