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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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Day of German Unity in Dresden Oct 3, 2016

              The Dresden Trust’s Chairman, Eveline Eaton, was invited to the official celebration of the 26th anniversary of the Day of German Unity, celebrated in Dresden for the second time.  Security was tight for the event with 2600 police officers on duty, as two bombs had exploded in Dresden […]

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Victor Gregg : Survivor of the Dresden Raids

Victor Gregg is a legend in his own (long) life-time as the only British survivor of the RAF/USAF bombing raids in February 1945 which destroyed Dresden, where he was a prisoner of war.Since those harrowing days he has been a forthright advocate of Anglo-German friendship and a great supporter of the work of the Dresden […]

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German Foreign Minister hails the Dresden Trust

In a letter of 5th July 2016, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier acclaimed the work of the Dresden Trust for German-British reconciliation. “In these difficult political times in Europe, which we are currently experiencing with respect to the recent British referendum, engagement by civil society is all the more important. You have been setting a […]

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Dresden Trust re-dedicates its commitment to reconciliation

Following the vote on Britain’s membership of the European Union on 23 June 2016, Trustees of the Dresden Trust decided to reinforce their efforts to further reconciliation and harmonious relations between Britain and Dresden. Our moral obligation to promote cooperation and friendship has become even more pressing. The outcome of the vote has no bearing […]

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Vandalisation of Dresden Stolpersteine

The Board condemned recent attempts in Dresden to vandalise the “Stolpersteine” of the family of one of our Trustees, and expressed the hope that steps would be taken to prevent such outrages in the future                                  

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