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Street Parties

If you're organising a street party to mark the 70th anniversary of VE Day on Friday 8th May 2015, or any other occasion, you may find the following links useful;


North Yorkshire Guide to Organising a Street Party

Big Lunch  - Take part in the nationwide get-together for neighbours - a great excuse to get to know people, try new things and have a party!

Communities and Local Government Guide to Organising a Street Party

If you are planning a street party or big lunch, let us know and we will list it here for you and help spread the word about your event. Send us your street party photographs and You Tube videos and they could appear on this page. We hope that this will inspire others to hold their own street parties next year. Email your photos to

My Community Starter - My Community Starter is a free online resource for people who want to get involved in organising smaller, more straightforward community activities. We looked at the barriers that stood in your way to volunteering in your local community and created a website that could give you some guidance, inspire you and, most importantly, provide you with some information you may need to get started.