Remembering Sir Winston Churchill

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This year marks several milestones in the Sir Winston Churchill legacy. With this coming Saturday commemorating 50 years since the death of ‘Our Greatest Briton’. May 2015 also honours 75 years since Churchill became wartime British Prime Minister. Dan Cooper rounds up the best events to remember one of the most inspirational, most insightful and most important leaders in the history of Great Britain

23 January Churchill: Science in War and Peace exhibition at the Science Museum, London

24 January 50th anniversary of Sir Winston Churchill’s death

Blenheim Palace formal gardens
Blenheim Palace Formal Gardens

30 January Havengore Journey from Tower of London to Festival Pier

30 January Evensong at Westminster Abbey

30 January Death of a Hero exhibition in Chartwell, Kent

30 January – 3 May Churchill’s Final Journey exhibition at National Railway Museum, York

1 February 50th anniversary of Winston Churchill Memorial Trust

We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give

– Winston Churchill

15 February Opening of Churchill exhibition at Blenheim Palace

28 March Thameslea Association event at Knebworth House

10 April Opening of De Gaulle/Churchill Exhibition Paris Musée de l’Armée, Paris

25 April North West Association event at Museum of Military Life, Carlisle

25 April (tbc) Scottish Association event at Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh

9 & 10 May South West Association event in Plymouth

26-29 May International Churchill Conference in Oxfordshire

Death of a Hero in Chartwell, Kent
Death of a Hero exhibition at Chartwell, Kent

27 May Fellows’ Day at Blenheim Palace

29 May The Churchill Memorial Concerts at Blenheim Palace

31 May BBC Radio 4 Appeal

1 June Official opening of Churchill Memorial Garden at Blenheim Palace

11 June East Anglia Association event in Thetford

26 June House of Lords Tea 1 in London

27 June East Midlands Association event in Bentley Priory

3 October Wales Association event at National Museum, Cardiff

17 October East Pennine Association event at National Railway Museum, York

6 November House of Lords Tea 2 in London

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