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Lunch Bunch

Lunch Bunch gives children living in Islington, the chance to enjoy free or low cost fun activities alongside a free, healthy and nutritious lunch during the school holidays.

Lunch Bunch will be running during the 2021 Easter school holidays and will be offered as part of a variety of activities that are running across the borough. All activities will be supervised by caring adults in a supportive and safe environment.

Most activities will need to be booked in advance; details available shortly on activity provider websites.

Lunch Bunch will be available as part of activities at:

New for Easter 2021! We’re inviting children to walk, run, skip the Daily Mile challenge and get a certificate, as part of their Lunch Bunch activities.

The number of spaces available at all activities will be limited in line with safety requirements.

Lunch Bunch provides free, healthy and nutritious lunches as part of activities. Lunch Bunch thanks St Aloysius College for the use of their kitchen!

April Menu:

Week 1

Thurs 1

Tues 6

Weds 7

Thurs 8

Fri 9

Option 1 - meat/fish

Chicken stuffed wrap

Turkey salad roll

Tuna sweetcorn bagel

Cheese and pepper
pizza sandwich

Fish finger buttie

Option 2 - vegetarian

Hummus and salad wrap

Vegan pasty

Vegan Cajun vegetable
wrap

Roast veg
wholemeal
pizza sandwich

Cheese salad roll

Side dishes

Chocolate and
banana muffin
Easy peeler

Spotted dick pudding
Banana

Chocolate and banana
oaty square
Red apple

Apple pie
Easy peeler

Viva milkshake
Banana 

Week 2

Mon 12

Tues 13

Weds 14

Thurs 15

Fri 16

Option 1 - meat/fish

Quorn sausage with
ketchup wholemeal
baguette

Vegan spicy pizza
sandwich

Beef kebab in pitta

Salmon mayo and
cucumber bagel

BBQ chicken and 
slaw wrap

Option 2 - vegetarian

Egg and salad baguette

Vegan spicy
pizza sandwich

Cheese and broccoli
quiche

Bean and roast veg
wrap

BBQ quorn and
slaw wrap

Side dishes

Lemon and orange oaty
square
Easy peeler

Pear and ginger
muffin
Green apply

Fruit flapjack
Banana

Viva milkshake
Easy peeler

Brownie square
Banana

Other food support

If you need help with getting food or need family support, there are a range of services to help you.

We are Islington - 020 7527 8222 or minicom on 020 7527 1900. Lines are open every day from 9am to 5pm. Islington Council, voluntary sector and mutual aid groups are working together to provide support.

Food Parcels for vulnerable families - contact Bright Start family support surgeries.

Healthy Start Vouchers - families with children under 5 on certain benefits can apply for Healthy Start Vouchers to spend on milk, fruit and veg, and infant formula.

Islington Coronavirus Support Directory - Families can find services on the Coronavirus directory for support for information on food shopping groups, free groceries and groceries with free delivery local to them as well as counselling, legal advice and lots more Coronavirus Support Directory

Contact us:

For further information or If you’d like to get in touch with the Lunch Bunch team, please email lunch.bunch@islington.gov.uk or call the Family Information Service on 020 7527 5959.

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