SOS! The Ministry of Magic needs your help!

For Harry Potter fans around the world, the time has come. The Statute of Secrecy Taskforce has called on witches and wizards everywhere to save the wizarding world from ‘the Calamity’, by playing Harry Potter: Wizards Unite.   The new game by Niantic (makers of Pokémon Go) officially launched on 21 June, but—thanks to a dose […]

New HP books out on Thursday!

Way back in May we learned that JK Rowling would soon release four new books. The internet went a little crazy as some of us anticipated long queues outside the bookstore, maybe even camping overnight, to get our hands on a brand new HP book and devour every word in the first 24 hours. Well, […]

Exclusive patronus artworks auction for POA 20th anniversary

‘The Patronus turned. It was cantering back towards Harry across the still surface of the water. It wasn’t a horse. It wasn’t a unicorn, either. It was a stag. It was shining brightly as the moon above … it was coming back to him …’Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban’. Monday 8th July 2019 […]

First edition Philosopher’s Stone sells for $128,000

Mistakes pay! A rare copy of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone fetched a record price of AU$128,000 at a recent London auction, thanks largely to some Muggle-made mistakes. The unique copy is just one of 500 first editions printed with a number of errors, including the word “Philosopher’s” on the back cover without the […]

Wizards Unite: what do we know?

Some more tantalising tidbits about the impending Wizards Unite mobile game have been released in an interview with Warner Bros CEO Kevin Tsujihara. Rumours of a mobile Harry Potter game had been circulating for a while when the game’s official Facebook page launched in November 2017 with scant information. And then all went quiet until the […]

Is your Harry Potter worth a fortune?

Dust off those well-thumbed, early editions: they could be worth a whole lot of galleons! On a recent episode of The Antiques Roadshow – yet to be aired in Australia – two Harry Potter Books were valued at around £3000 (over $5000) and only one of them was a first edition. In the early days […]

10 ideas to make your classroom truly magical

There’s nothing more magical than a Harry Potter inspired classroom. At Quizzic Alley, we know all about decorating a room!  Here’s our top ten tips for creating a spell-binding classroom. NUMBER 1 – THEMED ENTRY A themed entry is perfect for setting the scene. Grab a sponge and some paint and a large piece of […]

Cursed Child for $40 – Siriusly!

You can now get tickets to see The Cursed Child for a very mweasley $40. This will come as welcome news to those who overspent on Yule pressies. Thanks to The Friday Forty, you could save up to $250 per person to see the two parts. That’s Ravenclawesome! But there is a catch. Isn’t there […]