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Pickering charity quiz night for Macmillan Charity Raceday

Pickering charity quiz night for Macmillan Charity Raceday


The team at Cedarbarn Farm Shop and Café have announced the first of its fundraising events to raise £25,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support.


On Friday, 16th February, local quizmaster and Cedarbarn team member Michael Kipling will host a Quiz Night and Buffet at the Thornton Road venue in Pickering.


Cedarbarn founder, Karl Avison, 60, will make history when he becomes the first person to compete in the Ride of Their Lives for a second time when he takes part in the Macmillan Charity Raceday at York Racecourse on 15thJune.


He is one of 12 amateur riders who will compete in the nine-furlong race around the iconic Knavesmire course for the first race of the Macmillan Charity Raceday that has raised over £10 million since it started in 1971.


Teams of up to six people will compete in a fun quiz and there will be prizes for the winning team. Tickets for the quiz cost £10 and include a finger buffet. They are available to buy from the Farm Shop or can be reserved by calling01751 475614.



The Quiz Night is one of a series of fundraising events that include a Race Night, a Gala Dinner, aFamily Fun Day with Dog Show, Pop-up Pilates with Wendy Harding in the Garden and a Yorkshire Gin Festival.People can also donate directly to Karl's Just Giving Account here:


Cedarbarn Farm Shop and Café began as a small PYO strawberries operation from acaravan 27 years ago andnow is a thriving farm shop and café.


York Racecourse and Macmillan Cancer Support continue to work in partnership to present the biggest charity raceday in the UK and raise vital funds for people living with cancer. 





  1. Karl Avison and Michael Kipling Karl Avison and Michael Kipling

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