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CREDIT: Adama Jalloh

Visit us

Visit our Bristol home to enjoy exhibitions, workshops, talks, film screenings and many other events
Agonistes (stills), 2020, 1-channel digital video, colour, sound
CREDIT: Hoda Afshar


We present an inspiring programme of contemporary photographic exhibitions that support creativity, science and new ideas, nurture excellence and make photography accessible to everyone.

In Progress | 20 May - 24 Oct 2021
Book tickets (opens 6 May)

Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year | 20 Nov - 12 Dec 2021
Book tickets (coming soon)

RPS House 3

Plan your visit

RPS House is open Thu–Sun (and Bank Holiday Mondays), 10am–5pm. Entry is free.

We want to ensure that everyone shares a safe and enjoyable experience. Before visiting, please read our Visitor Guide, and book a timed reservation to visit our current exhibition. Ticket booking opens 6 May.

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CREDIT: BOP 19 © BOP, produced by the Martin Parr Foundation and the Royal Photographic Society
Siffa Sound System, Playing The Carnival, Handsworth Park. 1983 Sml
CREDIT: © Vanley Burke. Siffa Sound System, Playing The Carnival, Handsworth Park, 1983
Vertiginous Exhilaration © Rut Blees Luxemburg
CREDIT: © Rut Blees Luxemburg / Vertiginous Exhilaration


In-person (coming soon)


Steve McCurry 1
CREDIT: Steve McCurry HonFRPS


In-person (coming soon)


CREDIT: Andrew Carothers ARPS


RPS Distinctions are one of the most widely recognised and respected photography awards throughout the world. Our tailored and friendly education programme offers Advisory Days, Assessments and many other ways to support your photography. 

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RPS House

Building hire

Hire our 101-seat auditorium fitted with cinema quality equipment, state of the art exhibition space, conference room, photographic resource centre and/or library.

Get in touch
200215 RPS IPE 162 0094 HIGH RES (002)

Media enquiries

The RPS is the United Kingdom's leading photography organisation and is well-placed to provide informed comment to the media on many different aspects of photography, photographers and issues surrounding photography.

Rebecca Faith Photo 1037

Film screenings

Coming later this year