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We are the royal society for arts, manufactures and commerce - a global network of changemakers enabling people, places and the planet to flourish in harmony




Fellows Festival 2024

Featured Event

As we embark on our 270th anniversary year we will demonstrate how our heritage has defined our commitment to courage. We will also reflect on how nearly three centuries of social impact has shaped our behaviour and look at how we can be even braver and bolder in our social change ambitions.

Student Design Awards


Submissions for the 2024 Student Design Awards are now open. By participating, you'll be joining an alumni of incredible forward-thinking changemakers tackling the challenges facing our people, place and planet.

Capabilities for life


We enable individuals and collectives worldwide to cultivate a worldview and capabilities that centre the wellbeing of people, places and our planet. Help us build our Capabilities for life curriculum and share your knowledge.

Why social connectivity matters


Andy Haldane


Discover Circle

Bringing Fellows together in collaboration on their innovations and our mission.

Upcoming events

  • An evening with Loyd Grossman

    At the House / An evening with...

    RSA House

    We're delighted to be back with another 'An evening with...' event. Come together for insightful perspectives, fascinating conversation and delicious food and drink in the inspiring setting of RSA House This event will feature our very special guest Loyd Grossman, author and broadcaster, in conversation with Andy Haldane, our CEO, alongside a specially curated three course meal.

  • Central Fellows online catch up

    Fellowship events


    Join us for an informal catch-up with Fellows across the Central Region.

  • Why sink or swim when you can play?

    Fellowship events

    Proteus Creation Space, Basingstoke, RG21 3DH

    Join Fellows in Basingstoke for a hands-on workshop thinking creatively about new ways of learning, exploring organisational learning culture and developing capabilities for meaningful change.

Visiting RSA House

Fellows and the general public can access our Coffee House from the RSA's Durham House Street entrance.

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 unique global network of change-makers enabling people, places and the planet to flourish in harmony.

The Coffee House

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



Shape the future

Find out how we unite people and ideas in collective action to create opportunities to regenerate our world.

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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