Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's Seminar: “Winston Churchill: Aspects in Focus.”

This is a one-day meeting on various aspects of the life of Sir Winston Churchill. Convened will be a gathering of experts to discuss a number of diverse topics related to his sojourn here. These speakers, drawn from academia, the medical profession and the retired military, using Power point presentations, will focus on differing perspectives of his life. It will include notes on the final passage to his burial place in the church yard at Bladon, near his birth place of Blenheim Palace. Sponsor: The Polish Hearth Club with The Churchill Society of Tennessee - International Churchill Society.

Morning Session

10:00 – 10:10

Introductions and Review of Meeting Schedule.

Chairman. John H. Mather MBBS FACPE


10:10 – 10:45

Keynote Address: John Lee

“Churchill and the First World War.”


10:45 – 11:10

Anthony Churchill.

“Churchills and the Isle of Wight.”


11:10 to 11:30

BREAK. Coffee and Biscuits


11:30 – 11:55

Tania Crasnianski

“Winston Churchill and his Doctor, Lord Moran.”


11:55 – 12:25

Allister Vale MD FRCP

“Churchill’s Pneumonias 1943-1944.”


12:25 - 12:50

John H. Mather MBBS FACPE

“Broken Hip Treatment 1962: The Middlesex Hospital.”


12:50 to 1:50 pm

Luncheon: The Polish Hearth Club Dining Room





Afternoon session

1:50 – 2:50

Lt. Col (Retd) Anthony Mather. Captain (Retd) Barry De Morgan.

“The Funeral Procession of Sir Winston Churchill.”

“Leading the Grenadier Bearer Party.”

“The Queen’s Royal Irish Hussars Bearer Party.”


2:50 to 3:10 pm

BREAK. Tea and Biscuits


3:10 – 3:45

Elisa Segrave and John Warburton.

“Bletchley Park & the National Museum of Computing.”


3:45 – 4:15

Celia and John Lee.

“Winston and Jack Churchill.”


4:15 – 4:30

General Discussion, Summary and Wrap-up.

John H. Mather MBBS FACPE


Speakers and Contributors

Anthony Churchill

Tania Crasnianski

Celia Lee

John Lee

Lt. Col (Retd) Anthony Mather

John H. Mather MBBS FACPE

Captain (Retd) Barry De Morgan

Elisa Segrave

Allister Vale MD FRCP

John Warburton.

Date: 13 September 2017

Time: 10 am to 4:30 pm

Member Ticket Price: £ 20

Non-member Ticket Price: £ 20

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