§ The Prime Minister
A national ceremony will be held in London on the evening of Saturday 27 January and will be attended by a wide audience including survivors, senior public figures, community representatives and students. The event is being produced and televised live by the BBC guided by the Home Office-led Holocaust Memorial Day Steering Roup. The BBC has plans to publicise this event in the run up to the day.2W
The Government's programme for promoting awareness of the Holocaust Memorial Day also includes:a Holocaust education resource pack for schools for use in the week leading up to the day. Around 30,000 packs have been issued;guidance to local authorities encouraging them to involve local communities and publicise their events and the day more generally;a dedicated website www.holocaustmemorialday.gov.uk has been established by the Home Office and the Beth Shalom Memorial Centre which contains details and information about the day and local and national events.