Upcoming Events

Westminster College and the National Churchill Museum in New York September 26, 2018 in New York City

A Legacy of Leadership

Westminster College President Fletcher Lamkin and Senior Churchill Fellow Philip Boeckman, both Board Members of the International Churchill Society, cordially invite you to:

“Prime Ministers and Presidents: Fulton’s Westminster College, Churchill’s Legacy, and Leadership in Today’s World”

Chris Weil, a Westminster College alumnus and CEO of global marketing agency Momentum Worldwide, strives to prove that smart co-creation is what best drives innovation and growth. It’s an ambition that has characterized his leadership of Momentum and powered its award-winning collaborative creativity, double-digit year-over-year growth and evolution into a global ideas powerhouse with offices in 50+ countries.

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An Evening with Mary Jo Binker Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Please join us as the National Churchill Library and Center welcomes Mary Jo Binker as she discusses her newly-published, annotated collection of Eleanor Roosevelt’s advice column If You Ask Me.

Date and Time: Thursday, October 25, 2018 – 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Location: Gelman Library, National Churchill Library and Center, Room 101
RSVP: No RSVP is required for this event

Churchill: Walking with Destiny Monday, November 5, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Please join us as the National Churchill Library and Center welcomes Andrew Roberts for the U.S. launch of his long-awaited new biography, Churchill: Walking with Destiny.

Date and Time: Monday, November 5, 2018 – 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Location: Gelman Library, National Churchill Library and Center, Room 101
RSVP: No RSVP is required for this event.

The Battle of Arnhem: The Deadliest Airborne Operation of World War II Monday, November 26, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Please join us as the National Churchill Library and Center welcomes Sir Antony Beevor for a discussion of his new book, The Battle of Arnhem: The Deadliest Airborne Operation of World War II.

Date and Time: Monday, November 26, 2018 – 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location: Gelman Library, National Churchill Library and Center, Room 101
RSVP: No RSVP is required for this event

35th International Churchill Conference November 9-11, 2018

Location: Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia

The International Churchill Society is pleased to announce that the Thirty-fifth International Churchill Conference will be held at the historic Williamsburg Lodge at Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia on November 9-11, 2018. Hotel reservations can be made here.

The conference will get underway with a reception on Friday, November 9th at 6 PM and conclude Sunday, November 11th  at 12 noon. The final day of the conference will mark the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Armistice agreement that brought to an end the First World War.

Register here for the 2018 conference.

The keynote for our thirty-fifth international conference will be by Justice Anthony Kennedy.

This year’s speakers will include Emma Soames, Andrew Roberts, David Cannadine, Edward Lengel, Daniel Todman, John Bew, Mitchell Reiss, Brough Scott and Felix Klos.

During the conference, historian Andrew Roberts will speak about his major new Churchill biography Walking with Destiny, which will be published in the autumn of 2018.

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Directions to Colonial Williamsburg

Colonial Williamsburg is located on the Virginia coastline, just east of Richmond and is easily accessed by plane, train or car.

There are three major airports located in the region. Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD), Richmond International Airport (RIC), and Norfolk International Airport (ORF). Below you will find a breakdown of driving instructions for each of the three major airports.

One option for those who do not wish to rent a car or ride share from either of the three major airports is to take the Amtrak train from Washington, D.C. Those who wish can land at one of two major Washington-area airports, Washington Reagan (DCA) or Washington Dulles (IAD), and train from D.C. at Union Station or Richmond, VA to Williamsburg, VA. The Northeast Regional Amtrak rail leads directly to Williamsburg, VA Station (WBG)

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Churchill’s Spy Files Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Please join us as the National Churchill Library and Center welcomes Nigel West for a discussion of his new book, Churchill’s Spy Files, about the wartime prime minister’s relationship with MI5, Britain’s domestic security service.

Date and Time: Wednesday, December 5, 2018 – 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Location: Gelman Library, National Churchill Library and Center, Room 101
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