Pub’s quiz team celebrates victory

Moreton Hall pub quiz team victory.   Left to right -  Paul Martin, Graeme Mears, Darren Lorking, John Nice, Billy Barnes (landlord), Liz Nice and Georgina Barnes (landlady).
Moreton Hall pub quiz team victory. Left to right - Paul Martin, Graeme Mears, Darren Lorking, John Nice, Billy Barnes (landlord), Liz Nice and Georgina Barnes (landlady).

A GROUP of brainiacs from the Moreton Hall pub are celebrating victory in the regional heat of a national quiz championship.

Having won the regional heat, held in Hornchurch on April 19, The Doug Wilsons quiz team will go on to compete for the National Ember Quiz Champion title, with a grand prize of £4,000 at stake.

To qualify, the team proved to be top performer at the quizzes held every Sunday and Wednesday throughout March at the Ember Inn, in Lawson Place, with all money raised going to children’s charity Make a Wish.

Landlords Georgina and Billy Barnes said: “We’re really excited and looking forward to supporting the possibly cleverest quizzers in Bury St Edmunds – now there’s a challenge for all you quizzers out there.”

The final will be held in Birmingham on May 26.