‘A Churchill Season’ in early 2018

Portrait of Sir Winston Churchill by Sir Oswald Birley WOA 2723 cropped
14 December 2017

To coincide with the UK release of the feature film ‘Darkest Hour’, the Houses of Parliament is running ‘A Churchill Season’ of special events and themed tours.

Tickets for the following are now available to book:

‘Churchill Tour Experience’ on Friday 26 January 2018 from 6.15pm

These hour-long tours reflect a parliamentary career that spanned 64 years.

You will also have the chance to view facsimiles of original documents, correspondence and photographs relating to Churchill’s life in the House of Commons.

Tickets: £18.50

‘Churchill’ Guided Tours on Saturdays between 13 January and 17 February

For 90 minutes a knowledgeable Blue Badge guide will take you on a fun and informative tour which has been adapted to focus on Churchill’s long career in Parliament.

Highlights of the tour include visits to both the Commons Chamber and Lords Chamber where Churchill debated many matters of national and international interest.

Tickets: Adults £25.50/Concessions £21/Children £11

‘Churchill Dining and Tour Experience’ on Friday 26 January 2018 from 6.30pm - FULLY BOOKED

Enjoy a Churchill-themed tour of the Houses of Parliament followed by a three course dinner.

After the hour-long tour which includes the opportunity to meet the Parliamentary Archivists, you will be escorted to the aptly named Churchill Room and served a glass of his favourite Pol Roger Champagne before sitting down to dinner.

Each guest will receive a gift bag of Churchill goodies.

Tickets: £80

How to book tickets

You can book online or by phoning +44 (0)20 7219 4114.

Please specify dietary requirements when booking for the 'Churchill Dining and Tour Experience'.

Step-free access

Parts of the Churchill-themed tours include stairs. If you require step-free access, please email us before your visit.

Further information

The Parliamentary Archives provides access to the archives of the House of Lords, the House of Commons and to other records relating to Parliament.

'Darkest Hour’ is a British biographical war drama film directed by Joe Wright. Starring Gary Oldman as Winston Churchill the film follows his early days as Prime Minister.

Image credit

Oil painting 'Sir Winston Churchill' by Sir Oswald Birley 1946 (WOA 2723).

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