Churchill Fellows Weekend


The Association of Churchill Fellows invites you to Churchill Fellows Weekend, celebrating the life and legacy of Sir Winston S. Churchill.

2017 date: TBD

National Churchill Museum on the campus of Westminster College

Fulton, Missouri

Previous schedule of events for 2016 weekend

Saturday, April 9, 2016: Winston Churchill Day in the U.S.

3:00 PM: Lecture--Garry Kasparov, former world chess champion and author of Winter Is Coming: Why Vladimir Putin and the Enemies of the Free World Must Be Stopped

Mr. Kasparov will lecture on "The Courage to Continue." Reception and book signing after the lecture. For more information, visit here.

6:00 PM:  Cocktails--National Churchill Museum

Tour the museum and view the exhibit "The Prime Minister, the President, and the General," commemorating the seventieth anniversary of the Iron Curtain Speech and the role of Major General Harry H. Vaughan in inviting Churchill to Westminster College.

7:00 PM: Dinner--National Churchill Museum

In celebration of the anniversary of Churchill's honorary U.S. citizenship, we'll toast the greatest leader of the twentieth century, Winston S. Churchill. Special guests: Garry Kasparov and Klaus Larres.


Sunday, April 10, 2016

11:30 AM: Brunch--Backer Dining Hall, Westminster College

Join Churchill experts and the Kemper Lecturer for a Q and A about Churchill, the Cold War, and the legacy of the Iron Curtain Speech.

2:00 PM: The Enid and R. Crosby Kemper Lecture and the Investiture of New Churchill Fellows--The Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Aldermanbury, at the National Churchill Museum

Dr. Klaus Larres, author of Churchill's Cold War and many other essays and articles about Churchill and recent European politics. Visit for more information about this year's Kemper Lecturer.

3:00 PM: Reception and Book Signing

Klaus Larres in the galleries of the National Churchill Museum.


For additional information, email us or call (573) 592-5602.

Previous Kemper Lecturers: Most of the lectures through 2000 are available in booklet form in the museum shop.


Free...Museum members, Westminster College Students and Callaway County Schools
$6.50...Seniors (65+), AARP & AAA members, Active military
$5.50...Youth (12-18) & College Students
$4.50...Children (6-11)

Museum Hours

Open Daily: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Closed: New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day, & Christmas Day