The 32nd International Churchill Conference will take place in Oxfordshire from 26-29 May. On the evening of Thursday the 28th there will be a Pol Roger Reception at Blenheim Palace followed by dinner in the Orangery. Our host will be His Grace the Duke of Marlborough. The Hon. Celia Sandys and Mr Robert Hardy CBE will speak. Coaches to and from conference headquarters at the Heythrop Park Hotel will be provided. Read More >
New Window at St. Martin’s Church, Bladon Will Commemorate Churchill at His Burial Site. Donations Are Sought.
The parish church of St. Martin’s, Bladon is the final resting place of Sir Winston Churchill and the members of his immediate family. The Parochial Church Council and congregation have decided to mark the 50th anniversary of Churchill’s death by establishing a permanent memorial within the fabric of the church and have commissioned a stained glass window that will stand for as long as the church itself. Your support is sought. Read More >
New Set of Stamps Issued by the Isle of Man Commemorates 50th Anniversary of Sir Winston Churchill’s Death The Isle of Man Post Office has collaborated with the Churchill Archive Centre and Chartwell to mark the 50th anniversary of Churchill’s death by issuing a landmark set of eight stamps that showcase the range of Churchill’s activities. For more information, please CLICK HERE. Read More >
Parliament Creates Visual Tour of Churchill’s Career
To commemorate the 50th anniversary of Churchill’s death in January 1965, the website of the British Parliament has created a tribute to one of its longest-serving and most celebrated members. “Churchill and Parliament” illustrates Churchill’s lengthy career with etchings, paintings, caricatures, photographs and other media. Links to relevant newsreel footage are included as are images of the posthumous honours accorded to Churchill by Parliament including his lying in state and the statue by Oscar Nemon that flanks the entrance to the House of Commons. To view the website, please CLICK HERE. Read More >
Sir Winston Churchill dominated 20th century politics and in 2002 was named the greatest Briton of all time. During this time British Pathé’s cameras provided the world with a unique, visual insight into his character. In honour of the 50th anniversary of his death, British Pathé have catalogued their 476 films and 27 stills relating to Churchill and arranged them on a single navigable web page. To visit the site, please CLICK HERE. Read More >
Announcements, Events and Reports of Churchillian Activities
The Order Paper is the daily publication listing the business of the House of Commons for that day’s sitting. The Chartwell Bulletin Order Paper provides a list of upcoming meetings from local chapters of the Churchill Centre as well as reports from recent events. It also shares information on activities that may be of interest to Churchillians. Read More >
Interactive Application Spotlights Key Decisions in Churchill’s Life
Available now from the App Store ($3.99), Think Like Churchill is a new app for iPhone and iPad featuring London Mayor Boris Johnson. Developed by Hodder and Stoughton, Think Like Churchill puts users in the shoes of Winston Churchill and enables them to experience some of the dilemmas he faced throughout his career. Read More >
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The International Churchill Society (ICS), founded in 1968 shortly after Churchill's death, is the world’s preeminent member organisation dedicated to preserving the historic legacy of Sir Winston Churchill.
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