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




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.

Super-nature: shaping how cities feel


Tamsin Hanke,Sash Scott

Shared wisdom is all we need


Trevor Hudson

Pupil Design Awards 2021-2022: Final evaluation report


Veronica Mrvcic,Aidan Daly (Researcher)


Upcoming events

  • How to make better decisions

    RSA Event / Online

    RSA House and online via YouTube

    Author Ed Smith offers a new way of thinking about decision-making, leadership and success, drawing on insights from his time as Chief Selector of the England cricket team.

  • Introduction to systems thinking

    Fellowship Event


    Can we think of a way to unlock the potential in people and places? This workshop will offer an overview of systems thinking and complexity sciences and how they might help us understand the changes happening in the world.

RSA House: new opening arrangements

Fellows and the general public can now 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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The RSA Fellowship is a unique global network of change-makers enabling people, places and the planet to flourish.

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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