Wistaston Memorial - The quiz in action

Sixteen teams battled it out over six rounds of ten questions at Wistaston Memorial Hall’s Annual Quiz, writes Jonathan White.

The teams were competing for the Fred Lorimer trophy, and quiz masters setters were Peter and Christina Wainwright.

And the winning team was ‘The Hall Stars’ – John Lomax, Jennifer and Vince Vyse, John White – with 52 points.

‘Pumpkins’ and ‘Scandalous’ were joint-second with 51 points each.

The Fred Lorimer trophy was presented to the winning team – ‘The Hall Stars’ – by Peter and Christina Wainwright.

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.”

Winning team The Hall Stars receive the Fred Lorimer trophy from Peter and Christina Wainwright (1)

Winning team The Hall Stars

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

Half-time refreshments were provided by Audrey and 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 groups and societies that use Wistaston Memorial Hall throughout the year.

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.

And on Sunday 11th November (3pm) – ‘Service of Remembrance’ – remembering the 16 men from Wistaston who perished in the First World War.

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