Due to the ongoing situation regarding the Coronavirus pandemic we regret that our planned calendar of social and fundraising events is suspended.  We shall miss getting together with you all but assure you that normal service will be resumed as soon as is practicable.  In case you have withdrawal symptoms – here is a quiz go get you thinking.  Answers in a couple of weeks!

1 What sort of creature is advertising star Aleksandr Orlov?  
 2 The BBC Home Service was the predecessor of which radio station?  
 3 In the British Army, which army rank is above that of colonel and below that of major general?  
 4 Boxing during courtship rituals in March, often depicted moon gazing in art and reaching speeds of up to 50 mph, what is Britain’s fastest mammal?  
 5 The medieval Cinque Ports of England include Hythe and New Romney.  Can you name the other three?  
 6 What is the name of the head accessory originally created by Lock & Co for Edward Coke’s gamekeepers at Holkham in Norfolk?  
 7 Name the author of Lord of the Rings.  
 8 Name the King who was called Bertie by his family, the eldest son of Queen Victoria.  
 9 Which fruit has the varieties Victoria, Sunrise, Strawberry Surprise and Ruby?  
10 What do you call a paving stone that is characteristic of some old steep English hills or of classic cycling races in France and Belgium?  
11 Name Denis Norden’s comedy partner who wrote ‘What-a Mess’ books for children and the memoir ‘A Kentish Lad’.  
12 Which jockey, who retired finally in 1995, was known as ‘the housewives’ favourite’?  
13 Name a culinary ingredient derived from stone fruits grown in groves.  
14 In which European country is the Gotthard Tunnel situated?  
15 Donald Trump succeeded Barack Obama as US President in 2017.  Which President was in power before Obama?  
16 In 1975, which Conservative politician became leader of the opposition?  
17 In the 1933 film ‘I’m No Angel’, who said: “When I’m good, I’m very good.  But when I’m bad, I’m better”?  
18 What is the new Coronavirus now named?