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Interior of the Worksop Top Ten Bingo

Recording the culture and ephemera of the UK's bingo halls has been PlayingBingo.co.uk's mission since its inception in 2005. In July 2013 it published the first in a series of new photographic projects aimed at lifting the hood on the popular game, providing people with a photographic trip into a typical session at a number of UK bingo halls.

In April 2013 the site commissioned the photographer Michael Hess to shoot a 'five years later' follow-up to his book Bingo And Social Club. The book is a rare document of the game of bingo in the UK, featuring a time that has already changed and passed for the game. The results of this new project, "Bingo And Social Club Five Years On" can be seen in a gallery at the website, Read full release

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