Date and time

Thursday 11 April, 2019

11:45–17:00

Venue

Hebden Bridge Town Hall

St George's Street

Hebden Bridge

HX7 7BY

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About this event

Join us to gain skills, influence our work, and connect with like-minded people who can help you achieve your goals. At our free member events, we’ll be hosting the following interactive sessions:

How resilient are you? Find out with Lighthouse

Build genuine local engagement with marketing

Talks and discussions with member speakers

Hear Calder Valley Community Land Trust’s community-led housing story

The day will end with a walking tour to explore Hebden Bridge and find out more about the local community! Please note the tour will include steps.

Hosted by the Hebden Bridge Community Association at Hebden Bridge Town Hall

The Town Hall is one of a handful of community-owned Town Halls in the UK and is a symbol of what a community can do when it pulls together with a common ambition and vision. Take a tour of our hosts’ beautiful Grade 2 listed building, which has been transformed into a range of spaces for community, enterprise and recreational use.

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Agenda

11:45 Arrival and refreshments
12:00 Welcome and updates
What’s going on across the Locality network and beyond?
Laura Warman and Sophie Michelena, Locality - and all!
13:15 Building genuine local engagement with marketing
Learn how to create campaigns and events that engage with local people. Take away a framework that will help you hit the ground running when you get back to your desk!
Amarni Wood, Locality
12:20 How strong are you?
Discover Lighthouse, our new tool to assess the strength of your organisation. Find out where to focus your attention to ensure the long-term organisational sustainability. 
Sophie Michelena, Locality
12:45 Lunch
 and a chance to chat to fellow members and Locality staff
14:15 Introduction and tour of Hebden Bridge Town Hall
The Town Hall is one of a handful of community-owned Town Halls in the UK and is a symbol of what a community can do when it pulls together with a common ambition and vision. Take a tour of our hosts’ beautiful Grade 2 listed building, which has been transformed into a range of spaces for community, enterprise and recreational use.
Graham Mynott, Hebden Bridge Community Association
14:30 Introduction to Calder Valley Community Land Trust
Hear the story of Community Led Housing – the journey including top tips of overcoming barriers
David Nugent, Calder Valley Community Land Trust
15:00 Discussion and questions
Our network is full of expertise! Share your updates and questions, and hear from other members
Sophie Michelena, Locality
15:30 Walking Tour of Hebden Bridge
Visit sites mentioned by Graham and David – Town Hall to the Picture House, the Co-operatively run music venue, through town seeing the flood gauge, past the workers co-op and onto the CLH site.
Graham Mynott and David Nugent
16:00 Informal networking at the Fox and Goose
Finish the tour by popping into the first community run pub in West Yorkshire
17:00 Close
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Location

Hebden Bridge Town Hall

St George's Street

Hebden Bridge

HX7 7BY