Les Quizerables accept their prize
On 28th February we held our first quiz evening at the Village Hotel in Cardiff.
Teams competed for the title of “Cardiff’s Smartest”, answering questions on topics from sport to food and drink. There was even a taste testing round where teams had to guess the branded product.
Cerebra Ambassador Sian Taylor attended the evening to share how Cerebra has helped her family since the birth of her son Ollie, who has the rare condition Wolf Hirschorn Syndrome.
In addition to the quiz, we also held a hugely successful raffle.
The winning team, who went by the name Les Quizerables even kindly donated their £300 prize back to Cerebra.
The event raised nearly £800 in total and everyone at Cerebra would like to say a massive thank you to everyone who made the event a success.
On 9th June we held our second annual quiz evening at Carmarthen Town AFC’s clubhouse.
The evening was a huge success with teams competing for the coveted title of ‘Cerebra Quiz Champions’ under the watchful eye of estate agent and temporary quiz master Gerald Vaughan.
All of the quizzing subject favourites were covered from sport to entertainment. Some of the rounds had a special twist with one round asking teams to ‘guess the branded product’ and another asking them to guess the Musical from a short piece of music.
It was a closely fought contest with ‘The Red Kite Hot Trivia Peppers’ eventually claiming victory ahead of ‘Let’s Get Quizzical Carmarthen Round Table’.
A delicious supper of pie and mash was followed by a raffle draw and an auction with a huge array of prizes kindly donated by local businesses.
The winning team from Red Kite Solicitors
The event raised a fantastic £1,800 for Cerebra and the winning team, “The Red Kite Red Hot Trivia Peppers” even donated their £300 winnings back to the charity.
We are really grateful to the local businesses who donated raffle and auction prizes and those who entered teams into the contest. We are also grateful to Gerald Vaughan for giving his time as quiz master and auctioneer for the evening.
Feeling inspired to hold your own quiz? Get in touch with Jess Thomas on 01267 244222 or firstname.lastname@example.org for tips and fundraising materials. She might even let you have a peek at our questions.
Cerebra are preparing to hold our second quiz evening following the huge success of last year’s event.
We are once again asking the people of Carmarthenshire “are you Carmarthen’s smartest?” with rounds of questions covering favourites such as music, sport and current affairs.
The quiz will take place at Carmarthen Town AFC’s Clubhouse, Richmond Park on Thursday 9th June 2016. Teams will be pitted against each other to win the title of “Carmarthen’s Smartest”, as well as a cash prize of £300 – oh, and the chance to win our coveted trophy!
There will be eight rounds in total covering a range of subjects, as well as a few other fun rounds, so there will be something to suit everyone no matter what your specialist subject is!
We invite teams with up to a maximum of five members to take part but if there are more than five of you, don’t worry. We have plenty of spaces so you can just play against each other!
As well as the main event, there will also be a raffle and auction with some fabulous prizes on offer.
The entry fee is just £50 per team and this includes a lovely pie and mash supper from Hughes the Butcher, St Clears. There is also a fully licensed bar on site, should you need some encouragement!
All proceeds from the evening will come directly to Cerebra so get involved to help raise money to support children with brain conditions.
Booking is essential so to get your team involved please get in touch on 01267 244222, email email@example.com or fill out the form on our “What’s On” page.
Cerebra CEO Chris Jones with the winning team
On 11th June, we held our first ever quiz evening at Carmarthen Town AFC’s clubhouse.
The evening was a huge success with teams competing for the title of “Carmarthen’s Smartest” under the watchful eye of media consultant and temporary quiz master Robert Lloyd.
All of the quizzing subject favourites were covered from sport to entertainment. Some of the rounds even had a special twist with one round asking teams to “guess the spice” and another asking them to guess the intro.
As well as the quiz, there was also a raffle and an auction with prizes including a ticket for a family tour around the Millennium stadium, a Pandora bracelet and even a 15kg bag of dog food from Burns pet store! The auction was expertly conducted by local auctioneer Gerald Vaughan and raised a fantastic £149 towards the final total.
The event has so far raised a fantastic £1,411.50 for Cerebra and the winning team, “The In-laws, the outlaws and the inbetweeners” even donated their £300 winnings back to the charity.
Quiz master Robert Lloyd said: “I had a very enjoyable evening hosting the first Cerebra quiz evening and hats off to the winning team!”
Cerebra are hoping to make the quiz an annual event so if you would like more information about any upcoming events, please contact 01267 244221.
Cerebra are getting ready to hold our first ever Annual Charity Quiz Evening in Carmarthen and we want you to get involved!
Do you think you have the knowledge to be crowned Carmarthen’s smartest? If so then get together a team of five and put yourselves to the test!
The quiz will be taking place at Carmarthen Town Football Club, Richmond Park on Thursday 11th June and will pit teams against each other for the title of “Carmarthen’s Smartest”. As well the prestige that comes with winning, teams will also be competing for a top cash prize of £300 and of course the much coveted trophy!
There will be eight rounds in total on subjects ranging from current affairs to music so there will be something for everyone no matter what your area of expertise may be! As well as the quiz, there will also be an auction and raffle where you will be able to pick up some fabulous prizes.
We would like to encourage local businesses and quizzers to get teams of five together so you can show us what you’re made of! The entry fee is £50 per team and this includes a lovely pie and mash supper courtesy of Hughes Pies. For those who need a little encouragement, there is also a fully licensed bar on the premises.
All proceeds from the evening will go directly into improving the lives of children in the Carmarthen area so there really isn’t an excuse not to get involved.
There is a maximum capacity of 20 teams who can take part on the evening and places will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis so register your team today by calling 01267 244221 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can register your team here.
Law firm Foot Anstey recently held their annual charity quiz evening and chose Cerebra as their charity of the year.
The evening saw 25 teams battle it out to win the quiz, including a team of Cerebra’s brightest members of staff. In the end, the team from Francis Clark emerged victorious but team Cerebra came a very respectable fourth!
After the quiz, there was an auction with some fabulous lots up for sale including a hot air balloon ride and a stay at the Stradey Park Hotel.
Cerebra’s chief executive Chris Jones said: “We are so thankful to Foot Anstey and everybody who took part in this wonderful fundraiser. The money raised will help improve the lives of young people with brain related injuries and their families across the country.”
Claire Stoneman at Foot Anstey added: “It was great to see so many people from the business community come together, have fun, and raise a considerable amount for a charity that is providing much needed support for families. I’d like to thank all of the entrants, volunteers and Somerset Country Cricket Club for making the quiz a tremendous success.”
The event raised over £4,000 for Cerebra which will help Cerebra to make a huge difference to the lives of children and their families.