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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, […]

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 […]

Storytime at Quizzic Alley

The Kids will love Storytime in our magical Alchemy Classroom. And, while they’re transfixed by Harry Potter, you can have some ‘me’ time or do your Christmas shopping in peace and in secret. Genevieve Jacobs and Tim Gavel (both former ABC journalists) are  among those will lend their hand at story-telling with books including Harry […]

Visitors come from all over

QuizzicAlley – Canberra’s very own shop specialising in all things wizarding and with the biggest range of official Harry Potter merchandise in NSW/ACT – has been open just one month and owner Michael Milton is working day and night to keep up with demand. “It’s been amazing. Thousands of people from Canberra and as far […]