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

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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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People are talking about The Big Lunch...

TV presenter Carol Smillie

TV presenter Carol Smillie says:

"The Big Lunch allows neighbours to get together, form new friendships and make communities stronger."

See who else likes us

From Essex to Edinburgh!

Sunnyside Place Big Lunch, Edinburgh

A tale of two sisters sharing street party success from across the UK.

Read Lou's story

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

  • Living Streets logo

    Living Streets

    Living Streets is the national charity that stands up for pedestrians. With their supporters they campaign to create safe, attractive and enjoyable streets where people want to walk.

    Living Streets
  • JRF logo


    Joseph Rowntree Foundation want lasting change for people and places in poverty, communities where everyone can thrive and a more equal society. Now and for future generations.

  • Zero Waste Scotland logo

    Zero Waste Scotland

    The Zero Waste Scotland Volunteer Programme aims to create a community of volunteers who work together to increase recycling and reduce waste.

    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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