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Children in Need Quiz - 17th November

The Children in Need Quiz is held annually in Culcheth and has been hosted since it began 18 years ago by Alan Dedicoat, the voice over man on Strictly Come Dancing and the National Lottery. He also worked on air for years with Sir Terry Wogan on the Radio 2 Breakfast Show.

Alan Dedicoat’s 18th annual quiz in aid of BBC Children in Need is not far away!
Date: Sunday 17th November at 7.30pm
Venue: Royal British Legion Village Club, Wigshaw Lane, Culcheth, Warrington. WA3 4LY.

Teams of four if possible please.

All proceeds go directly to the charity. There will be a raffle plus a special £5 draw as usual. Obviously, donations will be most welcome as well!
Admission by ticket only which cost £10 per person, which includes a hotpot supper, obtainable directly from the venue or from Nick Robins. Call 07742 170830.

 

Quiz in the North

Saturday 16th December

A full day's convivial quizzing will be taking place next Saturday, 16th December, at The Cross Keys pub in Earle Street, Liverpool (just off Old Hall Street), beginning at 11.00am and running through until about 5.00pm.

There will be three main quizzes - an Individual written quiz, a team quiz and a special quiz (details to follow).

Amongst the quizzers attending will be members of the Eggheads and Chasers and you could play with them in the team quiz where the teams are drawn at random from all of the entrants.

The cost for the day's quality quizzing is just £5 per head (pay at the door), and food is available in the pub, or there are plenty of restaurants, cafes and sandwich shops within a short walk of the venue.

Please let us know in advance if you intend to come, either by signing up at Eventbrite at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/quiz-in-the-north-15-liverpool-tickets-38698886411?aff=eac2 or by telling us on the Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/events/2143360435677857/

MQL Finals Night 2017

The MQL Finals night was held at St Joseph's, Warrington on Wednesday 10th May 2017. You can watch the quizzes that took place below:

Plate Final

Challenge Cup Final

Please note that due to technical problems only the first six rounds were recorded.

MIMIR Final

Quizzing Grand Prix - Hoylake

tOn 6th May 2017, the Quizzing Grand Prix circuit event will be held at The Hoylake Social Club.

If you have not taken part in one of these events before, they consist on a 90 minute written quiz, split into six different genera, such as Sport, entertainment etc.  Overall results are calculated on your best 5 scores out of the six, and there are also awards for the top scorers in each of the genera.

Your results contribute to a set of national quiz rankings, enabling you o compare your performance against hundreds of quizzers around the country and indeed the world.

After the written quiz, there will be a team quiz, and the Hot 100, an international quiz taken by players around the world.

The event opens at 11.00am, for an 11.30amd start, and costs £12.50 per player (first timers and registered students get a 50% discount for their first event).

To allow for printing etc, you should register on the Quizzing Website (www.quizzing,co.uk) or via the Facebook event at https://www.facebook.com/events/1637010162987174/?ti=cl

MIMIR Heats 2017

The heats of the 2017 MIMIR competition were held at New Brighton Cricket Club on the night of 22nd March.  The full results can be seen on the MQL site at http://www.merseysidequizleagues.org.uk/mimir.aspx

The finalist will be Charles Johnsom (Ormskirk), Rod Moore (Liverpool), Tom Farley (Southport & Formby) and Karl Whelan (Wirral)

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