Here Are The Answers To Our Ashby Christmas Quiz

By Graham Hill

28th Dec 2020 | Local News

We hope you enjoyed our Christmas just-for-fun quiz - and here are the answers.

As we said, some of them will have needed no hesitation from long-standing Ashby residents.

But we threw in a couple designed to provide a bit of a test.

Okay, here we go... oh, and there is a little bit of musical accompaniment to one of the answers.

1: In what century was Ashby Castle built? 15th century

2: In what year did British Railways close Ashby Railway Station? 1964

3: What is the full name of the Catholic Church in Station Road? Our Lady of Lourdes

4: Which well known brand of snacks has a base in Smisby Road? KP

5: What is the full name of the golf club in Ashby? Willesley Park Golf Club

6: The Royal Hotel was built in 1826 to accommodate visitors to what? The Spa

7: Which farm normally hosts the Ashby Show each year? Cattows Farm

8: Which American band coined the lyric 'Ashby de la Zouch by the Sea'? The Merry Macs (see above)

9: In which month is the Ashby Arts Festival usually held? May

10: What is the name of the fun fair that normally takes over Market Street each September? Ashby Statutes


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