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Integrationsmaβnahmen The Big Lunch
Projektbeginn 01/06/2009

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Zielgruppe

  • AGE
    • 65+
    • 40-65
    • 25-40
    • 18-25
    • <18
  • GENDER
    • Female
    • Male

Thematik

  • BÜRGERSCHAFT UND BETEILIGUNG
  • SOZIALER ZUSAMMENHALT
    • Soziale Eingliederung
  • BILDUNG UND KULTUR
    • Interkultureller und interreligiöser Dialog
    • Kulturelle Aktivitäten und Vielfalt
  • WERKZEUGE UND METHODEN
    • Mainstreaming
    • Sensibilisierung
Projektende
Land Vereinigtes Königreich
City / Region
Stadt
Abstract (EN)

The Big Lunch is a very simple idea from the Eden Project. The aim is to get as many people as possible across the whole of the UK to have lunch with their neighbours once a year in a simple act of community, friendship and fun. Since starting in 2009, thousands of Big Lunches have taken place in all types of community across the UK. Last year The Big Lunch fell on the same weekend as The Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations on Sunday 3rd June and The Big Jubilee Lunch was part of the main Diamond Jubilee programme of events announced by Buckingham Palace. Our research shows that an astonishing eight and a half million people took part in events across the UK. 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 with food, music and decoration that quite literally stops the traffic.

Angelegenheit/Herausforderung und
Ziele/Annahmen

Many of us in the UK lead lonely lives, and The Big Lunch can be a great excuse to get out and meet the people who we share a street, road, estate or block of flats with.

The stats don’t make easy reading but if we want to turn them around, we need to see them: Two million more single-person households by 2019. More rich, poor and ethnic ghettos than ever before. 7% annual drop in trust between neighbours from 2003-05. Social trust in the UK halved and now among the lowest in Europe.

You might think a street party is the last thing you’d do to tackle crime, domestic violence, homelessness or children in poverty. But, it really can be the start of facing up to tough issues, as many who took part in The Big Lunch last year know.

Wie funktioniert das?

The Big Lunch is based on a belief that the world can be a better place through people working together, with nature, optimism and common sense. We know that when people get together, we become more positive and start to sort out some serious stuff. By simply having some fun with our neighbours on one day in the summer, we can build new friendships that we can enjoy for the rest of the year. The Big Lunch is a chance for neighbours from different generations and backgrounds to hear each other out and share stories, skills and interests. We call this phenomenon ‘human warming’.

Ergebnisse

The Eden Project started The Big Lunch in the belief that we, as a society, are better equipped to tackle the challenges that we face when we face them together. Since the event began in 2009, thousands of Big Lunches have taken place in all kinds of communities and 8.5 million people took part last year making 2012 our biggest year yet!

Evaluierung

The first ever Big Lunch on Sunday 19th July 2009 saw the best part of a million people take part across the country. Every neighbourhood did theirs differently: In Walthamstow, London, they held a beach-themed street party with palm trees, sand pits and paddling pools. A community arts group organised a huge street party for the people of Toxteth, an inner-city area of Liverpool. The people of Garstang, Britain’s first Fairtrade Town, held a Big Lunch simultaneously with a cocoa farming community in Ghana, and a group in the US. Residents of Holyhead joined The Big Lunch on the Celtic gateway bridge. Afterwards, three in five people told us they’d met new friends, and four in five people felt the event had had a positive impact on their community.

Another million people or so turned out for the second Big Lunch on Sunday 18th July 2010, and we heard of events as far afield as the Shetland Islands and Australia! Many communities used their Big Lunch to bring about positive change: One lunch in Glasgow raised money for Oxfam, by holding a clothes swap on the day. In Kings Heath, Birmingham, residents organised the event to make people feel safe again after a series of arson attacks in the area. A Big Lunch marquee at the Middlesbrough Mela saw communities from all faiths sharing food together. 74% of people who took part told us they did a Big Lunch because they wanted to get to know their neighbours better. Afterwards, 94% said they did feel closer to them.

In 2011 around two million people joined in The Big Lunch. Events across the UK ranged from a beach in Scotland to a fire station in Staffordshire. We heard about all sorts of unusual games being played, like an ‘onion and spoon race’, stilt walking and a traditional tug of war. Celebrities made guest appearances at several lunches, including Liverpudlian singer Liz McClarnon who attended one Big Lunch as part of a competition prize. Boris Johnson and Barbara Windsor, official Street Party Ambassador for London, visited a Hackney Big Lunch, where they judged a cake competition. Again, people told us the day really made a difference, with: 89% saying it had brought generations together 84% telling us it made them feel better about their neighbourhood 74% creating new friendships that they hoped to build on.

What a year with 8.5 million people taking part in The Big Lunch 2012! Big Lunches were hosted in every nook and cranny of the UK: from the Isle of Lewis in the Hebrides to the Isle of Wight in Hampshire, from Hillsborough Castle in County Down to Great Yarmouth in Norfolk to Truro in Cornwall. As a result 97% of you would recommend The Big Lunch to your family and 72% say the most successful aspect was the ‘great sense of community’. The Scouts became our best friends appearing inside the gates of Buckingham Palace with Barbara Windsor, on the Giants Causeway in Northern Ireland, on the Polynesian island nation of Tuvalu as part of a 100 strong Scout Big Jubilee Lunch and at Prime Minister David Cameron’s Big Jubilee Lunch at Number 10! 457.2 metres of bunting was created by The Thomas Eaton CP School of Wimblington for their Big Lunch From sunrise to sunset, people in 70 countries across the globe took part in Big Lunches. Even our four legged friends got involved in a Big Jubilee Lunch at Battersea Cats and Dogs Home. On the day The Big Lunch team ran around like headless chickens attending some of your lunches, giving interviews and hosting special guests HRH The Prince of Wales and HRH The Duchess of Cornwall, and HRH The Duke of York and his daughters HRH Princess Beatrice and HRH Princess Eugenie at lunches in London.

Wer profitiert?

The project is open to anyone but those with the most to benefit are those are the highest risk of social isolation such as new migrants and the elderly.

Finanzierungsart
und benötigte Ressourcen

The Big Lunch is funded largely by the UK Government's Department for Communities and Local Government but also receives funding from private bodies such as ASDA and Kingsmill.

Organisation The Eden Project
Kontaktperson (Email schicken)
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Webseite http://www.thebiglunch.com/
 

 

 
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