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CREDIT: Roger Crocombe ARPS

South East

Welcome to the South East Region.

The South East Region has over 800 members and is one of the largest RPS regions, covering the counties of Kent, Surrey, East Sussex and West Sussex.

We aim to support our members by providing a comprehensive programme of events across the region, including distinction advisory days, high profile speaker events, photo-walks and workshops. We also collaborate with Special Interest Groups to promote their activities and host an annual Members’ Day where members are encouraged to show and talk about their photography.

We welcome feedback on regional events and suggestions for future activities. If you wish to join the region or have any questions or comments, please contact our Regional Organiser, John Gough at

RPS Distinction Advisory days

South East Region Advisory Days

Face to Face Advisory Days have been suspended, but we will be offering online advisory days in 2021.

Check our events pages for more details.

The RPS also offer online 1:1 portfolio reviews which are a valuable addition to the advisory days - more information available via the relevant Distinctions page



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CREDIT: Roger Crocombe ARPS

South East Events

Sadly face to face events have been cancelled for the foreseeable future due to the COVID-19

We will be rescheduling these events as soon as possible once the crisis is over.

However we are developing a programme of exciting online events - see our events page for more details.



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CREDIT: Jan Beesley ARPS


During the Covid crisis we have been busy putting on online events all of which have sold out very quickly.

To see all the online events we ran in 2020 click here

We have an interesting programme being put in place for 2021 so keep an eye on our newsletters and our  events page for more details 




Meet the team

The South East Region Team consists of a committee of volunteers


John Gough - Regional Organiser

Jan Beesley ARPS - Web Editor

Paul Stillman-Smith - Workshop Organiser

Roger Crocombe  ARPS - Workshop Organiser



To run our region we rely on the help of other dedicated volunteers and the wider membership.  It's your region and we welcome new volunteers.

Can you organise a photo walk or a small group meeting?  If so then please do contact the Regional Organiser or the Workshops Organiser

For all other queries please contact the Regional Secretary 

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CREDIT: Jan Beesley ARPS

Meet the Team

Meet the team