Warwick community marks Holocaust Memorial Day

Warwick Mayor Richard Eddy laying a wreath with pupils from King's High School who laid lillies alongside. Photo submitted.
Warwick Mayor Richard Eddy laying a wreath with pupils from King's High School who laid lillies alongside. Photo submitted.

Members of the Warwick community joined together at the weekend to mark Holocaust Memorial Day.

A service was held at the war memorial in Church Street which involved local schools as well as people speaking about and remembering the Holocaust and other genocides in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia and Darfur.

Members of the Warwick community joined together for a service for Holocaust Memorial Day. Photo submitted.

Members of the Warwick community joined together for a service for Holocaust Memorial Day. Photo submitted.

Pupils from King’s High School laid lilies alongside the wreath laid by Warwick mayor Richard Eddy.

Pupils from Warwick School and Myton School also attended and three Myton pupils read a poem to the crowd.

Members of the Warwick community joined together for a service for Holocaust Memorial Day. Photo submitted.

Members of the Warwick community joined together for a service for Holocaust Memorial Day. Photo submitted.

Members of the Warwick community joined together for a service for Holocaust Memorial Day. Photo submitted.

Members of the Warwick community joined together for a service for Holocaust Memorial Day. Photo submitted.

Members of the Warwick community joined together for a service for Holocaust Memorial Day. Photo submitted.

Members of the Warwick community joined together for a service for Holocaust Memorial Day. Photo submitted.

Members of the Warwick community joined together for a service for Holocaust Memorial Day. Photo submitted.

Members of the Warwick community joined together for a service for Holocaust Memorial Day. Photo submitted.