Open Week begins!
4th June 2021
This weekend is the start of The National Lottery’s Open Week, running from 5th-13th June. Don’t miss this opportunity to access special offers or free entry to lots of your favourite places, as National Lottery funded venues say a very special #ThanksToYou to players.
Between Saturday 5th and Sunday 13th June, all you need to do is a present a National Lottery ticket or scratchcard (digital or physical), to get access.
So here’s our top five picks of places to visit this weekend to kickstart Open Week:
1) Get dressed up for the occasion with free entry to the Mandinga Arts Costume Studio in south London. Explore their collection of exciting and colourful costumes, props and puppets! https://www.lotterygoodcauses.org.uk/projects/national-lottery-open-week/view/mandinga-arts-costume-studio-free-entry-5-to-13-june
2) If fast cars are more your thing, the British Motor Museum in Warwickshire is offering discounted entry to see the world’s largest collection of historic British cars – from the first Land Rover to Lady Penelope’s FAB1. https://www.lotterygoodcauses.org.uk/projects/national-lottery-open-week/view/-5
3) Over in Wales, there’s free entry to RSBP Ynys-hir where you can enjoy the fresh air, stunning landscapes and of course the chance to spot some feathered friends. https://www.lotterygoodcauses.org.uk/projects/national-lottery-open-week/view/-51
4) In Edinburgh, you can enjoy a guided tour of Collective at Calton Hill, taking in the fascinating site with a rich history of astronomy, time-keeping and art, over the past 200 years. https://www.lotterygoodcauses.org.uk/projects/national-lottery-open-week/view/collective
5) If the weather isn’t looking so good for an outdoor trip, then try a trail of a different kind with Redbridge Museum’s Wonder Women Virtual trail, where you can learn about women in the borough through objects, photos and sounds. https://www.lotteredygoodcauses.org.uk/projects/national-lottery-open-week/view/redbridge-museums-wonder-women-virtual-trail
If none of these sound up your street, then have a search for the offers available in your area here.