Holocaust Memorial Day in Derby, is run by an independent planning group within the framework of the national Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) Trust.

hmdt_trust_logoHolocaust 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 .

The main event in Derby will be on MONDAY 27th JANUARY 2020. The full programme of events can be found HERE

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 2020 is “Stand Together”

All events are open to the public , and are free. Ticketing arrangements are only in place at QUAD on the evening of the 27th January 2020.