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Virtual quizzes prove the right answer for Edinburgh DJ

A popular Edinburgh DJ is experiencing surging demand for his services after diversifying into hosting virtual quiz events. DJ and entertainer Stewart Calverto made the move after losing all of his DJ and quiz hosting bookings due to the Covid-19 pandemic. He started hosting a weekly virtual SpeedQuiz in April using our free app and online.. Read more


East Grinstead SpeedQuizzing host raises funds for local charities

An East Grinstead quiz host has raised over £1,000 for two local charities through a series of virtual SpeedQuizzes. Rob Marsh began hosting virtual quizzes as a way of keeping in touch with his quizzing regulars during lockdown, when all pubs were closed. Using SpeedQuizzing Live, our free app and online platform which enables users.. Read more


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


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


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


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


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


What’s new in V4? Article 5: New Look Live Screen

Live Screen has been a fabulous addition to SpeedQuizzing for some time, meaning you can bring a visual element to your quizzes if you have the facility to use it. In version 4 we have gone back to the drawing board on how Live Screen looks and how it works.  Previously, Live Screen was very.. Read more


What’s new in V4? Article 1: Blocking teams

As most of you will know, SpeedQuizzing has been hard working on a brand new version of the software, but what version 4 will actually feature has been something of a bit of a mystery up until now.  In a series of articles leading up to the launch of SpeedQuizzing version 4.0 we thought we would demonstrate some of the new features version 4 will have to offer. The first thing to note is.. Read more


Pro quiz host -v- Self hosting

At SpeedQuizzing we are often approached to recommend local quiz hosts to assist pubs and bars around the UK and even overseas. We have a strong network of hosts that we can recommend who we know have had first hand experience at both hosting quizzes on a regular basis and using our software to its.. Read more