"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."
- Sir Winston Churchill

The Churchill Society of British Columbia was founded in 1979 and is devoted to the memory of this outstanding world leader to ensure that his ideals and achievements are not forgotten and are utilized by succeeding generations.

Randolph Churchill – Sir Winston Churchill and Canada – Annual Banquet

June 3, 2024 @ 05:45pm

Please join us on Monday, June 3, 2024 to welcome our Guest Speaker and Patron, Randolph Churchill who will address our Society on Sir Winston Churchill and Canada.

Winston Churchill deemed Canada “the linchpin of the English-speaking world” and celebrated the Canadian character. Bound by a common culture and unified under the Monarchy, the United Kingdom and Canada have worked together for the betterment of mankind.

From Flanders in the First World War to the beaches of Normandy in the Second, Britons and Canadians fought and died together for the preservation of freedom round the world. Eight decades after D-Day, we will commemorate the essential contribution of Canada to the liberation of what Churchill called “the proud and happy nations of Europe.”.

Randolph was born in January 1965 shortly before the death of his great grandfather, Sir Winston Churchill. After attending Harrow, Randolph undertook a short service commission in the Royal Navy and served as Gunnery Officer of HMS Alderney in the coastal protection squadron. On completion of the Navigating Officer course he was appointed Navigator of HMS Swallow in the Hong Kong Squadron and promoted to Lieutenant. Subsequently, Randolph attended Buckingham University where he was awarded a degree in Financial Management and Accountancy, before joining Deloitte and Touche where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant.

In 1995 Randolph joined Lazard Asset Management, becoming Director of the Charities Division. In 2000 Randolph joined Schroder Private Bank and in 2003 he moved to Rathbones where he is an Investment Director. Randolph is President of the International Churchill Society based in Washington, D.C. and was a Trustee of the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust & has been a Director of the Armed Forces Investment Company. He is currently a Trustee of the War Memorial Trust. Randolph has four children and lives a stone’s throw from his great grandparents home of Chartwell.

Date:                     Monday, June 3, 2024

Location:             The Vancouver Club – 915 W. Hastings St W, Vancouver

Time:                    5:45 p.m. Reception, 7:00 p.m. Dinner

Cost:                    $150 each for a Member of the Society, spouse, partner or an immediate                                   family member

                               $250 each for a non-Member (includes wine with dinner)

Please note the dress code is black tie or mess kit (business attire optional)

To register please email churchillsocietybc@gmail.com.