The next event will be on Saturday 26th May at the Restaurant Le Plantagenet at the Hostellerie de la Croix Blanche in Fontevraud, starting at 11.30 with an aperitif on the terrace (weather permitting) followed by lunch served promptly at 12.00. After lunch we will hear from Laure Chabenat, a student at the Lycée Saint Louis in Saumur, who was this year's winner of the National Public Speaking Competition here in the Loire Valley - details and application form. Please return the Attendance Slips and cheques to Julie Dufour before the deadline of Friday 19th May.
In addition, there will be celebrations to mark the centenary of the ESU in London, 14th – 16th May 2018. This event has been planned at the same time as the International Council Meeting and the International Public Speaking Competition.
Also, the English-Speaking Union of the United States would like to extend a personal invitation to you, your international members, and anyone in your country interested in studying in England this summer with our TLab: "Travel and Learn Abroad" program. Immerse yourself in Stratford-upon-Avon, where Shakespeare lived and worked. Enjoy Royal Shakespeare Company theater performances, lectures by renowned Shakespeareans and rare artifacts from world-class collections - details.