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...
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...