The month of March will be busy for Churchillians on both sides of the Atlantic. In addition to the spring lineup of speakers at the National Churchill Library and Center in Washingon (see accompanying story), exciting events have been planned for London, Toronto, and Fulton, Missouri.
LONDON: (March 28) The International Churchill Society (United Kingdom) will host broadcaster Anthony Sattin,who will explore Churchill’s relationship with T. E. Lawrence and the shaping of the modern Middle East. The meeting will begin at 6:30 pm in the intimate surroundings of the Library Suite at the Hyatt Regency London and will include a Pol Roger champagne reception and a mouth-watering selection of some of London’s finest canapés. Go here to register for the event.
TORONTO: (March 21) The International Churchill Society—Canada will meet at the Royal Canadian Military Institute at 6:30 pm to host a presentation by Barbara Dickson, author of Bomb Girls: Trading Aprons for Ammo. The book tells the story of women working in dangerous, high-security conditions making bombs in Toronto during the Second World War. The price is $45 per person. Please make cheque payable to “ICS Canada” and mail to Sheryl Mercer, 324 Durie Street, Toronto, ON M6S 3G3 or register and pay online here.
FULTON: (March 25) The annual National Churchill Museum Fellows Weekend will feature His Excellency Ron Dermer, the Israeli Ambassador to the United States delivering the 2018 Enid and R. Crosby Kemper Lecture. Ambassador Dermer took up his position in Washington in 2013 and is co-author of the bestselling book The Case for Democracy: The Power of Freedom to Overcome Tyranny and Terror, which has been translated into ten languages. The Fellows Weekend events will begin with a brunch at 11 am. Ambassador Dermer will deliver the Kemper Lecture on the topic of “Churchill and Israel” in the Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Aldermanbury at 1:30. Register for the event here.