The Five Happiest Regions in the UK

It’s good to smile. Not only does it show togetherness, but it also relieves stress. That’s why we’re keen to celebrate one of our favourite days of the year: International Day of Happiness (20th March).

This Tuesday, it’s time to turn that frown upside down and embrace your beautiful beam. And you won’t be smiling alone – 160 countries will be joining together to celebrate the International Day of Happiness, too.

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Make The Most of Hull with Mecca

Named the U.K.’s Capital of Culture in 2017, Hull is practically bursting with things to do. While visitors may know this region for its bread cakes and patties, there is so much more to get excited about on your visit to Hull.

From stately homes to salsa classes, rock climbing to truffle testing, Hull has plenty to offer. Why not take a look around on your next visit to Mecca Bingo Hull Clough or The Cecil? We promise you won’t regret it!

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Our Favourite International Women’s Day Stories

Progress is what keeps the world moving. And here at Mecca HQ, we’re championing a day which, every year, gains in strength.

Held on the 8th March, International Women’s Day celebrates the achievements of women, past, present and future. The theme this year is #PressForProgress, a strong global movement that is striving for gender parity, along with activism like #MeToo and #TimesUp.

To celebrate the incredible achievements of women across the world, we’ve pulled together our favourite inspiring women stories. From authors to actors, it seems there are no bounds for these fierce ladies. Here’s how they became the role models we know and love today…

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Funny Things British Mums Say | Mother’s Day 2018

Mums – they’re the greatest. From predictive text mess-ups to accidental pocket dials, mothers have special quirks which we know all too well. So, to celebrate Mother’s Day 2018 (11th March), we’ve rounded up our all-time favourite British mum sayings. Work your way through and count them as you go. (Double points if you recognise all 14!)

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Mecca Makes Chat Happen!

Have you ever struggled for conversation on a first date? Do you cringe at stony silences in taxis? If this has happened to you (and we’re betting it probably has), you’re not the only one.

Today, we’d rather send a text than make a phone call. Instead of laughs, there are LOLs. Rather than waving, we right-swipe. But fear not… here at Mecca Bingo, we’re swooping in with our superhero capes, ready to save you from silence with our Chat Randomiser tool!

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Our Favourite Random Acts of Kindness by Celebrities

There is something special about making others feel good. From offering an umbrella during a thunderstorm, to giving up your seat on the train, expressions of kindness are what keeps the world spinning.

That’s why, every 17th February, we celebrate Random Acts of Kindness Day – a day which welcomes others in, and shows them how much you care. From the smallest to the largest gestures, you can be the reason someone smiles today.

Eager to see how it’s done? Here’s a handful of celebrities who made the day – and, in some cases, changed the lives – of others.

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How to Treat Yourself this Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. For couples, this means waking up to loving messages and heart-shaped boxes of chocolates. For singletons, however, it can be a different story.

But it doesn’t need to be this way. In fact, we at Mecca Bingo think Valentine’s Day should be about celebrating you. Whether you choose to party with friends or take a long, hot soak in the tub – this is a day for looking after Number One.

Stuck for ways to celebrate treat yourself this Valentine’s Day? Take a look at our top tips, below.

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Best Apps for Bargain Hunters in 2018

Are you fed up of fiddly voucher code websites? Do scrambled clothes sale racks get you into a tizz? Don’t worry, we’ve all been there! Luckily, there are plenty of online outlets to help you find the best deals around, and all it takes is a single click.

Take the stress out of bargain hunting with our pick of the best bargain apps and plug-ins, below. You can thank us later!

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Motivational Apps We Love

If the idea of frostily reuniting with your de-icer and coat this winter is enough to send shivers down your spine, don’t worry – you’re not alone.

This feeling is known as “winter depression” or Seasonal Affective Disorder (S.A.D.). It is our body’s natural response to reduced sunlight during the autumn and winter months. With less sunlight, the body struggles to produce serotonin, the hormone which contributes to happiness and wellbeing.

But there are plenty of ways to overcome the effects of S.A.D. Best of all, you can do it all from your smartphone! Take a look at our favourite motivational apps, below.

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Make the Most of Aberdeen with Mecca

Once you’ve packed your favourite dabber and lucky socks for your trip to Mecca Aberdeen, the next step is to plan which sites you’re going to visit.

How does go-karting sound? What about shooting down Scotland’s famous black runs? Or, when it’s time to slow the pace, why not join one of the area’s fantastic harbour cruises?

If you can’t decide where you’d like to go in-between bingo sessions, don’t worry – we’ve already looked for you! Browse our favourite things to do in Aberdeen, below.

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