Lewes Holocaust Memorial Day 2021 events – Saturday 23 to Wednesday 27 January 2021

Lewes HMD is putting on a number of virtual events to mark Holocaust Memorial Day 2021:

Saturday 23 January 2–4pm (free online event): Haiku workshop on ‘acts of kindness in the worst of times’ from the Holocaust to the present lockdown era. Led by Christine Cohen Park, a writer, workshop facilitator and teacher. Email leweshmd1@gmail.com by 22 January, heading your email ‘event1’ and Lewes HMD will send you a Zoom link.

Saturday 23 January 7–8.30pm (free online event): The Holocaust legacy – discussion panel with local speakers from refugee, anti-racist and LGBT groups. Please note spaces are limited. Click to Register to receive an automated Zoom link.

Wednesday 27 January 8pm (free online event):  Be the Light in the DarknessLocal poets, musicians and others reflect on the theme for Holocaust Memorial Day 2021. At the end please join us in lighting in our own homes during a two-minutes’ silence. Email leweshmd3@googlemail.com, heading your email ‘event3’ and Lewes HMD will send you a Zoom link.

Lewes Holocaust Memorial Day posterThere will also be four amazing stories from Lewes residents, talking for the first time about family experiences in the Holocaust and other periods of war, find these on the Lewes HMD YouTube page

More information will be available via a window display at the Lewes Tourist Information Centre during the week 15-22 January, and also from the Lewes HMD Facebook page

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Please note the film screenings have been cancelled


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