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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. TOP SKATERS AND RIDERS DROP IN ON YOUNGSTERS TO CELEBRATE £3 BILLION NATIONAL LOTTERY INVESTMENT

    19th October 2019

    Some of the UK’s and the world’s finest skateboarders, BMX and Wheelchair Motocross stars dropped in on young people at a South Wales skatepark today to celebrate the £3 billion National Lottery players have raised to help young people in the UK to develop and thrive over the last 25 years.

  6. Local people urged to join Scarlett Moffatt for record breaking Cream Tea party to celebrate The National Lottery's 25th Birthday

    18th October 2019

    TV personality Scarlett Moffatt will play host to a giant Cream Tea Party in a bid to set a new Guinness World Record.

  7. Golden girls Kelly Gallagher and Charlotte Evans named Sporting Legends at 25th Birthday National Lottery Awards

    17th October 2019

    Kelly Gallagher and guide Charlotte Evans celebrate their 25th Birthday National Lottery Awards Sporting Legend Award with ice skaters Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean.

  8. World-Renowned artist, David Mach, unveils new artwork at a newsagent to celebrate the impact of The National Lottery over 25 years

    16th October 2019

    Today, a new piece of modern art by world-renowned artist, David Mach RA, is being unveiled in the unlikely setting of a Manchester newsagent to celebrate the start of six weeks of celebrations for The National Lottery’s 25th birthday.

  9. Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson honoured with National Lottery Lifetime Achievement Award

    15th October 2019

    One of Britain’s greatest Paralympic athletes, Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson, was honoured with a special Lifetime Achievement Award during last night’s 25th Birthday National Lottery Awards in London.

  10. Plymouth breakdancing king crowned National Lottery legend

    1st October 2019

    A nationally respected hip hop artist and mentor from Plymouth has been awarded Local Legend status by the National Lottery for his work in transforming the lives of young people through the power of hip hop culture, music and dance.

  11. STRICTLY STAR VICK HOPE CROWNS SAGE GATESHEAD AWARDS CHAMPIONS

    23rd September 2019

    Strictly Come Dancing star and TV presenter, Vick Hope, surprised international music centre, Sage Gateshead, with the news that they have been crowned the National Lottery’s Best Arts, Culture & Film Project in the UK.

  12. Whitmore waltzes in as Kinship Care claim awards prize

    20th September 2019

    Former Strictly Come Dancing star Laura Whitmore waltzed into Derry today to reveal Kinship Care NI have won a 25th Birthday National Lottery Award for Best Community & Charity project

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