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Encyclopedia > Arabella Churchill (charity founder)
Arabella Spencer-Churchill
Born 30 October 1949
London
Died 20 December 2007
Glastonbury
Known for charity founder, festival co-founder, and fundraiser

Arabella Spencer-Churchill (30 October 194920 December 2007) was an English charity founder, festival co-founder, and fundraiser. is the 303rd day of the year (304th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1949 (MCMXLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... is the 354th day of the year (355th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... For other uses, see Glastonbury (disambiguation). ... James II and VII (14 October 1633 – 16 September 1701)[2] was King of England, King of Scots,[1] and King of Ireland from 6 February 1685 to 11 December 1688. ... John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough (26 May 1650 – 16 June 1722) (O.S)[1] was an English soldier and statesman whose career spanned the reigns of five monarchs throughout the late 17th and early 18th centuries. ... Arabella Churchill (23 February 1648 – 30 May 1730) was the mistress of King James II & VII, and the mother of at least four of his children (surnamed FitzJames Stuart, that´s son of James Stuart). She was the child of Sir Winston Churchill (an ancestor of Sir Winston Churchill) and... is the 303rd day of the year (304th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1949 (MCMXLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 354th day of the year (355th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ...


In 1971, Churchill played a major role in the development of the Glastonbury Festival and in 1979, she set up the Children's Area of the Festival and also the Theatre Area. Until her death, she ran the Theatre and Circus Fields, Her duties in the 2007 festival involved the booking and management of some 1500 separate acts. She also founded and was the director of the Children's World charity. Year 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1971 Gregorian calendar, known as the year of cyclohexanol. ... The Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts, commonly abbreviated to Glastonbury or Glasto, is the largest[1] greenfield music and performing arts festival in the world. ... Also: 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins. ... Serge Sudeikins poster for the Bat Theatre (1922). ... For other uses, see Circus (disambiguation). ... Childrens World is a charity based in the UK It is known internationally (as Childrens World International). ...

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Life

She was born in London to Randolph Churchill (son of Sir Winston Churchill) and his second wife June Osborne, and is half sister to Winston Churchill (grandson).[1] She appeared, at the age of two, in the portrait of Winston Churchill and his family which hangs in the National Portrait Gallery.[2] Randolph Frederick Edward Spencer Churchill (May 28, 1911-June 6, 1968) was the son of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and his wife Clementine. ... Churchill redirects here. ... This article is about the living politician. ... At least three art galleries are named National Portrait Gallery: National Portrait Gallery, Australia National Portrait Gallery, London National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ...

Arabella Churchill in 1967
Arabella Churchill in 1967

She went to Fritham School for Girls, where she was Head Girl, and then Ladymede school, near Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire. She worked at Lepra, the charity for leprosy sufferers, and then briefly at London Weekend Television.[3] This page is about Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire, England. ... Buckinghamshire (abbreviated Bucks) is one of the home counties in South East England. ... LEPRA, originally known as the British Empire Leprosy Relief Association, is a medical development charity working towards care of people with leprosy (Hansens disease). ... For the malady found in the Hebrew Bible, see the article Tzaraath. ... LWT redirects here. ...


In 1954 she had appeared on the cover of Life as part of a feature on possible future spouses of Prince Charles [4]. In 1967 she was 'Debutante of the Year' , met the Kennedys and Martin Luther King in America and was romantically linked with Crown Prince (now King) Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden in 1970.[5] In 1971 she was invited to represent Britain at the Norfolk International Azalea Festival in Virginia, established in 1953 after Nato's Allied command was established there. Each year a Nato country is honoured, and invited to send a beautiful “Azalea Queen" as its ambassador. Philippe Halsmans famous portrait of Marilyn Monroe Life generally refers to two American magazines: A humor and general interest magazine published from 1883 to 1936; A publication created by Time founder Henry Luce in 1936, with a strong emphasis on photojournalism. ... Prince Charles may refer to: Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, current heir-apparent to the British throne Any of the previous British royals named Charles, Prince of Wales The former Belgian regent, Prince Charles of Belgium This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might... A debutante (or deb) (from the French débutante, female beginner) is a young lady from an aristocratic or upper class family who has reached the age of maturity, and as a new adult, is introduced to society at a formal presentation known as her debut or coming out. Originally... The Irish Catholic political dynasty, John, Robert, and Edward Kennedy The Kennedy family is a prominent Irish-American family in American politics and government descending from the marriage of Joseph P. and Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy. ... “Martin Luther King” redirects here. ... Carl XVI Gustaf, King of Sweden (Carl Gustaf Folke Hubertus; born 30 April 1946) is the current Swedish monarch and head of state of the Kingdom of Sweden. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... This article is about the military alliance. ...


