Past Fellows have included Benjamin Franklin, Karl Marx, Marie Curie & Charles Dickens. While many Fellows have achieved recognition for their contribution in a particular field, this it is not the defining criterion for joining the RSA. Our ethos is inclusive. We value all who positively impact society. Today Fellows come from a wide range of backgrounds and disciplines. Read more about them here
The RSA aims to be the kind of organisation the 21st century needs. Across the country and around the world RSA Fellows and staff are getting together, imagining a better future and developing the practical next steps we need to take. Our belief is simple: it is not hope that leads to action but action that leads to hope. We’d love to tell you more. Get in touch with Olivia, details at the bottom, to discuss your next steps.
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Design Storyteller - crafting narratives about culture, community & environment.
Passionate about: women's empowerment, scaling ideas to global impact, arts for social change.
Social Entrepreneur & Innovator, Regional Economic Developer, and Writer
Most of the RSA’s work can be traced back to one basic thought: that the best way to change society for the better is to help people change it for themselves.
28th August 2015
An article by: Jocelyn Cunningham FRSA
How do people define and represent the complexity of their local communities? Jocelyn Cunningham discusses how cultural processes are key to strengthening deeper ways of relating to each other and places.
25th August 2015
An article by: Thomas Hauschildt
Google “Visit England” and you will quickly find results listing impressive buildings, monuments and archaeological sites, and places of natural beauty. But there is more to heritage than famous architecture and natural beauty ...
20th February 2015
An article by: Matthew Taylor
At last the conversation about arts and cultural policy is getting serious. The RSA would like to take it one step further.
A without frontiers online community showcasing creativity in the North East.
An interactive ‘culture map’ of Bedfordshire aiming to increase the number of young people accessing cultural activities.
A four day arts event designed to bring a new lease of creativity into the city and prove the need for a permanent contemporary artspace in Bath.