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Churchill Institutions Host 90th Birthday Party for Patron Lady Soames

Family and friends on hand to celebrate the great milestone of Sir Winston’s daughter. 

Lady-Soames-90thFamily looks on as Lady Soames cuts the cakeIt is said that one never asks a women her age, but in this case it’s cause for considerable celebration.

Lady Soames, the Patron of The Churchill Centre and daughter of Winston and Clementine Churchill celebrated her 90th birthday in London this past month. 

Leading Churchill institutions from the U.K. and U.S. congratulated Lady Soames at a gala party in her honor at London’s Marriott Grosvenor on September 20, 2012. The event was graciously hosted by Laurence Geller CBE, Chairman of The Churchill Centre.

In addition to The Churchill Centre U.S. and U.K., other participating organizations included the Churchill Archives Centre at Churchill College, Cambridge, the Churchill War Rooms and Museum, Chartwell, and The Winston Churchill Memorial Trust. Lady Soames is the Centre’s International Patron and Churchill’s only surviving child.

Many of Lady Soames family were on hand to to help her celebrate this significant milestone.

The occasion of her 90th birthday also coincided with the recent publication of her memoir A Daughter’s Tale, now available worldwide. Order your copy today from

Photo: Courtesy of The Churchill Archives Centre. Lady Soames cuts her birthday cake, provided by Chartwell, at a dinner hosted by Laurence Geller for the UK Churchill charities in her honour, 20 Sep 2012.

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