Polish your politesse and swot up on the rules of civility with this one-day crash-course in etiquette and social graces.
William will coach you through the essential rules of correct behaviour and demonstrate how 'old fashioned' values and customs can be adapted and are still relevant to the modern world.
You will be taught how to make a good, lasting impression in social settings, as well as nurture friendships with civility, charm and poise.
In this one-to-one coaching session, William will guide you through the plethora of rules and nuances of Western and British etiquette as well as the logic and history behind essential customs.
Topics listed below.
Investment upon application. Group and couple rates available.
Investment includes tuition, morning and afternoon refreshments and all UK taxes including VAT.
Venue: The Royal Society of The Arts, London.
When: to suit your schedule.
Carriage and gait
Making an entrance
Leaving a good impression
Understanding every-day body language signals
Decoding dress codes
How not to look out of place
Town vs country
The silent class indicators of dress
Handshakes, kisses and hugs: how and when to greet
Meeting and greeting people from other cultures
Introducing yourself and others
Use of first names
Small talk that doesn't involve the weather
Elegant place settings
The geography of the dining table
Timekeeping and timescales
Menus for all occasions and fussy eaters
The politics of seating plans
Sending and replying to invitations
How and when to write a charming thank you letter