Unusual Bingo Games Invented In Lockdown

During  the various lockdowns many of us have turned to seeing friends and family on Zoom , Facetime and a number of other video calling applications.  We want that face to face contact and we want to try our best to replicate real life meetings to socialise, keep happy and feel connected.  One way people…

Bingo Halls Reopen In Tier 2 Areas In England

Hurrah, those of us in Tier 2 can skip back into bingo halls and other indoor entertainment venues as of today, Wednesday 2nd December. Buzz Bingo, one of the biggest bingo hall operators in the UK is delighted they can switch their lights on and warm up the ball machine once again in a large…

Mecca Bingo Boss Expresses Confusion Over New Government ‘Tier’ System

As of 00:01 on Wednesday 14th October, we saw another new set of government social distancing guidelines put into place across England. A new ‘tier’ system was announced in order to help with more localised lockdowns in the unfortunate event of a virus spike, and once again, we saw the leisure, hospitality and entertainment sectors take…

How Will The New ‘Tier’ System Affect Bingo Halls?

On Monday 12th August here in the UK, Prime Minister – Boris Johnson, released the next phase of government social distancing guidelines. All rules will apply now from 00:01 on Wednesday 14th October throughout England – but Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland will still keep to their own local guidelines with a choice to opt…

Chichester Cabaret Artist Hosts Retro Bingo Night To Combat Winter Blues

There’s been a significant change in atmosphere over the past few weeks here across the UK in general, but the weather in particular has most certainly taken a definite shift. As the colder months and darker nights begin to creep upon us, and the smell of spicy pumpkin soups and warming latte’s fill the air…

How Will New Government Restrictions Affect Bingo Halls?

On Tuesday 22nd September 2020, the UK government announced a new set of social distancing guidelines. These measures have now been implemented as of the 24th September throughout the country, and some are already pointing to potential devastation for the leisure, hospitality and entertainment industries – including bingo halls, unfortunately. We’ve already seen several changes in…