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37 Charles Street
London, England W1J 5ED United Kingdom

November 2021

ESU Evelyn Wrench lecture and dinner with guest speaker Mary McAleese

Wednesday, 3rd November
The English-Speaking Union, 37 Charles Street
London, England W1J 5ED United Kingdom
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We are delighted to welcome Professor Mary McAleese, former President of Ireland, as the speaker at this year’s Wrench Lecture, which will take place at Dartmouth House. In her talk, entitled ‘An Uncomfortable State of Affairs’, Professor McAleese will begin with a look at Evelyn Wrench’s Irish roots, his reactions to the Easter Rising, and his lifelong belief in the importance of understanding the other person’s point of view, before sharing her reflections on the Good Friday Agreement, and also…

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ZOOM EVENT: Lord Waldegrave in conversation with Alastair Niven

Monday, 8th November, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The English-Speaking Union, 37 Charles Street
London, England W1J 5ED United Kingdom
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William Waldegrave (Lord Waldegrave of North Hill) has been Provost of Eton College since 2009, the most senior post at perhaps the most famous school in the world. A former politician, he held ministerial positions in the governments of Margaret Thatcher and John Major, including Secretary of State for Health, Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries and Chief Secretary to the Treasury. His role in government was at the centre of a major enquiry into arms to Iraq. He has been…

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London Branch: Book Club

Wednesday, 17th November, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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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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ESU Thanksgiving Dinner with guest speaker will be Sir Peter Westmacott, former British Ambassador to the United States

Monday, 22nd November, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The English-Speaking Union, 37 Charles Street
London, England W1J 5ED United Kingdom
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Open House London | Dartmouth House | The marble staircase with rococo balustrade

Miles Young, ESU Chair requests the pleasure of your company for a Thanksgiving Dinner supporting the life-changing work of the English-Speaking Union. Our guest speaker will be Sir Peter Westmacott, former British Ambassador to the United States. Urbane, globe-trotting mandarins; polished hosts of ambassadorial gatherings attended by the well-groomed ranks of the international great and good: such is the well-worn image of the career diplomat. But beyond the canapes of familiar caricature, what does a professional diplomat actually do? What are the activities that…

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Zoom event Matthew Rycroft in conversation with Alastair Niven SAVE THE DATE

Wednesday, 24th November, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The English-Speaking Union, 37 Charles Street
London, England W1J 5ED United Kingdom
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December 2021

London Branch: Book Club

Wednesday, 15th December, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until Tuesday, 31st January 2023

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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London branch talk: The Traitor King: The Duke and Duchess of Windsor in Exile by Andrew Lownie

Monday, 20th December, 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
The English-Speaking Union, 37 Charles Street
London, England W1J 5ED United Kingdom
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Sunday Times bestselling author Andrew Lownie ESU SSE Alumnus will discuss his new book The Traitor King: The Duke and Duchess of Windsor in Exile.  The book examines the years following the abdication of Edward VIII when the former king was kept in exile, feuding with his family over status for his wife, Wallis Simpson, and denied any real job. Drawing on extensive research into hitherto unused archives and Freedom of Information requests, it makes the case that the Duke and Duchess of Windsor…

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January 2022

Dame Sara Thornton in conversation with Alastair Niven SAVE THE DATE

Tuesday, 11th January 2022, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The English-Speaking Union, 37 Charles Street
London, England W1J 5ED United Kingdom
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London Branch: Book Club

Wednesday, 19th January 2022, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until Tuesday, 31st January 2023

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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February 2022

London Branch: Book Club

Wednesday, 16th February 2022, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until Tuesday, 31st January 2023

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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March 2022

London Branch: Book Club

Wednesday, 16th March 2022, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until Tuesday, 31st January 2023

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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April 2022

London Branch: Book Club

Wednesday, 20th April 2022, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until Tuesday, 31st January 2023

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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May 2022

London Branch: Book Club

Wednesday, 18th May 2022, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until Tuesday, 31st January 2023

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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June 2022

London Branch: Book Club

Wednesday, 15th June 2022, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until Tuesday, 31st January 2023

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 2022

London Branch: Book Club

Wednesday, 20th July 2022, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until Tuesday, 31st January 2023

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 2022

London Branch: Book Club

Wednesday, 17th August 2022, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until Tuesday, 31st January 2023

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 2022

London Branch: Book Club

Wednesday, 21st September 2022, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until Tuesday, 31st January 2023

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 2022

London Branch: Book Club

Wednesday, 19th October 2022, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until Tuesday, 31st January 2023

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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November 2022

London Branch: Book Club

Wednesday, 16th November 2022, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until Tuesday, 31st January 2023

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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December 2022

London Branch: Book Club

Wednesday, 21st December 2022, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until Tuesday, 31st January 2023

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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January 2023

London Branch: Book Club

Wednesday, 18th January 2023, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until Tuesday, 31st January 2023

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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