The Like network of European regions, cities and towns is excited to announce a European conference to be held in Leeds from 22-23 June, that will focus on UK and European experiences of the various options for the financing of arts and culture organisations, initiatives and activities. Leeds is delighted to be hosting the event in the light of their bid to be European Capital of Culture 2023. The conference is presented in partnership with thebigword https://thebigword.com/. It will include presentations from across Europe, with a focus on models of good practice and innovative developments in the UK in recent years. There will also be visits to local projects, and an opportunity for delegates to network and meet colleagues from across Europe, with the aim of stimulating future partnerships and joint projects. Delegate rates range from £42.50 / 50 euros to £250 / 300 euros. More information can be found here (where there are also links to information about the programme, travel and accommodation) and you can book a place by selecting the relevant option from the menu at the left.