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

Items needed to make seed stars

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?

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!