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Annual Christmas Tea

You're cordially invited to attend our Annual Christmas Tea on Sunday, December 11, 2016 (2:00pm - 5:00pm)

Location: Home of Ricky Lemann
                 1819 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70116

Complimentary Valet Parking


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Evelyn Wrench Speaker Program Region VII, 2016-2017

Distinguished British historian and author

The Long Weekend: Life in the English Country House, 1918-1939

Drawing on thousands of memoirs, unpublished letters and diaries, and the eye-witness testimonies of belted earls and bibulous butlers, historian Adrian Tinniswood brings the stately homes of England to life as never before, opening the door onto a world half-remembered, glamorous, shameful at times, and forever wrapped in myth.


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ESU NOLA Calendar Of Events 2016-2017

September 12, 2016,  7-9 p.m.,  Patron Members' Party,  Home of Miss Courtney-Anne Sarpy

October 10, 2016 - Oliver Everett – Windsor Castle, Its History and Occupants; 6 -8 p.m. , Ralph's On The Park

November 10, 2016 - The Royal Oak Foundation: Anne Sebba- Les Parisiennes: Women in Wartime Paris; 6:15 p.m. Academy of the Sacred Heart, 4521 St. Charles Ave.

ESU members $30; Non-members $40. Register at

November 17, 2016 - Adrian Tinniswood, OBE – The Long Weekend: Life In The English Country House 1918-1939;
6:30-8:30 p.m., 6330 St. Charles Avenue

"Round Table Club Members – No Charge;
ESU Members $30 and Non-Members/Guests $40

Books available at program for $30 each, cash or check preferred. Author available to sign

December 11, 2017 - Annual Christmas Tea at the home of Ricky Lemann   2-5pm

March 5, 2017 - Annual Shakespeare Competition - 
2-4pm - McWilliams Hall at Tulane University -
Attending members reception following, TBA

June 11, 2017 - Queen's Birthday Brunch, High Noon to 
2:00 pm at
  New Orleans Country Club

July 21-22, 2017 -  Folger Teacher Workshop at
Tulane University 


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The New Orleans Chapter of The English Speaking Union invites you a Wolf Hall inspired program:

Greed, Lust and Murder: King Henry VIII, The Tudor Court, and How It Changed England Forever

presented by Curt DiCamillo, FRSA, Boston, MA.

Address:  6330 St. Charles Ave. New Orleans, LA 70118

Time: 6:30 PM. 

Date: Friday, May 15, 2015

Cost: $35 member, $45. non-members.

Champagne Reception to follow.


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Save the Date for our Upcoming Events!

April 8, 2015 Rene McEldowney, PhD – Love, War and the Creation of the British National Health Service

May 15, 2015 Curt DiCamillo – Greed, Lust and Murder: Henry VIII and the Tudor Court and How it Changed England Forever

June 7, 2015 - Queen's Birthday Brunch

November 3, 2015 – Sir Evelyn Wrench Speaker: Sir Christopher Hum, former British Ambassador to China


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The English-Speaking Union

New Orleans Branch