Wilbur’s

17/1/18 – Wilbur’s, 14 Hackett Pl, Hackett – 62625406 My first review last year was of a Trivial Excuse event and so it seems appropriate that my first of this year is...

Irish Club, Weston

16/11/17 – Irish Club, 6 Parkinson St, Weston – 62885088 A few years ago this club was struggling financially but hopefully that has been sorted out and this club can prosper. The...

Hopscotch Bar

6/11/17 Hopscotch, 5 Lonsdale St, Braddon – 61073030 (however ringing this number directs you to email info@hopscotchbar.com.au) Being in central Canberra this is a popular place after a day of work and...

Eastlake Football Club

10/10/17 Eastlake Football Club, Oxley St, Kingston – 62280999 With the inclusion of QuizXpress to the Canberra quiz circuit, some clubs have two quiz nights each week. Eastlake football club is one...

Vikings club, Chisholm

5/10/17 Vikings Club, Benham St, Chisholm – 62090200 My first new venue in a while for a couple of reasons. I’ve been busy promoting and running the Canberra leg of the Junior...

When things go wrong

As a rule, quizzes go off without a serious hitch but as with other activities, things can go wrong. From rowdy patrons to faulty equipment here is a list of what I’ve...

Hellenic Club,Woden

1/8/17 Hellenic Club, Matilda St, Woden – 62810899 Easily the biggest club in Canberra, the Hellenic club plays host to many charity and fundraiser quiz nights through the year. I remember coming...

Ginninderra Labor Club

18/7/17 Ginninderra Labor Club, Corner Lhotsky St and Charnwood Pl, Charnwood – 62588618 Part of the Canberra Labor Club group so you need to be a member. Located close to the Charnwood...

Rugby Union Club, Turner

13/7/17 The RUC, 54 McCaughey St, Turner – 62477838 The RUC used to be in Barton and was a local of mine when I worked nearby. Since that time, I’ve moved and...

Gungahlin Lakes Golf Club

10/7/17 Gungahlin Lakes Golf Club, corner Gungahlin and Gundaroo Drive, Nicholls – 62426283 Once upon a time the Gungahlin Lakes golf club was a demountable building with half a dozen poker machines...

Hale and Mary

3/7/17 Hale + Mary, 15 Tench St, Kingston – 62394455 Like my last visit to Kingston I found parking to be the biggest issue. Even getting there twenty minutes earlier than usual...

Sports Club Kaleen

21/7/17 Sports Club, Kaleen – 16 Georgina Cres, Kaleen – 62411560 For a while (many years ago) this was my local when I lived in Giralang and later in Ngunnawal. Not that...

Durham Castle Arms, Kingston

23/5/17 Durham Castle Arms, Green Square, Kingston – 62951769 My first encounter with pub quizzes was here about 15 years ago. I vaguely remember it being busy then and little has changed....

Weston Creek Labor Club

16/5/17 Weston Creek Labor Club, Teesdale Close, Stirling – 62885047 As has happened with many smaller clubs that have struggled financially they have been taken over by more profitable clubs. What was...

Old Canberra Inn, Lyneham

2/5/17 Old Canberra Inn, 195 Mouat St, Lyneham – 61346000 I have probably driven past the Old Canberra Inn a thousand times without ever stopping. In the past it was the line...

Walt and Burley, Kingston

24/4/17 Walt and Burley, 70/17 Eastlakes Parade, Kingston – 62396648 My one piece of advice for this quiz is that the host could do with a microphone. The pub is busy and...

Tradies, Dickson

17/4/17 Tradies Club, 2 Badham St, Dickson – 61625656 When I first moved to Canberra the tradies club was the club I joined, not because of trivia but because the club had...

Young and Frisky, Gungahlin

4/4/17 Young and Frisky, Gungahlin Place West – 61716257 Each time I go to Gungahlin I’m amazed at how much it has changed since I lived there in 2005. When I moved...

Eastlake Football Club

29/3/17 – Eastlake Football Club, 3 Oxley St, Griffith – 62280999 After a couple of weeks’ break to prepare for the ACT quiz championships I’m back and at the Eastlake football club....

Calwell Club

8/3/17 Calwell Club, 1 Were St, Calwell – 62915666 This is a club so you or a team mate needs to be a member. The club is affiliated with the Kaleen Sports...

Belconnen Labor CLub

28/2/17 Belconnen Labor Club, Chandler St, Belconnen – 62515522 The quiz starts at 7.30 and my advice is to be a few minutes early to be sure of a table near the...

P J O’Reillys, Tuggeranong

21/2/17 PJ O’Reillys, 78 Reed St, Greenway – 62939666 Start time is 7.30 and this started a couple of minutes late. The pub, a franchise of the Irish pub chain, is located...

Ainslie Football Club

2/2/17 Ainslie Football Club, 52 Wakefield Av, Ainslie – 62488422 You or a team mate needs to be a member of the club. There isn’t a problem with parking – there is...

The Duxton, O’Connor

18/1/17 The Duxton, Cnr Sargood and MacPherson Sts, O’Connor – 61620799 The start time for this is 7.30 but make sure you get there early. This is a popular pub and I...

The Mission

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