RPS House is the home of The Royal Photography Society, based in Paintworks in Bristol. We have a 101-seat auditorium, a boardroom/classroom, events space, and a photography gallery. All of these spaces are available for hire.
To talk about hiring space with us please contact us to discuss your needs: RPSHouse@rps.org
Listening: Surround sound. Two desk mics and two roaming mics available
All seats have a small movable writing table built in
The Education Centre
Hugely flexible space
This room can cater for intimate meetings, boardroom sessions up to 20 people and even a small auditorium for 40.
AV: 70 inch TV with soundbar. You can project by AirDrop, HDMI, or Blu-Ray player.
Located on our second floor with access to toilets, a kitchen and the outside terrace.
This room is very flexible in function so please contact us to discuss individual needs.
The Resource Centre
If you are interested in learning more about the history of the RPS, or more generally about historical and contemporary photography, our Resource Centre is open by appointment to researchers, students and the public.
Within RPS House, all areas are fully accessible with a lift, ramps and restrooms on each floor.
If you have any accessibility requirements, please contact us on RPSHouse@rps.org in advance so we can assist you in your visit.
Though there is some accessibility parking in Paintworks, we also have some private parking spaces we can reserve for those with accessibility requirements. Please contact us in advance if you would like a space reserved.
From street level car parking there are lifts available to reach RPS House on the raised ground floor.