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  1. JJ Chalmers pictured holding a National Lottery Game Changers trophy.

    Former Strictly star and Invictus Games gold medalist, JJ Chalmers, joins The National Lottery on the hunt for the UK’s Game Changers

    20th May 2024

    As part of the National Lottery’s 30th Birthday celebrations, former Royal Marine Commando and broadcaster, JJ Chalmers, has launched the search to find 30 people who have done extraordinary things over the last 30 years with the help of The National Lottery.

  2. A collage with nine british athletics athletes

    New documentary to follow top UK athletes on their path to the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games

    26th March 2024

    The National Lottery team up with Channel 4 to allow peek behind the scenes as britain’s top Athletics stars approach the Paris 2024 Olympic & Paralympics Games.

  3. A man (Bill Bailey) and a woman (Scarlett Moffatt) dress shakespearenly at The Royal Shakespeare Company

    New research for National Lottery Open Week reveals how many of us want to stop scrolling and open up to new experiences

    28th February 2024

    Bill Bailey and Scarlett Moffatt, National Lottery Open Week ambassadors, encourage the nation to get out there and experience something new.

  4. Visitors admiring a paiting in the Court Room of Founding Museum

    The National Lottery Open Week returns this spring with free and discounted entry to venues across the UK

    14th February 2024

    To say thank you for the £30 million raised for Good Causes every week by players, hundreds of National Lottery funded venues across the UK will be offering free entry, discounts and special offers throughout National Lottery Open Week.

  5. A group of people celebrating a National Lottery Award trophie

    Pop icon Martin Kemp presents Wirral brain cancer survivor and charity founder with major award

    20th December 2023

    Martin Kemp, has honoured an inspirational Wirral man who survived the world’s deadliest brain cancer with a National Lottery Award in recognition of his incredible work in establishing a charity to improve the quality of life for anyone with a diagnosis of cancer.

  6. A group of punk people playing instruments with a National Lottery Awards trophie

    Leicester punk project wins top national award

    20th December 2023

    Punk: Rage & Revolution project, which explores the story of Britain’s iconic 1970s Punk scene, has been named English Project of the Year in the 2023 National Lottery Awards.

  7. Alison and Kieran from Bangor Courthouse and Gary Lightbody.

    Snow Patrol star Gary Lightbody honours Bangor Court House with National Lottery award

    14th December 2023

    Snow Patrol frontman Gary Lightbody returned to his hometown to crown Bangor Court House as the 2023 National Lottery Project of the Year.

  8. Project SIARC with their National Lottery Award.

    Wildlife expert and TV presenter honours fin-tastic Welsh shark project

    12th December 2023

    Award winning naturalist and wildlife TV presenter Iolo Williams has honoured an inspirational project which aims to safeguard and increase people’s understanding of rare sharks living off the Welsh coast.

  9. Friends of Hartwood Paupers’ Cemetery with their trophy.

    Volunteer group remembering the lost souls of Hartwood Paupers Cemetery wins Scottish Project of the Year Award

    7th December 2023

    A community group who came together to restore an old paupers’ graveyard at the former Hartwood Asylum near Shotts has won a top national award.

  10. Three women (Wildlife presenter Liz bonnin and presenter Mollie King with artist Georgia Tucker) posing for a picture.

    Liz Bonnin and Mollie King shine a spotlight on the UK’s most endangered species with new National Lottery ‘Habitats of Hope’ exhibition as COP28 commences

    1st December 2023

    To mark the beginning of this year’s UN Climate Change Conference, award-winning TV presenter and scientist, Liz Bonnin along with radio and TV presenter, Mollie King unveiled ‘Habitats of Hope’, an immersive exhibition at the Horniman Museum and Gardens created by The National Lottery. The new exhibition celebrates the lesser-known UK species that have been saved through the incredible work of projects run by various organisations supported by National Lottery funding.

  11. Christmas lights in Regent Street at peak time.

    Our top National Lottery funded locations to visit this Christmas

    27th November 2023

    With December in full swing, take a look at some of our top picks for the holiday season at National Lottery funded venues and locations across the UK.

  12. Bobby Zamora and Tim Holtam with Tim's National Lottery Awards trophy.

    Brighton and Hove Albion football legend honours Brighton community hero with major National Lottery Award

    24th November 2023

    Brighton and Hove Albion football legend, Bobby Zamora, has honoured an inspirational Brighton resident with an iconic National Lottery Award, to celebrate his incredible work in establishing the Brighton Table Tennis Club.