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March 2021

South Wales Branch Zoom: Harmony, Heavenly Harmony

Friday, 12th March, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The English-Speaking Union, 37 Charles Street
London, England W1J 5ED United Kingdom
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Join the ESU South Wales branch for what promises to be a real treat for music lovers when composer, conductor and choirmaster Patrick Larley will be taking members on an exploration of harmony via his extraordinary collection of musical instruments which includes a grand piano, a harp, a pipe organ, a lute and a harpsichord – to name but a few! The event is organised by South Wales branch and can be accessed via the Zoom link here. Meeting ID:…

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London Branch: Book Club

Wednesday, 17th March, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until Tuesday, 31st January 2023

The English-Speaking Union, 37 Charles Street
London, England W1J 5ED United Kingdom
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ESU London Branch Members' monthly book club at Dartmouth House, please contact Kathleen Earley for details this month's book and to reserve a space: earley.kathleen@gmail.com  

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ZOOM EVENT: The Artful Dickens: The Tricks and Ploys of the Great Novelist

Thursday, 25th March, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The English-Speaking Union, 37 Charles Street
London, England W1J 5ED United Kingdom
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The English-Speaking Union invites you to an evening with author John Mullan to explore the works of Charles Dickens. Author and professor of English literature John Mullan will be in conversation with Alastair Niven, Co-Chair of the Events Committee, talking about his highly acclaimed new book The Artful Dickens (Bloomsbury, £16.99). Attendees can expect to discover some of the legendary author's greatest literary tricks, from how he perfected his characters' names to how he used the description of smells to…

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April 2021

London Branch: Book Club

Wednesday, 21st April, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until Tuesday, 31st January 2023

The English-Speaking Union, 37 Charles Street
London, England W1J 5ED United Kingdom
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ESU London Branch Members' monthly book club at Dartmouth House, please contact Kathleen Earley for details this month's book and to reserve a space: earley.kathleen@gmail.com  

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Zoom event: In conversation with Baroness Prashar of Runnymede

Thursday, 29th April, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The English-Speaking Union, 37 Charles Street
London, England W1J 5ED United Kingdom
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The Rt Hon. the Baroness Prashar CBE is a crossbench life peer who has sat under this title in the Lords since 26 July 1999. She was the first Chair of the Judicial Appointments Commission, first Civil Service Commissioner, formerly Director of the Runnymede Trust and the National Council for Voluntary Organisations, former Chancellor of De Montfort University, and a member of the Iraq Inquiry. She has been President of the Royal Commonwealth Society and Deputy Chair of the British…

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May 2021

London Branch: Book Club

Wednesday, 19th May, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until Tuesday, 31st January 2023

The English-Speaking Union, 37 Charles Street
London, England W1J 5ED United Kingdom
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ESU London Branch Members' monthly book club at Dartmouth House, please contact Kathleen Earley for details this month's book and to reserve a space: earley.kathleen@gmail.com  

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June 2021

London Branch: Book Club

Wednesday, 16th June, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until Tuesday, 31st January 2023

The English-Speaking Union, 37 Charles Street
London, England W1J 5ED United Kingdom
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ESU London Branch Members' monthly book club at Dartmouth House, please contact Kathleen Earley for details this month's book and to reserve a space: earley.kathleen@gmail.com  

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July 2021

London Branch: Book Club

Wednesday, 21st July, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until Tuesday, 31st January 2023

The English-Speaking Union, 37 Charles Street
London, England W1J 5ED United Kingdom
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ESU London Branch Members' monthly book club at Dartmouth House, please contact Kathleen Earley for details this month's book and to reserve a space: earley.kathleen@gmail.com  

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August 2021

London Branch: Book Club

Wednesday, 18th August, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until Tuesday, 31st January 2023

The English-Speaking Union, 37 Charles Street
London, England W1J 5ED United Kingdom
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ESU London Branch Members' monthly book club at Dartmouth House, please contact Kathleen Earley for details this month's book and to reserve a space: earley.kathleen@gmail.com  

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September 2021

London Branch: Book Club

Wednesday, 15th September, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until Tuesday, 31st January 2023

The English-Speaking Union, 37 Charles Street
London, England W1J 5ED United Kingdom
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ESU London Branch Members' monthly book club at Dartmouth House, please contact Kathleen Earley for details this month's book and to reserve a space: earley.kathleen@gmail.com  

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