Holocaust Memorial Day is remembered each year on 27 January, which was the date of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp in 1945.

A city-wide programme of events will be taking place to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day in January 2019.

The programme is inspired by the national theme, "Torn from Home", and will reflect on individuals, families and communities driven out of their homes because of persecution or the threat of genocide. It will also look at the continuing difficulties survivors face as they try to find and build new homes after genocide.

View the official programme of events for Holocaust Memorial Day.

Residents and visitors are welcome at talks, films, community projects and commemoration events taking place in various venues across the city.

For further events in the region and beyond visit the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust website.

Clifford's Tower Commemoration

The Clifford's Tower Commemoration will be held on 14 March 2019, to commemorate the 1190 massacre of York’s Jewish population at the site of York Castle at Clifford's Tower.

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