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Coventry Cathedral Events 6th November

Reading: Phoenix (Antony Owen) Coventry Cathedral, Priory St, Coventry CV1 5FB Saturday 6 November 2021, 14:00 – 15:00 Coventry’s own Peace Poet, Antony Owen, born and raised in the city,…

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Marcus Ferrar Chair of the Dresden Trust on Victor Gregg in the Times

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Obituary: Victor Gregg, long term friend and supporter of the Dresden Trust

From the Times 14th October 2021: To say that Victor Gregg was in the wrong place at the wrong time on the night of February 13-14, 1945, would be to…

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Bishop Christopher of Coventry honoured by Germany’s Federal President

On 1 October, the German Ambassador to the United Kingdom, Andreas Michaelis, presented the Bishop of Coventry, The Rt Revd Dr Christopher Cocksworth, with the Commander’s Cross of the Order…

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Dread versus Hope On Michael Göring’s Dresden. Novel of a Family by Rüdiger Görner

Dread versus Hope On Michael Göring’s Dresden. Novel of a Family   Rifts, divisions, antagonisms are global phenomena, national traumata, and individual burdens – often too difficult to bear. But…

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Marcus Ferrar, Chairman of The Dresden Trust, addresses students at his old school, the King’s School Worcester

Marcus Ferrar, Chairman of The Dresden Trust, addresses students at his old school, the King’s School Worcester, on the destruction of Dresden and the path to reconciliatio

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Facing the past to liberate the present | Angela Findlay | TEDxStroud

‘FACING THE PAST TO CREATE A FAIRER FUTURE Is the past really over, done, past? Both psychology and science are increasingly revealing mechanisms by which the unresolved issues from one…

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Porcelain: Poem on the Downfall of my City by Durs Grünbein a new translation into English

Durs Grünbein, the acclaimed German poet, presents in his volume “Porcelain: Poem on the Downfall of my City” a unique lyrical engagement with the legacy of Dresden’s annihilation on 13th…

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Charitable Bequest

Ex-RAF Clergyman Bequeaths £10,000 to Dresden Trust In November 2020, a letter reached The Dresden Trust advising that a late Reverend A.W.S. Brown had bequeathed it £10,000. Wondering who he…

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2021 – The Dresden Trust remembers

Personal messages from the Trustees. On 13th/14th February 1945, the historical centre of Dresden was destroyed by British and American bombing.

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