raised for charity during Burnham's Ritz Social Club quiz nights
huge £4,019 was raised for local charities and community
groups during Burnham-On-Sea's Ritz Social Club's weekly quiz
nights during 2015.
Friday events raised money for scores of different charities and
local groups, and they are about to re-start
Those who benefited last year included the Children's Society,
BARB Search & Rescue, Fibro Somerset, Scouts, Hillview Carnival
Club, Weston Hospice, BIARS and the Bay Centre.
average of £120 was raised on each of the quiz nights with
the single-night record standing at £271.
clubs and societies, school PTAs, charities and local groups are
now being invied to contact The Ritz in Victoria Street as they
plan bookings through 2016.
Ritz committee member Mike Barsby told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We
are really pleased to be able to offer local groups the opportunity
to enjoy a relaxing night out and to raise a substantial amount
for their good cause at the same time."
organise everything, from supplying the questions and quizmaster,
to snacks and the raffle. All the good cause has to do is turn
up on the night with a few teams, supply a couple of raffle prizes
and enjoy the evening."
target for this year is £5,000 so if your group or charity
wants to share in this money please contact us as soon as you
can to arrange a suitable date."
The quizes start at 8.30pm and end about 10.30. Questions are
suitable for all with nothing too difficult and families welcome.
of up to six are invited to arrive from 8pm. Admission costs just
£1 per person. The quiz is open to everyone so even if you
are not a charity and just fancy holding a pub quiz with friends
on a Friday night the Ritz will give you a warm welcome.
you would like your group or charity to be booked, contact Mike
on 07936538263 or email him at email@example.com