Holocaust Memorial Day

Thursday 27 January 11:00 a.m.

Holocaust Memorial Day coincides with the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz by the Red (Soviet) Army in 1945. This year’s event, which is open to the public, is organised by the Soviet Memorial Trust Fund in co-operation with Southwark Council. It takes place at the Imperial War Museum and adjacent Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park, Lambeth Road, London SE1. 10.30-11.00: gather in the Cinema of the Imperial War Museum. 11.00-11.20: Southwark Council commemoration of this year’s Holocaust Memorial Day theme of ‘Untold Stories’. 11.20: proceed to Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park. 11.30-12.00: Act of Remembrance at the Soviet War Memorial and Southwark Council’s Holocaust Memorial Tree. To participate in the Act of Remembrance ceremony or for more details, please contact the Soviet Memorial Trust Fund on smtf@hotmail.co.uk.