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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


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

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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.

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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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Speech Bubbles
CREDIT: Into Film

Free Family Film Club - Into Film

We are an official Into Film club venue! 

To join our FREE film club follow the link below and register with our club code: CC967F77 

We will be screening films for families and children under-18 on the last Sunday of every month. Once you've registered as a club member on the Into Film platform you can keep up to date on the latest screening and news.  

If you have any questions about our film club please see our FAQ's

Our next screenings are in October Half Term: 

Monday 24th October - 4pm 

Sunday 30th October - 1pm

Join Our Film Club


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CREDIT: Susan Derges

Squaring the Circles of Confusion: Neo-Pictorialism in the 21st Century

The Royal Photographic Society is delighted to announce the opening of Squaring the Circles of Confusion: Neo-Pictorialism in the 21st Century. The new exhibition explores how eight contemporary photographers are using traditional techniques and approaches in their work to address contemporary issues and demonstrate the beauty of the photographic image.­

Don't miss out on hearing featured artists talk about their work on 5 November 2022  - find out more

RPS Gallery, Bristol: 9 September to 6 November 2022

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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