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The Philadelphia Branch
The English-Speaking Union

invites our members and friends to a Zoom Cock-tail (Mocktail) Party on Friday, June 19th at 5pm.


Submit a picture of you in your favorite Garden Party hat for a chance to win a certificate for Tea for Two at Sofitel (Tea is not currently being served, but the certificate is good for when they re-open).

To submit a photo, please email it to by June 12th. Your photo will appear in the next newsletter.

We are requesting a $25 donation to participate. Checks can be mailed to the ESU office at 1221 Locust Street, Box 502, Philadelphia, PA 19107, or follow this link to pay on-line.

Questions: or 215-545-3619

Join in at 5:30pm to sing GOD SAVE THE QUEEN
God save our gracious Queen,
Long live our noble Queen,
God save the Queen:
Send her victorious,
Happy and glorious,
Long to reign over us:
God save the Queen.


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2019 Holiday Party

Click here to download invite

Click here to purchase tickets online. 


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Concert: The Queen's Six

St. Mark's Church
1625 Locust Street, Philadelphia

Date: Friday, October 25, 2019
Time: 6:30pm Cost: $35/ticket

Performing in Philadelphia for one night only.

The Queen's Six were established in 2008, the 450th anniversary of the accession of Queen Elizabeth I, from whom they take their name.

Based at Windsor Castle, all the members of The Queen's Six are also Lay Clerks of St George's Chapel, whose homes lie within the Castle walls.

To purchase tickets on-line click here OR mail a check to:

The English-Speaking Union
1221 Locust Street, Box 502
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Include name and email or phone #
Phone: 215-545-3619

For reserved seating in the first five rows and dinner with the Queen's Six at the Prime Rib following the concert, please contact Judith at or call 215-545-3619. Space is limited


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Annual Garden Party

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A Colonial Christmas



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The English-Speaking Union

Philadelphia Branch

Welcome to the ESU

The ESU celebrates English as a shared language to foster global understanding and good will by providing educational and cultural opportunities for students, educators, and members.

To find out more about our programs click here.