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Nov 8

Locality Convention ’16 – people, places and spaces

Convention, Membership, Yorks and Humber region

Locality’s Annual Convention is two days of inspiration and learning for our members, partners and everyone working in the community, voluntary and social enterprise sectors.

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This year it’s all about community assets – the people, places and spaces which make your neighbourhood shine.

As the country’s leading experts on community assets we know that to build a happy, successful and sustainable community, you need rock solid foundations.

Locality ’16 is your opportunity to meet the Locality members who’ve taken on a local building and made it work, to hear from experts in community enterprise, to learn from social finance gurus, talk to first-class funders – and loads more!

Date: 8 & 9 of November 2016

Location: York Barbican, Paragon St, York.


Keynote speakers confirmed so far:

  • John McDonnell MP, Shadow Chancellor
  • The RT Hon Lord Heseltine, Former Deputy Prime Minister
  • Hazel Blears, Chair of Social Investment Business and former Communities Minister
  • Lord Kerslake, president of the Local Government Association and former head of the civil service
  • David Brindle, public services editor at The Guardian

And lots more to be announced!


The Locality ’16 Convention is packed with:

  • expert-led workshops and masterclasses
  • top level debates
  • visits to some awesome community projects in and around York
  • food, drinks and networking galore.

View the programme.


Ticket prices

Community members                 £220
Associate members                 £290
Non-members                 £380
Day Delegate – Community members                  £165
Day Delegate – Associate members                 £220
Day delegate – Non-members                 £297

*Prices inclusive of VAT

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And if you need somewhere to stay during the Convention, see our list of the nearest hotels.


We have a limited number of diversity bursaries available for those supporting marginalised communities. If you are not a Locality member and wish to apply for one of these bursaries, please email to tell us a little bit about your work and how you support marginalised communities.

Please note bursaries will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

Contact us

If you have any questions about the convention or your booking, please email or phone 01633 411291.


Thank you to our sponsors

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