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RPS In Focus and AGM

Event info

The 2021 RPS Annual General Meeting has been designed to enable everyone to be able to attend from around the globe. We will cover the normal AGM items, including the results of voting for your new Trustees, along with a varied and interesting full day of presentations.

10.00 AM BST (RPS Members only): 

President Simon Hill HonFRPS: Introduction

Len Metcalf: The environmentalist, the educator and the artist

11.00 AM: RPS Annual General Meeting

11.45 AM: RPS In Focus (Open to all)

President's Welcome and Address

David Tay FRPS: Cultural Colours. A talk about how colour is perceived and respected differently around the world.

Dr Michael Pritchard FRPS: Generations: Portraits of Holocaust Survivors. On view now at the Imperial War Museum and at the RPS in Jan 2022, the exhibition features two images from our patron HRH the Duchess of Cambridge.

13.30 PM:

Evan Dawson, CEO: Introduction to afternoon presentations on ‘Photography for Wellbeing’.

Alison Webber FRPS

Alyn Mulholland and Chris Middleton from the Scrambles Photography Group, based in Nottingham will present a talk highlighting the past and current success of the group in supporting individuals experiencing mental health conditions.

Andrew Page, Founder and CEO of Positive View

Helen Costello, CEO of Action for Children. An introduction to the Young Carers project.

14.45 PM:

Paul Sanders: Mindfulness Through Photography

15.30 PM:

Tim Daly and the RPS Distinctions team: Photobooks

Evan Dawson: Photography for Everyone. Our CEO will close the day by giving us insight into some of the latest projects that the RPS are working on as part of the new strategy.


Your ticket for the day’s event: 

Please note this ticket enables you to attend in person at RPS House. If you wish to attend online, please book a ticket here.

Event Organiser

Kate Constance


Venue Information

All areas are fully accessible with a lift, ramps and restrooms on each floor. If you have any specific requirements, please contact us on RPSHouse@rps.org so we can assist you during your visit.

There is public parking in Paintworks. We also have reserved parking spaces we can make available for those with accessibility requirements. Please contact us in advance if you would like to reserve a space. From ground level there are lifts to reach RPS House on the raised ground floor.


RPS House

337-340 Paintworks

Arnos Vale



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