The Great Big Sports Quiz
Date: 01 November 2018
Time: 6.30pm
Location: Browns Brasserie, City
Join us for our brand new event in 2018, The Great Big Sports Quiz! 

Leave your dinner suits at home and join us for an informal evening of sporting fun and games! The Great Big Sports Quiz will see teams pit their wits against our star-studded sporting line up to see if they can beat the pros at their own game. Will their brains match their brawn?

Begin your evening with an exclusive drinks reception and meet our sports stars as they limber up for the big quiz.* Then settle in for an evening of sensational sporting questions, engaging everyone from a novice to the sports expert, whilst you enjoy a two-course dinner with wine and beer.** There’ll also be a chance to show off your ‘non-sporting’ knowledge with a couple of special rounds and the opportunity to bid on our 'money can't buy' auction prizes. At the end of the night we'll revert to our 'league table' and crown our inaugural champions. Your team can be between four to eight people and tickets include a two-course dinner with wine and beer.**

Can your team beat our pros from across the sporting world... 

Goldie Sayers - former British javelin thrower 
Goldie Sayers is an Olympic medallist, three-time Olympian and British record holder for the javelin (66.17m). She was also 11 times National Champion and a British Athletics team captain during an International athletics career that spanned 18 years.

Dan Hipkiss - ex England and Leicester Tigers rugby player 
An ex-professional rugby player with Leicester Tigers, Bath and England, Dan won four Premiership and one Anglo-Welsh Title. He has 13 International caps playing in the 2007 World Cup Final. In 2013, Dan was forced to retire through injury and spent time initially as a project manager in the construction industry before entering the world of facilitation, coaching and consulting.

Dan now uses a range of experiences from the world of elite sport and business to inform his coaching and leadership ethos, sharing his intimate knowledge of high performance teams and leadership at Clear Track.

Claire Rafferty - England international footballer
Rafferty has represented England since Under-15s level, making her senior debut against Austria in March 2010. In 2011 she was named in the World Cup squad where she made her World Cup debut in the quarter-final penalty-shootout defeat to France. She joined Chelsea in 2007 and announced her transfer to WSL side West Ham Ladies in June 2018. 

Johnny Nelson - ex professional boxer
Nelson competed from 1986 to 2005 and is currently the longest reigning cruiserweight world champion of all time, having held the WBO title from 1999 to 2005. Nelson also held the British cruiserweight title twice between 1989 and 1997, and the European cruiserweight title twice between 1990 and 1998.

Min Patel - ex England cricketer
Making his first-class debut for Kent in 1989, Patel became a regular fixture, and in 1994 was the top wicket-taker in the English county season with 90 wickets. Retiring from first-class cricket in 2008 with over 600 wickets and 4,000 runs, Min remains heavily involved in the game, coaching and playing club cricket.

Susannah Townsend - GB hockey
Townsend is a Olympic and European Gold medalist for Great Britain in England Hockey. She made her international debut back in 2008 and was part of the Great Britain team that won Olympic Gold at Rio 2016. She has already passed the century mark in appearances for her country and was also part of the team who memorably won European Gold on home soil in 2015.

Fiona Pocock - Rugby Union player
Pocock is an English rugby union player who represented England at the 2010 Women's Rugby World Cup. She has won four 6 Nations Championships, three of which were grand slams. Pocock won a Silver Medal in the 2010 World Cup and was part of the squad that won a Silver Medal in the 2017 World Cup. 

Tymal Mills - English cricketer
Tymal Mills is one of the most explosive fast bowlers in English cricket, capable of speeds comfortably in excess of 90mph. A congenital back condition means he must tailor his training carefully but this hasn’t stopped Tymal from making an impact in the T20 format worldwide. England awarded him a T201 debut against Sri Lanka at the Ageas Bowl in 2016.

Tickets cost £80, or why not purchase a premium ticket for just £20 more and meet the sports stars at an exclusive drinks reception?
Purchase your tickets by calling 020 7638 4066 or email specialevents@sickchildrenstrust.org for more information. 

This event is kindly supported by ArgoGlobal.


Please note that the quiz will take place upstairs and unfortunately there is no lift. 
*Available by purchasing an £100 premium ticket. 
**Half a bottle of wine and 2 bottled beers per person
Celebrities subject to availability. 


Do you have what it takes to beat our team of sporting stars?
020 7638 4066
specialevents@sickchildrenstrust.org
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