We’ve been working hard to make sure we offer you lots of opportunities to get advice, learn from each other and stay connected with your Locality membership.

Outlined below are different events on offer, and what you can expect from each event type. We hope we’ll see you at an event soon!

Monthly national webinars

Hour-long updates with Locality’s CEO Tony Armstrong on the first Friday of the month.

What will I get from the national webinars?

• Summaries of new policy and guidance and advice on implementation.

• Locality’s latest influencing activity.

• Get the answers you need with a Q&A session with Locality’s Senior Management Team.

• New opportunities for Locality members and the work of fellow members.

Next national webinar: 10.30 – 11.30am, Friday 9 April

Available to Essentials, Membership Plus, Partner and Partner Plus package members.

Book your place on the next national webinar

Link-up lunches

Informal lunchtime meet-ups are held every three months with no formalised agenda so you can network and build relationships from across your area.

What will I get from a link-up lunch?

• A safe, supportive space to network, learn from your peers and build relationships with other members from across your area.

• To make Locality staff aware of issues and emerging trends so we can lobby on our members’ behalf.

Dates throughout May – check the Events page to find your region. 

Available to Essentials or Membership Plus package members.

Email members@locality.org.uk to book your place.

Masterclasses

A two-hour session with specific learning outcomes delivered by experts.

What will I get from a masterclass?

• Focused learning on subjects that help community organisations to be strong and successful.

Next masterclass: Getting digital right: Thursday 10 June, 10am  – 12pm

Essentials or Membership Plus, Partner or Partner Plus package members can attend for free. Network package members can buy a ticket for £60 +VAT.

Book your place on the next masterclass

Lunch and learn

Quarterly one-hour lunchtime online sessions delivered by a Locality member.

What will I get from a lunch and learn?

• Inspiration, motivation and learning from fellow community organisations.

Next lunch and learn: Banking 101: Thursday 29 April, 12.30 – 2pm

Essentials or Membership Plus package members.

Book your place on the next lunch and learn

Specialist learning groups

Learning forums to share operational knowledge and ideas on a set topic or issue. Meetings are initially facilitated and curated by Locality staff but move to become self-sustaining over time.

What will I get from these groups?

• Meet and build connections with others interested in similar issues/delivering similar services.

Which groups can I join?

• Community-led housing

• Early years practitioners (nurseries and pre-schools)

• Community food

• Finance

• Being a trustee

Available to Essentials or Membership Plus package members.

To join a group and get notified of meet-ups, email members@locality.org.uk

Specialist influencing groups

Regular theme-based meetings to collate evidence, influence policy and create a better operating environment for community organisations.

What will I get from these groups?

• Add your voice to Locality’s policy work.

• Take part in research opportunities and here first how our work is shaped and received.

Which influencing groups can I join?

• Health and wellbeing

• Coastal communities

Essentials, Membership Plus, Partner or Partner Plus package members can attend these groups.

To join a group and get notified of meetups, email members@locality.org.uk

Other events you can attend

We also run ad-hoc workshops, learning and training events – be sure to check our events page regularly.

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Upcoming events and webinars

Join us at one of our upcoming events to learn, share ideas and find out what works.

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