We’re delighted to announce that the next draw of Captain Manchester’s Magical Tombola, sponsored by ZenOffice, will take place live at our 30th Birthday Party on Friday 7th February 2020.

All money raised from the sale of Tombola Tickets goes to Forever Manchester to fund and support community activity across Greater Manchester.

The deadline to enter online is 12pm on Thursday 6th February. The draw will be made live at our 30th Birthday Party on Friday 7th February.

Please note – this draw is now closed. Details of the winners and of the March draw will be announced shortly. 

1st Prize: A Holiday Destination of your choice – up to a value of £1,000!

This can be used on any trip from a city break to a ski holiday or perhaps you just want to relax in warmer climates and stay by a swimming pool for a few days!

See bottom of page for Holiday Conditions of Entry

2nd Prize: Two Tickets for The Who on 16th March at Manchester Arena

Following their stunning return to Wembley Stadium in July, The Who are coming to Manchester Arena for 2020, along with a brand new studio album entitled ‘WHO’ – their first in thirteen years!

Kindly provided by Manchester Arena

3rd Prize: Two Adult Weekend Tickets for Bluedot Festival 2020

Bluedot returns for another year to Jodrell Bank, the iconic observatory and heart of our quest for knowledge of the cosmos. Bluedot invites you to camp out under the stars and to explore a stellar programme of music, science, arts, technology, culture, food and film.

Kindly provided by Ground Control UK

4th Prize: Captain Manchester’s Mystery Prize

It’s a mystery!! Who knows what the Captain has in mind.

Here’s a reminder of what you have to do – and remember all proceeds go to Forever Manchester to fund and support community activity across Greater Manchester.

How Can I Enter?

You must be over 18 to enterRead the Terms and ConditionsHave your card details ready (it is £5 to enter one ticket – but you can buy more than one to increase your chances!)Click the ‘Buy a ticket’ button and fill out the form. Wait patiently with everything crossed for the draw on Friday 7th February.

It’s the simple!

You will then receive a notification via email that your entry has been submitted. We will contact you to acknowledge receipt of your payment, and contact you again after the draw to let you know if you’ve been lucky or not.

Good luck!


If you wish to be automatically entered into future Tombola draws you can set up a monthly direct debit using the link below. You can choose to have up to six chances per month by selecting the relevant amount. For example, if you choose to have two chances per month, select “£10 (2 chances)” and each month we will enter two tickets into the draw for you.

When setting up the direct debit, you will be given a date of your first collection. If the date provided is after the next draw date, and you want to be entered into the next draw, you will have to buy a ‘one-off’ ticket for the next draw. For all future draws, you will be automatically entered into the draw.

If you wish to cancel your direct debit at any time, you can do so via your own bank, but please email us at accounts@forevermanchester.com to let us know.

Once you have set up your direct debit, you will receive a confirmation email for you to check and confirm your details. We will be automatically notified of your direct debit payment.

If you encounter any problems, or have any questions regarding the direct debit payment, please email us at tombola@forevermanchester.com.


  1. Althams Travel will manage and plan the trip on behalf of Forever Manchester.
  2. The prize includes return flights from Manchester to a destination of your choice, up to a value of £1,000.
  3. The holiday is to be booked between the date of the draw and up to six months after the date of the draw. Both hotel 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.
  6. The winner must be contactable from the hours of 09:00 to 19:00 by telephone or email for 14 working days from first being contacted by Althams Travel and in a position to agree travel dates within this time period.