Former Guest Speakers

Our illustrious list of guest speakers at our past banquets is comprised of some of the major figures of the 20th and 21st centuries.  

*Harding of Petherton 1965

 

*Earl Mountbatten of Burma 1966

 

*Alexander of Tunis 1967

 

*Lord Butler 1968

 

*Sir Alec Douglas-Home 1969

 

*General Mark Clark 1970

 

*Sir Ian Jacob 1971

 

*Viscount Amory 1972

 

*Viscount Boyd 1973

 

*Sir Colin Coote 1974

 

*Sir John Colville 1975

 

*Lord Shawcross 1976

 

*Viscount Head 1977

 

*Lord Hailsham 1978

 

*Lord Soames 1979

 

*Sir Fitzroy Maclean 1980

 

*Sir Peter Gretton 1981

 

*Anthony Montague Browne 1982

 

*Sir Willian Deakin 1983

 

*The Lady Soames 1984

 

*Viscount De L’Isle 1985

 

*Sir John Peck 1986

 

*Sir Martin Gilbert 1987

 

*Lord Blake 1988

 

*The Lady Soames 1989

 

*Countess Mountbatten of Burma 1990

 

*Sir Robert Rhodes James 1991

 

*Sir David Hunt 1992

 

Sir Michael Howard 1993

 

Lord Armstrong 1994

 

Nicholas Soames M.P. 1995

 

Sir Thomas Macpherson 1996

 

Lord Deedes 1997

 

David Nevelle Dilks 1998

 

* Winston S. Churchill 1999

 

*John Keegan 2000

 

*Earl Jellico 2001

 

Hon. Celia Sandys 2002

 

*The Lady Soames 2003

 

Prof. John Lukacs 2004

 

Viscount David Montgomery 2005

 

Prof. David Jablonsky 2006

 

*Prof. Leslie Greene 2007

 

Admiral Sir Michael Boyce 2008

 

Deborah Winslow Butler 2009

 

Ronald I Cohen 2010

 

Sir Robert Corbett 2011

 

Randolph Churchill 2012

 

Lynn Olsen 2013

 

Lord Black of Crossharbour 2014

 

Sir Nigel Hamilton, 2015

*deceased

The Sir Winston Churchill Society of Edmonton