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What’s New - Heritage

  1. The National Lottery reveals the top ‘Happy Places’ in the UK

    1st June 2021

    New research from The National Lottery reveals how much the public has missed visiting their ‘happy place’ during lockdown restrictions.

  2. A group of four young British Armed Forces friends in black and white.

    British Armed Forces veterans’ exploits during National Service 60 years ago will be front and centre of an innovative UK-wide new heritage project

    3rd February 2021

    18 former servicemen, including men who served in Egypt, Jordan, Singapore and Iraq, are involved in a National Lottery-funded project called National Service Remembered.

  3. £8.75 million National Lottery boost for the Newport Transporter Bridge

    22nd January 2021

    The world's most complete, surviving transporter bridge – the 114-year-old Newport Transporter Bridge in South Wales, is set to become a major tourist attraction thanks to an £8.75 million National Lottery grant.

  4. Let the Bells Ring Out For Christmas!

    19th December 2020

    Britain’s last remaining bellfoundry saved with £3.45m National Lottery funding


    17th November 2020

    Artisan Taslima Ahmad has sewn up a 2020 National Lottery Award, for her work to keep traditional textile techniques alive with her courses for marginalised women and children.


    31st January 2020

    Mid and West Wales Assembly Member, Joyce Watson, today visited young trainees at the National Lottery funded Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways to find out how they are playing a vital role in preserving the future of our heritage.

  7. Eden Project's Biomes transformed into iconic National Lottery balls as Lily Cole launches 25th Birthday #ThanksToYou offers across the UK

    21st November 2019

    Projects and venues across the UK to open for free or provide special offers for National Lottery players to say Thank You for raising more than £40 billion for good causes

  8. A host of stars launch free offers for National Lottery players at hundreds of the UK's best-loved treasured and historic places

    12th November 2019

    Big Narstie, Jamie-Lee O’Donnell, Anton Danyluk and Elis James celebrate 25 years of National Lottery support of heritage sites in the UK, by taking a cheeky glimpse inside some of these famous sites.

  9. National Lottery players have raised £339 Million for veterans charities across the UK

    6th November 2019

    Ahead of Remembrance Day, The National Lottery is celebrating the outstanding contribution made by its players to veterans’ charities since the first draw in 1994

  10. Farmer and singer JB Gill to back heritage project in Nottingham for 25th Birthday National Lottery Awards success

    8th August 2019

    Farmer and former JLS singer JB Gill sowed the seeds for St Ann’s Allotments project today, by supporting their bid to be named Best Heritage Project in the 25th Birthday National Lottery Awards.

  11. Your chance to win £10,000 for your project!

    12th March 2019

    A call for all National Lottery funded projects to enter The 25th Birthday National Lottery Awards

  12. "V&A Dundee has been a catalyst, it has changed lives for the better and shone a spotlight on all that is good about the city"

    11th March 2019

    Supported by National Lottery funding, V&A Dundee has helped local young person Ailsa Purdie realise and fulfil her ambitions without leaving the city she loves