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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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Coventry Cathedral and the Herbert Art Gallery and Museum

Monica Petzal, artist and Trustee of the Dresden Trust, on 10th November 2015 opened exhibitions of works commemorating the wartime destruction of Dresden and Coventry to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the bombings of Coventry. One exhibition in the Herbert Museum, also shown earlier in Dresden, is entitled “Indelible Marks,” while her new creation “75/70 […]

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German President Hails Dresden Trust on Royal Viisit

At a State Banquet in honour of Queen Elizabeth II in Berlin on 24th June 2015, German President Joachim Gauck mentioned the work of the Dresden Trust in furthering reconciliation between Britain and Dresden: “…That foes have become friends is partly thanks to Your Majesty. You experienced the terrors of the war – the bombing […]

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Duke of Kent donates €10,000 Peace Prize to Dresden Trust

7th March 2015. HRH The Duke of Kent, Royal Patron of The Dresden Trust, has donated the €10,000 which accompanied his Dresden International Peace Prize to the Trust to further its work of reconciliation between Britain and Dresden. The Duke received a standing ovation in Dresden’s Semper Opera House on 14th February when he was […]

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