The Eden Project
The Big Lunch - an Eden Project

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  • 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:

    Portadown Big Pink Lunch
    Asda Portadown's Big Lunch raised awareness for the Tickled Pink charity.
    Portadown Big Pink Lunch
    Portadown Big Pink 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...

Actress Lynda Bellingham

Actress Lynda Bellingham says:

"It's fantastic to see so many people across the UK getting together with their neighbours."

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Last minute tips

Photo of bunting by Max Cotterel

It's not to late to host an event. We've got some great last minute tips.

See the tips

Celebrate the Games!

Commonwealth Games blog

The Commonwealth Games are just around the corner. Here are some ways you can celebrate with your community. 

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Summer recipes

Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall's Rhubarb cheesecake

We've got lots of recipes for summer picnics, parties and lunches.

Try the recipes

Get active for the holidays

Kids with chalk at The Big Lunch

We have some great activities - from streetball to building dens! Why not invite your neighbours to join in?

See activities

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.

  • Funding Doctors logo


    Locality is the leading nationwide network of development trusts, community enterprises, settlements and social action centres. Their work aims to inspire local communities to change and improve.

  • TPAS Cymru logo

    TPAS Cymru

    TPAS Cymru is the leading tenant participation organisation in Wales. It has supported social housing tenants and landlords in Wales for over 20 years and aims to help make effective participation a reality.

    TPAS Cymru
  • WRAP logo


    WRAP (Waste and Resources Action Programme) is a government initiative set up to prevent waste and increase recycling in the UK, as well as to create a market for recycled materials.


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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