Past Events

A list of all past banquet speakers can be found here.

You can download a complete list of past events since 2006 here.

Charting Churchill: An Architectural Biography – Leslie Hossack

Please join us on Thursday, January 28, 2016 to welcome our guest speaker Leslie Hossack. She will address our Society on CHARTING CHURCHILL: An Architectural Biography.  She holds a BA from the University of Toronto and MEd from the University of Ottawa. In addition, she has studied fine art printmaking at the School of the […]

When: January 28, 2016 @ 05:00pm

Where: The Vancouver Club, 915 East Hastings, Vancouver

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The Supermarine Spitfire: Genesis, WWII, and its Evolution into an Icon – Dennis Molnar – Annual General Meeting

Please join us on Monday, November 30 to welcome our guest speaker Dennis Molnar.  He will address our Society on “The Supermarine Spitfire:  Genesis, WWII, and its Evolution into an Icon.”  Dennis Molnar enjoys Military History, is a past Director of the Churchill Society and, has presented five lectures including The Dambusters, D-Day, The Falklands […]

When: November 30, 2015 @ 11:30am

Where: Royal Vancouver Yacht Club, 3811 Point Grey Road, Vancouver

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On a Clear Day” 9/11 – An Eyewitness Account – Bert Upson

Please join us on Tuesday, September 15, 2015 to welcome our guest speaker Bert Upson. Bert Upson will talk of his experiences on that tragic day in New York City on 9/11.  Bert Upson is the author of, ” On A Clear Day”, which acquaints the reader with Bert Upson’s perilous escape from the 78th […]

When: September 15, 2015 @ 05:00pm

Where: The Vancouver Club - 915 West Hastings, Vancouver

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China: The Paradox of the Western Pacific and the Rise of the Military – Lew House and James Boutilier

Please join us on Thursday, June 25, 2015 to welcome our guest speakers Lew House and James Boutilier.  This event will be in a different format from our Evenings With Churchill.  The Seminar will commence at 5:00 p.m., include a light dinner and conclude by 8:00 p.m. The Seminar will focus on China’s activities and […]

When: June 25, 2015 @ 05:00pm

Where: The Vancouver Club - 915 West Hastings, Vancouver

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Churchill and Monty – Nigel Hamilton – Annual Banquet

Please join us on Thursday, May 7, 2015 to welcome our guest speaker Nigel Hamilton, a best selling author and charming speaker who will address our members on Churchill and Monty. Professor Hamilton is the official biographer of Field Marshal Montgomery, having authored eight books on the General. His three volume official life of Viscount […]

When: May 7, 2015 @ 05:45pm

Where: The Vancouver Club - 915 West Hastings, Vancouver

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Terrorism Today – Inside the Charlie Hebdo Story – Ed Vulliamy

 Freedom of Speech and Respect for Religion – Where will Terrorism Strike Next? On February 24th , we look forward to welcoming our guest speaker Ed Vulliamy, a leading journalist covering international affairs, who earlier this month spent a week in Paris for the Manchester Guardian covering the Charlie Hebdo story.  Thanks to Dr. Andre […]

When: February 24, 2015 @ 05:00pm

Where: The Vancouver Club - 915 W Hastings St, Vancouver

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The Scapa Flow Story – Ian Marshall

Please join us on Tuesday, January 20 to welcome our guest speaker Ian Marshall. In September of 2013, Ian Marshall and his Scottish-born wife Elizabeth rented a cottage for a week in Scotland’s Orkney Islands on the shores of the famous British anchorage Scapa Flow.  Scapa Flow was the base for the British Fleet during […]

When: January 20, 2015 @ 05:00pm

Where: The Vancouver Club, 915 Hastings Street West, Vancouver

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2014 Year in Review

February 6 Making Sense of the Events in Syria and its Neighbours – Martin Cronin, Evening with Churchill March 27 The War That Ended Peace:  The Road to 1914 – Margaret MacMillan, Annual Banquet May 22 The Houseguests:  A Memoir of Canadian Courage and CIA Sorcery – Mark and Cora Lijek, Evening with Churchill September […]

When: December 31, 2014 @ 12:00am

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2015 Year in Review

January 20 The Scapa Flow Story – Ian Marshall, Evening with Churchill February 24 Terrorism Today – Inside the Charlie Hebdo Story – Ed Vulliamy, Evening with Churchill May 7 Churchill and Monty – Nigel Hamilton, The Annual Banquet June 25 China:  The Paradox of the Western Pacific and the Rise of the Military – Lew […]

When: December 31, 2014 @ 12:00am

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Winston Churchill, Home Secretary – Ken Yule

        Please join us on Monday, December 1 to welcome our guest speaker Ken Yule.  He will address our Society on “Winston Churchill, Home Secretary.” HOME SECRETARY, 15 Feb. 1910 – 24 Oct. 1911 A conservative by birth but a liberal in principle, the young Churchill had left the Tory party over […]

When: December 1, 2014 @ 11:30am

Where: Royal Vancouver Yacht Club, 3811 Point Grey Road, Vancouver

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