Design for life

To regenerate people, place and planet


years of significant social change

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The royal society for arts, manufactures and commerce is a network of entrepreneurs, educators and innovators working to advance society, the economy and the environment




Cities of Learning


Discover how we're helping regions deliver inclusive lifelong learning.

Student Design Awards


Challenging students to tackle pressing issues through design.

Catalyst Funding


Grants and support for social innovations developed by our Fellowship.

How can we cultivate healthier and happier communities?


Ella Firebrace,Riley Thorold

RSA Design Awards: A celebration of design


Aoife O'Doherty

Does Net Zero need nuclear?


Arun Khuttan


Fellows Festival highlights

Our first Fellows Festival was the beginning of an important discussion shaping the future strategy of the RSA charting a path towards a better tomorrow. Watch highlights from the day and feedback on our new mission, Design for Life.

Upcoming events

  • RSA London meet-up

    Fellowship Event / Coffee House

    Long Gallery, The Coffee House at RSA House, London, WC2N 6EZ

    Join us at The Coffee House in RSA House, for this opportunity for Fellows in London to connect and share ideas.

  • Northern Coffeehouse: the campaign for a four-day week

    Fellowship Event


    Lianna Etkind, RSA Central Area Manager and FRSA, joins us to share how she has gone about campaigning for the implementation of a four day week.

RSA House: we are open

The RSA House is open to Fellows, visitors, staff and for outside events.

Book a room at RSA House

Historic RSA House combines Georgian splendour with high quality contemporary design and is a versatile space suitable for a variety of events.

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Become an RSA Fellow

The RSA Fellowship is a global community of 30,000 proactive problem solvers who share our vision and values.

The Coffee House

Coffee, food and connections. An inspiring place to collaborate.



Shape the future

Find out how we can unite people and ideas to resolve the challenges of our time and realise lasting change.

Our proven approach to change

For everyone who is passionate about making social change happen.

The combination of a stellar public events programme, allied with a brilliant research agenda and a constant willingness to engage with pressing policy questions, means that the RSA is playing a pivotal role in shaping policymaking across the political spectrum.

Co-Founder of Hubble and Second Home, previous Senior Policy Advisor to the Prime Minister Rohan Silva

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