Holocaust Memorial Day in Derby, is run by an independent planning group within the framework of the national Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) Trust.
Holocaust Memorial Day was established in 2001 as an international day to remember the victims of Genocides, and was fixed on the 27 January to coincide with the date of the Liberation of Auschwitz in .
Please note that due to the Jewish Shabbat on Friday the main events in Derby are on Thursday 26th January 2023
In addition to the Holocaust during World War 2, the Armenian Genocide, the Ukrainian Holodomor and the Genocide of Bosnians at Srebrenica are also marked.
The theme for each year is set by the national HMD Trust, and for 2023 is “Ordinary People”