Lifestyle

Make the Most of Leicester

From the National Space Centre to New Walk Museum, Leicester boasts some of the country’s best attractions.

On your next trip to our Leicester bingo hall you can expect to find heritage hotspots, new dining experiences and first-class shopping. We have a fun-packed day mapped out for you – find our favourite stops, below!
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Make the Most of Glasgow

Want to make the most of your next trip to a Glasgow bingo hall? You have come to the right place.

Take a trip to Mecca Glasgow Quay and you will have access to some of the city’s best attractions. Soak in the sights, make memories with your loved ones and experience Glasgow in-between your bingo sessions. Here you will also find Mecca Glasgow Forge, one of the UK’s biggest bingo clubs, which is a stone’s throw from some of the city’s best entertainment.

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Will Emojis Soon Replace Words in Text Messages?

We’re a nation of emojis lovers and, at the minute, emojis and words live together in perfect harmony. A simple sentence might seem innocent until – wham! – an aubergine changes everything!

But for how long will they exist in perfect harmony, or will emojis, one day, push out words altogether?

With the release of the epic Emoji Movie, Mecca Bingo looked at whether we really are relegating words in favour of aubergines, peaches and crying laughter symbols.
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Celebrate Friendship Day 2017 With Mecca

Have you ever wondered who your celebrity partner-in-crime would be? To celebrate Friendship Day (30th July) we’re on the look-out for your best matched bezzie. Choose your ideal night out with your BFFs and we’ll tell you who you’re most likely to be papped with.

6 Travel Essentials for Family Getaways

When you’ve endured the daily grind for months, you deserve some precious time away with the family. Protecting your little ones when they’re having the time of their lives is part and parcel of the journey, so it pays to come well prepared.

Whether you are enjoying a stay-cation or venturing abroad, it’s essential that you take away the right travel gizmos. Take a look at our pick of the best, here!

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Best Family-Friendly Festivals You Can Still Visit This Summer

If you wish you could switch your favourite UK festivals to “Parental Guidance” mode, then we know exactly what you need.

As the summer holidays near ever closer, it can be difficult to think of fresh ideas to get the whole gang involved. Thankfully, there are oodles of family-friendly festivals to enjoy during July and August.

Set the bar high this summer when you visit one of the UK’s best family-friendly festivals. Here is our pick of the best.
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Fun Things to do on a Budget

When funds get low, finding something to do that’s both fun and inexpensive can be a tough ask. But this needn’t be the case.

The UK is brimming with new experiences for the whole family to enjoy, and best of all, they’re cheap! From relaxing days out at the theatre, to treasure hunting in the great British countryside, there are plenty of low cost – and free – activities right on your doorstep.

Looking for something cheap and cheerful to do this weekend? We’ve picked our favourite things to do on a budget.
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Bingo around the World

It’s easy to imagine that bingo has been around for more than a few decades. In fact, different variations of the much-loved game have been played for nearly five hundred years!

Invented in Italy during the 16th century, bingo has grown to become a world-wide phenomenon that’s played in many different formats.

Here’s a run-down of how the game has evolved across the world.
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Famous bingo clips you may have forgotten

If you thought bingo was a small-time hobby, then you thought wrong! Bingo is featured in some of the greatest films and TV shows. From rom-coms to thrillers, the humble bingo hall has been graced by some of our most beloved characters.

Do any bingo scenes immediately spring to mind? If not, we’ve pulled together some great bingo clips to jog your memory…
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