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The Big Lunch - an Eden Project

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

Ideas

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 yourstories@thebiglunch.com

  • Food

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

    Cook up a treat
  • Decorations

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    Ideas to decorate your Lunch venue, including bunting and vegetable carvings.We even have some Jubilee inspired ideas to get you in the spirit!

    Make your own
  • Activities

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

    Have some fun
  • Music and Dance

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    Get your neighbours tapping their toes, even dancing, with these ideas.

    Get started
  • Grow Your Own

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

    Get green fingers
  • Charity Fundraising

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    Why not use your Big Lunch as a fundraising event for a local charity?

    Help charities
  • Schools

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    Resources for schoolteachers, youth groups and leaders to help them get everyone excited about the Big Lunch.

    Get kids involved

 

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