Holocaust Memorial Day is a time that we put aside to come together to remember and to learn in the hope that there may be One Day in the future with no genocide.
Monday 16 January - Thursday 26 January 2023
Exhibitions will be on display at the Forum. “Shoah, how was it humanly possible” and “Mapping Memories, Jewish Refugees 1933 - 1945”. These are free to view during opening hours of The Forum.
Friday 27 January 2023 - 12pm
Tree Planting Ceremony outside Westcliff Library. All are welcome to attend this short ceremony when a tree will be planted in memory of those who have perished in the Holocaust and other genocides.
Westcliff on Sea
Sunday 29 January 2023 - 3pm
Service of Commemoration - Civic Centre. All are welcome to attend this service of commemoration, which will include music, readings, exhibitions, and an address by Janine Webber, BEM, a holocaust survivor. This service will be made available to watch online.