We’re delighted to announce the you can now enter the next Captain Manchester’s Magical Tombola draw, taking place on Friday 12th May 2017. 

Captain Manchester's Magical Tombola is a great way to raise money for Forever Manchester while giving you the chance to win some fabulous prizes in return.

Each month our very own Captain Manchester will be spinning his Magical Tombola and drawing out FOUR WINNING TICKETS. Yes, you read that right! Every month there will be four guaranteed winners.

Tombola Tickets are priced at just £5 each.

You can purchase multiple tickets to increase your chance of winning. You must be over 18 years old to enter.

The next draw will be held on Friday 12th May 2017. Online entry will close at 9am on Wednesday 10th May.

A wonderful 3-night, 4-star, city break for two to Valencia

Kindly provided by Living It Travel

Return flights for two from Manchester. Three nights at a 4* hotel in Valencia. Airport transfers not included. 

A pair of tickets to see KEY 103 Summer Live at Manchester Arena

Kindly provided by Manchester Arena

Two tickets, worth £40 each, to see KEY 103 Summer Live at Manchester Arena on Saturday 15th July.

A 6-session Jump Nation Passport

Kindly provided by Jump Nation

A package of six 1-hour sessions at Jump Nation's trampoline park in Trafford Park.

Captain Manchester's Mystery Prize


It's a mystery......


  1. Captain Manchester's Magical Tombola is a charity fundraising initiative promoted and administered by Forever Manchester, a registered charity (Charity No. 1017504) and a company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales under 2785133.
  2. The person responsible for Captain Manchester's Magical Tombola is Nick Massey, Forever Manchester, 2nd Floor, 8 Hewitt Street, Manchester M15 4GB.
  3. Captain Manchester's Magical Tombola is a small society lottery and is registered with the licensing authority. It is run in compliance with the rules laid down by the Gambling Act 2005 ( and is subject to the laws of England and Wales. 
  4. Captain Manchester's Magical Tombola is intended to be a fun way to support Forever Manchester. if you feel you may have a problem with gambling, support and advice can be obtained from Gamble Aware or by contacting their National Helpline on 0808 8020 133.
  5. Every penny raised from Captain Manchester's Magical Tombola will go to Forever Manchester to help fund and support community activity across Greater Manchester.
  6. All entrants must be aged 18 or over and must be residents of the United Kingdom. Forever Manchester reserves the right to request verification of age. Any person who has entered who is under 18 years old will automatically forfeit any prize.
  7. Forever Manchester employees are excluded from entering Captain Manchester's Magical Tombola.
  8. Forever Manchester may (without any reason or notice) decline to accept an application, terminate or suspend the scheme. Forever Manchester has the right to change or update the rules at their discretion. The decision shall be final and binding.
  9. In the event that a third party can no longer provide a prize, Forever Manchester will provide an alternative prize. Forever Manchester accepts no liability on the third party’s failure to provide the original prize.
  10. The cost of entry is £5 each, and gives the entrant one chance of winning a prize in the advertised monthly draw.
  11. Entrants can purchase more than one ticket, up to a maximum of 5 entries (£25), to give them more chance of winning.
  12. A draw will be made every month, but new tickets must be purchased for each draw.
  13. Entrants who purchase a physical ticket, will retain part of the ticket for proof of purchase, and return the remaining ticket stub together with their entry fee. Entrants are required to enter their contact details and email address on the returning ticket stub. The Ticket stub will be entered into the draw.
  14. Entrants who purchase a ticket online will not receive a physical ticket. Instead Forever Manchester will produce a ticket(s) on the entrant's behalf which will be entered into the draw. All online entrants will receive a confirmation email for proof of purchase. 
  15. Any entrants that wish to inform Forever Manchester of any change in their contact details, should email with immediate effect. 
  16. Forever Manchester will store and process applicant's data in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998 and subject to Forever Manchester's Terms and Conditions. 
  17. Each monthly draw will be conducted by adding all the tickets into a tombola drum, with the winning tickets being drawn by an independent person.
  18. The winners will be notified by email within 5 working days of the draw being made, via the contact details registered.
  19. The winner will be sent their prize within 28 working days of the draw. 
  20. All winners must adhere to the terms and conditions of each prize.
  21. Forever Manchester accepts no liability for loss, theft or delay due to post for any correspondence or other items.
  22. Forever Manchester reserves the right to publish the names of the winners on the Forever Manchester website. 
  23. No substitute will be offered for any prize.
  24. By entering Captain Manchester’s Magical Tombola prize draw you agree to receiving further communications from Forever Manchester.


  1. The promoter of this competition is Living It Travel and Forever Manchester.
  2. The prize includes return economy flights from Manchester and three nights' accommodation (board unspecified) at a 4-star hotel in Valencia.
  3. The periods travel can be taken in are between 1 May 2017 and 28 Feb 2018. Both apartment and flights are subject to availability. Early booking is recommended.
  4. The prize does not include travel insurance, visas (if applicable), airport transfers, meals and refreshments, optional activities or spending money.
  5. The winner must be at least 18 years old and hold a valid 10-year UK passport, with six months or more remaining after return to the UK.