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A Commemorative Plinth for The Kreuzkirche

Following  contact in 2010/11 between Dr. Alan Russell of the Dresden Trust, and Renate Krömer, the daughter of one of the three ministers of the Kreuzkirche who died in the Firestorm of February 13th, 1945, the Trust sought to promote the idea of erecting a memorial in the Kreuzkirche. After consultation with Pfarrer Joachim Zirkler […]

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The Dresden Trust Medal
With Highest Esteen our Thanks and Congratulations 2007
British German Association

The Dresden Trust Medal

On 29 September 2007 the Dresden Trust awarded a specially-struck medal to honour many of those who launched the original Dresden Appeal (Ruf aus Dresden) in 1990 and thereafter worked consistently hard to convert this statement of hope and ambition into the reality of rebuilding. The inscription on this medal makes the purpose of the […]

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The British German Friendship Garden

In  association with the British German Association and the National Memorial Arboretum in Alrewas, near Lichfield, the Trust planned a Friendship Garden. This was to have a strong Dresden motif, to celebrate the processes of reconciliation and peace, in a holistic setting accessible to the British people. It was to be situated close to UK […]

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The Chalice and Paten

In 2005 The Dresden Trust determined that as a sign of its continuing relationship with the Frauenkirche, and as a symbol of future faith and hope, it would design and produce a silver Chalice and Paten as a gift and for use in communion services. Peter Nardini worked with Grant MacDonald and Alan Smith to […]

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Orb and Cross

The Making of the Dresden Frauenkirche Orb and Cross The Board appointed Trustee Peter Nardini project manager for the work. Dresden consultants IPRO provided a detailed history of the Orb and Cross which was translated by Dr Judith Purver of the University of Manchester. This provided an invaluable technical and historical record. Later this was […]

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