Actor Samuel Barnett, best known for his part as Posner in The History Boys, has made an online pledge and recorded a poem for Holocaust Memorial Day 2014.In it he has described how he has taken a step for HMD by recording the famous poem The...
You now have until Wednesday 15 January to send us your artwork for a chance to win great prizes and have your piece of art exhibited at the UK Commemorative Event for Holocaust Memorial Day as well as in a special 10 day exhibition at the A-Side B-...
We have exciting opportunities to volunteer at our UK Commemorative Event for Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) 2014, on Monday 27 January in Central London. If you're enthusiastic, reliable and have an interest in learning about the Holocaust and...
In light of our art competition for Holocaust Memorial Day 2014 Drawing Inspiration - we take a look at the life of Holocaust survivor and artist Roman Halter.Roman Halter waited almost 30 years after the end of the Holocaust before giving up an...
Double BAFTA-winning actor Olivia Colman has lent her support to Holocaust Memorial Day 2014 by recording a poem about the Auschwitz extermination camp.Olivia Colman – famous for her roles in Broadchurch, Twenty Twelve, Tyrannosaur and Peep Show –...
Kemal Pervanić is a survivor of the Bosnian War.  In his blog for HMDT he reflects on the process of justice and reconciliation in postwar Bosnia.The Bosnian war tore apart the very fabric of Bosnian society.  Apart from claiming more than...
We are delighted to launch the first ever online art competition for Holocaust Memorial Day, inviting people to explore the 2014 theme of Journeys through creating an original drawing, painting or a piece of digital art. The winning...
In 1994 approximately one million Tutsis and moderate Hutus were murdered in 100 days of violence in Rwanda.  As we approach the 20th anniversary of the genocide, survivor Jean B. Kayigamba reflects on the impact that those 100 days...
'We were both fortunate to be able to leave Germany on later Kindertransports  but we had to leave our parents behind'Bob and Ann Kirk, who both travelled to the UK on the Kindertransport 75 years ago today the first ...
On Monday 25 November we held our Public Conversation exploring a question integral to the work of Holocaust and genocide commemoration – do we ask too much of survivors?  You can listen to the recording of the event in the podcasts section of...