Published: 16th May 2017

More than 100,000 community events are expected to take place across the UK to mark the first anniversary of the death of MP Jo Cox. Street parties and other local celebrations are being planned under the banner of The Great Get Together and Big Lunch during the weekend of the 17-18 June. The Eden Project is also planning a Great Big Walk in the run-up to the events, inviting people from the four corners of the UK to walk through the country, visiting local groups and weaving together the stories of the UK’s diverse communities. Over 105,000 events are planned for the weekend of 17-18 June, including 90,000 big lunches. The Big Lunch, which began in 2009 and which last year saw over 7 million people come together in their localities, has joined forces with the Great Get Together, an initiative by the Jo Cox Foundation. Jo Cox, MP for … (To read the full article, subscribe below)