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 John Quigley

Chef John Quigley says:

"It's a fun day and leads to friendships and neighbours helping each other more."

See who else likes us

Win £250 worth of vouchers!

Halifax pledge bake sale

Give extra back to your community to be in with the chance to win £250 of vouchers from our partners Halifax.

How to pledge

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

What's on at the Eden Project

Eden at summer

There’s never been a better a time to come down to Cornwall, and visit the birth place of The Big Lunch.

Take a trip

We like...

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

  • LFHW  logo


    Love Food Hate Waste aims to raise awareness of the need to reduce food waste. By making small changes in the home we can all waste less food, which will ultimately benefit our purses and the environment too.

  • NICVA logo


    NICVA, the Northern Ireland Council for Voluntary Action, is a membership and representative body for the entire voluntary and community sector of Northern Ireland.

  • WI logo


    Sustrans is a leading UK charity enabling people to travel by foot, bike or public transport for more of the journeys we make everyday. All over the UK they make a difference to people's lives.


Big Lunch Extras

Big Lunch Extras

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

Find out more

Big Lunch gallery

Two men enjoying a pint at a Big Lunch

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

See the gallery

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