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.

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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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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