Holocaust Memorial Day Trust has commissioned 12 groups from around the UK to create artwork in a variety of forms for new project, Flames for humanity's heroes. The artworks will all honour different people who didn't stand by to prejudice,...
My grandparents and their families became refugees in the years leading up to the Holocaust, abruptly forced from comfortable family lives into an indescribable chaos and trauma that has had an impact on the rest of their lives. My grandmother and...
Booking is now open for our National HMD Workshop programme.  These free workshops offer support, advice and resources for people wishing to put on an event or activity for HMD, on 27 January 2016.  You will meet your regional...
We’re terribly saddened to hear about the passing of our friend Bettine Le Beau. Bettine was born in Antwerp, Belgium to Polish-Jewish parents and was eight years old when the country was invaded by the Nazis. Bettine’s father, who was in...
BouyeBouye is a survivor of the Genocide in Darfur who today lives in London. This photograph is taken on the balcony of his flat. We have created this portrait to share his story without revealing his identity as it is still dangerous for him...
We’re pleased to announce the members of our brand new Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) Youth Board. The HMD Youth Board will enable young people to shape the HMD Youth Champion programme by offering Youth Champions the opportunity to develop the...
Basildon CSS flame artwork for HMD 2015Holocaust Memorial Day Trust (HMDT) is seeking 12 community arts groups, or organisations who work with community groups, to create a commissioned artwork for Holocaust...
Holocaust survivors, genocide survivors and MPs helped to launch free resources for Holocaust Memorial Day 2016 at a reception hosted by Mike Freer MP and Jessica Morden MP at the House of Commons yesterday.  Each year HMDT selects a theme...
Responding to the appointment of the Board of the UK Holocaust Memorial Foundation, Olivia Marks-Woldman, Chief Executive of the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust said:‘The Holocaust Memorial Day Trust warmly welcomes the appointment of the...
Did you know that two thirds of LGBT youth suffer homophobic bullying at school and are six times more likely to commit suicide than heterosexual young people? These are shocking statistics that the organisation Diversity Role Models...