Holocaust Memorial Day

26 January 2020: Deputy Lieutenant Dr Elisabeth Slack represented the Lord-Lieutenant at the Civic Commemoration to mark the 75th Anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz at the The Higgins, Bedford, and lit a candle with other representatives remembering people targeted in The Holocaust and other genocides since.

Civic Holocaust Memorial Commemoration - programme

Holocaust Memorial Day for 2020 commemorates the 75th Anniversary of liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau and 25th anniversary of Genocide in Bosnia. Further information can be found on the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust website. The theme for 2020 will be Stand Together.
Bedfordshire Lieutenancy is supporting the Services in Luton and Bedford.

27 Jan 2020: Auschwitz27 January 2020: Lord-Lieutenant of Bedfordshire, Helen Nellis, attended the Service to mark the 75th Anniversary of liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau at the Anne-Franck Memorial in Bedford
View the photographs of the memorial
Order of Service

 

Information about the themes covered in previous years for Holocaust Day can be found on the Trust's website.