The Eden Project
The Big Lunch - an Eden Project

Partnered by

  • Big Lottery Fund - Lottery funded
  • Asda
  • Halifax
  • Streetclub
  1. Big Lunch feedback

    What does a street party mean to you?
    We've been meeting a few of you to see what you think about The Big Lunch.This is what you said.
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    Belfast Big Lunch feedback group
  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!
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  3. Your stories:

    Losing the fear
    Lis held her first Big Lunch last year and felt inspired to do much more with her community.
    Lis at The Big Lunch in Carmarthenshire
    Image of Lis at the Big Lunch in Carmarthen

Spread the word!

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Nearly half of you heard about The Big Lunch through word of mouth - keep helping us to spread the word!

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People are talking about The Big Lunch...

Actress Angela Griffin

Actress Angela Griffin says:

"The Big Lunch is an excellent idea to enable people to connect with their neighbours."

See who else likes us

Get ready for Halloween!

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Planning on decorating your house or street for Halloween? We have some great low cost decoration ideas!

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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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Halifax Giving Extra Awards are back!

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Nominate someone who gives extra in your community and they could receive £300 in vouchers!


Street party history

Image of a Big Lunch street party

Did you know we can date street parties as far back as Halloween 1000BC?! Find outmore about the history of street parties in the UK.

Read history


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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We like...

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

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    Ulster Wildlife

    Ulster Wildlife, part of the Wildlife Trust, is Northern Ireland's largest conservation charity and aims to restore, recreate, reconnect the damaged countryside and campaign for seas in which wildlife thrives.

    Ulster Wildlife
  • Neighbourhood Watch logo

    Neighbourhood Watch

    Neighbourhood Watch and Home Watch is a voluntary network of schemes where neighbours come together, along with the police and local partners to build safe and friendly communities.

  • Superact logo


    Superact is a not-for-profit Community Interest Company that uses music and the arts to develop and deliver social impact projects, empowering individuals and strengthening communities.


Big Lunch Extras

Big Lunch Extras

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

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Big Lunch gallery

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

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