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Home > Dialogue magazine

Our biannual magazine celebrating our work in education and cultural exchange


The English-Speaking Union is all about dialogue and our biannual magazine is named to reflect this. Packed full of interesting articles and interviews, it celebrates our work in education and cultural exchange and opens the conversation on topical issues affecting us all.

Each issue features:

  • Alumni stories
  • Education news
  • A topical debate
  • Latest books, events and podcasts to note
  • Case studies and reports on our work
  • Branch and International ESU news

Please see past issues below. Members also receive listings of branch news and forthcoming events.

Look inside!

Take a peek inside our latest issue.

Spring 2019


  • Broadcaster Krishnan Guru-Murthy on how the ESU Schools’ Mace kick-started his career
  • The A-Z of Dartmouth House
  • Author Frank Cottrell Boyce at The Big Debate in Doncaster


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Autumn 2018


  • Tackling difficult discussions through debate
  • Discover Debating progress and success
  • Impressionist and ESU alumnus Rory Bremner
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Spring 2018


  • Will voice technologies render us mute?
  • How the International Public Speaking Competition has changed lives
  • Singer-songwriter and ESU alumna KT Tunstall
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The quality of the publication throughout speaks for itself

Abie Philbin Bowman

Broadcaster and comedian

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