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The Big Lunch 2015

What is the Big Lunch?

The big lunch is a one day get together for neighbours and takes place annually on the first Sunday in June.

Since starting in 2009, thousands of Big Lunches have taken place in all types of community across the UK.  Last year 3.65 million people took to their streets, gardens and community spaces for the fifth annual Big Lunch. This year's Big Lunch is on Sunday 7 June, 2015.

A Big Lunch can be anything from a few neighbours getting together in the garden or on the street, to a full blown street party.

There are plenty of ideas to help you organise a Big Lunch at External Hyperlink or you can request a resource pack here External Hyperlink.

Do I need to close my road?

It is not necessary to close your street to traffic if,

You should apply for a traffic regulation order in advance of your event if

If you think you may need to close your road please contact to request an application form.

Do I need a temporary event licence?

You do not need a license if,

You will need to apply for a temporary event notice 4-6 weeks in advance if,


You can complete an application for a temporary event notice here External Hyperlink.


More details about organising a successful event can be found in this government produced guide External Hyperlink. Further information for organising a street party is available on the Streets Alive website External Hyperlink and also the Big Lunch website External Hyperlink.


For further assistance or advice please get in touch with our customer service team, Tel 01329 236100 or email

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