The Eden Project
The Big Lunch - an Eden Project

Partnered by

  • Big Lottery Fund - Lottery funded
  • Asda
  • Halifax
  • Streetclub


Whether you’re looking for street party decoration tips, games for all ages or simply a yummy recipe to share with neighbours; we’ve got loads of ideas to inspire your Big Lunch.

So what are you waiting for? Now is the time to make your own, grow your own, have fun, try stuff out and get involved! It can be a great way to get to know your neighbours during your Big Lunch.

Don’t forget: if you have any ideas for a Big Lunch that you could share please get in touch by emailing

  • Food


    Delicious recipe ideas for salads, hot dishes, dips, desserts and drinks.

    Cook up a treat
  • Decorations


    Ideas to decorate your Lunch venue, including bunting and vegetable carvings.

    Make your own
  • Activities


    We’ve got ideas for table games, team games, and building dens and water courses.

    Have some fun
  • Grow Your Own


    Find out how and when to grow vegetables to eat at your Big Lunch.

    Get green fingers


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Two men enjoying a pint at a Big Lunch

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

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