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Marcus Ferrar delivers keynote address at Kings College

Marcus Ferrar, Vice-Chairman of the Dresden Trust gave  the keynote address at Kings College London, Department of War Studies conference on  Art and Reconciliation. 29 November 2018, 6.30 pm at Bush House ‘Reconciliation after total destruction: the example of Dresden’ After the destruction of Dresden in February 1945, the British encountered hostility when they ventured back.  Yet today they […]

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British Dresden Scholars scheme, a pupils report

Jack Theodore one of the first British student to participate in the Dresden Scholars scheme from the UK  and after his time there this August and Septmeber sent this highly enthusiastic report: In summer 2018 I was in Year 12, having never left my family for any longer than a week, only a fascination for […]

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Gunter Blobel benefactor of Dresden: Obituary

Günter Blobel was a talented teacher who could communicate complex ideas with clarity. In October 1999 Laura Maioglio, a New York restaurant owner, took a call for her husband, Günter Blobel. “Dr Blobel is sleeping,’’ she said. It was, after all, five o’clock in the morning. But the caller was insistent: “We have to speak […]

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Dresden’s refurbished Kulturpalast

Dresden inaugurated its refurbished Kulturpalaswith Beethoven’s Ode to Joy on 28th April 2017. Attending was Dresden Trust Vice-Chairman Marcus Ferrar, who earlier inspected the Trust’s records, kindly stored by the Dresden City Archive.

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Coventry and Cannock Chase

                                                      At a time when solidarity among peoples is more important than ever, Dresden Trust Chairman Eveline Eaton and Vice-Chairman Marcus took part in Remembrance Day services at the […]

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Remembrance Day Service at The German War Cemetery, Cannock Chase

Dresden Trust Chair Eveline Eaton laid a wreath and represented the Dresden Trust at the annual Remembrance Day Service at The German War Cemetery, Cannock Chase . The German War Cemetery is located in a beautiful and tranquil valley on Cannock Chase in Staffordshire. It was inaugurated in 1967. It is looked after by the Commonwealth […]

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