Churchill refused to go, indicating in a letter she believed in the goals of the peace movement, and was horrified by the Vietnam War.[6] Chased through London by a surprised press, she left instead for rural Somerset, where she helped lead the first full-scale incarnation of the Glastonbury Festival with Andrew Kerr and Michael Eavis. Combatants Republic of Vietnam United States Republic of Korea Thailand Australia New Zealand The Philippines National Front for the Liberation of South Vietnam Democratic Republic of Vietnam People’s Republic of China Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea Strength US 1,000,000 South Korea 300,000 Australia 48,000... The Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts, commonly abbreviated to Glastonbury or Glasto, is the largest[1] greenfield music and performing arts festival in the world. ... Andrew Kerr is one of the core group of early founders of the Glastonbury Festival, originally known as Glastonbury Fayre, in 1971, along with Michael Eavis and Arabella Churchill. ... Athelstan Joseph Michael Eavis, CBE (born October 17, 1935), is an English dairy farmer, most famous as the founder of the Glastonbury Festival. ...


During the 1970s she embraced the alternative culture of the time, which included living for a time in a squat[5] but later worked and lived on a farm. She granted a rare interview to Rolling Stone magazine[7]. In 1979 Churchill and Kerr were again in charge of the festival, and from then on her administration continued alongside Eavis and Kerr, aside from the founding and leading of Children's World and work as a fundraiser. For other uses, see squat. ... For other uses, see Farm (disambiguation). ... This article is about the magazine. ... Also: 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins. ... Childrens World is a charity based in the UK It is known internationally (as Childrens World International). ...


In 1972 she married Jim Barton, and in 1973 had a son, Nicholas Jake. In 1987 she met her second husband, a juggler, Haggis McLeod, and in 1988 they had a daughter, Jessica.[1] Year 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For the song by James Blunt, see 1973 (song). ... Year 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays 1987 Gregorian calendar). ... Juggling can refer to all forms of artful or skillful object manipulation. ... Haggis McLeod is a juggler who has performed for years as half of the comedy street show duo Haggis and Charlie. ... Year 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday (link displays 1988 Gregorian calendar). ...


She embraced Tibetan Buddhism through the teachings of Sogyal Rinpoche, author of The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying.[3] Tibetan can refer to: A place or item from Tibet. ... Buddhism is a variety of teachings described as a religion[1] or way of life. ... Sogyal Rinpoche (Tibetan: བསོད་རྒྱལ་; Wylie: Bsod-rgyal) is a Tibetan Dzogchen lama of the Nyingma tradition. ... An acclaimed spiritual masterpiece, The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying, is a manual for life and death and a magnificant source of sacred inspiration from the heart of the Tibetan tradition. ...


In 2000 she was scheduled to have a facelift live on American television, however this was cancelled just before it was due to take place.[8]


Death

On Thursday 20 December 2007, she died at St Edmund's Cottages, Bove Town, Glastonbury, Somerset, aged 58. is the 354th day of the year (355th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... For other uses, see Glastonbury (disambiguation). ... This article is about the county of Somerset in England. ...


She had suffered a short illness due to pancreatic cancer, for which she had refused chemotherapy and radiotherapy. A convert to Buddhism, arrangements following her death respected that faith. Pancreatic cancer is a malignant tumor within the pancreatic gland. ... Chemotherapy, in its most general sense, refers to treatment of disease by chemicals that kill cells, specifically those of micro-organisms or cancer. ... Radiation therapy (or radiotherapy) is the medical use of ionizing radiation as part of cancer treatment to control malignant cells (not to be confused with radiology, the use of radiation in medical imaging and diagnosis). ... Buddhism is a variety of teachings described as a religion[1] or way of life. ...


Glastonbury Festival organiser Michael Eavis, paying tribute to her after her death, said "Her energy, vitality and great sense of morality and social responsibility have given her a place in our festival history second to none".[9] Athelstan Joseph Michael Eavis, CBE (born October 17, 1935), is an English dairy farmer, most famous as the founder of the Glastonbury Festival. ...


On the eve of her death, her son, Nicholas Jake Barton, was jailed in Sydney for three years after pleading guilty to being involved in a large-scale ecstasy plot.[10] This article is about the metropolitan area in Australia. ... Look up ecstasy in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...


References

  1. ^ a b Arabella Churchill. the Peerage.com. Retrieved on 2007-12-22.
  2. ^ Winston Churchill and family. National Portrait Gallery. Retrieved on 2007-12-22.
  3. ^ a b Howard-Gordon, Frances. "Arabella Churchill", The Guardian, 2007-12-22. Retrieved on 2007-12-22. 
  4. ^ "1954 LIFE Magazine Cover Art", Life. Retrieved on 2008-02-12. 
  5. ^ a b "Arabella Churchill", The Telegraph, 2007-12-22. Retrieved on 2007-12-22. 
  6. ^ Arabella Churchill. The Times Online. Retrieved on 2007-12-22.
  7. ^ Arabella Churchill. Phil Franks - Philm Freax Photography site. Retrieved on 2007-12-22.
  8. ^ Arabella Chirchill's facelift live. celebrity doctor .com. Retrieved on 2007-12-22.
  9. ^ Glastonbury Festival. Retrieved on 2007-12-23.
  10. ^ Granddaughter of Churchill dies as Australia jails her son Obituary from The Guardian

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Further reading

  • Arabella Churchill: The first lady of Glastonbury. The Independent
  • Not the Churchills' finest hour. Daily Mail
The Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts, commonly abbreviated to Glastonbury or Glasto, is the largest[1] greenfield music and performing arts festival in the world. ...

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