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 […]

In honour of little Lexie

Nearly Legless Mick – owner of Quizzic Alley, Canberra’s very own wizarding store – is donating funds raised through in-store events to Cerebral Palsy ACT in honour of his cousin Lexie. Lexie suffered a catastrophic brain injury in utero and was diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy. She lived for nine months with the support of her […]