National Family Week – Feast and Reunion Day (31 May)

May 31, 2009

logo_feastMeal times are quality times.  At the heart of every family is an ancient tradition with a few simple ingredients: good food, something to eat it with, and the company of your family!

On Sunday 31st May, families – including parents, children, grandparents, uncles, aunts and cousins – will be encouraged to get together over a sit-down meal. Whether you feast at home or out and about, it’s all about quality time together.

Experts say that families that sit down together regularly to eat are healthier and happier, and have healthier, happier relationships. Dining together shouldn’t be a special occasion, it should be part of your daily routine, so make this Family Week Feast the first of many!

How often do you share a meal with your extended family? Do your gatherings usually involve a wedding, a christening, or Christmas dinner? On the 31st May, make the Family Week Feast your last excuse and share a delicious dose of catching up!

Find out what’s happening near you and get your family out and get active!  For details of events near you, click HERE

Starved of ideas?

Celebrity chef Antony Worrall Thompson is choosing the UK’s Favourite Family Recipe. Why not taste-test the shortlist – click HERE for more information

whatson_reunion Get your family together and re-unite!  Sunday 31st May is family reunion day!  National Family Week is the perfect time to organise your own family reunion and we are encouraging families all over the UK to reunite and come together on Sunday 31st May.

Organising a reunion is easy and with our online tool and the help of our friends at 192.com, we have made the process even simpler.   You’re just a few clicks away from organising a date, time and location for your reunion, and also being able to send invites out to all of your family friends and relatives. Our tool will even produce your own family homepage for you to share photos and chat with each other!   There’s never been a better time to reunite your family – register your reunion today!

What is National Family Week?

National Family Week is a new national initiative to celebrate family life in the UK.

The week will celebrate and promote the social and personal benefits of family life in all shapes and sizes. During the week numerous fun activities and events for families will take place across the UK run by schools, charities, youth groups, shopping centres, community groups, local authorities and National Family Week’s commercial partners.