Council invites residents to get involved in Big Jubilee Lunch

Merton Council is calling on residents to come to the Civic Centre, Morden, this weekend to find out how they can get involved in this year’s Big Jubilee Lunch.

Everyone is invited to the Civic Centre on Saturday 24 March, 11.30am-1.30pm to find out how they can be part of The Big Jubilee Lunch, which will be happening nationwide this summer.

Residents are invited to bring along a cold dish to share with others as they hear about the importance of community cohesion, how to organise street parties, and what they can look forward to in The Big Lunch.

To book a place for Saturday, residents should contact the council’s leisure department on: leisure@merton.gov.uk or: 0208 545 4069.

Merton cabinet member for community and culture, Councillor Martin Whelton, said: “I hope lots of people will come along this Saturday to find out about how they can be part of this massive community event. Merton supports The Big Jubilee Lunch, when everyone across the UK will come out of their homes and lunch with their neighbours.

“Our borough has a great sense of community and I hope as many residents as possible will join in on the big day and making the most of this Jubilee summer.”

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Notes to editors:
The Big Jubilee Lunch on Sunday 3 June will see thousands of people celebrating the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee with street parties and community events across the capital.
For more information on The Big Lunch, including ideas for party food recipes, decorations, to games that all ages can enjoy, please visit: http://www.thebiglunch.com

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Press Contact:
Nina Romain
Communications Officer
London Borough of Merton
020 8545 4654