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Fort goes purple for Holocaust Memorial Day

Segedunum will be lit purple for Holocaust Memorial Day.
Segedunum will be lit purple for Holocaust Memorial Day.

The tower at Segedunum Roman Fort at Wallsend will be illuminated purple as part of Holocaust Memorial Day.

Purple is the colour used by the national Holocaust Memorial Day Trust.

North Tyneside Council’s HMD organising committee has been working with schools to raise awareness.

There is a memorial plaque and a Holocaust memorial garden at the council’s offices at the Quadrant.

National Holocaust Memorial Day is on Saturday.