Chris Packham and Jamal Edwards crossing their fingers like the National Lottery logo

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Nine ways to celebrate 2019

This year, we celebrated 25 years of looking after the nation’s heritage. But that’s not all that happened – here are some of our highlights.
Christmassy number 25

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25 years: our advent calendar

Heritage can be so many things – memories, archives, parks, museums, landscapes, culture... This month we present just a small selection of some fantastic projects supported by The National Lottery Heritage Fund over the past 25 years. We'll be sharing a different project on each day of advent
Exhibits charting the history of motor sport at The Silverstone Experience

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25 years: The Silverstone Experience says #ThanksToYou!

In October 2019, the brand-new Silverstone Experience opened its doors to the public at the famous motor racing circuit. Housed in a former Second World War RAF hangar, and seven years in the making, it allows visitors to journey through the history of motor sport and Silverstone’s fascinating
People in anoraks learning about Cairngorms

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25 years: we share our memories

It's 25 years since The National Lottery began. In celebration, staff from The National Lottery Heritage Fund take a look back at some of our favourite memories.
Three children look at Constable painting

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25 years of funding for UK heritage: our film

It was on 19 November 1994 that the first #NationalLottery draw took place. Since then, £8billion from ticket sales has been awarded to more than 44,000 heritage projects, improving the lives of millions of people across the UK.