Royal Photographic Society sets up new home in Bristol – free entry offer

RPS new photographic center at Paintworks, Bristol. Image: Rebecca Faith
RPS new photographic center at Paintworks, Bristol. Image: Rebecca Faith

Update: This Thursday and Friday, 21-22 February, you can get entry to the RPS's new home and its inaugural exhibition for free. The half-term offer is the perfect way of seeing this amazing space – as well as the 100 images that are on display. The show is open from 10-5pm on Thursday 21 February, and from 11-7pm on the Friday 22 February.

The Royal Photographic Society is to open its new headquarters in Bristol on February 7. The four-floor building will mark a new beginning for the UK organisation that was first founded in 1853. For the past 40 years the RPS has been based in Bath, just 12 miles along the River Avon.

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Chris George

Chris George has worked on Digital Camera World since its launch in 2017. He has been writing about photography, mobile phones, video making and technology for over 30 years – and has edited numerous magazines including PhotoPlus, N-Photo, Digital Camera, Video Camera, and Professional Photography. 

His first serious camera was the iconic Olympus OM10, with which he won the title of Young Photographer of the Year - long before the advent of autofocus and memory cards. Today he uses a Nikon D800, a Fujifilm X-T1, a Sony A7, and his iPhone 15 Pro Max.

He has written about technology for countless publications and websites including The Sunday Times Magazine, The Daily Telegraph, Dorling Kindersley, What Cellphone, T3 and Techradar.