The American Friends of Attingham supports the work of The Attingham Trust, a British educational charitable trust, that organizes specialized residential courses to study British country houses, their collections and settings, and the history and contents of British royal palaces. The American Friends of Attingham is a 501(c)(3) educational organization that assists the Trust by recruiting and processing applications from candidates living in the United States, and raising scholarship funds for qualifying applicants.


As a result of Covid-19, close attention continues to be paid to UK and US government guidelines. The Summer School and Royal Collection Studies 2021 are now postponed until 2022. The Ireland Study Programme, Libraries course and French 18th-Century Studies currently remain on track for 2021.



Upcoming Events


Courses in 2021 are as follows:

The Attingham Summer School

June 30-July 17, 2022

French 18th-Century Studies

October 4-8, 2021

The Attingham Study Programme

September 15-23, 2021

Royal Collection Studies

September 2022