The National Lottery Cinema Weekend: free pair of tickets available!

The National Lottery Cinema Weekend: free pair of tickets available!
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We all like a freebie, and this weekend the National Lottery are offering players the chance to snare up to two free tickets at participating cinemas!

What’s more, you don’t necessarily have to buy a ticket for this weekend to be eligible: any National Lottery player who’s bought a ticket, scratchcard or Instant Win game after 1 January 2019 – and retained the relevant reference number – can apply here.

Where I live, this weekend is set to be a washout – hello, Great British Summer(!) – and we had been eyeing up a cinema trip to see A Quiet Place Part II anyway… It took me all of a few minutes to find a nearby participating Picturehouse (other cinema chains are available) showing the film, and apply my vouchers.

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It’s worth noting that the National Lottery does raise money for good causes, including the arts, sports and many more, including the film industry of course. So it wasn’t a hard decision for me to make, parting with £2 for a new ticket (and a small booking fee on the cinema’s site to complete the transaction), knowing that I would have likely paid full price regardless to see this particular film.

Having just heard about the National Lottery Cinema Weekend myself, I’m hopeful that I can share this savings ‘hack’ with as many Heroes as possible!

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