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Thursday, 25 October 2018

Wistaston Memorial Hall's Annual Quiz

Reporter Jonathan White, Wistaston

On the evening of Tuesday 23rd October 2018 sixteen teams participated in six rounds of ten questions at Wistaston Memorial Hall's Annual Quiz for the Fred Lorimer trophy.

The quiz setters were Peter & Christina Wainwright who had organised their sixth quiz at the Hall on Church Lane in Wistaston.

The raffle was organised by Glenys White, Jonathan White and Meurig Jones for prizes which were all kindly donated. The raffle made £90.50.

The half-time refreshments were provided by Audrey & John Astbury, Eileen Bamber, Diane Edge-Robinson and Helen Heath.

There was also an information stall, staffed by George Edge-Robinson, for advice about the numerous group’s and societies that use Wistaston Memorial Hall throughout the year.

The winning team was ‘The Hall Stars’ (John Lomax, Jennifer & Vince Vyse, John White) with 52 points. ‘Pumpkins’ and ‘Scandalous’ were joint-second with 51 points apiece.

The Fred Lorimer trophy was presented to the winning team - ‘The Hall Stars’ - by Peter & Christina Wainwright, quizmasters.

Event organiser John White said, "We had another enjoyable and successful community event, which raised over £250 for Hall funds. We thank everybody who supported and contributed towards this annual event for the Fred Lorimer trophy".

Two forthcoming events at the Hall are:

-Thursday 8th November (7:30pm) - An ‘Autumn Concert’ by the Crewe Concert Band with Musical Director Adam Stilton. The concert will include ‘Last Night of the Proms’ (flags provided). Tickets = £6 (includes light refreshments) on sale on the door.

-Sunday 11th November (3pm) - 'Service of Remembrance' - remembering the sixteen men from Wistaston who perished in the First World War.

Winning team The Hall Stars receive the Fred Lorimer trophy from Peter and Christina Wainwright

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