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Quizzing Grand Prix - Sat 3rd Feb

Cross Keys, Earle Street

A Quizzing Grand Prix event will be held on Saturday 3rd Feb 2018 at the Cross Keys Pub, 13 Earle Street, Liverpool L3 9NS, starting at 11.00am

Full details of the event, with a sign-up page, can be found at the Quizzing Website. All registrations must be done throught this site as there are limited spaces available.

The cost for a full day's quizzing is £12.50 (half price for full time students) and food will be available at the venue on the day, but is not included in the price.

David Ormesher - Funeral Arrangements

David Ormesher's funeral will take place at Springwood Crematorium at 1.30pm on Thursday 4th January.

Sad News - David Ormesher

It is our said duty to inform the members of the Liverpool Quiz Leagues that David Ormesher of Earles died on Wednesday 20th December.  Our thoughts go out to his friends and family at this sad time.

Funeral details will be announced as soon as we have them.

Quiz in the North

Saturday 16th December

A full day's convivial quizzing will be taking place next Saturday, 16th December, at The Cross Keys pub in Earle Street, Liverpool (just off Old Hall Street), beginning at 11.00am and running through until about 5.00pm.

There will be three main quizzes - an Individual written quiz, a team quiz and a special quiz (details to follow).

Amongst the quizzers attending will be members of the Eggheads and Chasers and you could play with them in the team quiz where the teams are drawn at random from all of the entrants.

The cost for the day's quality quizzing is just £5 per head (pay at the door), and food is available in the pub, or there are plenty of restaurants, cafes and sandwich shops within a short walk of the venue.

Please let us know in advance if you intend to come, either by signing up at Eventbrite at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/quiz-in-the-north-15-liverpool-tickets-38698886411?aff=eac2 or by telling us on the Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/events/2143360435677857/

New Venue - Palmy Army

Please not that with immediate effect Palmy Army will be playing their home matches at The Rocket on Bowring Park Road, at the end of the M62.  Full details of the address can be found on the team page here:

Please note that the venue's car park can only be accessed from the westbound part of Bowring Park Road.  If approaching from Queen's Drive (either direction) or Edge Lane, take Rocky Lane (near CTK Club) and access Bowring Park Roadnear Broadgreen Station.

Free Harry Potter Quiz and Exhibition

To celebrate the launch of ‘Harry Potter: A History of Magic’ exhibition, Liverpool Central Library will be the venue for an evening of magic and a quiz hosted by the fabulous Barrington Powell. Prepare to be amazed by the Marvellous Magician of Infinite Jest.

Do you know your Wampus Cat from your Bowtruckle?  Could you pick Hermione’s wand out of a line-up? Join us and host Barrington Powell, armed with questions from the experts at Pottermore, at our quiz night. Test your knowledge of J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World, see how you fare against our Curator’s Curious Conundrum and win some brilliant prizes.

Teams can have a maximum of six members, and everyone needs a ticket. Suggested donation on the night for refreshements and the show is £8 each iperson include bruchetta, 2 glasses of wine of wine or soft drinks and a preview of the exhibition. Please note the quiz and magical content is suitable for supervised teens and adults only and is not suitable for young children under 12

In association with Pottermore and The British Library

20th October 2017

6.00pm Exhibtion Opens

7.45pm Refreshments and magical performance

7.30pm Quiz

Suggested Donation for refreshments and show on the evening is £8 each person

Book your free tickets online at Eventbrite here:

Wirral Pairs Competition 2017

The Wirral Quiz League held their annual presentation evening and pairs competition on Sunday 24th September at Thingwall Recreation Centre.

Some members of the Liverpool League took up the open invitation to take part in the Pairs competition.  Congratulations to Roy Moss (Palmy Army) and Chris Quinn (Rainhill Victoria) who were drawn together and were the eventual winners.  

Thanks to our friends in the Wirral League for a most enjoyable evening.

Details are on the Wirral Website at http://www.wirralql.org.uk/presentation-evening-and-pairs-competition-2017.aspx

2017/18 Season - Fixtures published

The fixtures for the new season have been published and can be found in the Fixtures Calendar.

The fixtures for each team can be found on their own team page from the Teams menu.

PLEASE NOTE that the fixtures on 2nd and 9th October 2017 are DOUBLE HEADERS - we suggest for fairness that the home team provide the sandwiches, while the away team buys the drinks.  These fixtures are shown in yellow on the team pages.

Pairs Competition & Presentation Night 2017

The annual Liverpool Quiz League Presentation Night and Pairs competition took place at Aigburth People's Hall on Monday 5th June 2017.  Trophies were presented to the runners-up and winners of all of the league and cup trophies as follows:  (These pictures and more can be seen in the gallery from the menu above)

Division 3

Runners Up -FD Hill Trophy
St Patricks
Winners - Bill Palmer Cup
Bookworms

 

Division 2

Runners Up - Old Wallaseyans Trophy
Eleanors
Winners - George Taylor Cup
CTK Cavaliers

 

Division 1

Runners Up - William Ross Cup
Kluggers
Winners - Bert Dutton Cup
Rainhill Victoria

 

Handicap League
Groundhogs

MIMIR - Arthur Evans Shield
Mark Kerr (Rainhill Victoria

Pairs Competition
Jim Eccleson (Oxton Cons) & Chris Quinn (Rainhill Vics)

You can watch the Pairs final below:

Presentation Night & Pairs Quiz

Liverpool Quiz League Presentation Evening 2017 and Annual Pairs Competition

Monday 5th June 2017, 8pm Aigburth People’s Hall, Aigburth Vale, Liverpool, L17 0DJO

Our evening will begin with the draw for the Pairs Competition. The questions are set this year by last year’s winners; Rod Moore and Dave Wright. Pairs are drawn from the hat for those wishing to enter the competition.

The first part of the Pairs competition is 40 questions, each pair of contestants writes their answers on the answer sheet. Following the first part the sheets are marked with the top six pairs going through to a 15 to 1 style knock out and then the top three carry on until the winners remain.

We will then have refreshments followed by the Presentation;

Liverpool Mimir Competition

Arthur Evans Shield  - Mark Kerr of Rainhill Victoria

Division 3

Runners Up FD Hill Trophy - St Patrick’s

Winners Bill Palmer Cup - Bookworms

Division 2

Runners Up Old Wallaseyans Trophy - Eleanor’s

Winners George Taylor Cup - CTK Cavaliers

Division 1

Runners Up William Ross Cup - Kluggers

Winners Bert Dutton Cup - Rainhill Victoria

Ted Riley Cup

Runners Up - Aigburth Cricket Club, Liverpool Quiz League

Winners - Tramway, Liverpool Quiz League

We hope that all Liverpool teams and Wirral Teams who took part in the Riley Cup, or any individual members of a team will join us to celebrate our 2017 season.

For catering purposes, we need to have some idea of how many people will be coming. So if you are an individual or a Team Secretary, will you please send me an email and let me know if you will be joining us by 5pm on Sunday 4th June 2017 at the latest.

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