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Browse our ideas to find a wide range of fun things to do.

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Connecting with people

How to talk to anyone

Learn how to communicate effectively and connect people together in your community with our tips and tricks.

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Connecting with people

Start a community garden

Add some nature to your neighbourhood.

A group of children holding hands, wearing high-vis jackets, walking to school

Connecting with people

Organise a school walking bus

A ‘walking bus’ supports kids to walk to school, safely chaperoned by adults. It not only boosts exercise and lowers…

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Games and activities

Create a community nature trail

We can all make small changes that make a big difference to our natural world. Help create and share local…

A group of women trying on clothes in front of a sign that says 'Swap don't shop'

Connecting with people

How to hold a clothes swap

Clothes swaps are perfect for bringing people together, reducing waste and promoting sustainable fashion!

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Connecting with people

How to recruit volunteers

The best time to ask people to get involved is when they’re fired up with enthusiasm, so here's how to…

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Connecting with people

How to manage volunteers

Most community projects just wouldn't exist without the support and commitment from a group of people giving their time and…

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Connecting with people

Colouring in for mindfulness

Adults all over the world are rediscovering the magic of colouring-in, as evidenced by the huge sales of adult mindfulness…

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Connecting with people

Get to know your community with human bingo!

These human bingo cards are the perfect way to break the ice, start a conversation and get to know one…

A woman adding the final touches to her advent window - you can see a paper strip of houses along the bottom with paper snowflakes and trees above it.

Arts and crafts

Create magical advent windows

Advent windows can help our communities shine bright over winter. Try creating a window silhouette display in your home and…

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Arts and crafts

Make felt hearts

Felt hearts are not only fun to make, they have many, many uses! You can decorate the house with them,…

Community cruft show

Connecting with people

Organise a community Crufts

Dogs have a special place in our hearts and studies have shown dog owners are more likely to know their neighbours,…

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Arts and crafts

Hold a neighbourhood photo exhibition

Invite neighbours to choose their favourite photos (on a certain theme) that can be displayed in their windows or in…