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Posted by East Pennine Association on Friday, May 30, 2014

Applications are now open for Travelling Fellowships for 2015, so please have a look at our website to see the new categories.


Do you know anyone who you think would make a great Fellow?


We are looking for people who would:

  • benefit from experience overseas so that their effectiveness in their career or field of interest is enhanced
  • be in a position to disseminate their new knowledge and examples of best practice for the benefit of others in their communities and the UK?

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40th Anniversary Meeting and Annual General Meeting 2014!

Posted by East Pennine Association on Monday, April 7, 2014
A BIG Thank you to all Fellows and Friends that attended the East Pennine Association of Churchill Fellows - 40th Anniversary Meeting and Annual Genera Meeting 2014 at the Thackray Medical Museum in Leeds. It was a fantastic turn out of 84, with some fantastic speakers and presentations - a true insight into some extraordinary Churchill Adventures. 

We look forward to the next Meeting!
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Kids for Kids UK - FILM PREMIERE!

Posted by East Pennine Association on Thursday, February 6, 2014

Dear Friend,

Please join us for a free film premiere screening on Friday 14th Februaryat the Durham Gala Cinema Millennium Place, Durham, DH1 1WA ofWELCOME TO OUR WORLD.

Screening times are as follows: 11am, 12.30pm and 2pm with a duration of 1.5 hours for each screening. No booking necessary although you can reserve tickets via the Gala box office 0191 332 4041

Kids for Kids UK has been working in partnership with Durham Women Rising to present this diverse range of short films from around the ...

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A Day the Nation buried Winston Churchill

Posted by East Pennine Association on Thursday, January 30, 2014
On this day in was Winston Churchill's funeral. There is a nice piece by his granddaughter, Emma Soames, on the BBC website below.

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Durham Pedal Power takes Wallace and Gromit to South East Asia!

Posted by East Pennine Association on Tuesday, December 17, 2013

A British filmmaker and festival director from County Durham is strengthening ties with the People’s Democratic Republic of Lao by taking a pedal-powered cinema to the capital, Vientiane, along with a selection of Wallace and Gromit films for Christmas screenings at the British Embassy.  Helen Ward of Jack Drum Arts and Kids For Kids UK has been developing a relationship with communities in Lao PDR over the past 2 years and this initiative is set to be the most ambitious yet.  
No less tha...

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'Winston on the Run'

Posted by East Pennine Association on Thursday, September 19, 2013

Jen Henry, 2007 Fellow, runs Cheshire Rural Touring Arts which organises professional theatre, music and dance shows at various rural locations. This autumn, the company will be presenting the young Winston Churchill called 'Winston on the Run' by Fol Espoir Theatre. It is the true story of young Winston's escape as a prisoner of War camp in Africa in 1899. The show is performed by Feddie Machin and the show will conclude with a question and answer session with Freddie during which he will ta...

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Kids for Kids UK has been selected to be a BFI Film Academy for young people!!

Posted by East Pennine Association on Sunday, September 8, 2013
Led by industry experts, BFI Film Academy courses cover every area of the film industry, enabling young people to develop the commercial and cultural knowledge and skills to help make a career in film a reality. Now in its second year, the BFI Film Academy is building on previous success to extend its reach across the UK into Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales offering a total of 900 places across all courses – up from just under 500 in 2012. The BFI Film Academy scheme also expands this ...
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East Pennine Fellow - Matthew Bower goes to Australia!

Posted by East Pennine Association on Friday, April 26, 2013
Matthew Bower an East Pennine Fellow is off to Australia shortly for his fellowship.

His blog is available to follow during his trip at:
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Joining us at the Lit and Phil?

Posted by East Pennine Association on Saturday, March 9, 2013 In : 2012 AGM 
The Literary & Philosophical Society (Lit & Phil) is the largest independent library outside London, housing over 150,000 books. A wide selection of current fiction and non-fiction can be found alongside historical collections covering every field of interest.
To find out more about the venue for our AGM click here

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Largest number to date at AGM

Posted by East Pennine Association on Friday, March 8, 2013 In : 2012 AGM 
The committee are pleased to announce that we will have 56 Fellows and their guests attending the AGM and meeting on Saturday 16th March 2013 at the Lit and Phil in Newcastle.
This is the largest number of participants to one of our events to date and we can not wait to see you all next Saturday. WE will be joined by Jamie and Julia who I'm sure will be impressed with the turn out.
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