Creating happier, healthier communities
We bring people together and support them to make positive changes where they live. Find the ideas, actions and inspiration to help you get involved with your community.Scroll down to next section
We’re helping to build a better world
We believe we need strong, connected communities to support each other and protect our planet. Through The Big Lunch, our Network, and community activity, we’re on a mission to create happier and healthier communities who are better equipped to face life’s challenges.
The Big Lunch
Join millions to share friendship, food and fun!
Month of Community
Come together to celebrate what makes our communities great
The network is a community of like-minded individuals across the UK
Our regular, free events are brimming with inspiring speakers and expert advice
Small steps can lead to big ideas
Our activities, crafts and top tips will help you make a big impact in your community. If you have just an hour to spare or want to start a whole new project, we have something that will inspire you.
What is a CIC?
A CIC is a Community Interest Company. Discover more about community interest…
Community Camp programme
Jam-packed with workshops, inspirational talks, networking and fun, the Introduction to Community…
Arts and crafts
8 fun crafts with paper
Connecting with people
Organise a school walking bus
Connecting with people
Organise a clothes swapping event
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I am part of a movement. There are lots of people doing great things, who are inspiring and strong and motivational. And I feel reinvigoratedMadeleine Ellis-Peterson
One of the family
We’re part of educational charity and eco visitor attraction, The Eden Project. Together, we empower ordinary people to do extraordinary things, helping to build stronger communities able to adapt to a changing world.
Our impact in numbers
said they feel they belong more after the Month of Community
raised at Big Lunch events in 2023
new community projects as a result of Community Camp
Connect, share and learn
Come along to one of our free events to meet others who care about their community, hear from inspirational speakers and share ideas – online and across the UK.
Let’s all celebrate