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Big Lunch resources

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

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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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How to get insurance for your Big Lunch or project

If you need insurance for your event, take a look at the following guidance to help you get started.

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Grow food for your Big Lunch

Learn all about what to grow and when with our guides and top tips - just in time for a…

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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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Contact local media

Contacting local newspapers, magazines, radio and newsletters is a good way of letting people in your community know about your…

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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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Use Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

Social media isn't just geared towards an individual’s social life. These networks can also have a social purpose, helping foster…

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How to create a blog for your project

Blogging can be a great way to connect with other people interested in or would like to get involved with…

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Tips for a last-minute Big Lunch

Feeling a little late to the party, but want to get involved in The Big Lunch this year? Don't panic,…

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Write an article

Here are some tips on how to write that perfect article to get the word out about your project.

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How to create a website for your project

A website can help make your activities or group look professional and official — it can create a home and…