The Big Lunch for Housing Associations

The Big Lunch, an idea from the Eden Project, made possible by the National Lottery, brings communities together.  Millions of people across the UK come together each year to celebrate community connections and get to know one another a little better. 

A whopping nine million people took part in 2021, creating and strengthening community connection across the UK - which is more important than ever before - and this coming year there are even more reasons to celebrate! 

The Big Jubilee Lunch is an official part of HM The Queen's Platinum Jubilee celebrations from 2-5 June 2022, and like last year, it will kick off a summer of community, friendship and fun as we team up with good causes across the UK for a whole Month of Community.

We'd love housing associations and tenant and resident groups across the UK to get behind the initiative and help us spread the word as far and wide as possible!

Below is everything you need to know about The Big Lunch, why it is important and how housing associations can encourage and support residents to join in. If you have any questions or need more information, please get in touchKeep up-to-date with all things Big Lunch, by signing up to our monthly newsletter!

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Find out why The Big Lunch is so important, and the impact it has had across the UK

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Here's our list of FAQs, if your question isn't covered just get in touch and we'll help you out.

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Making it easy to spread the word to your communities about The Big Lunch! 

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Sample risk assessment forms for Big Lunchers to use

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Tips and advice for residents

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Shout about what's going on - fill in the details and send to local newspapers, and TV & radio stations.

Insurance for Big Lunch

All you need to know, plus our specially negotiated Big Lunch insurance offer!