Churchill, Walking with Destiny – Andrew Roberts – The Annual Banquet

May 22, 2019 @ 05:30pm

Please join us on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 to welcome our guest speaker Andrew Roberts.  He will address our Society on Churchill, Walking with Destiny.

Winston Churchill had a powerful lifelong sense that he was walking with Destiny. Where did he get that sense from? How did it affect the decisions he took? Drawing on a wealth of new sources, Andrew Roberts will answer these central questions about where Churchill drew his drive and inspiration.

Professor Andrew Roberts received a first class honours degree in Modern History at Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge, from where he is an honorary senior scholar and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). He is a Visiting Professor at the War Studies Department at King’s College, London and the Lehrman Institute Lecturer at the New-York Historical Society.

He has written or edited nineteen books, including, Churchill: Walking with Destiny, The Storm of War: A New History of the Second World War, Masters and Commanders: How Four Titans Won the War in the West, 1941-1945, Waterloo: Napoleon’s Last Gamble and Napoleon: A Life, winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for biography and a finalist for the Plutarch Award. His books have been translated into 22 languages and he appears regularly on radio and television around the world. Based in London, he is an accomplished public speaker and has delivered the White House Lecture, as well as speaking at Oxford, Cambridge, Yale, Princeton and Stanford Universities, and at The British Academy, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Sandhurst, Shrivenham and the US Army War College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.

 Date:                     Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Location:             The Vancouver Club, 915 Hastings Street West, Vancouver, B.C.

Time:                    Reception and Cash Bar starts at 5:45 pm, Dinner in Grand Ballroom at 7:00 pm

Cost:                      $160 each for a Member of the Society, spouse, partner or an immediate family member, $180 each for a non-Member (includes wine with dinner)

 Please note the dress code is black tie or mess kit (or business suit and tie)

To register, please click here.