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Royal West of England Academy (RWA)

The RWA (Royal West of England Academy) is one of only five Royal Academies of Art in the United Kingdom, and the only one operating from its original, purpose-built gallery. It is a registered charity which has been self-supporting for over 150 years and possesses an outstanding Grade II* listed building, galleries and permanent fine art collection. The RWA has HM Queen Elizabeth II as its patron and HRH The Prince of Wales is an honorary academician. It is situated in the academic heart of Bristol at the Clifton Triangle, where Queens Road meets Whiteladies Road, opposite the Victoria Rooms.

Royal West of England Academy (RWA)

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Royal West of England Academy (RWA)

Queen's Road, Clifton, Bristol, Bristol BS8 1PX England

0117 973 5129

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