Join | Donate | Volunteer:

Join

Become part of a 5,000+ community which believes that speaking and listening skills are central to personal fulfilment and cultural understanding

Become a member

Donate

One-off or regular donations are vital to our work, helping us ensure that young people everywhere have the oracy skills they need to thrive

Donate

Volunteer

We’re hugely grateful to those who volunteer their time in helping to organise and run ESU programmes and competitions. Find out how you could help

Volunteer

‘We rely on the generous support of our members, donors and volunteers to ensure we can reach those children who need our help most’

Home > News and Views > Branch news

Branch news

Public Speaking Chelmsford Heat

The fifth and final heat of the Public Speaking Competition organised under the auspices of the Colchester & Essex saw eight teams competing in the event, representing five schools in the area.

Colchester branch: a primary reason for public speaking

Over 80 primary school students actively participated in Colchester and North Essex branch's first Primary School Public Speaking Competition.

Ouse Valley raise £3,000 for ESU centenary

Bedfordshire & Milton Keynes branch celebrate the ESU’s 100th birthday with a sixth form debate and centenary dinner.

Public speaking Colchester heat

The fourth of five heats of the Churchill Public Speaking Competition in  Colchester hosted many talented participants.

Medieval art and experience at Epping branch

Mark Lewis visited the Epping branch to talk about the technology of materials used for the production of paint of medieval art.

Hastings 1066 christmas lunch

Hastings 1066 branch enjoyed their December Christmas Lunch meeting at the Cooden Beach Golf Club, with many guests and members.

The centenary of the Royal Air Force

Former Chief of the Air Staff, Michael Graydon spoke to Bedforshire branch about the RAF’s contribution to the UK.

Colchester: Sixth form public speaking heat

Six teams spanning four counties competed in the final of the East Region Sixth Form Public Speaking Competition.

Colchester and Essex: A history lesson

Edward Towne gave an absorbing talk on The Cambridge Spies for the ESU Colchester and Essex branch.

The silver thread - A talk by Elizabeth Gowing

Jewellery expert Elizabeth Gowing visited the Epping branch for a talk entitled ‘The Silver Thread’ and the skilled craftsmanship of people in Kosovo.

Prev Next
Share Page