Here is a selection of Foundation Stones that have been painted up and down the country as a commitment to remember the past. These stones, along with thousands of others, will form part of the new UK Holocaust Memorial and Learning Centre in London when it is built.
‘For those refused sanctuary’
The Anne Frank Trust
A young child painted her favourite toy to give to the memorial
‘Love is stronger than hate’
Painted by a child
Depicts peace and unity as people hold hands around the world.
This stone depicts the Jewish symbol of the Star of David, overlaid upon a poppy.
Student at The Cottesloe School
Commemorating 75 years since the liberation of Bergen Belsen.
Painted by a member of the Rwandan High Commission
Commemorating the 1994 Genocide Against the Tutsi in Rwanda.
Painted by members of the Gypsy Roma Traveller Community in Wales
Commemorating Roma & Sinti victims of Nazi persecution.
Over 200 Foundation Stones, painted by the community in West Raynham
A commitment to remember the past and build a future free from all forms of hatred, violence and discrimination.