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April 2020

English Speaking Union Competition Entry

April 22, 7:00 pm - October 1, 10:00 pm
Free - £45.00

This is the place to register for all ESU secondary school competitions Register here to take part in: Schools' Mace Debating (years 7-13)ESU-Churchill Public Speaking Competition (years 9-11)Performing Shakespeare (years 7-9)Public Speaking competition: Challenges students to engage with wide-ranging cross-curricular topics, while helping to meet National Curriculum speaking and listening targetsRegular hints, tips and resources which you can use to improve oracy skills in your classroomYears 9-11£45 per team (up to two teams per school) Heats from November to February,…

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June 2020

Grand Final of the ESU Performing Shakespeare at the Swan Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon

June 21
The English-Speaking Union, 37 Charles Street
London, England W1J 5ED United Kingdom
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We regret that this event has been postponed until further notice. For more information please call 020 7529 1550 or email competitions@esu.org.

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London Branch: Book Club

June 24, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Last of the month, repeating until Sunday, 31st January 2021

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 2020

Oxfordshire Branch: Annual Dinner

July 3
Jesus College, Oxford, Turl Street, Oxford OX1 3DW United Kingdom + Google Map

On 3 July 2020, Oxfordshire Branch hosts their Annual Dinner at Jesus College, Oxford. To book a place or for any further information about the dinner, please contact Jan at janetstokescarter@hotmail.com

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South Wales Branch: ESU Members’ Garden Party

July 23, 5:30 pm

ESU Members’ Garden Party at Dyffryn House (NT) Vale of Glamorgan. More details and tickets available by emailing esuswb@gmail.com. Directions and ticket prices available on request.

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London Branch: Book Club

July 29, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Last of the month, repeating until Sunday, 31st January 2021

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 2020

London Branch: Book Club

August 26, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Last of the month, repeating until Sunday, 31st January 2021

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 2020

London Branch: talk by author Andrew Lownie on his book ‘THE MOUNTBATTENS: Their Lives and Loves’

September 14, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
English-Speaking Union, Dartmouth House, 37 Charles Street
London, England W1J 5ED United Kingdom
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£20.00

The English-Speaking Union invites you to an evening at Dartmouth House with Historian Andrew Lownie who will deliver a fascinating talk on his joint biography of the lives of Earl Mountbatten of Burma and his wife Edwina.  Wine & nibbles from 6.30pm the talk will start 7.00pm sharp Discover more about the charismatic character of the Earl of Mountbatten with lives touching the history of the 20th century, it is a rich story whose characters include: all the key figures of…

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London Branch: Book Club

September 30, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Last of the month, repeating until Sunday, 31st January 2021

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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October 2020

London Branch: Book Club

October 28, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Last of the month, repeating until Sunday, 31st January 2021

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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