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Woman holding a little girl at a street party. The sun is shining, tables are filled with chatting people and colourful bunting crosses the scene. New Cross Big Lunch 2024

A cracking Big Lunch 2024!

June 3, 2024

Millions of people turned out for this year's Big Lunch - our celebration for neighbours and communities.

A little girl smiling and holding up a sprout

Eight ways to enjoy our winter warmer ideas in schools  

November 17, 2023

Easy, free winter ideas for teachers to spread joy in schools over the festive season.

Two men laughing and enjoying a cup of tea at an indoor event.

Share the love with food this autumn

October 17, 2023

As the nights draw in and the weather gets colder, it’s time to lean into cosy nights with hearty and comforting food. Think roasted…

pumpkins

Have your pumpkin and eat it too

October 3, 2023

Once the pumpkin carving is over and the Halloween treats have been hoarded, it's time to blow out the candles and figure out what…

Three pumpkins with faces - two happy and one angry, lie on a woodland path in sunshine.

Eco-friendly Halloween ideas

October 1, 2023

We love Halloween - from the creative decorations and costumes, to the community spirit and of course, the sweets! But it can also be…

Women trying on elaborate bright and feathered hats

10 random acts of kindness to brighten someone’s day

September 10, 2023

As Vincent van Gogh wisely said ‘Great things are done by a series of small things brought together'. A single random act of kindness…

Community Art mural in Tower Hamlets, Eden Project Communities

10 ways to introduce art into your community

August 14, 2023

Here are our top ten ways to get creative and brighten up your community. If you'd like any further advice on how to set…

Flowers in welly boots

15 ideas to improve community spirit

July 29, 2023

Here are 15 ideas to help community spirit soar high all year round.

Vintage picture of street party

Street party heritage and why it matters

June 29, 2023

Where did our love of bringing our celebrating together outside come from? Sarah Boniface, our Head of PR and Campaigns, did a little digging... 

Kids smiling and running towards camera in a grassy area

Outside play for your summer holiday activities 

June 28, 2023

Hoping to get the family playing outdoors this summer? Here are our top ideas for outside play, from setting up a play street to…

Two children post with their arms up next to the dancing Eric Morecambe statue. They're holding red, white and blue balloons and holding Union Jack flags, as part of the Coronation Big Lunch celebrations.

Coronation Big Lunch celebrated by millions

June 7, 2023

The numbers are in... almost 1 in 5 people took part in the Coronation celebrations with a Coronation Big Lunch!

Tables along the seafront adorned with Union Jacks in Morecambe Bay, Lancashire

A royally good weekend!

May 9, 2023

More than 67,000 Coronation Big Lunch events took place in all four corners of the UK as part of the celebrations for His Majesty…