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Browse our news articles and blogs to find out more about Eden Project Communities and the work we do

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Outside play for your summer holiday activities 

June 28, 2024

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

One of our Community Network Developers, Paul, having a conversation with another man at an inside event in Manchester.

10 ways to keep connected

June 16, 2024

Making someone's day and reducing loneliness can start with the smallest of steps.

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John Bishop shares “Say Hello” campaign during The Month of Community

June 16, 2024

Comedian John Bishop is joining forces with the Month of Community initiative to encourage people to “Say Hello” and make new connections with their…

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10 random acts of kindness to brighten someone’s day

June 10, 2024

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

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.

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15 ideas to improve community spirit

May 29, 2024

Been inspired by The Big Lunch or a Month of Community activity? Here are 15 ideas to help community spirit soar all year round.

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10 small steps to spread a little love in your neighbourhood

May 17, 2024

We can all spread a little love in our neighbourhoods, and the smallest actions can make the biggest difference. Here's our top tips to…

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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... 

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!