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Eden Project Communities in Mid and East Antrim Council Pop Up Shops

Eden Project Communities team will be in the Mid and East Antrim Council Pop Up Shops and invite you to pop in and find out more.

There’s lots of reasons to come down and ways to connect if you cant.

The pop-up shop project has been funded by Mid & East Antrim Borough Council and the Department for Communities under the COVID-19 Recovery Revitalise Programme.

  • Larne                      14 February – 19th February         20 Main Street 07703189048
  • Carrickfergus     21 February – 26th February        33 – 35 High Street 07703189048


What’s happening

  • Register you interest in doing The Big Lunch or Big Jubilee Lunch and be entered into the weekly voucher draw.
  • Celebrate community and say Thank-you: Enter the children’s letter competition with prizes worth £200 to celebrate community where you are. Enter by email or drop your entries off and enjoy a fun activity and take away a treat. Note this is open to anyone under 18 and individuals, groups and schools can apply.
  • Tuesday 15th 12 -2pm: Book a place at the table for lunch and a community conversation with loneliness expert Tracey Robbins and Eden Project Communities Northern Ireland staff find out what’s on offer this year and share your own ambitions.  10 places available  email
  • Daily: Take part in their arts and crafts activities for all ages,  they will even show you how to deliver them for your own group!
  • Daily: You can book an appointment for a longer conversation about your needs and how they might help: call Grainne on 07703189048
  • Tuesday 22nd February, Carrick: Book a place at the table for lunch and a community conversation about The Big Lunch and Big Jubilee Lunch. Let them know your plans and how they can support you this year: email

Note: all Jubilee celebrations registered with The Big Jubilee Lunch will get a note from The Queen, be made an official part of the Platinum Jubilee celebrations and you can add them to the official map.

Please share with your community

Voucher Give away with The Big Lunch:  Weekly draw for £25 Big Lunch vouchers available to organisations schools churches and constituted and non-constituted groups.

To take part

  1. Visit and register for The Big Jubilee Lunch or The Big Lunch
  2. Remember to provide contact information and select yes to further contact and media
  3. Email a few brief sentences on what you plan to do where and who you are.
  4. Remember a Big Lunch is anything from a few neighbours getting together, to a celebration with the whole community.
  5. Winners will be notified weekly from February on their Facebook page.

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