2022 PCM at The Big Lunch – outreach project

The Eden Project’s ‘The Big Jubilee Lunch’ was the final celebration event of the Platinum Weekend. This took place on Sunday 5th June 2022 on Avenham Park.  

The organisers of the event were aiming to achieve the Biggest Big Lunch gathering in the country. The traditional Big Lunch programme included entertainments and attractions to make it a family fun day of celebrations. 

Preston City Mela took part in the programme by providing:

7 performance acts:

  • Friends of Preston – Chenda & Traditional Drummers 
  • Gujarat Hindu Society -Raas & Garba Dances
  • Rapper Rohith
  • Young Preston Bollywood Dancers 
  • Abhinandana Dance Academy 
  • Bay Beat Brass Band 
  • Worldwide Samba Drummers 

9 Workshops: 

  • ArteeCraft – Shreya Ghodke – Kite Making  
  • ArteeCraft – Tapavis Trivedi  – Paper Flower Garland Making 
  • Brain Whitmore – Calligraphy 
  • Chatting Chimers – Farhana Patel – Embroidery  
  • Maryam Golubeva Paper art workshop
  • 5 Henna Artists : Yogini Patel; Manisha Chauhan; Shnehil Patel; Farzana Patel and Pooja Patel 

Here below is some footage and imagery from the day.