Lest we forget the horrors of the past

Auschwitz Day
The Holocaust may be in the past, but racism, genocide and holocaust-deniers aren’t. The annual Auschwitz day is a day of memory, and of warning. Educate yourself and your children at various English-language events in Copenhagen.

Various venues; all day Mon

Nørrebrohallen Indoor Flea market
The last of the three flea markets organised by Café Le Rouge at the multi-purpose hall Nørrebrohallen. Arrive early if you want to cover all the stalls at this giant venue.

Nørrebrohallen, Noerrebrogade 208, Cph N; Sun 10:00-15:00; free adm and parking; www.nørrebromarked.dk

6-Day Race
The biggest track cycling event of the year is starting on Thursday. Participants compete in pairs to complete the largest number of laps in a specified time. Tickets are available both for individual days and the whole period and on weekdays the programme starts at 5.30pm to accommodate the working day. Find the detailed programme online.

Ballerup Super Arena, Ballerup Idrætsby 4, Ballerup; starts Thu (Jan 30), ends Feb 4; one-day tickets: 150kr; www.6dageslob.dk

Copenhagen from a US perspective
The American artist and garden enthusiast Barbara Cooper talks about her impressions of Copenhagen, its gardens and urban nature. She was invited to create a new garden for the museum as part of its large 2014 Urban Nature project.

Museum of Copenhagen, Vesterbrogade 59, Cph V; Thu (Jan 30) 19:00-20:30; free adm

Irish Jam Session
On Sunday the sports bar turns off the TV and turns on the amplifiers for a cosy jam session with true Irish music and a winning beer selection. You don’t have to be Irish to be social.

The Social, Stenosgade 1, Cph V; Sun 15:00; free adm; 3086 2255