Millennium Point Presents… SpeedQuizzing with Stoo Pittaway

Published 05/10/2020
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Gather your team and join us as we bring speed quizzing to our spacious Platform bar at Millennium Point. 

On Wednesday 4th November from 6:30 pm, join our team at Millennium Point for a safe and socially distanced speedquiz. A speedquiz is a popular spin on the traditional pub quiz. To play you will need a smartphone or tablet as your teams answer pad where questions will be sent straight to your device. It’s fun, fast and no cheating! The top team will win a £50 bar tab for their party. After the quiz, the bar will remain open for you to relax and enjoy. Doors will open at 6 pm if you want to come early and get settled before the quiz starts at 6:30 pm.

We’ve enlisted the help of local speedquizzing legend Stoo Pittaway, who hosts numerous quizzes online and off in venues around Birmingham. Teams are 2-6 people with tickets priced at £5 per person (plus Eventbrite’s booking fee) and can only be purchased through Eventbrite.

Is this event allowed under current guidelines?
Yes, current UK guidelines on Coronavirus state that up to 6 people from different households can meet in this kind of setting. We have limited teams to a maximum of 5 and recommend that this comprise of as few households as possible.

Is Millennium Point safe?
Absolutely. Our team have worked hard to ensure that our award-winning-venue is COVID-secure. We have taken steps to ensure that our events are safe, clean and compliant with the latest government guidelines. Our measures include:

  • Limited and assigned seating
  • Table service
  • Clear signage
  • Packaged and bottled refreshments
  • Temperature checks on arrival
  • Deep cleaning before and after each event
  • Contactless/cashless bar
  • Sanitisations stations readily available for your use throughout the venue
  • PPE & training for all staff

We have run several socially distanced public events since reopening in July, and have received overwhelmingly positive feedback from guests. Millennium Point has recently been accredited with ‘Safe, Clean & Legal’ from Quality in Tourism for our outstanding measures to minimise the risk of the virus. For further information please see our website here.

Do I need to wear a facemask?
You will need to wear a facemask in public areas of the building (i.e. the Atrium on Level 0, on escalators, lifts and stairs) however, under the current guidelines, you do not need to wear a facemask during the event.

What is SpeedQuizzing?
SpeedQuizing is a fun and popular twist on traditional quizzing where teams use a SmartPhone or Tablet to answer questions. Each team gets their own buzzer and additional points are awarded for things like fastest team to answer.

Where is Millennium Point?
Millennium Point is the landmark public building on Curzon street in the Eastside of Birmingham city centre. We’re opposite the future Curzon Street Station, just a 15-minute walk from Birmingham New Street and Digbeth. Additional details on how to get here can be found on our website.

Our landmark building is easy to spot and easy to get to in Birmingham City Centre

Where is Platform?
Platform is our awesome level 1 space equipped with a fully licenced bar. It’s also available for private hire for meetings and corporate gatherings. For further information email or call 0121 202 2200.

Millennium Point is a landmark public building and multi-award-winning events venue in the Eastside of Birmingham City centre. Profits from our commercial activity are invested by the Millennium Point Charitable Trust into projects, events and initiatives which support the growth of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) and education in the West Midlands. Find more interesting content from Millennium Point over at our news section, or follow us for daily updates on FacebookTwitterInstagram and LinkedIn with @MillenniumPoint.

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