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

The winning Coronation Dish, a flaky pastry pie, a slice is cut out and the filling is chicken, leeks and mushrooms in a creamy sauce. Pastry stars decorate the top.


Majestic chicken pie

A showstopping chicken pie by Adam Handling, that will delight all who try it. It can be eaten hot or…

Spinach, broad bean and tarragon quiche


Coronation quiche

The official Coronation dish from Their Majesties King Charles III and Queen Camilla. A deep quiche with a crisp, light…

Union Jack traybake with fruits making up the flag


Iceland’s Coronation Cake

Our headline sponsors Iceland share their fabulous, budget-friendly recipe for the perfect street party cake using frozen ingredients!

Kerri Aldridge completing the London Marathon. She looks exhausted and elated underneath a finishing banner.

Seven ways to fundraise for your community

There are plenty of ways you can engage your local community and raise funds to make the world a better…

Group of volunteers working around a table

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…

Woman talking to a room filled with people

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…

Colourful balls of wool

Arts and crafts

How to make wool pompoms

Making pompoms is easy, fun, and can be a very sociable activity. They can be used in loads of different…

bunch of coloured pencils

Arts and crafts

Make your own crown

Download our handy crown template and decorate to your liking to create your very own crown, fit for royalty!

bunch of coloured pencils

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…

Selection of fabrics

Arts and crafts

How to make your own food wrap

Beeswax wraps are a planet-friendly alternative to cling film. Beeswax food wraps are simple to make, last a long time…

Paper chain of people

Arts and crafts

How to make paper people chains

Paper chains are even easier to make than bunting and these people paper chains are perfect for brightening up any…

Children drawing on the street with chalk

Arts and crafts

How to create temporary street art

Chalk drawings and painted murals are a great way for people of all ages to get together and create some…