This annual celebration is dedicated to the fantastic contribution of millions of volunteers who make a difference to charities, communities and other people all across the UK. Hats off to you all!
Get together with your neighbours for our annual community celebration. Whether in a back garden, on your street, a village green, The Big Lunch is the perfect opportunity to bring people together to share conversation, food and fun. Happy lunching.
Take action to prevent the growing strain our planet is under. Think about ways that you could reduce your energy consumption, waste levels and environmental impact.
Refugee Week takes place every year across the world in the week around World Refugee Day on the 20 June. In the UK, Refugee Week is a nationwide programme of arts, cultural and educational events that celebrate the contribution of refugees to the UK, and encourages a better understanding between communities.
Celebrate and raise awareness of the essential work of the UK's small charity sector, who make an invaluable contribution to the lives of millions of individuals each year.
23 June – 8 July
The annual Community Energy Fortnight is a platform to showcase the inspiring example of communities who are sharing their resources, wasting less and generating renewable energy. Take part and get inspired to create change in your community.
This Big Lunch is open to the public and it's free! Bouncy castles, face painters, balloon modellers, a climbing wall and Babcock and Bobbin street entertainers, BBQ and picnic facilities - a brilliant day out for everyone.