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Mallaig SpeedQuizzing host raises vital funds for local causes

A Mallaig quiz host has raised over £600 so far for a trio of good causes through a series of increasingly popular SpeedQuizzing Live events. Dawn MacPhie, a teacher at Mallaig Primary School, came up with the idea of hosting her own SpeedQuizzing Live events after taking part in numerous virtual quizzes during lockdown, while.. Read more


Y Not Festival acts unite for Speed Quiz as part of virtual festival programme

A host of well-known acts who were due to perform at the now cancelled Y Not Festival this weekend have gone head-to-head in a virtual quiz which was screened as part of the festival’s new online event, Y Not At Home (24-25th July). The acts who feature in the quiz included: punk and folk singer-songwriter.. Read more


Actress Charlie Hardwick hosting virtual Emmerdale-themed quiz for NE charity

Actress Charlie Hardwick, who played Val Pollard for over a decade in the TV soap Emmerdale, is hosting a virtual quiz on Sunday 12th July to raise vital funds for local charity Children North East. The acclaimed performer, who most recently starred as Sue Carp in the Channel 4 drama Ackley Bridge, will play the.. Read more


Chester SpeedQuizzing host raises vital funds for Chester Zoo and Alexander’s music venue

A Chester quiz host has raised almost £600 for two of the local businesses most affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. When lockdown began, SpeedQuizzing host Simon Davies began hosting his popular weekly pub quizzes virtually, with the aim of raising money for the local organisations hit hardest by the current restrictions. Using SpeedQuizzing Live, our.. Read more


Blackpool SpeedQuizzing host raises crucial funds for NHS Charities Together

`A Blackpool man has raised almost £600 for NHS Charities Together through a hugely popular SpeedQuizzing event. Adam Vacchiano, 27, staged the virtual charity quiz after thinking about what he could do to support the frontline effort to combat Covid-19. Using SpeedQuizzing Live, our free app and online platform that enables users to host and.. Read more


Belfast SpeedQuizzing host raises over £3,000 for local charities

A Belfast man has raised over £3,000 for local charities after he started hosting a series of increasingly popular virtual SpeedQuizzing events. Simon Johnston from Antrim Road, who works as a Regional Operations Manager for Belfast-based Russell’s Food & Drink, began hosting the lockdown quizzes towards the end of April, with the hope of generating.. Read more


Shed Seven fans given opportunity to take on the band in fast-paced virtual quiz

Think you know everything there is to know about legendary indie band Shed Seven? Well, now’s your chance to prove it! We’re giving Shed Seven fans the ultimate opportunity to prove their credentials in a live contest that will see them go head-to-head with the five members of the band. The Shed Seven themed quiz.. Read more


Supergrass, Kaiser Chiefs and Jake Bugg drummers go head-to-head in SpeedQuizzing Live contest

Members of some of the UK’s biggest and most influential indie bands from the last three decades have battled it out in a fiercely fought SpeedQuizzing Live contest – and you can watch how it all went down here. It’s the second instalment in a series of virtual pub quizzes we’re hosting, in which leading.. Read more


Well-known faces from the UK Indie scene battle it out in charity SpeedQuizzing Live event

A host of well-known singers and musicians from the UK’s indie music scene have gone head-to-head in a virtual SpeedQuizzing Live event aimed at raising money for good causes, you can watch how it all went down here. Amongst the well-known faces who took part were: Shed Seven frontman Rick Witter; singer-songwriter Mark Morriss, best known for.. Read more


Disco Fever: Urmston DJ Jonny Spangles treats thousands to live set, raising £7,000 for local charities to reduce impact of Covid-19

51-year old Urmston resident Jon Hindley, better known to many by his DJ name Jonny Spangles, provided local residents and thousands of Facebook Live viewers with some much-needed relief by staging a live DJ set from his street (watch video of it here) His Sunday afternoon set, which he streamed on Facebook Live, saw him broadcasting to people.. Read more


SpeedQuizzing Live Family Quiz over Zoom during lockdown

Many of our pub hosts are currently using SpeedQuizzing Live to host quizzes direct from their homes via Zoom. We are currently working on a directory of hosts and events to help you navigate these but for the time being get in contact with your local host for more details. Here’s our very own SpeedQuizzing.. Read more


The Show Must Go On.. line !!

SPEEDQUIZZING is looking to save the pub quiz experience and deliver much-needed entertainment to millions of house-bound trivia lovers – thanks to new innovations enabling people to play from home.  With pubs and venues closing to help combat the spread of coronavirus, it means thousands of weekly pub quizzes and trivia events around the globe.. Read more


Celebrity Quizzers Descend On York

Some of quizzing’s biggest names descended on York over the weekend of Saturday 22nd February to take part in the inaugural National Elite SpeedQuizzing event. Run by York-based quiz tech company SpeedQuizzing, in partnership with reigning Brain of Britain and UK quizzing Grand Master David Stainer, the event attracted the very best quizzers, including Egghead’s Barry.. Read more


A Whole New Ball Game

TENS of thousands of football fans from all over the country will get a small taste of SpeedQuizzing’s revolutionary digital quiz at some big games over the coming days. The York-based quiz tech company has partnered with digital advertising company Project11 in a deal that will see a series of football-related trivia electronically displayed on.. Read more


Speed Bingo

SpeedQuizzing launches free Speed Bingo hosting platform for pubs Pubs can now offer customers a fast-paced, interactive digitised bingo experience, thanks to the launch of a new, free-to-download bingo hosting platform. Created by SpeedQuizzing, pioneers of the interactive digital pub quiz, Speed Bingo is an interactive app-based platform that makes it easier and more fun.. Read more