Quizzers were challenged to beat the Lord Mayor in one of two charity nights which raised more than £2,000 for his chosen charities.
The first Beat The Lord Mayor Quiz Night at the Black Horse Inn, Wigginton, proved to be a big success, amassing £628.
It was followed by a Fish and Ships Cruise, staged by City Cruises, which brought in an impressve £1,500-plus.
The money goes to York Women’s Counselling Services and The Snappy Trust, chosen by Cllr Chris Cullwick as his Lord Mayor’s charities.
Only three teams out of more than 16 managed to outsmart the Lord Mayor and his civic party on quiz night. James Wright, the manager of the Black Horse Inn, served as quizmaster, orchestrating a lively evening of questions spanning general knowledge and music.
The Fish and Ships cruise featured live music and close-up magic. City Cruises York hosted the voyage, with Snappy’s very own Keigan contributing to the evening’s vibrant entertainment.
Cllr Cullwick said: “The success of these events is a testament to the incredible spirit of our community.
“I extend my heartfelt thanks to all attendees who played a part in raising funds for these deserving causes.
“The contributions will truly make a meaningful impact on the lives of individuals in York.”