What’s New - Arts, Culture, Film
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.
Coronation Street star honours Bradford community hero with National Lottery Award
19th October 2023
Coronation Street star Jane Danson honoured an inspirational Bradford resident with a National Lottery Award, for founding Bloomin’ Buds Theatre Company.
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.
'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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
More than £3 billion awarded to projects that support young people over the last decade
16th February 2023
£3 billion has been given to National Lottery projects that help young people connect with the environment and teach them how to protect it.
The National Lottery Open Week returns Spring 2024 with free and discounted entry to venues across the UK
13th February 2023
The National Lottery Open Week 2023 runs from 18th to 26th March. Anyone who has a valid National Lottery ticket can get special offers at places and attractions.
Celebrating 28 years of National Lottery funding with our ‘People’s Portraits’ campaign
28th November 2022
Our People’s Portraits series celebrates the impact National Lottery funding has had on communities around the UK since it began 28 years ago.
A sonic love letter to Birmingham
9th August 2022
A unique musical project for a unique music city is what On Record and Jez Collins have created as part of the Birmingham 2022 Festival.