Friends of the RWA

The Friends of the RWA (FRWA) are an independent charity set up to support the RWA. 

The proceeds raised by membership fees and Friends fundraising activities are a vital source of income for the RWA and directly support exhibitions, educational activities and events.

Becoming a Friend of the RWA is a great way to enjoy world-class exhibitions in Bristol, and to secure the future of the city's first art gallery. Joining the FRWA is also a great way to meet people with a shared love of the visual arts, and to enjoy all the benefits listed below.

  • Free, unlimited entry to all RWA exhibitions
  • Invitations to all exhibition previews
  • Invitations to Friends events
  • Regular mailings of the RWA exhibition guide
  • Mailings of news, events and offers
  • Regular updates on Friends lectures and outings
  • 5% discount in Papadeli Cafe
  • Discount at Bristol Fine Art

Join today

Single - £35

Joint - £50

Student * - £15

*Student membership requires ID, available for a maximum of 3 years

For a list of upcoming Friends trips, visit here

Friends of the RWA Charity number: 1107149

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