North West

The North West region covers Blackburn with Darwen, Blackpool, Cumbria, Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Merseyside and Warrington. Want to get in touch? Find out about the local team and how to contact them. You can see what they are working on in the North West development plan.



The latest projects, stories and key events near you.

Report: Measuring Your Social Impact
In a new short paper, we see from Yorkshire's community gardening projects a strong case for measuring change in social networks. Read the report here.

View the full list of highlights

Meet Fellows online

RSA North West - virtual coffee house

Visit the new North West blog, the online site for the North West region; you can meet Fellows in your area and find out more about local projects and events.

You can also connect with us through:


RSA North West events

Take a look at our national events calendar to find out what's happening where you are:

View a list of all our events.

Meet Fellows in your area

Join us at a regular network meeting to meet people locally, connect and share ideas. Each network has a local organiser who you can contact for more details:

Bolton: email Stephen Parry. Run in collaboration with Octagon Theatre.
Chester: email Rod Hyde.
Penrith: email Alistair Simmons.
Liverpool: email Eric Woodcock.
Manchester: email Rod Hyde

Email Vivs Long-Ferguson, Head of Regions, for more information about local activity.

Local project case studies

Read more about how other Fellows have turned their idea into a project and how we can support you.