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  1. As Seen on Screen: New research from The National Lottery reveals how TV and film inspires the nation’s travel habits

    14th March 2022

    Northern Ireland’s Causeway Coast, seen in popular TV series Game of Thrones, comes out on top in the poll of places people want to visit

  2. A group of women posing

    Four National Lottery funded superstars to celebrate this International Women’s Day

    7th March 2022

    International Women’s Day is celebrated around the globe every March 8th to highlight the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. We’re showcasing some of the amazing National Lottery funded projects created by women, as well as individuals who are taking action for equality and making a positive difference.

  3. A woman (Stef Lauer) sitting in front of a pub.

    Shining a light on National Lottery funded LGBT+ projects in the UK

    24th February 2022

    This February we’re celebrating LGBT+ history month by shining a light on some of the incredible National Lottery funded projects across the UK that are helping to preserve the history of the LGBT+ community.

  4. TeamGB athletes group during the opening ceremony in Beijing.

    Beijing Winter Olympics: Our Top 7 Moments

    23rd February 2022

    This February, we celebrated the Winter Olympic games from the 4th to the 20th of February in Beijing, where our athletes' faced highs and lows in their pursuit of Olympic gold.

  5. A men standing next to a manakin in someone's kitchen.

    Celebrating National Lottery supported films at Sundance 2022

    20th January 2022

    The 2022 Sundance Film Festival begins today, running from 20-30 January, with seven incredible National Lottery supported films being premiered. Discover our top four film highlights being featured at this year’s festival, thanks to National Lottery players.

  6. Homelessness projects making a difference this Christmas

    17th December 2021

    With Christmas approaching, its important to spare a thought to those who don’t have somewhere safe to call a home this festive period. This December, we’re highlighting some incredible National Lottery funded homelessness projects making an important difference.

  7. Formerly homeless Strictly star hails impact of half a billion pounds of National Lottery funding awarded to homeless projects in the past decade

    15th December 2021

    This Christmas, we're highlighting the incredible support National Lottery-funded homeless projects have provided to people all over the UK in the last 10 years.

  8. Edinburgh project changing homeless people's lives through DJ'ing wins National Lottery Award

    13th December 2021

    An Edinburgh based social enterprise whose mission it is to use DJing to change the lives of people affected by homelessness, has been named the 2021 National Lottery Scotland Project of the Year.

  9. Two women (Janis and Elan) with a National Lottery Award in their hands in the community garden Cynon Valley Organic Adventures in Wales

    Welsh community garden and wellbeing wonder wins National Lottery Award

    9th December 2021

    A Cynon Valley heritage and conservation project which uses gardening and nature as a way of improving people’s employability skills and wellbeing has been named the 2021 National Lottery Wales Project of the Year.

  10. Giant leap for First Steps project as it lands major award!

    29th November 2021

    The Stroke Association in Northern Ireland’s First Steps project has been named the 2021 National Lottery Northern Ireland Project of the Year.

  11. A woman (Alexandra Burke) photographed in the CHANGE installation of Trafalgar Square in London, England.


    18th November 2021

    A host of famous faces, including Alexandra Burke, Sir Chris Hoy, Nadine Coyle and Liam Reardon, have teamed up with The National Lottery to unveil four striking installations across London, Cardiff, Edinburgh and Antrim to inspire and spark positive change in our communities.

  12. A man (Liam Reardon) photographed in the CREATE installation at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff.


    17th November 2021

    Love Island 2021 winner Liam Reardon has unveiled a striking new installation at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff.