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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Two people, Osmond and Brenda, with a National Lottery Awards trophie

    TV’s Brenda Edwards presents young entrepreneur with National Lottery Award

    30th October 2023

    TV star, Brenda Edwards, presented a young entrepreneur with an iconic National Lottery Award today in honour of her late son who was also a young trailblazer that strived to empower young people.

  5. Two women, Gurinder Chadha OBE and Charlotte Regan, sitting down in the The National Lottery ‘walk of stars’ installation in London

    Gurinder Chadha OBE and Charlotte Regan unveil the National Lottery ‘Walk of Stars’ installation to mark the start of the BFI London Film Festival

    9th October 2023

    The National Lottery in partnership with the BFI, has created the ‘Walk of Stars’ an installation which shines a light on the incredible talent behind brilliant films, as well as the rising stars of the UK film industry, who have all been supported by National Lottery funding through the BFI.

  6. A woman (Sam Quek) wearing a gold medal on a hockey field

    'Amazing Starts Here' podcast is back for Season Two with Sam Quek as the new host

    14th September 2023

    'Amazing Starts Here' podcast is back for it's season two, with Sam Quek as the new host, sharing the stories of ordinary people who do extraordinary things with the help of National Lottery funding.

  7. The Black Swimming Association representative holding the 2022 award

    17 phenomenal projects in the running for iconic National Lottery Award

    11th September 2023

    17 projects from across the UK are appealing for votes to be crowned National Lottery Project of the Year 2023.

  8. Refugee, Yacoub

    The incredible impact of the National Lottery on refugees and asylum seekers across the UK

    27th June 2023

    We delve into our data to spotlight the incredible impact of the National Lottery has had on refugees and asylum seekers who had to leave their countries to start a new life in the UK.

  9. A woman (Samantha Womack) with a National Loterry Award

    Samantha Womack announces last chance to nominate for the National Lottery Awards

    9th May 2023

    Actress, singer and former Eastenders star, Samantha Womack, is urging people and projects from all over the UK to get their nominations for the National Lottery Awards in ahead of the 16 May deadline.

  10. A group practising for a big event

    Communities throughout UK gear up to celebrate the King’s Coronation with National Lottery support

    4th May 2023

    Organisations throughout the UK are using National Lottery funding to mark the Coronation of His Majesty The King with activities to bring people together in their communities.

  11. A bunch of people taking a picture togethjer with a National Lottery Award trophie

    The hunt is on for the UK's favourite community heroes as the 2023 National Lottery Awards begins

    25th April 2023

    The National Lottery Awards are back for 2023, in search of the inspirational individuals and organisations who do amazing things with the help of National Lottery funding.

  12. People enjoying outside activities on the Kelpies.

    UK adults crave new experiences at low cost to live up to new trend

    13th March 2023

    A new research from The National Lottery shows that 64% of UK adults want to be surprised on a day out discovering their top 5 locations in their nations.