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What's On

Find upcoming events, talks, and exhibitions from the RPS, whether at RPS House in Bristol, across the UK, or abroad.
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CREDIT: Evan Dawson


Visit us at our world-class gallery and auditorium in Bristol, UK.

Whether in person or streamed online, we host a range of events open to everyone, including workshops, talks, and exhibitions.

See what's on in Bristol
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CREDIT: Robert Harvey ARPS

Online talks

Explore online talks run by the RPS and its members, from interviews with prominent photographers to presentations about recent projects or photobooks.

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CREDIT: © Emma Delves-Broughton FRPS


Whether you're diving into photography for the first time or honing your skills, there is a range of online and in-person workshops run by the RPS and its members.

RPS workshops:  Online  |  In-person

RPS member-run workshops

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Mark Phillips FRPS
CREDIT: Mark Phillips FRPS


There are three levels of RPS Distinctions. Clicks the links below to apply:

one2one Portfolio Reviews
Advisory Days
Licentiate (LRPS) Assessment 
Associate (ARPS) Assessment 
Fellowship (FRPS) Assessment

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CREDIT: Lola Flash

Awards Talks

Join us for a new series of conversations with recipients of the internationally respected RPS Awards. Each month we talk to a previous recipient about their work. Tickets are free.

Book tickets
CREDIT: Kirsty Mackay

The Photobook Club

The Photobook Club and the RPS present a monthly series of talks from photographers and artists, curated by Tom Broadbent.

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Spirit in the Room

International Photography Exhibition 163

RPS Gallery: 16 April - 21 August 2022

Opening hours: Wednesday to Sundays (and Bank Holidays) 10am - 5pm, free admission

With 105 works chosen anonymously from a worldwide open call, the IPE 163 is a powerful exhibition that demonstrates the breadth of contemporary image-making and storytelling today.

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This is Not a Moment

The RPS and MPF present a brand-new open-air exhibition space launching with This is Not a Moment, a display of new work by Bristol-based photographer, Khali Ackford.

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CREDIT: Laia Abril

Exhibition learning resources

Explore detailed learning resources for previous RPS exhibitions.

These resources offer practical ideas, theory and insight into creative practitioners’ work and extend the learning experience based around the subject matter.

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Groups, Regional Hubs & Chapters

Fistral Bay, Cornwall
CREDIT: Janet Haines ARPS
CREDIT: Chris Renk

International events

Benelux · Germany · India · Sri Lanka · Switzerland



If you are interested in a sold out activity, please email the event organiser so they can let you know if/when it will be run again.

 For information on accessible events click here