Invitation to the:

Holocaust Memorial Day Service
At 12 noon
On Friday 29 th January
Please join online at

Ian Austin, Lord Austin of Dudley, and Dudley College Students’ Union organise the borough’s annual commemoration which is attended by VIPs, faith leaders, members of the community and students from across the Dudley borough. The service in the past has been hosted at Dudley College’s Great Hall, however, due to the current situation, this year's service will take place online. Anyone with a smartphone, tablet or computer will be able to join the event by accessing the link above.

With the support of Ian Austin and the Holocaust Educational Trust, we have the great honour of being joined by Holocaust Survivor, Manfred Goldberg BEM, who is the special guest speaker at the service. Manfred was born 1930 in Germany. He and his mother and brother were deported in 1941 to a ghetto before he was sent to a forced labour camp and then onto Stutthof concentration camp.

Manfred was awarded the BEM in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List in 2018 in recognition for his work in Holocaust education. It is humbling that he and other survivors now spend their time teaching people about the Holocaust. We will also hear recounts from a student who took part in last year’s HET Lessons from Auschwitz Project.

The service is an opportunity to ensure that the Holocaust, Nazi Persecution and subsequent genocides are not forgotten, trivialised or denied.

We hope you will be able to join us for this commemorative service, to remember and continue the campaign against injustice, hatred and discrimination which has always been central to the role of Students' Unions and Trade Unions. We  welcome you to share this invitation with your friends, family and colleagues.

Yours sincerely,

Helen Lawley
Dudley College Students’ Union President 2020-21

Jan 21, 2021