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February 2019

Buckinghamshire Schools Public Speaking heat

Saturday, 9th February 2019, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wycombe Abbey School, High Wycombe High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire HP11 1PE United Kingdom + Google Map

Join us in watching the schools public speaking heat. Time: 1pm Venue: Wycombe Abbey School, High Wycombe, HP11 1PE

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June 2019

ESU Performing Shakespeare Grand Final 2019

Friday, 21st June 2019, 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Dartmouth House, 37 Charles Street
London, England W1J 5ED United Kingdom
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Description Join us on Friday, 21st June 2019 to see young people aged 11-14 from across England and Wales give a performance of their chosen speech from one of Shakespeare's plays. The Performing Shakespeare Competition is designed to allow Key Stage 3 pupils the opportunity to experience Shakespeare's plays as they were intended – on the stage. Using theatre and performance skills to engage with the texts, our performers bring to life some of the world's most famous speeches in…

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January 2022

ZOOM EVENT: ESU FIF: Friendly International Forum on

Monday, 17th January 2022, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
A group of secondary school students (male and female) standing outside a building smiling and laughing with hands across each other.

The Friendly International Forum  is an informal forum aimed at exchanging views, with an underlying aim of building future collaborations and initiatives. The host of the FIF will move between different ESUs internationally and each forum will be centred around a topic. The first FIF will be hosted by England and Wales and the topic will be: The effect of social media on spoken communication and public speaking. Why?  The ESU has always been a conduit to share and exchange views, but…

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