ESU New Orleans Branch

Welcome to the New Orleans Branch of the ESU

Welcome to the webpage of The English-Speaking Union New Orleans Branch! We've been an active Branch for more than 30 years, and have over 100 current memberships of both singles and couples. We have a full calendar of interesting events during each year.

 In early March of this year, the Branch sponsored its annual, high school Shakespeare competition at Tulane and our regional winner, Rohan Padmakumar, went on to compete in New York in the Nationals and finish as a Finalist!

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News And Events

Save the Date!

Queen's Birthday Brunch 2019
"James Bond on her Majesty's Secret Service"

Sunday, June 9, 2019

Dress:  Bond de Rigueur

 

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An Evening of Purcell - The English Baroque

If you've hummed along with the trumpet solo introduction to CBS Sunday Morning or enjoyed the soundtrack of the recent movie The Favourite, then you have been enjoying Baroque music. Join us for a program about Henry Purcell, the most famous of English composers up until the 20th century, who uniquely composed Baroque vocal music shaped by the natural prosody of English speech.

 

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National Shakespeare Competition - South Louisiana Regional Semi-Finals

Sunday, February 10, 2019
National Shakespeare Competition

South Louisiana Regional Semi-Finals
Tulane University
McWilliams Hall, Newcomb Circle
2:00 PM

Attendees, Members, & Guests Cocktail Party at the lovely home of Katherine de Montluzin

Click here to see more pictures

 

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Annual Christmas Tea

Date:  December 9, 2018
Place:  Tim Fields
2238 Octavia Street
New Orleans, LA  70115
Time:  3-5
Cost:  $20
Valet parking provided

 

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Nicholas Ashley-Cooper, 12th Earl of Shaftesbury

OCTOBER 22 AT 5:30 P.M. : ROYAL OAK FOUNDATION, Longue Vue Playhouse; Lord Shaftesbury, St. Giles House Reborn!

Here's a link to the programs landing page and here's the New Orleans page. ESU New Orleans members to get the discounted price, promo code is 18FESUNO. 

For more information, please see the full post or download the .pdf here. 


Nicholas Ashley-Cooper in the Handel Room at St Giles House in 2010, before the restoration work begins © Dan Annett

 

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