Our Big Lunches with Elsa and Buzz Lightyear!
Yesterday (Sunday 12th June), we braved the temperamental British weather and hosted our Big Lunch events which plenty of local residents came along to for a day of picnics, entertainment and socialising.
One of the events was held at our development in Wembley on North End Road and the other we hosted with sponsors Higgins over at Shoreditch Park which is close to our Hoxton Press development.
As part of these Big Lunch events, some residents were treated to a feast of street food whilst others decided to bring along their own picnics to enjoy. Guests were entertained by live music from ‘The Somebody’s’ (Wembley) and ‘In the Mode’ (Shoreditch Park) whilst children had fun having their faces painted, playing builder dress up trying on hard hats, boots and high vis jackets and also met special guest Elsa from Frozen and Buzz Lightyear from Toy Story!
A big cake was also officially cut at our Hoxton event by Councillor Glanville which marked the relationship between Anthology, London Borough of Hackney, Higgins and the Colville Estate Tenants and Residents Association (CETRA) as we work together to transform the Colville Estate.
It has been found by research from the Eden Project that 10% of people admit to feeling too shy or scared to start up a conversation with their neighbours so our Big Lunches were a great opportunity to put on a get together for the neighbourhoods to help breakdown these barriers. It was also a great chance to get to know the local residents and we look forward to further building on these relationships.
For further information about the Big Lunch visit www.thebiglunch.com