The National Lottery’s New Year's Eve Big Bash


The National Lottery’s New Year's Eve Big Bash celebrates some of the most memorable moments of 2022

  • The National Lottery is hosting a spectacular music and entertainment show at the OVO Arena Wembley on Tuesday 6 December, to be aired on ITV1 and ITVX over the festive period
  • With some fantastic acts set to perform including Tom Grennan, AdamLambert, Joel Corry, Katherine Jenkins and Cirque du Soleil,
  • 8,000 tickets will be available FREE on a first-come, first-served basis when they go on general release from 10am on 10 November
  • Comedian Jason Manford to host alongside singer and presenter Alesha Dixon to celebrate moments that have brought us together in 2022


The National Lottery is bringing together some of the UK’s most celebrated stars for a party like no other on Tuesday 6 December, with invited guests marking the big events of the 2022, as well as celebrating extraordinary people and the difference they have made thanks to National Lottery funding.

‘The National Lottery’s New Year's Eve Big Bash’ will be hosted by Jason Manford and Alesha Dixon with tickets going on general release at 10am on Thursday 10 November. The spectacular show will bring National Lottery players together for an opportunity to see unique performances and one-off collaborations from the likes of Tom Grennan, Adam Lambert, Joel Corry, RAYE, Katherine Jenkins, Cirque du Soleil plus many more. The programme will air on ITV and ITVX over the festive season.

Thanks to National Lottery players, more than £30M is generated each week for National Lottery-funded projects, helping 25,000 organisations and charities alone this year. As a thank you to National Lottery players, 8,000 FREE* tickets will be available on a first come, first served basis. National Lottery players will be able to reserve up to two tickets for free, plus a £2 booking fee applies per ticket and proof of purchase of a National Lottery product is required.

To set the scene, the OVO Arena Wembley will be transformed into a massive end of year party with the evening set to feature musical performances, popular culture highlights, key sporting moments and worldwide events that have impacted the UK throughout the year.

Jason Manford said: “I’m delighted to be hosting The National Lottery’s New Year's Eve Big Bash with Alesha. It’s going to be an incredible show, bringing the nation together to celebrate the most memorable moments of 2022. Whether you’re lucky enough to get a ticket to see the show at Wembley or watching from your sofa at home, dig out your dancing shoes and join us for a cracking night. It’s going to be a big one!”

Alesha Dixon added “The National Lottery’s New Year's Eve Big Bash is going to be the night you will not want to miss. Think of it as a huge house party with an amazing line-up and a few hidden extras along the way! Get dressed up from the comfort of your own home and come party with us - we’ve got your evening sorted”

Further details on the big night along with the full line-up for The National Lottery’s New Year's Eve Big Bash will be announced over the coming weeks.

For further details and to get tickets, National Lottery players should go to:

*Tickets are free of charge with a £2 booking fee per ticket.

The money for this initiative comes from a National Lottery promotional fund. It is not being funded by money allocated for National Lottery Good Causes or by Camelot.


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●      The National Lottery has awarded over £86 billion in prizes to date and created more than 6,500 millionaires or multi-millionaires since its launch in 1994.

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