Tag Archives: Churchill’s Final Journey

Bringing Churchill’s Final Journey to life

Today’s post comes from Jamie Taylor, our Interpretation Developer who project managed our current exhibition of Churchill’s Final Journey. This year is the 50th anniversary of Sir Winston Churchill’s death. To mark this occasion, we are displaying a recreation of the … Continue reading

Posted in Events and Exhibitions | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

The Last Englishman is Laid Low

This is a guest post written by Associate Curator of Railways, Russell Hollowood. At 7am on 24 January 1965, Sir Winston Churchill’s immediate family gathered around the great man’s death bed, and by 8am the BBC had broadcast the news of … Continue reading

Posted in Events and Exhibitions, Museum news | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Planning Winston’s Funeral Operation

This is a guest post written by Associate Curator of Railways, Russell Hollowood. 24 January 2015 marks the 50th anniversary of the death of Sir Winston Churchill. What is often forgotten is that staging the greatest state funeral since the death of … Continue reading

Posted in Events and Exhibitions, Museum news | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments