OPEN WEEK WEDNESDAY - 5 Things to do!
9th June 2021
It’s Wednesday 9th June 2021 and that means we are around half way through National Lottery Open Week! Today, we are back with another 5 things you can do during Open Week. All you need is a National Lottery ticket or scratch card to participate.
Segedunum Roman Fort and Museum – Free Entry
Enjoy free entry to Segedunum Roman Fort & Museum, where Rome's great frontier begins. Explore the ancient archaeological park which features the original foundations of the fort, 80m of actual Wall and a reconstructed section of Hadrian's Wall, as well as the remains of the fort's original Roman bath house. Inside the Museum, the Roman Gallery tells the story of life in the fort. The 35m Viewing Tower provides outstanding views across this World Heritage Site.
To find out more about Segedunum’s offer, click here: https://www.lotterygoodcauses.org.uk/projects/national-lottery-open-week/view/-28
Culloden Battlefield – Free entry
Discover the powerfully emotive and atmospheric battlefield where the 1745 Jacobite Rising came to a tragic end.
2021 is the 275th anniversary of the battle that changed British and world history, with the defeat of Bonnie Prince Charlie’s Jacobite forces by Government troops.
You can experience the powerful emotions of the Battle of Culloden in our visitor centre’s 360-degree battle immersion theatre, which puts you right in the heart of the action.
Pre-booking is advised for the visitor centre exhibition, otherwise, places cannot be guaranteed: https://www.nts.org.uk/visit/events/culloden-advance-booking
Durham Cathedral – Discount in the cathedral shop
Durham Cathedral is one of the most famous cathedrals in the world. Overlooking the city of Durham and the River Wear, it’s also the backdrop to blockbuster movies like Harry Potter and Avengers: Endgame. This week, you can get 10% off when visiting the cathedral shop. The Cathedral is free to visit and you can climb the central spire to get great views of the city.
Discover more about Durham Cathedral’s offers here: https://www.lotterygoodcauses.org.uk/projects/national-lottery-open-week/view/durham-cathedral
The Penllergare Trust - A free hot drink
North of Swansea, Wales, you can enjoy over 12 square miles of woodland for a nice summer wander. As part of National Lottery open week, you can pick up a free hot drink on your way around the beautiful landscape.
You can see details of Penllergare’s offer for National Lottery players here: https://www.lotterygoodcauses....
The Portadown Trust - Two-For-One tickets
Portadown Heritage Tours are offering Two Adult Tickets for the Price of One for a tour of Carleton Street Orange Hall and Heritage Centre.
The hall dates back to 1875 and has been at the centre of many historical events. The hall tour reflects the history of Portadown and the local Loyal Orders. The tour offers an authentic experience of not just a heritage centre or museum but a working orange hall that is at the centre of the community. There is a number of exhibitions available to view and memorabilia.
Places are limited, and must be booked in advance.
Discover more here: https://www.lotterygoodcauses.org.uk/projects/national-lottery-open-week/view/-44
The National Lottery Open Week
Get involved with the National Lottery Open Week, from Saturday 5 June to Sunday 13 June 2021.
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