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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.

In February 2013 we launched our Middle East Academy in Dubai. For more information, please click here.

Forthcoming courses...

-NEW!- 21st May 2014 -NEW!-

21st - 25th July or 4th - 8th August 2014

The Bluffer's Guide to Etiquette - by our senior tutor William Hanson

We are delighted to say that one of our senior tutors, William Hanson, has just released his first book - to high acclaim. It spent the last week in the Amazon Top 100 and has received much press, including a spot on BBC Radio 2's Steve Wright in the Afternoon programme.

China Office Launch Event - Chengdu, October 2013

In October 2013, Alexandra Messervy (Founder & CEO), Jimmy Beale (Director of Operations & Educational Development) and William Hanson (Senior Tutor) flew to China for the official launch of our China office, in Chengdu. We have been operating in China (Beijing, Shanghai & Chengdu) since February 2013 and our exciting launch event cemented our commitment to bringing our training programmes and expertise to China.

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