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The 32nd International Churchill Conference, Churchill: Celebrating A Life
Location: Crowne Plaza Heythrop Park Hotel and Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire
As part of Churchill 2015, a year long programme to mark the fiftieth anniversary of Sir Winston's death, The Churchill Centre is hosting the 32nd International Conference in Oxfordshire, England. Activities will center around three British stately homes: Blenheim Palace, where Churchill was born, where he proposed, and where he is buried at Bladon; Ditchley Park, where he conducted high level summit meetings during the war; and Heythrop Park, which is now the home of a Crowne Plaza hotel.
We are very pleased to announce that the keynote speaker for the event is Mayor of London Boris Johnson.
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Tuesday, May 26 - An exclusive dinner at Ditchley Park for benefactors supporting the Conference.
Wednesday, May 27 - Opening dinner at the Heythrop Crowne Plaza that night.
Thursday, May 28 - Conference sessions begin at the Heythrop Park Crowne Plaza with a black tie Gala Dinner in the Orangery at Blenheim Palace that evening.
Friday, May 29 - Conference sessions are held at the Heythrop Park Crowne Plaza and will conclude in the afternoon. (Transporation will be provided between the Heythrop Crowne Plaza and Blenheim Palace).
Those attending as part of the VIP package will be offered a courtesy bus to and from the Heythrop Park Hotel, departing a central London pick-up location on Tuesday, 26 May and returning to central London on the morning of Saturday, 30 May.
Blenheim Palace is holding two separate events separate from the Conference:
May 27 - Churchill Memorial Day - The VIP Package includes entrance to this event. Other conferences attendees can purchase tickets to this event at our Eventbrite page above.
For more detailed information on the Churchill Memorial Concert,
please follow this link.
Those attending as part of the VIP package will be offered a courtesy bus to and from the Heythrop Park Hotel, departing a central pick up location in London on 26 May and returning to central London on the morning of Saturday 30 May.
Accommodation Booking Process at the Heythrop Park Resort Crowne PlazaOption 1:
Telephone the Heythrop Park Resort Crowne Plaza at 011+44+01608 23480. Please quote the "International Churchill Conference 26th May 2015" to ensure the agreed negotiated rate is offered for a standard bedrooms in Crowne Plaza.
**If you would like to upgrade from a standard room then please advise this when booking on either option and an upgrade fee will be offered. In order to get the agreed rate for this conference all bookings must be made using the two options above, as booking online WILL NOT offer the same reduced rates.**
You can view the Heythrop Park Hotel on-line here.
Printable driving directions to the hotel can be found here.
The following are useful links for printable information pages with rail station, taxi and bus details for the following stations:
You can plan your train journey at the National Rail website here.