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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.

An idea worth stealing


Edward Lowe

Launching our Corporate Membership network


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Upcoming events

  • Lockdown laws and the threats to our freedoms

    RSA Event / Online

    Online via YouTube

    Human rights barrister Adam Wagner reflects on lockdown laws, hastily made under a state of emergency, and the recent Public Order Bill, to explore how these laws threaten our freedoms.

  • First Friday Changemakers: an inside view of the Fellowship Council

    Fellowship Event / Online


    Tony Sheehan, Fellowship Councillor for Ireland and artistic director of Triskel Arts Centre, joins us to talk about the transformation of the Triskel from a small arts centre to a major cultural hub.

RSA House: new opening arrangements

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

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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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