Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD)

On, or around, 27 January, we honour the victims and survivors of The Holocaust and other genocides known nationally as Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD). We aim to learn lessons from their experiences to challenge hatred and discrimination in the UK today.

Holocaust Memorial Day 2022 - "One day"

Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) is a day for everyone to remember the millions of people murdered in the Holocaust, under Nazi Persecution and in the subsequent genocides in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia and Darfur. This year’s theme is “One Day”, it.focuses on how life can change forever in the hope that there may be One Day in the future with no genocide.

We will be releasing a recorded commemoration available for everyone to access on the day through our website, premiering at 11am, 27 January 2022. 

View the Holocaust Memorial Day 2022 Service

We will also be lighting up Southwater One from dusk on 27 January visibly marking HMD. Across the borough, members of our communities will demonstrate unity with the HMD 2022 message. They will light a candle and reflect on how they can be the light in the darkness. We would encourage you to take part and share an image or video with us on:


If you are holding an event or activity, please do let us know we would be happy to share the news

Visit the Holocaust Memorial Day website to find out information regionally or nationally

Last updated: 17/05/2022 12:38

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