Holocaust memorial in Manchester

Auschwitz Credit: pa

Manchester Cathedral will host a Holocaust survivor at the first city-wide Holocaust Memorial Day later.

Holocaust survivor Ruth Lachs, who lives in Bury, will speak about her experiences to those present at the event. There will also be performances by musicians from the Royal Northern College of Music.

There will also be a candle lighting ceremony with the event being hosted by the Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham and Canon Dr David Holgate from the cathedral.