News - 2019
‘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
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
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.
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.
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.
National Lottery players have raised £339 Million for veterans charities across the UK
6th November 2019
Ahead of Remembrance Day, The National Lottery is celebrating the outstanding contribution made by its players to veterans’ charities since the first draw in 1994
Helen Skelton takes on big birthday Ben Nevis climb to celebrate The National Lottery's 25th Anniversary
4th November 2019
TV presenter and outdoor enthusiast, Helen Skelton, leading a special expedition to the summit of the UK’s highest mountain, Ben Nevis, joined by a group of young people from the PEEK Project in Glasgow, to celebrate The National Lottery’s 25th Birthday.
Sophie Ellis-Bextor surprises children with PJ themed party at Wirral children's hospice
29th October 2019
Children at Claire House Children’s Hospice in the Wirral received a surprise visit from singer, songwriter and mother of five, Sophie Ellis-Bextor
Illusionist and Magician Julius Dein makes The Angel of the North disappear to mark 25 years of National Lottery funding
28th October 2019
The National Lottery released a video starring illusionist and magician Julius Dein to celebrate 25 years of The National Lottery funding art across the UK.
25 Iconic Olympic and Paralympic medallists say thank you to National Lottery players for helping transform British sport
24th October 2019
A total of 25 medallists (both current and past legends) will attend the event, showcasing the 864 medals won by Britain’s Olympians and Paralympians since National Lottery funding for elite sport began in 1997.
TEA TYNE’: Scarlett Moffatt hosts World record breaking Cream Tea party to celebrate National Lottery's 25th Birthday
23rd October 2019
Scarlett hosts record-breaking attempt for largest-ever cream tea party event at Sage Gateshead brings hundreds of people together from across the UK to celebrate The National Lottery’s 25th birthday.
Singer Tom Grennan surprises shoppers to celebrate The National Lottery's impact on Performance Art
21st October 2019
Singer-songwriter Tom Grennan delivered an impromptu, busking style performance in Coventry today as part of a thank-you moment to National Lottery players who have helped invest over £2.2billion into the performing arts over the past 25 years.