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APRIL 28TH, 2019  THE ENGLISH-SPEAKING UNION PRINCETON BRANCH PRESENTS:

KIRSTIN BRIDIER – THE NATIONAL TRUST FOR SCOTLAND AND SAVING HILL HOUSE, HOME OF CHARLES RENNIE MACINTOSH

Kirstin Bridier

Executive Director – National Trust for Scotland

Kirstin is responsible for securing support for the Trust from individual, corporate, and foundation donors in the US. Kirstin, who previously worked at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), and the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, is a graduate of Smith College and holds an M.Sc. in historic preservation from the University of Pennsylvania.  This presentation will feature efforts to preserve Hill House, home of Charles Rennie Macintosh.

LOCATION:  The Kirby Arts Center, The Lawrenceville School

TIME:  3.00 PM

The presentation will be followed by refreshments.  Free to E-SU Members.  $10 for non-members.

For additional information, please visit the website at http://www.esuus.org/princeton/

 

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MAY 18TH, 2019  THE ENGLISH-SPEAKING UNION, PRINCETON BRANCH PRESENTS:

A PUB LUNCH AT THE SHIP INN, MILFORD + AGM

A fun lunch PLUS a pub quiz!  Noon.  Will double as our Annual General Meeting.  PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A SATURDAY!

LOCATION:  THE SHIP INN, 61 BRIDGE STREET, MILFORD NJ

TIME: Noon

 

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2017-2018 Programs

OCTOBER 8TH, 2017 
PETER HAM

NOVEMBER 5TH, 2017   
THE ROYAL SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCERS

JANUARY 14TH, 2018 
BARBARA TOMLINSON – THE BAYEUX TAPESTRY

FEBRUARY 25, 2018 
ANNUAL SHAKESPEARE COMPETITION

MARCH 25TH, 2018 
JONATHAN ROSE – THE LITERARY CAREER OF WINSTON CHURCHILL

APRIL 29TH, 2018 
KIM LANE SCHEPPELE - BREXIT

MAY 20th, 2017 
THE BRITISH HOLDINGS OF THE ROSENBACH MUSEUM


 

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October 8th, 2017 – Peter Ham


Peter's talk is based on Catherine Bailey's book, 'Black Diamonds' and is titled 'The End Of It All: Wentworth House, The Fitzwilliams and the 1940s Labour Government'.  The talk describes the coda to the political and social forces set in motion by the Glorious Revolution and the 1689 Bill of Rights that Peter described in his earlier talk on the the English Landscape Garden movement, 'Politics in the Garden'.

 

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November 5th, 2017 - The Royal Scottish Country Dancers


The Royal Scottish Country Dance Society [RSCDS], New Jersey Branch, conducts regular classes and parties open to all who are interested in preserving Scottish Country Dancing.  They will be demonstrating Scottish dancing and will probably ask for audience participation as they did last time!

 

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