The Eden Project
The Big Lunch - an Eden Project

Partnered by

  • Big Lottery Fund - Lottery funded
  • Asda
  • Halifax
  • Streetclub
  1. This year's Big Lunch?

    Sunday 1 June
    Take part in the annual get-together for neighbours – a great excuse to get to know people, try new things and have a party!
    People at a Big Lunch street party
    People at a Big Lunch street party
  2. Competition!

    Win an Aardman workshop
    Enter our Morph animation competition for a chance to win an Aardman model making workshop for you and up to 30 friends!
    Morph Comp The Big Lunch
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  3. Sunday 1 June

    There are just 5 steps to a Big Lunch!
    A Big Lunch is simple and fun, read how you can get started this year.
    Big lunch bunting
    Big Lunch bunting

Request a Big Lunch 2014 pack!

Big Lunch 2014 pack image

The brand new Big Lunch packs are now available, request yours and get planning!

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People are talking about The Big Lunch...

Mayor of London Boris Johnson

Mayor of London Boris Johnson says:

"If you want to bring your local community together, sign up to be part of The Big Lunch."

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Big Green Bunting Competition

Bunting competition prize

For the chance to win a Reuseful UK crafty hamper and £100 to spend in the Eden web shop, get creative and enter our competition!

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Watch our new film

Talking about The Big Lunch in Smethwick

Hear directly from Big Lunchers about their favourite parts of the day and what happened next.

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The chattiest streets are the happiest

Neighbours chatting at The Big Lunch

Our research shows that for more than one in twenty of us, talking with a neighbour is one of the highlights of our day.

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Keep telling us your stories!

Big Lunch stories

Telling us your story can help inspire others to come together for a Big Lunch.

Read why

How to set up a residents group

Residents Gorup

Here's a little guide to get you started.

Learn how

We like...

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

  • Action for Happiness logo

    Action for Happiness

    Action for Happiness is a movement for positive social change, bringing together people from all walks of life who want to play a part in creating a happier society for everyone.

    Action for Happiness
  • JRF logo

    Joseph Rowntree Foundation

    JRF want lasting change for people and places in poverty, as well as a community where everyone can thrive and a more equal society, now and for future generations.

  • Zero Waste Scotland logo

    Zero Waste Scotland

    Zero Waste Scotland is a programme of volunteers who work together across Scotland to help local communities develop a country where all resources are valued and used responsibly.

    Zero Waste Scotland

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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