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  1. THE SEARCH BEGINS FOR LOCKDOWN LEGENDS ACROSS THE UK FOR 2020 NATIONAL LOTTERY AWARDS

    8th July 2020

    This year the annual search for the UK’s most popular National Lottery funded projects will, for the first time, honour individuals who have made an extraordinary impact in their community

  2. ROLL OUT OF UP TO £600 MILLION NATIONAL LOTTERY FUNDING TO TACKLE CORONAVIRUS IMPACT

    28th April 2020

    Charities and organisations affected by the unprecedented impact of the coronavirus outbreak in the UK are being given access to a comprehensive package of support of up to £600 million from The National Lottery.

  3. WELSH AM MEETS THE NEXT GENERATION HELPING TO PRESERVE THE FUTURE OF OUR HERITAGE

    31st January 2020

    Mid and West Wales Assembly Member, Joyce Watson, today visited young trainees at the National Lottery funded Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways to find out how they are playing a vital role in preserving the future of our heritage.

  4. BFI and Paul Merton unveil 'Top 10 most watched films you have never heard of' to celebrate 25 years of National Lottery funding

    4th December 2019

    Over 75 Million online views of BFI's Britain on Film in just two years

  5. World-Famous Astronaut Tim Peake reveals his top science and education attractions in the UK to celebrate The National Lottery's 25th Birthday

    29th November 2019

    World-renowned British ESA astronaut, Tim Peake, reveals ten top scientific and educational attractions across the UK that have been made possible by funding from The National Lottery.

  6. Wallace and Gromit creators unveil new film to inspire people to make a difference in their communities

    23rd November 2019

    Multi-award-winning animation studio Aardman has unveiled an uplifting new film to mark a special £2 million National Lottery fund, which aims to bring communities together across the UK.

  7. Eden Project's Biomes transformed into iconic National Lottery balls as Lily Cole launches 25th Birthday #ThanksToYou offers across the UK

    21st November 2019

    Projects and venues across the UK to open for free or provide special offers for National Lottery players to say Thank You for raising more than £40 billion for good causes

  8. ‘WHAT HAS THE NATIONAL LOTTERY EVER DONE FOR US?’ STAR-STUDDED FILM PARODYING MONTY PYTHON MARKS THE NATIONAL LOTTERY’S 25TH BIRTHDAY

    19th November 2019

    Today, a comedy film created by BAFTA-nominated writer and director David Schneider has been released to celebrate The National Lottery’s 25th Birthday, highlighting its extraordinary impact on UK life since 1994

  9. TV personality Jess Wright transforms Befriending group into a luxury Spa for "World Kindness Day"

    13th November 2019

    Members of Colchester’s Warm and Toasty Club were treated to a surprise luxury spa day and were joined by TV personality and reality star Jess Wright, and her mother Carol Wright, to mark World Kindness Day

  10. A host of stars launch free offers for National Lottery players at hundreds of the UK's best-loved treasured and historic places

    12th November 2019

    Big Narstie, Jamie-Lee O’Donnell, Anton Danyluk and Elis James celebrate 25 years of National Lottery support of heritage sites in the UK, by taking a cheeky glimpse inside some of these famous sites.

  11. Sport stars say "Thank you" to The National Lottery Players for helping fund Grassroots Sport activities across the UK

    7th November 2019

    Leading sporting organisations across the four nations are showing their appreciation to everyone that has ever bought a National Lottery ticket in a joint letter and a video message as part of The National Lottery’s 25th Birthday celebrations.

  12. Chris Packham and Jamal Edwards team up to show how to protect UK wildlife

    7th November 2019

    Wildlife expert, Chris Packham and entrepreneur and SB.TV founder, Jamal Edwards MBE, have come together to show how people can do their bit to preserve natural habitats in an increasingly urban world, in a bid to help tackle a growing wildlife crisis in the UK.

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