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