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Granddaughter of Sir Winston Churchill

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Moroccan dinner at the Metropolitan Club

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Reception following my speech at a Moroccan dinner at the Metropolitan Club in Washington arranged by the club and the International Churchill Society.

After dinner we moved to the magnificent library where we enjoyed the beautiful cake which was topped off with a perfect model of the Katoubia Mosque the subject of my grandfather’s only WW2 painting.

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Website Update

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My website has been updated to a “mobile friendly” design. I hope you like it and find it easy to use on any type of device. If you would like to provide any feed back please feel free to use the Contact Celia form.

My thanks to MIP Websites for the site redesign and support they have provided during the construction of this improved site.

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Nobel Museum Stockholm

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In September I visited the Nobel Museum in Stockholm where I made a speech and was entertained to a wonderful dinner which was a recreation of the banquet held when my grandmother received the award on my grandfather’s behalf.

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Churchill Centre Conference

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In May we had a very successful and enjoyable Churchill Centre Conference based at Blenheim and in June the opening of the Churchill Memorial Garden at Blenheim and the unveiling of the beautiful stained glass window in the church at Bladon.

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January 2015 Commemorative Events

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January was very busy with commemorative events. 

On the 24th, the anniversary of his death, the family got together for a beautiful service at Bladon followed by lunch at Blenheim.
This was the only private event.

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Ottawa 2013

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Chasing Churchill In Canada's Capital


My next trip was to Ottawa for the anniversary of my grandfather’s birthday on the 30th of November.

My host , Ron Cohen, had laid on a great programme including a meeting with the Speaker in his office in front of the original Karsh photograph in the spot where it was taken.

A great event at Earnscliff with …

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Ohio and Texas A 2013

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Last year was very busy, particularly during the Autumn. I visited Miami University in Ohio and spoke both at the University and at the Hamilton Campus.

I then went to Texas A and M at College Station where, at the invitation of Davis Ford and Clayton Williams, I spoke at the university to coincide with the publication of new editions of …

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Historic Polish Hearth Club Talk

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Inspirational Role of Sir Winston Churchill:
The Power of Words

‘Bring back Churchill’s politics’ was the message of Sir Winston Churchill’s granddaughter the Honourable Celia Sandys, at a dinner and talk at the Polish Hearth Club, London, on Wednesday night 24th October 2012….read more

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