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Big Lunch resources

Discover our resources to help you plan and host your Big Lunch

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Hold a more sustainable Big Lunch 

Top tips on upcycling, brilliant leftovers and community sharing to help you hold a sustainable Big Lunch.

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Free teaching resources

Working with children? We have a great selection of resources for Key Stages 1 to 4 to help you involve pupils at different ages…

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Organise a Big Lunch

Simple steps to help you get started.

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Where to hold your Big Lunch

Want to hold a Big Lunch but not quite sure what form you want it to take? Events don't be…

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Close a road

If you're thinking of holding a Big Lunch on your street and you want to close the road, it’s best…

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Beating invite anxiety – how to invite people to your event

If you’re looking to hold your first Big Lunch this year, there’s plenty of exciting things to come! You’re wondering…

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Big Lunch ideas for groups

These Big Lunch activities are perfect for groups and schools. They can be created before the Big Lunch or as…

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How to fundraise with The Big Lunch

Raise money for a cause that matters to your community. These top tips can be used throughout June's Month of…

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The Big Lunch for councils

Councils can really help to encourage and support people in their areas to get involved in The Big Lunch -…

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The Big Lunch for schools

Schools are the perfect place to host a Big Lunch - and holding one can help you strengthen your school community and…

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Money saving tips for your event

Your Big Lunch doesn't need to break the bank. Here are some money saving tips to organise a low-cost event.

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Editable Big Lunch posters

Create your own personalised Big Lunch poster with our free online tool.

Pile of plates in a charity shop with a 'Perfect for The Big Lunch' sign on top.

Hold a more sustainable Big Lunch 

Top tips on upcycling, brilliant leftovers and community sharing to help you hold a sustainable Big Lunch.