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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.

Hastings 1066 pre-christmas luncheon

In November Hastings 1066 members and guests attended a pre-Christmas luncheon at the Royal Victoria Hotel in St Leonards. We met in the lounge for drinks and welcomed the speaker, M.J. Paranzino.

Epping branch visits Bevis Marks Synagogue

Member of the Epping branch went to Bevis Marks Synagogue. The Rabbi ran through the history of Jews in England.

The centenary of the Royal Air Force - Air Chief Marshall Sir Michael Graydon speaks at Ouse Valley event

Ouse Valley welcome former Chief of Air Staff to discuss the RAF centenary

Winners of the 2018 ESU English Language Awards announced

From apps and games to coursebooks and puppets, the variety of English language teaching resources in this year’s English Language Awards showed real innovation.

Epping branch visit to concert at the Royal Festival Hall

Eighteen members of the Epping branch were able to join our annual visit to the Royal Festival Hall on the South Bank of London.

Michael Buerk joins Lincolnshire branch centenary dinner and helps raise £2000

Lincolnshire centenary dinner raises £2000 for local primary schools.

Frank Cottrell Boyce chairs debate for Primary school students

The Big Debate with Frank Cottrell Boyce

Acclaimed children’s author Frank Cottrell Boyce chaired a Big Debate for local schoolchildren organised by the ESU and The Week Junior.

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