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Annual Holocaust memorial service

Published on Tue Jan 17 2023

Arrangements have been made for the annual Holocaust memorial service to be held at the Peace Garden, Croft Street, Burnley at noon on Sunday 29th January.

The service will commemorate and honour all the victims of the Holocaust and assert a commitment to oppose racism, antisemitism, victimisation, and genocide.

The service, which will be attended by the Mayor of Burnley, Councillor Cosima Towneley, will be a multi-faith event.

Members of the public are invited to attend.

Wreaths of remembrance may be laid after the service.

Towneley Hall is hosting an online exhibition on the life of Burnley woman Ruby Mackay who took in Jewish refugees escaping the horrors of the Nazis

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