London, UK -- (SBWIRE) -- 05/22/2014 -- The Ultimate Sports Quiz held at Glaziers Hall a high class venue hire in London last week deserved some extra-special guests and that was most certainly the case as the charity event was attended by stars from the world of sport and entertainment.
This inaugural event on Friday 16th May was staged in the plush Banqueting Hall on behalf of Centrepoint, the leading charity for homeless young people in the United Kingdom.
The aim was to build on the impetus created by Centrepoint’s Ultimate Pub Quiz, held in February this year when over £35,000 was raised for the charity.
Celebrity guests at the Ultimate Sports Quiz included Winter Olympic gold medal winner Lizzy Yarnold, former England rugby union international Kyran Bracken, Olympic silver medallist Gail Emms, the Voice of X Factor Peter Dixon and Allen Leech from the hit TV series Downton Abbey.
Compere for the evening was leading TV and Radio sports presenter John Inverdale.
Teams of between four to eight people, each member paying £250, entered the quiz. And at the end of the night there was a special auction where the teams could bid for one of the celebs to join them at their table for a drink.
As well as enjoying a night of fun everyone was able to enjoy Glazier Hall’s renowned first class hospitality.
On arrival guests enjoyed a pre-quiz drink in the River Room where they could look across the Thames and the City of London and enjoy the fabulous views.
Adding to the success of the evening at the Glaziers Hall event venue was the excellent catering provided by Langoustine.
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