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Holocaust Memorial Comemmoration
January 27, 2023 at 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
The Taunton’s Annual Commemoration for Holocaust Memorial Day will again take place at St John’s Church. This year’s theme is “Ordinary People”. The County Council Choir, “Canticle”, and students from Queen’s College will be making musical contributions and Chief Executive of Heritage SW, Tom Mayberry will be speaking about local people who made a difference.
This event is organised by a small collection of community representatives and Somerset County Council. It’s purpose is to remember acts of genocide and their victims including the Holocaust. It is a civic and secular event with people of all faiths and none welcome. The programme will include music and the lighting of candles.
The church will be open till 4pm following the commemoration for those wishing to view a display or sign the book of commitment.