Valentines Park Memorial Service – 10.30am
Redbridge council invite the Redbridge community to join us in commemorating victims of persecution in a special service on Holocaust Memorial Day, Friday 27 January at 10:30am. It will be held at the Holocaust Memorial Garden, Valentines Park.
The service will feature a number of speakers including the Mayor of Redbridge, Redbridge Council Leader, faith leaders and more.
This service is an opportunity for the Redbridge community to the mark the 78th anniversary of the liberation of the former Nazi concentration and extermination camp, Auschwitz Birkenau in 1945 and the 28th anniversary of the Genocide in Bosnia as well as the recent genocides in Cambodia, Rwanda, Kosovo and Darfur.
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National Candle Lighting – 4.00pm
At 4pm people across the nation will light candles and put them safely in their windows to remember those who were murdered for who they were and to stand against prejudice and hatred today.
Iconic buildings and landmarks will light up in purple during this powerful national moment of commemoration and solidarity.
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