Saturday, 1 April 2017
Location: The National Churchill Museum, Fulton, Missouri
The Association of Churchill Fellows of Westminster College invites you to the annual Churchill Fellows Weekend at the National Churchill Museum in Fulton, Missouri.
Reserve your place online here.
The National Churchill Museum and the International Churchill Society are pleased to announce the schedule for Churchill Fellows Weekend on April 1. Guests who register for the Blenheim Package will receive complimentary round-trip VIP shuttle service from St. Louis to Fulton. Guests who prefer to stay in or near Fulton may register for the Iron Curtain Package. Both packages include a VIP luncheon, preferred seating for lectures, tours of National Churchill Museum, and the opportunity to meet with artist/Churchill granddaughter The Hon Edwina Sandys MBE, who created the sculpture Breakthrough.
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: The National Churchill Library and Center, Washington, D.C.
Please join us as the National Churchill Library and Center welcomes David Owen (Lord Owen) for a discussion of his new book, Cabinet's Finest Hour: The Hidden Agenda of May 1940
. With keen insight, gained in part from having sat at the Cabinet table himself, Lord Owen examines the tense Cabinet meetings that followed Winston Churchill's appointment as Prime Minister, as he and his colleagues debated whether to negotiate with Hitler.
Lord Owen served as British Foreign Secretary from 1977-79 and was a co-founder of the Social Democratic Party. From 1992-95, he was an EU peace negotiator in the former Yugoslavia, and now sits in the House of Lords. A neurologist, he is also the author of In Sickness and in Power: Illness in Heads of Government, Military and Business Leaders since 1900
This lecture is open to the public and free of charge. No RSVP required.
Wednesday, June 6, 2017 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Location: Washington, D.C. Historial Association
Please join us as the National Churchill Library and Center cosponsors an event to welcome Acclaimed presidential historian Jon Meacham, author of Franklin and Winston: An Intimate Portrait of an Epic Friendship (Random House, 2003). Meacham is the featured speaker at this luncheon and book discussion at historic Decatur House, conducted in partnership with The National Churchill Library and Center at George Washington University. It commemorates Winston Churchill’s visits to and ongoing presence in the White House, and particularly celebrates his relationship with Roosevelt, who graces the WHHA Christmas Ornament for 2017.
This lecture is open to the public and free of charge. An RSVP is required to attend.
Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 3:00 PM
Fox Valley Lutheran High School, Appleton, Wisconsin
Please join us on May 13th at 3:00 PM at the Fox Valley Lutheran High School in Appleton, Wisconsin with Randolph and Jennie Churchill.
Winston Churchill's great-grandchildren will be speaking about their illustrious namesakes and great-great grandparents Lord and Lady Randolph Churchill. They will be introduced by the Chairman of the International Churchill Society, Laurence Geller CBE.
This event is free of charge and open to the public.
October 10-12, 2017
he Essex House Hotel, New York, NY
The Churchill Centre is pleased to announce that the Thirty-fourth International Churchill Conference will be held in the historic Essex House Hotel in New York City on 10-12 October 2017.
Registration is now open. Early-bird tickets are available for a limited time. Follow this link to register today.
The Conference theme and further details will be announced soon.
This exhibition focuses on Winston Churchill’s mastery of language and how the words in his “Sinews of Peace” speech changed the course of history. Widely known as the ‘Iron Curtain’ speech, Churchill’s address on March 5, 1946 at Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri warned the world of the looming threat of the Soviet Union in Europe.
The National Churchill Museum will display a typewritten draft of the speech with handwritten corrections dictated by Churchill to his secretary Edith Nina “Jo” Sturdee. All fifty pages of the speech will be displayed allowing viewers to experience first-hand Churchill’s final edits to his most famous post-war speech. The exhibition also includes photographs, rare audio and video clips, and never-before-exhibited documents, including correspondence between President Harry Truman, Winston Churchill, and Westminster College President Franc McCluer.
An Exhibit for the Seventieth Anniversary of the Iron Curtain Speech
This exhibit answers the question "Why Did Winston Churchill Come to Westminster College?" Using the newly acquired papers of Westminster alumnus Major General Harry H. Vaughan, the exhibition will explain the key role that Vaughan played in extending the invitation from the college through the Truman White House to Churchill. The exhibit will also feature newly-acquired materials related to the Iron Curtain speech on March 5, 1946.
Generally Held in Spring or Early Summer, Final Date to be Announced Soon
Location: Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire, UK
The Churchill Memorial Concert is a biannual event and the next Concert to be held will be in early 2017. Date and further details to be confirmed. The purpose of the Concerts are to celebrate the life and achievements of Sir Winston Churchill and to benefit local and national charities.
Check the Concert Website for Information & Ticket Options
The Churchill Memorial Concerts Trust was established in 1993 to expand the range of distribution of the proceeds of the Churchill Memorial Concerts. These concerts were conceived as a means of providing funds for the Music Therapy Charity and continued to do so exclusively until 1993. It was then decided to bring other charities into the net whilst continuing to support Music Therapy Charity, the policy of the Trustees being that the charitable purposes should be primarily (though not exclusively) for Oxfordshire and be of the smaller variety, for which local funding is a crucial element.