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Documents from the archives, commemorating the 50th anniversary of Churchill's state funeral.

Churchill College plays leading role in major international commemoration of Sir Winston Churchill

January 2015 is the fiftieth anniversary of the death and state funeral of our founder, Sir Winston Churchill.  It is also the seventy-fifth anniversary of his “finest hour” in 1940, and the seventieth anniversary of the end of the Second World War. To mark these Churchill anniversaries, the various sites, charities and organisations with a connection to him have come together to create “Churchill 2015”. 

Launch of Churchill 2015

Churchill 2015 is a unique international celebration of the life and legacy of Sir Winston Churchill, fifty years after his death, sixty years after his final resignation as prime minister, and seventy five years after his ‘finest hour’ leading the fight against fascism in 1940.

Churchill's words live on in the digital age

Writing in The Telegraph, former Churchill Archives Centre By-Fellow Dr Warren Dockterlooks ahead at planned events to commemorate the former prime minister's many achievements.

Churchill's wedding cake

A new addition to our Churchill photographic collections — but what happened to all his wedding photos?

Opening of Lady Thatcher's 1984 papers

Lady Thatcher’s personal and political papers for 1984 were opened on Friday 3 October 2014 at Churchill Archives Centre.

Baby, it’s cold inside

A word of warning from the Archives ...

Mitrokhin’s KGB archive opens to public

KGB files from the famous Mitrokhin Archive – described by the FBI as ‘the most complete and extensive intelligence ever received from any source’ – open to the public for the first time.