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The English Manner

The English Manner is a unique British company providing international training and consultancy in contemporary etiquette, protocol, the arts, social skills, household and event planning.

Founded by Alexandra Messervy, formerly of the Royal Household of Her Majesty The Queen, in 2001, The English Manner gives worldwide personal development, cultural, hospitality and social skills training to an international clientele of all ages.

The English Manner incorporates the etiquette training side of the world-renowned Lucie Clayton Finishing School.

Through our continued work with only the best of tutors, partners & service providers we are able to provide an unparalleled service to a discerning clientele.

Forthcoming fixed-date UK courses...

15th - 19th December 2014

3rd - 6th February 2015

Please note that we offer private, bespoke tuition throughout the year. Information can be found here about these courses.

Afternoon Tea Salon at The Langham Hotel, Xintendi, Shanghai - July 2014

Senior Tutor William Hanson was back in Shanghai to host another of our now famous afternoon tea salons.

Miss Universe training - July 2014

Whilst in China, William Hanson was also asked to train this year's entrants for Miss Universe in basic international etiquette and table manners.

William Hanson with China's Miss Universe entrants