The Eden Project
The Big Lunch - an Eden Project

Partnered by

  • Big Lottery Fund - Lottery funded
  • Asda
  • Halifax
  • Streetclub
  1. Big Lunch Day 2014

    4.83m people take part!
    This year an incredible 4.83 million people took part in The Big Lunch! Find out what happened on the day.
    York Big Lunch image
    York Big Lunch image
  2. Get in touch!

    Share your Big Lunch
    Your Big Lunch stories are a great way to inspire others to take part. Tell us about yours today!
    The Big Lunch infographic
    The Big Lunch infographic
  3. Your stories:

    Alison's journey
    Coming together; from a Big Lunch to a Big Lunch Extras camp at Eden.
    Portstewart Big Lunch
    Portstewart Big Lunch

Download posters and invites!

Big Lunch 2014 pack image

The Big Lunch pack registration has now closed, but you can still download posters and invites.

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Celebs corner

People are talking about The Big Lunch...

Chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

Chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall says:

"The Big Lunch and Landshare both offer great ways for people to come together and enjoy good food."

See who else likes us

Grow Wild funding!

Grow Wild Community Funding image

Grow Wild is offering up to £4000 for community groups who want to transform a local green space using UK native plants.

Find funding

Next Big Lunch? Sun 7 June!

Ladies at Castle Upton Templepatrick Big Lunch

The seventh annual Big Lunch will take place on Sunday 7th June 2015. Find out why you should get involved. 

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Last minute ideas

Bunting at a Big Lunch

It's not too late to host a Big Lunch. We've got some great last minute tips.

See the tips


cakes at a big lunch street party

Try our delicious recipes from Levi Roots, Jack Monroe and some of our very own Big Lunchers.

Get cooking


Road closed sign at Cardiff Big Lunch

Got a question? Visit our FAQs page for all you need to know in one place.

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We like...

Here are some of the fantastic organisations we're working with.

  • Ulster Wildlife logo

    Ulster Wildlife

    Ulster Wildlife, part of the Wildlife Trust, is Northern Ireland's largest conservation charity and aims to restore, recreate, reconnect the damaged countryside and campaign for seas in which wildlife thrives.

    Ulster Wildlife
  • Neighbourhood Watch logo


    Neighbourhood Watch and Home Watch is a voluntary network of schemes where neighbours come together, along with the police and local partners to build safe and friendly communities.

  • Superact logo


    Superact is a not-for-profit Community Interest Company that uses music and the arts to develop and deliver social impact projects, empowering individuals and strengthening communities.


Big Lunch Extras

Big Lunch Extras

Take your community to the next level with Big Lunch Extras.

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Big Lunch gallery

Two men enjoying a pint at a Big Lunch

See great photos of Big Lunches across the UK and beyond.

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