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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 establish an inclusive community

The most interesting things happen when people from different backgrounds and with different ideas get to make something together.

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Games and activities

What to plant in autumn to brighten your community

Planting bulbs, wildflowers and trees is a brilliant way to cheer up your home and community, and you don't need…

Two woman chatting at Community Camp, a learning experience Eden Project Communities Host for community project leaders

Connecting with people

How to engage your community

The best community engagers ask people what they want before the project starts and allow people to take an active…

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Arts and crafts

Make seed stars

Seed stars are a fun way to sow by stealth and brighten up an area, creating splashes of colour and…

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

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

How to work with young people

Our youth culture is vibrant and rich, and something we should all be proud of.

Small boy wearing blue hoodie and orange high-vis puts a crown made of leaves on, standing next to a sign saying 'Wild crowns'

Arts and crafts

8 fun crafts with paper

Making decorations for your event is a great way to bring people together and build community spirit! Our activities can…

Working with older people

Connecting with people

How to work with older people

Working with older people can make a difference to your projects and how your projects can improve their lives.

Strawberry and yogurt flapjacks by Joe Wicks


Strawberry and Yoghurt Flapjacks by Joe Wicks

"These flapjacks are a really simple and healthy treat. Perfect for a school lunchbox or picnic. They really hit the…

Salt fish stew in one pan, with a vegan chickpea option next to it


Salt fish and rice

Perfect for large groups, try this recipe for salted fish. It can be scaled up depending on your number of…

Pavlova piled with strawberries, raspberries and mint


Summer berry pavlova by Jamie Oliver

A classic summer dessert and our favourite strawberry recipe. Perfect to share together with friends, family and neighbours whatever the…

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Connecting with people

How to increase your sphere of influence

Family, friends, colleagues and communities near and farther afield... how big is your sphere of influence?