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 […]

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 […]