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Big Lunch resources

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

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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…

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How to create an e-newsletter for your project

A dedicated newsletter for your group or project is a useful way of keeping people up to date on what’s…

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How to hold an eco-friendly Big Lunch

If you're concerned about the impact your Big Lunch may have on the environment, help is at hand. Here's how…

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Make a film

A great way to share the experience of being part of your project or event is to film it. Here…

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Assess health and safety

Some councils may ask you for a risk assessment for your community event. Here's some simple tips to get you…

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How to host a Big Lunch at work

You can host your own Big Lunch whenever and wherever you like! Hosting a Big Lunch at work is a…

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Seek council support

If you're running an event in your community it can be a good idea to get your local council on…

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Organise a Big Lunch

Simple steps to help you get started.

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Hosting a Big Lunch outside

Green spaces like parks, gardens, woodlands or playing fields are great outdoor venues to host a Big Lunch and bring…

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Weather-proofing your Big Lunch!

What if it rains (or really, really shines) on your parade?