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Ashford SpeedQuizzing host raises over £3,400 for good causes

An Ashford pub quiz host has raised over £3,400 since June for good causes through a series of virtual quizzes – with more planned over the next six months. Phill Thorne began hosting virtual Speedquizzes in April, primarily as a way of keeping in touch with his quizzing regulars during lockdown when all pubs were.. Read more


Lockdown 2: SpeedQuizzing stands in solidarity with the hospitality industry

The new lockdown will undoubtedly negatively impact our business, but our main concern is for our customers operating within the hospitality industry, who are faced with the prospect of once again having to close their doors from Thursday. Since March, the hospitality industry has worked tirelessly, and at huge cost, to ensure pubs, bars and.. Read more


The Stockport quizmaster entertaining lockdown students across the country

A Stockport quizmaster is providing hundreds of university students in lockdown or quarantine with some much-needed entertainment. Professional quiz host Tony Murphy has been recruited by Student Castle, which operates a portfolio of high-quality student accommodation in seven cities across the UK, including York, Oxford, Cambridge and Edinburgh, to run a series of virtual pub.. Read more


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


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


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


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