People’s Postcode Lottery

To all players of People’s Postcode Lottery

'A massive thank you to all players of People’s Postcode Lottery, who in 2023 have awarded us the fantastic sum of £600,000. This incredible support enables the Book Festival to deliver a wide-ranging programme of exciting literature events and activities which focus on instilling a love of books and an enjoyment of reading in people of all ages and levels of ability in communities across Scotland. It also helps us make ongoing improvements to our site and programme to make them accessible to audience members and visitors with a diverse range of needs.'

Nick Barley, Director, Edinburgh International Book Festival

Help the Edinburgh International Book Festival by playing People’s Postcode Lottery

About People’s Postcode Lottery
Players across Britain are winning whopping prizes with People's Postcode Lottery. In their subscription lottery, players pay £12 a month and can win prizes every single day. There are thousands of lucky winners every week. The more players who join, the more charities can be supported. For further information visit
Each weekend, players in two lucky postcodes get a knock on their door and collect £30,000 cheques from our celebrity Street Prize presenters. Meanwhile, every month all players in a postcode sector pick up life-changing cheques at our £3 Million Postcode Millions parties.
Players subscriptions support a range of amazing charities including the Edinburgh International Book Festival. A minimum of 32% of the ticket price goes to charity. Since 2005, players have raised over £700 million for good causes. For details of the charities and good causes which are promoting and benefitting from the lottery draws, please visit
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How it works
People’s Postcode Lottery manages lotteries on behalf of 20 Postcode Trust.  New players can sign up to pay using direct debit by calling 0808 1098 765. New players who sign up online at can pay using direct debit, debit card or PayPal.

People's Postcode Lottery is an ongoing monthly subscription lottery where paid tickets are automatically entered into all the prize draws. You can purchase up to three tickets to play in the draws. Each ticket is based on your chosen postcode and costs £12 per month to play. The maximum amount a single ticket can win is 10% of the draw proceeds.

Players must be 16 years or over.

People’s Postcode Lottery is only available to play with postcodes in England, Scotland and Wales.

Postcode Lottery Limited is regulated by the Gambling Commission under licences number: 000-000829-N-102511-014 and Number: 000-000829-R-102513-013. Registered office: 2nd Floor, 31 Chertsey Street, Guildford, Surrey, England, GU1 4HD

For assistance call People’s Postcode Lottery on 0808-1098765 or visit the Contact Us page of their website. © 2018 Postcode Lottery Ltd

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