Crewkerne & District U3A’s team came joint third in the Avalon network inter U3A quiz, despite scoring high marks in their specialist subject of food and drink. Seven U3A teams competed at the event, held at the Cranford Hall in Castle Cary. Each team consisted of six members with the Crewkerne team being Stephen and Carol Shipley, Mike Jones, Mary Fowler, Jane Pearce and Maggie Hewson.
Crewkerne came into their own in the food and drink round and scored the highest number of points in a joker round. After nine rounds, two Yeovil teams named after helicopters saw off the opposition with Lysander in first place and Lynx finishing second. Crewkerne and Martock tied for third place. The other teams in the Avalon network U3A inter quiz were Castle Cary, Somerton and Camelot. Crewkerne U3A quiz team enjoyed taking part and everyone enjoyed a buffet supper during the interval.