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.



  • Private reception for Mid-Atlantic alumni honoring Attingham Trust Director Helen Jacobsen, D.Phil., in Philadelphia | June 6, 2023. For more information, click here. Please kindly RSVP by June 3. 
  • Private reception thanking scholarship patrons and welcoming all 2023 Attingham courses participants in New York | June 11, 2023. For more information, click here. Members of the Class of 2023, please kindly RSVP by June 8. 
  • SAVE THE DATE! Annual Fall Lecture, Thursday, November 2, 2023, 6-8pm. More information in due course. 



2023 Courses

The Attingham Summer School

July 1-16, 2023

Royal Collection Studies

September 3-12, 2023

The Attingham Study Programme

September 18-26, 2023

London House Course

October 3-9, 2023