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The RSA in the North of England

The RSA has a growing community of 3000 Fellows across the North of England. From Liverpool up to Berwick-upon-Tweed, we are coming togetherdeveloping ideas, projects and networks enabling people, places and planet to flourish.

Join us at an upcoming Fellow-led event, explore blogs and news stories to hear about activity with a northern focus and meet our RSA in the North team, who you can contact via their profiles below 

Local Area connectors

Picture of Patrick Hurley
Fellowship Areas and Engagement Manager (North of England, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland)

Picture of Hellen Giblin-Jowett FRSA
Fellowship Councillor

Newcastle upon Tyne

Picture of Paul Ingram FRSA
Fellowship Councillor


Latest events

  • Northern Coffeehouse: Ten Pound Poms

    Fellowship events


    Catherine Cole is an Australian-British writer based in Liverpool. Her latest book Slipstream is a poignant memoir following the Cole family's journey as "Ten Pound Poms" in Australia. Catherine navigates the contrasting worlds of her parents' small mining village in northern England and a childhood of hot Australian summers, beaches and cicadas.

  • RSA Newcastle Network Encounter: meetup

    Fellowship events

    Tyneside Cinema Bar Cafe, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6QG

    Join other RSA Fellows and friends for an informal chance to catch up and chat at the Tyneside Bar Café on Pilgrim Street.

  • Northern Coffeehouse: civic stewardship

    Fellowship events


    We’re joined by Arthur Acheson FRSA, a registered architect and chartered town planner who specialises in community involvement. Join us to hear more about how architecture and civic planning are not just about designing and building places - they're about people using them.

Local Fellowship news

  • Coworking arrangements

    The RSA has agreements in place with a number of coworking spaces across the country. So whether you are looking for a place to work from regularly or need somewhere to touch down with your laptop when you travel, take a look at the places where you can co-work for free.

  • It’s time to take back our computers from Big Tech


    David Jackson

    We complain about giants such as Google, Apple and Microsoft owning our technology, but how many of us take the time to explore the alternatives. As David Jackson argues, they are simple to adopt and free in every sense

  • We need nature recovery now… not in 20 years time


    Lee Heykoop

    A number of new laws will have huge benefits in regreening our towns, increasing biodiversity and helping nature recover from the damage done by humankind. But, argues, Lee Heykoop, we need to make it all happen much more quickly

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