News And Events

Queen's Birthday Celebration Dinner

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Shakespeare's Dark Lady by John Hudson

Thursday, February 6, 2020
6:00 PM
Club Pelican Bay
Naples, Florida

$90 per person $70 for teachers

Special Guest Speaker:
Mr. John A. Hudson
Author of the Acclaimed Book
Shakespeare's Dark Lady

Contact Karen Lannan (239) 330-2533 for reservations.
Credit cards accepted.Non-members are welcome to attend.


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Annual Winston Churchill Dinner

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Dr. Elliot Engel

Wednesday, March 4, 2020
6:00 PM
Tiburon Golf Club
Naples, Florida

Back by popular request
Guest Speaker
Dr. Elliot Engel

Topic: "The Inimitable Winston Churchill"

$250 per person Includes open bar, passed hors d'oeuvres, dinner, dessert and valet parking.
$125 for teachers
We appreciate all additional donations. All net proceeds are used for our high school Shakespeare Competition, our Teachers Learning Abroad (TLab) Scholarship Program and other support of lour local schools.
Invitation will be mailed in late January.

The Annual Churchill Dinner is our only fund raiser of the season. Please plan to attend this lovely event to enjoy the tropical ambiance of the Tiburon Golf Club, the refreshing cocktails on the veranda, the delicious menu we have planned and the historical presentation and entertaining comments by our guest speaker, Dr.Elliot Engel.

Contact Karen Lannan for reservations (239) 330-2533 or email We accept MC and VISA. Non-members are welcome.


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2019 Shakespeare Competition Winner

Kylie is shown here with her teacher, Christina Johnston

April 29 was a special day for Barron Collier High School student Kylie Campbell when she placed as a semifinalist at the 36th Annual National Shakespeare Competition while competing against 50 students from around the U.S. on the stage at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater at the Lincoln Center in New York City.

Kylie Campbell was the winner of the Naples Branch 2019 Shakespeare Competition on February 16, 2019, competing with students from six other local high schools. Kylie received an all-expenses paid trip to new York City for the national competition, a $500 cash prize, a trophy and The Complete Works of Shakespeare.

Kylie, is a member of The Naples Players KidzAct youth program in Naples.


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The English-Speaking Union

Naples Branch

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Welcome to the ESU

The ESU celebrates English as a shared language to foster global understanding and good will by providing educational and cultural opportunities for students, educators, and members.

To find out more about our programs click here.