August 11-14, 2016
Location: St. John's, Placentia and Ship Harbour, Newfoundland, CanadaPresident Franklin Roosevelt and Prime Minister Winston Churchill after Divine Service on board HMS PRINCE OF WALES. Immediately behind them are Admiral E J King, USN and Admiral Stark, USN. This photograph was taken during the Atlantic Conference between the two leaders off the coast of Newfoundland, Canada, 9-12 August 1941.
In the short span of four days in August 1941, a secret meeting between President Franklin Roosevelt and Prime Minister Winston Churchill took place in Placentia Bay, Newfoundland. During those four days these world leaders created a document that came to be known as the Atlantic Charter; one of the most important documents of the 20th Century.
We invite you to join us for commemoration conference where noted speakers and historians will lead stimulating discussions and present papers on all aspects of the events surrounding the Atlantic Charter. Site visits and re-enactments of the meetings will be part of the conference events.
More information can be found at www.atlanticcharter.ca
October 27-29, 2016
Location: The Mayflower Hotel, Washington, D.C.
The Churchill Centre is pleased to announce that the Thirty-third International Churchill Conference will be held in the historic Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC on 27–29 October 2016. The Conference theme will be “Churchill: Friends and Contemporaries”
and will focus on the myriad and fascinating relationships between Churchill and his wide range of friends and contemporaries—from politicians to soldiers, statesmen to writers, friends to family members.
Some of the events during the conference will be held at the new National Churchill Library and Center which will open at The George Washington University in early 2016. Visit this link for the full conference program.
Conference packages and individual tickets are available now. Follow this link to register today.
Hotel reservations are now available at special rates.
If you prefer to book via phone, please do not call the Mayflower Hotel main reservations line. To get the special conference rates, please use these dedicated Group Reservations phone numbers:
Reservations US Toll Free: +1-877-212-5752
Reservations Local or Overseas Tel: +1-202-347-3000
or (312) 263-5637.
Tuesday, 1 November 2016 from 19:00 to 22:30
Location: 8 Northumberland Avenue, London, WC2N 5BY, UK
The Sir Winston Churchill Award Dinner is an annual event that honours those who have demonstrated Churchillian qualities in public life. It is organised by The International Churchill Society (UK), a registered charity supporting the development of educational resources and programmes relating to the life and legacy of Sir Winston Churchill. These currently include a national public speaking competition for secondary schools, two further regional public speaking competitions at Chartwell and Blenheim Palace, a global design competition, the delivery of on-line teaching resources into UK schools, sponsorship at the Chalke Valley History Festival, our quarterly magazine Finest Hour
and the continued development of our world-class online resource churchillcentral.com.
The award will be given to a person who promotes, sustains and exemplifies Churchillian values today and will recognise and honour contemporary achievement in those fields of public life and personal endeavour in which Sir Winston Churchill played a role or took an interest.
Purchase your ticket online today
Past recipients have included: General Sir David Richards, John Simpson CBE and most recently, HRH the Prince of Wales. International Awards have been made to Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the Republic of France, and to Aung San Suu Kyi. All the proceeds from this prestigious event are used to support our charitable programmes and the day to day running of the Society.