Break out your wand: The Great Wizard’s Ball is coming to Canberra

This is your chance to get dressed up to the 9¾ and live your wildest wizarding dreams. Quizzic Alley in Fyshwick is leaving no philosopher’s stone unturned to create a magical and immersive dining experience, complete with a three-course banquet fit for a dragon, live entertainment, a costume parade and more ravenclawesome photo opps than […]

Shop Quizzic Alley online!

The Quizzic Alley online store is finally up-and-running which should be good news to all our fellow Potterheads who live interstate. Shop away like you’re facing almost certain death in the Triwizard Tournament tomorrow but please be patient: there are still some Peeves-like bugs and gremlins we have yet to address. So, if you come […]

Super Harry Potter fans needed for video series

The producers of a brand new online video series are looking for passionate Potterheads to talk about what it means to be a Hufflepuff, Gryffindor, Ravenclaw or Slytherin. UK based Twenty Twenty will conduct in-depth interviews about each fan’s personal story. This from the production company’s website: “We want to know when you felt like […]

Happee Birthdae Harry!

Break out the Butterbeer and the chocolate frogs. Hell, we should have us some vomit flavoured jelly beans too! Because the boy who lived, Harry James Potter, turns 39 today. He may be a totally fictional character but every year we celebrate his birthday and, thanks to the happy location of the International Dateline, we […]

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 […]