14th May 2017 is the centenary of the birth of William Thomas “Bill” Tutte and to celebrate this a number of events are listed below which will take place this year.

May 2017

Speakers at the Bill Tutte Centenary Symposium, from left to right Tony Comer (GCHQ Historian), Claire Butterfield (Bill Tutte Memorial Fund), David Kenyon (Bletchley Park Research Historian), Iain Standen (CEO Bletchley Park), Sir John Scarlett (Chairman of the Bletchley Park Trustees), Gordon Corera (BBC Security Correspondent) and David Bedford (Keele University)

  • 19th May – Tutte’s 100th Distinguished Lectures Series, University of Waterloo.  Speaker: James Oxley
  • 23rd May – Bill Tutte Centenary Celebration (for Primary Schools),Tattersalls Sale Ring, Newmarket. Speaker: Kjartan Poskitt
  • 23rd May – Bill Tutte Club Centenary Talk, Newmarket Academy. Speaker: Kjartan Poskitt
  • 24th May – Bill Tutte Centenary Celebration (for Newmarket Academy and members of the public), Memorial Hall, Newmarket (13:00-15:00). Speaker: Kjartan Poskitt
  • 26th May – Tutte’s 100th Distinguished Lectures Series, University of Waterloo.  Speaker: Julia Chuzhoy

The song ‘Unsung Hero’ has been especially written by Newmarket singer-songwriter Louise Eatock for the Centenary Celebration on May 23rd. The song is intended to tell Bill Tutte’s story in a way that will inspire children and encourage them to celebrate his achievements.

June 2017

July 2017

August 2017

November 2017

December 2017