The Rose on Bedford High Street hosts world’s biggest pub quiz


The Rose, on the High Street in Bedford, is joining hundreds of pubs and bars across the country in the annual ‘World’s Biggest Pub Quiz’ on Sunday 3 March.

Anticipating a record-breaking 50,000 participants, the quiz will consist of six rounds, including a picture round, a general knowledge round and one round that will be aptly focused entirely on drinks! The Rose Bedford will also be raising money for Prostate Cancer UK on the night.

Now in its fourth year, nearly 1,800 pubs have already signed up to take part in the event organised by PubAid.

Speaking about the World’s Biggest Pub Quiz, Co-Founder, Des O’Flanagan, said: “The quiz is a lot of fun for customers and a great way to support a charity. It’s a genuine no-brainer!

“Quizzes are one of the most popular activities in pubs and a great way to bring customers together and raise money for charity. So, by putting the PubAid name to this quiz, we’re able to raise awareness of the vital role pubs play at the heart of their communities – which includes raising more than £100m for charity every year.”

The World’s Biggest Pub Quiz has contributed heavily to that total, raising over £405,000 for hundreds of UK charities in the three years since it started. This year’s quiz is already looking to beat the 2018 total of £205,000, with the event growing in popularity annually.

Adriano Iori, General Manager of the Rose Bedford, said: “It’s a real pleasure to be taking part. Supporting local and national charities is a huge thing for us and we host a number of fundraising events every year – so to join forces with pubs from across the UK is really something special.”

Quizzes will be taking place across the country between 3rd – 7th March. Find out more about the pubs taking part at:



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