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Good, good people invited to join Embrace for SpeedQuizzing party this Saturday

Fans of Embrace are being invited to take part in a SpeedQuizzing party with the indie rockers this Saturday (15 August, 8pm) to celebrate the launch of the band’s new subscription platform, The Secret List. Created by the band as a new and exciting way to connect directly with fans, The Secret List, which is.. 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


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


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


SpeedQuizzing at The Edinburgh Fringe Comedy festival

Throughout the month of August 2019, the co-creator of SpeedQuizzing, (Alan Leach), rebranded himself as ‘Alan Shed’ and attempted to combine SpeedQuizzing with standup comedy for a daily, hour-long show at The Mash House in the heart of the Ed-Fringe festival. It was Alan’s first attempt at an actual comedy show rather than just hosting.. Read more


BPM 2016

This year is turning out to be an adventurous year for SpeedQuizzing when it comes to exhibiting at shows.  We’ve been busy with the likes of Imbibe and the NUS Show before now but this weekend we return to familiar ground when we go back to the NEC in Birmingham for BPM 2016.  This will.. Read more


Rick Witters Charity Quiz Night

On Friday 12th August SpeedQuizzing put together a charity music quiz night at the Crescent Club in York.  The quiz was hosted by Rick Witter of Shed Seven who, as many will know, also formed in York.  The event was not in aid of a predetermined charity,  instead all the money raised would be donated to the charity of the winning teams choice. The night drew a big crowd with 26 teams in total, all ready for a night of music trivia… 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


A welcome to SpeedQuizzing: Phil Qua

As mentioned in previous article SpeedQuizzing were looking to take on a new business manager to help them steer the company in the right direction and make sure things were running effectively.  At the start of February Phil Qua joined the SpeedQuizzing team in that very role.  We posed a few questions to him to.. Read more


SQ Host Interview: Paul Fairclough

It’s not very often that you can say you host a quiz at a venue where a celebrity owns the venue itself but Radio DJ Paul Fairclough can.  The Plume of Feathers in Stoke-on-Trent is owned by non-other than Men Behaving Badly actor and Bob The Builder Narrator, Neil Morrissey.  We spoke to Paul about.. Read more