Events

Past events held by the Conservative History Group include:

  • January 2015 – The Liberal-Tory Coalition of 2015 – joint meeting with the Liberal Democrat History Group at the National Liberal Club
  • November 2014 – Politics in Fiction: from Disraeli to Dobbs – Prof. Steven Fielding and Lord Dobbs.
  • November 2013 – Disraeli: or, the Two Lives – Douglas Hurd and Edward Young
  • October 2012 – The Day Parliament Burned Down – Dr. Caroline Shenton
  • July 2012 – The Night of the Long Knives 50 years on – D.R. Thorpe
  • November 2009 – Alan Clark: the Biography – Ion Trewin
  • November 2008 – Masters and Commanders – Andrew Roberts
  • June 2008 – Lloyd George & His Women – Ffion Hague
  • April 2008 – ‘Rivers of Blood’ 40 Years On – Simon Heffer and Nicholas Hillman
  • December 2007 – The Carlton Club, 1832-2007 – Alistair Cooke OBE
  • November 2007 – Confessions of an old speech-writer and speech-maker – Jonathan Aitken
  • June 2007 – Peel & the Modern Conservative Party – Lord Hurd of Westwell
  • April 2007 – The Wilberforce Lecture – Davis Davis MP
  • October 2006 – The History of the Ulster Unionists – Lord Trimble
  • July 2006 – The Reputation of Neville Chamberlain – Robert Self and Prof. John Charmley
  • April 2006 – Harold Macmillan & Charles de Gaulle: An Impossible Relationship – Peter Mangold
  • October 2004 – William Pitt the Younger – William Hague MP
  • July 2004 – Harold Macmillan’s Diaries – Peter Catterall and Sir Peter Tapsell MP
  • June 2004 – The History of the Whips – Lord Renton of Mount Harry
  • March 2004 – Conservative Foreign Policy: Learning from History – a two-day residential conference at Knowsley Hall
  • November 2003 – The Cecils in British Politics – dinner with the Marquess of Salisbury
  • October 2003 – My Life in Politics – Lord Hurd of Westwell
  • July 2003 – Anthony Eden Reappraised – Prof. John Charmley, D.R. Thorpe, Sir Peter Tapsell MP and Clarissa, Countess of Avon
  • May 2003 – The Fall of the Lloyd George Coalition – Joint meeting with the Liberal Democrat History Group at the Carlton Club
  • March 2003 – The Conservative Party in Opposition: Getting Back to Government – David Willetts MP
  • January 2003 – Memories of Alan Clark – Jane Clark and David Davis MP

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