What's happening in June?

3 June, 6.30pm

This uplifting session will equip you with lots of small practical tools and tips to (re)grow your community connections.  Everyone who attends this session will receive a free little kit packed with more ideas and resources to help you give something a go, and get stuck into The Big Lunch and Month Of Community where you live.

Register here.

5 June, 11am 

Let's celebrate Big Lunch weekend together, with this family friendly session.  We'll hear some wonderful stories told by our special guest Nandi Jola, to get us thinking about sharing, kindness and community, then we'll make painted pebbles that are guaranteed to make people smile!

Register here.

5 June, 7pm

Bit of a night owl?  Working during the day?  Juggling a bisy life?  Join us on Saturday evening for a Lunar Lunch! A relaxed and fun session to share food (virtually!), meet new people and play some games.

Register here.

6 June, 1pm

Join us this Big Lunch Sunday for a sizzling cook-a-long hosted by Coexist Community Kitchen.  We'll be creating togetherness and community through the joy of food, but you don't need to be a master chef to join the fun, so what are you waiting for?  Register here to start cooking!

All month

Eden Project Communities and the Big Lunch are teaming up with good causes across the UK to celebrate summer 2021 with a whole Month of Community!  Join in whenever works for you and your community, whether that's to say cheers to volunteers, connect with your neighbours or simply say thank you...

5-6 June

Get together with your neighbours for our annual community celebration. Online, over the fence, on your doorstep - it's on! The Big Lunch is your chance to celebrate community connections and get to know one another a little better, and this year it kicks off the Month of Community, so it's a truly moveable feast!

1-7 June

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! Part of the Month of Community.

5 June

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. 

5-11 June

Neifhbourhood Watch Week is an opportunity for us to build on the existing and new neighbourly relationships formed throughout the pandemic.  Let's stay connected!  Part of the Month of Community.

7-13 June

Carers Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges unpaid carers face and recognise the contribution they make to families and communities throughout the UK.  Part of the Month of Community!


14-18 June

Hosted by Marmalade Trust, Loneliness Awareness Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of loneliness and get people talking about it.  Part of the Month of Community

14-20 June

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. Part of the Month of Community.

14 - 19 June

Small Charity Week celebrates and raises awareness of the essential work of the UK's small charity sector who make an invaluable contribution to the lives of millions of individuals, communities and causes across the UK and the rest of the world. part of the Month of Community.

18-20 June

An initiative inspired by the late Jo Cox designed to bring people together to celebrate what they have in common.  Underpinned by The Big Lunch in its first year in 2017, The Great Get Together is part of the Month of Community this year!