£300

Best Behaviour: The Social Etiquette Course

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The RSA

8 John Adam Street

London

WC2N 6EZ

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Polish your politesse and swat up on the rules of civility with this crash-course in etiquette and social graces.


William will coach the participants through the essential rules of correct behaviour and demonstrate how 'old fashioned' values and customs can be adapted to the modern world.


How Do You Do?

  • 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

  • Mannerly mingling


Party Manners

  • Timekeeping and timescales

  • Menus for all occasions and fussy eaters

  • The politics of seating plans

  • Sending and replying to invitations

  • Houseguests

  • How and when to write a charming thank you letter


Best Foot Forward

  • Sitting straight

  • Standing tall

  • Carriage and gait

  • Making an entrance

  • Leaving a good impression

  • Understanding every-day body language signals


Suits You

  • Decoding dress codes

  • How not to look out of place

  • Town vs country

  • Business attire

  • The silent class indicators of dress

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The RSA

8 John Adam Street

London

WC2N 6EZ

United Kingdom

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