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Well, I hope you all have a lovely Christmas, despite the difficult times. To help the festive period pass with joyous merriment we have provided you with a LandWorks ‘pub type’ quiz with questions from years past and present.

Usual rules apply…

– No prizes at all.

– However, anyone scoring less than 3 should visit us as soon as it’s possible.

But before you start, you may be interested in seeing this BBC report on LandWorks that came out last week. Who knows, it may even give some clues for some of the answers.
Totnes charity Landworks dubbed ‘fantastic’ by MP – BBC News


1. Has LandWorks closed at any point during the pandemic

A. Yes

B. No


2. How many tonnes of compost have we bagged and sold this year?

A. 1 T

B. 5.67 T

C. 29 T


3. How much is the prison release grant?

A. £146

B. £102

C. £46


4. How many 100mm bolts has the woodshop used this year?

A. 8

B. 800

C. 80


5. The University of Plymouth this year secured a grant from the British Academy to conduct research at LandWorks into what?

A. Most common boot size at LandWorks

B. Graduate support

C. Why do such a high percentage of prisoner’s smoke


6. What is the most common boot size at LandWorks?

A. 8

B. 11

C. 10

D. 15


7. Has anyone ever needed a size 15 boot?

A. No

B. Yes


8. On average how many people on placement at LandWorks smoke?

A. 83.5%

B. 14.4%

C. 36.2%


9. How many kilos of tomatoes were grown this year?

A. 12 kg

B. 174kg

C. 345kg


10. Who writes the blog?

A. A ghost writer

B. A well-informed supporter

C. Chris


11. How many (ex) professional footballers have had a placement at LandWorks?

A. 5

B. 2

C. 11


12. In what year did a day release prisoner build this nativity scene for his family?

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A. 2014

B. 2015

C. 2016


13. How big is the market garden at LandWorks?

A. 12 acres

B. 0.5 acre

C. 1 acre.


14. How many regular monthly donors contribute to LandWorks.

A. 79

B. 63

C. 4


15. How many placements started at LandWorks reporting substance misuse issues?

A. None

B. 53%

C. 88%


16. How many graduates now report an issue with substance misuse?

A. 100%

B. 2%

C. 23%


17. How many annual Christmas gatherings have LandWorks hosted (inc this year)?

A. 8

B. None

C. 6


18. What is the % of placements who have been in the armed forces?

A. 5%

B. 8%

C. 12%


19. What is the average age of a LandWorks supporter (as per LandWorks supporters survey)?

A. 65

B. 43

C. 71


20. When did Graham (runs the workshop) start singing carols this year?

A. August

B. October

C. January


The answers are below the pictures of our Christmas shop.

Merry Christmas!


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Quiz Answers

1. B
2. C
3. C
4. B
5. B
6. C
7. B
8. A
9. B
10. C
11. A
12. B
13. C
14. A
15. C
16. C
17. A
18. B
19. A
20. C

21st December 2020.