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.

2016 Year in Review

January 28 Charting Churchill:  An Architectural Biography – Leslie Hossack, Evening with Churchill February 24 Churchill and Queen Elizabeth II – Roddy MacKenzie, Evening with Churchill May 17 Churchill and the Greeks – Andre Gerolymatos, The Annual Banquet July 26 Churchill and the Avoidable War:  Could World War II have been Prevented – Richard Langworth, Evening […]

When: December 31, 2016 @ 12:00am

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Afghanistan and Pakistan: American Options? – Christine Fair – Annual General Meeting

Please join us on Monday, December 5 to welcome our guest speaker Christine Fair.  She will address our Society on “Afghanistan and Pakistan: American Options?“.  Christine Fair is an associate professor in the Peace and Securities Study Program within Georgetown University’s Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service.  She served as a political officer to […]

When: December 5, 2016 @ 11:30am

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

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Churchill and India – Christopher Friedrichs

Please join us on Tuesday, October 25 to welcome our guest speaker Christopher Friedrichs.  He will address our Society on Churchill and India. Winston Churchill’s opposition to self-government for India is a well-known aspect of his career, but the reasons for his opposition are not always well understood.  Certainly Churchill’s position was based to some […]

When: October 25, 2016 @ 05:00pm

Where: The Vancouver Club - 915 West Hastings

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United States Election – US Consul General Lynne Platt

Please join us on Thursday, September 8, 2016 to welcome our guest speaker Lynne Platt, U.S. Consul General in Vancouver.  She will address our Society on The American Election.  Although she will not be commenting on the current election, she will explain to us the election process from caucuses to primaries, to brokered elections to […]

When: September 8, 2016 @ 05:00pm

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

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Churchill and the Avoidable War: Could World War II have been Prevented? – Richard M. Langworth

Please join us on Tuesday, July 26, 2016 to welcome our guest speaker Richard Langworth.  He will address our Society on his new book, Churchill and the Avoidable War: Could World War II have been Prevented?  “World War II was the defining event of our age,” writes Langworth, “the climactic clash between democracy and tyranny, […]

When: July 26, 2016 @ 05:00pm

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

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Churchill and the Greeks – André Gerolymatos – Annual Banquet

Please join us on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 to welcome our guest speaker André Gerolymatos, who will address our members on Churchill and the Greeks. A prolific writer and lecturer, Dr. Gerolymatos has a special interest in the political and social history of modern Greece, military history, intelligence and guerrilla warfare in the 20th Century, […]

When: May 17, 2016 @ 05:45pm

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

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Churchill and Queen Elizabeth II – Roddy MacKenzie

Please join us on Wednesday, February 24, 2016 to welcome our guest speaker Roddy MacKenzie.  He will address our Society on Churchill and Queen Elizabeth II.   The relationship between Sir Winston and Queen Elizabeth II had a considerable impact on one another in the twilight of his career and the launching of hers.  He was […]

When: February 24, 2016 @ 05:00pm

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

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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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