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ESU Celebrates 2020 British Gala

Friends, during this period of uncertainty with the coronavirus health crisis affecting all of us, our members, families, friends and the public are of greatest concern. The British Gala is postponed and will be rescheduled at a later date. We are sorry for the inconvenience and sudden change. Watch our website and Facebook for updates.

Brits International, a Kansas City-based non-profit organization, is hosting their 8th Annual British Gala KC. All ESU members and Friends of ESU are invited to attend this one-day festival of all-things-British!

The ESU Kansas City Branch will have an information table at the British Gala so be sure to stop by and say hello to our ESU volunteers!  Bring your family and friends as there is something for all ages!

Date:  Saturday, May 16, 2020

Time: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Location:  Ararat Event Center
                  5100 Ararat Drive
                  Kansas City, Mo.
                   Click here for map

Admission:  Adults: $5.00
                     Children under age 10: Free

Parking:  Free parking for 250 cars

Activities include:

  • Shop for a variety of British gift items
  • The Kansas City Renaissance actors, including the King and Queen, will be wandering throughout the British Gala.  You can have your picture taken with the King and Queen! They'll also be giving away coupons for the 2018 KC Renaissance Festival.
  • A wide variety of British food including:
  1. Afternoon Tea.  No reservations required but limited seating so arrive early.
  2. Cornish Pasty Lunches served from 11am-2pm. 
  3. Homemade British sausage rolls, Scotch Eggs, meat pies, and trifle
  4. And much more!

This is a fun event so bring the whole family. There will be fun activities for the kids. We look forward to seeing you at our ESU booth.


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