Holocaust memorial is marked at Leeds Town Hall

Railway tracks at Auschwitz-Birkenau.

Railway tracks at Auschwitz-Birkenau.

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The liberation of notorious Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau will be commemorated at Leeds’ annual Holocaust Memorial Day event.

Leeds Town Hall will host the solemn programme of events on January 27 to mark what was a pivotal day in European history.

The event at 2pm, hosted by the Lord Mayor of Leeds Councillor Ann Castle, will feature speakers, live music and performances to honour the day 68 years ago when the notorious camp in Poland was liberated by allied troops.


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