Dartmouth Apprentice and Dartmouth Museum are uniting for a fun and unique fundraising quiz night on October 17 2012.
The evening has been arranged as a great way to raise funds for both the Apprentice training programme and the Museum. It follows a impromptu conversation on the social media website twitter between Apprentice manager Nina Stanesby and Dartmouth Museum’s social media guru Tim Trent.
“It is wonderful that a quick chat on twitter could result in such a fun, positive night for both our organisations,” said Nina. “We have enjoyed getting it together and now can’t wait for the big night! We are experienced at putting on events like this at the Apprentice, so we can all look forward to a great night.”The pair realized they could create an event for locals and visitors alike which could bring in vital funds for both their organisations. They called in museum volunteer John Putt, and the three of them quickly got down to work organising a great evening for all.
“We think this is a night which will be fun and frolic-filled night everyone can enjoy,” said Tim. “The questions will range in difficulty, the food will be great, and everything will come together so that we can raise funds for two great charities.”
John said: “This is the best kind of local event: top quality food, a fun quiz, lots of people coming together to have a great time for a good cause. The venue is beautiful and we are all looking forward to a top-quality spread too!”
Local historian and author Phil Scoble, who will also be quizmaster, will set the 24 challenging questions. Teams of four are invited to enter – with the prize for the winning team being a gorgeous bottle of wine, Museum Membership for up to four people in the winning team, and the Dartmouth Apprentice and Museum Quiz Trophy – and the winning team will be invited to come back next year and defend their trophy!
Questions will draw both on local history and the best in food knowledge, and sometimes both together in a devilishly difficult way.
There will be a stylish and tantalizing hot buffet on offer and a raffle with prizes including Phil’s book, The Chronicles of Dartmouth 1955-2010 published by Richard Webb.
Source: Dartmouth Apprentice