Bunting at your fingertips! This year marks Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, a time when the nation will come together to celebrate the Queen’s incredible 70 years of service.
To commemorate this momentous occasion, The next door, the neighborhood network has partnered with the Eden Project and its renowned initiative The Big Lunch to encourage people across the UK to come together in June and celebrate the Jubilee with their neighbors and the local community.
The Big Lunch, an idea of The Eden Project, is an annual celebration for neighbors and communities, which this year becomes the Big Jubilee Lunch and is part of Her Majesty The Queen’s official Platinum Jubilee celebrations from 2-5 June.
As one of the official Big Jubilee Lunch partners, Nextdoor helps people across the country connect with neighbors and the local community to host or find the nearest Big Jubilee Lunch so people can celebrate together. .
In fact, Nextdoor pledged to encourage the nation to invite a million neighbors celebrate with a big jubilee lunch in their area. Whether it’s a street party or meeting up with neighbors over tea and cake in the garden, it’s time to start knocking on your neighbors’ door to plan your own Jubilee celebration or Big Jubilee Lunch.
How to start?
Whether you regularly chat over a cup of tea with your neighbor or water their plants while they’re away, for some of us, we may be too shy to strike up a conversation. Or maybe our neighbors themselves feel isolated or alone and don’t know how to contact us.
Nextdoor can help you start those essential conversations to make new friends or reconnect with people in your community.
A quarter of Brits said getting to know their neighbors virtually first would help real-life meetings go faster! Nextdoor is a safe and reliable environment to get to know your neighbors and your News Feed will be dedicated to the people and places in your community.
It’s so easy to get started and The Big Jubilee Lunch is a great way to get to know your neighbors better. All you have to do is visit nextdoor.fr/biglunch where you can join Nextdoor (if you’re not already a member) and find out how to get your own Big Lunch pack – filled with everything you need to get the party started, including tips, recipes, posters and invites .
Once on Nextdoor, you can introduce yourself, create or join a group in your area, and even discuss plans for hosting a Jubilee celebration with your neighbors.
Use Nextdoor to help with your Big Jubilee Lunch celebrations
Once you’ve found a local Big Jubilee Lunch or started inviting your neighbors over, Nextdoor can also help you find all the extras you need, like tables, chairs, cake stands and decorations.
Whether you’re planning a decadent afternoon tea, a casual barbecue or a traditional street party to honor the Queen, you’ll have access at your fingertips to Nextdoor on sale and free where you can browse and search for items in your area that might be useful in organizing your Big Jubilee Lunch.
Joining Nextdoor isn’t just a street party. This is an opportunity to get to know the people who live in your neighborhood. This is where you can join local groups, keep up to date with local news, and offer support to those who might need it. It’s a chance to shop at local businesses or even sell items and give them away for free.
So now is the time to get in the mood and start inviting people to your very own Platinum Jubilee celebration!
Whether it’s a post, video or photo on Nextdoor, or a cute handmade invitation to your own Big Jubilee Lunch that you pass through people’s mailboxes, inviting your neighbors to celebrate with you is what it’s all about and Nextdoor is here to help, just visit: nextdoor.fr/biglunch