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Holocaust Memorial Day will be commemorated in Lewes and Eastbourne

Auschwitz Birkenau


Eastbourne will commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day with a special event on 23rd January in the Welcome Building, Carlisle Road, Eastbourne. 

This year marks the 75th Anniversary of Auschwitz liberation and the 25th anniversary of the genocide in Bosnia.

The event will commemorate those who suffered in The Holocaust under Nazi Persecution, and in subsequent genocides such as those in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia and Darfur.

The event starts at 6.30pm with welcome drinks for a 7pm start. 

The event is free but booking is essential and you can book online:

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Holocaust memorial day in Lewes will be commemorated by a weekend of events on 25 and 26 January at Depot Cinema and Trinity St John Sub Castro. Events will include a concert, workshop and film showing the struggles against and resistances to the Holocaust and other genocides.

Leaflets with full details will be available from early December in the Lewes Tourist Information Centre, Lewes Library, and Southover House reception.