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A picture is worth a thousand words

Lunch in honour of David Coombs, expert in the paintings of Sir Winston Churchill.

Women in Science at the Archives Centre

A new exhibit delves into the collections of scientific women at the Archives Centre to mark International Women’s Day (8 March)

From the Collection: Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill by John Leigh Pemberton (1965), after Sir William Orpen (1916)

The portrait of Sir Winston Churchill that hangs in the Dining Hall at Churchill College is a copy after a painting by William Orpen. It is not the image of Churchill we are most familiar with, in this painting he looks anxious, uncertain, subdued. Yet, it is a portrait that the wartime leader regarded as the finest of himself, one that “captured his soul”.

'Designing Churchill: 1959–2016’ architectural panel discussion

The architectural journey of college architecture was celebrated at a special panel discussion held in the Jock Colville Hall; ‘Designing Churchill: 1959-2016’ on Friday 23 September.

From the Collection: Past, Present, Future (2010) by Geoffrey Clarke

Past, Present, Future (2010) by Geoffrey Clarke RA is based on a maquette produced for a public sculpture at Jersey Airport which Geoffrey Clarke made in 1996.