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March 2020

Churchill Public Speaking Competition Midlands Regional Final

March 21, 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Free

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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ESU Schools’ Mace Debating Competition National Final 2020

March 23, 9:00 am - 5:15 pm
Dartmouth House, 37 Charles Street
London, England W1J 5ED United Kingdom

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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Performing Shakespeare Competition North East Area Final

March 23, 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Free

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

March 25, 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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Performing Shakespeare Competition North West Area Final A

March 30, 10:30 am - 2:30 pm

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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Ouse Valley Branch: Lunch & Talk ‘MARK RUTHERFORD’S PEOPLE’

March 31, 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
The Sharnbrook Hotel, Bedford, Park Lane, Sharnbrook
Bedford, MK44 1LX United Kingdom
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DR MARK CREES English teacher, author, Chairman of the Rutherford Society. MARK RUTHERFORD’S PEOPLE Hale White was born in Bedford in 1831 and educated at Bedford Modern School. A nonconformist in religion and a civil servant and journalist. For his novels he assumed the pseudonym, Mark Rutherford. Dr Crees’s presentation will partly be a talk on Rutherford’s life and partly a dramatic reading of extracts from his novels to give a flavour of Rutherford’s writing.    The characters in the novels…

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London Region: Book talk ‘Churchill’s Abandoned Prisoners’ by author Rupert Wieloch

March 31, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The English-Speaking Union, 37 Charles Street
London, England W1J 5ED United Kingdom
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The English-Speaking Union London branch invites you to a Talk by Rupert Wieloch on his latest book, Churchill’s Abandoned Prisoners. Drinks will be served from 6.30pm, the talk will start at 7.00pm sharp One hundred years ago a group of fifteen British soldiers serving with the British Mission to Siberia were captured by the Red Army on Russian Christmas Eve (6th January). They were held in a lice-infested room at Krasnoyarsk for three months, whilst Prime Minister Lloyd George’s representative signed a prisoner…

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London Branch: talk by author Rupert Wieloch on his book ‘Churchill’s Abandoned Prisoners’

March 31, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
English-Speaking Union, Dartmouth House, 37 Charles Street
London, England W1J 5ED United Kingdom
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ESU London branch invites you to an evening with Rupert Wielock who will give a talk on his lastest book 'Churchill's Abandoned Prisoners' . Drinks will be served from 6.30pm, the talk will commence at 7.00pm sharp. One hundred years ago a group of fifteen British soldiers serving with the British Mission to Siberia were captured by the Red Army on Russian Christmas Eve (6th January).  They were held in a lice-infested room at Krasnoyarsk for three months, whilst Prime Minister…

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April 2020

Cornwall Branch – How Personal Protection Officers are Recruited & Trained

April 2, 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Carlyon Bay Hotel, Sea Road
St. Austell, Cornwall PL25 3RD United Kingdom
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We regret that this event has been cancelled. For more information please call Richard Wall.

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Oxfordshire Branch: Visit to the Ashmolean Museum

April 3, 2:00 pm
Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont Street, Oxford OX1 2PH United Kingdom + Google Map

Oxfordshire Branch hosts a visit to Britain's oldest public museum; Ashmolean Museum, including a private handling of objects in the Eastern Art Department. There will also be a 45 minute guided tour of the Japanese Gallery. Each group will have a maximum of ten and there will be a cream tea in the restaurant afterwards. To book a place or for any further information about the visit, please contact Jan at janetstokescarter@hotmail.com

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