Allen Packwood, director of the Churchill Archives Centre, said: "The incredible collections of The Morgan Library & Museum represent the literary, artistic and cultural tradition that informed the writings of Winston Churchill, and the world he fought to preserve.
Held at Earnscliffe, the evening's keynote speaker was Allen Packwood, Director of the Churchill Archives Centre at the University of Cambridge.
The title of his
talk was "Why Bring Churchill Back to Canada?".
Prior to the event, Mr Packwood
filmed a short interview where he
talked about Churchill's many Canadian connections and announced plans to bring pages of his
well-known 1941 speech to a joint-session of the Canadian Parliament back to Canada for display in the near future.
In addition to Celia, we were joined by Allen Packwood
and Minnie Churchill
who gave interesting and insightful presentations along the way about Churchill, his adventures and his painting.
A special toast for the occasion was offered by Alan Packwood, Director of The Churchill Archives Centre at Churchill College in Cambridge, England.