Off the market but there’s more to this story…

De Vere House, famously seen in The Deathly Hallows Part One is off the market but there is some good news for Potterheads the world over. The Grade I listed 15th century property in the picturesque village of Lavenham in Suffolk, England, is seen in the seventh film when Harry and Hermione return to the […]

Triwizard costume inspiration

Coming along to Harry Potter Book Night at Quizzic Alley tomorrow? We’ve put together a quick list of ideas for costumes – some simple, some a little more challenging. Hogwarts student Wear your Hogwarts house robe or just the right house colours – red and gold for Gryffindor, yellow and black for Hufflepuff, green and […]

“Goblet of Fire” House Editions ready for pre-order NOW!

Clear a space on your bookshelf because it’s time to add to your collection of 20th anniversary house editions. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire – the fourth book in JK Rowling’s famous series about the boy wizard – was first published in the UK in July 2000 and the special anniversary house editions […]

New Death Eaters Rising game now here!

As pivotal moments go, the appearance of the Order of the Phoenix and the emergence of Dumbledore’s Army are up there with the death of Harry’s parents and Hagrid’s immortal words “You’re a wizard Harry.” The fifth book was a real turning point in the series and set the scene for darker and more dangerous […]

Owls forego sleep to deliver last-minute Christmas packages!

If you live in Canberra or Queanbeyan you may notice an increase in owl traffic during the two days before Christmas… because Quizzic Alley’s intrepid owls will be busy, personally delivering all the last-minute gifts purchased online. To save locals precious time before Christmas and to ensure all orders arrive before Christmas Day, the popular […]

Get your goodies delivered by Christmas

Avoid a disaster worse than a troll in the dungeon by making sure all your Harry Potter goodies arrive in time for Christmas! Our owls are poised and ready to deliver those last-minute Christmas orders…. but don’t leave it too late. For deliveries a little too far for our intrepid owls, we use Australia Post […]

Australia’s most magical store turns one!

It’s our birthday! It’s hard to believe it’s been a whole year since we alohamora’d the door to let that first batch of passionate fans in for the very first time. Since then we’ve welcomed around 100,000 people to Quizzic Alley, from all over Canberra and the region, from interstate and from overseas. Every week […]

“Crimes of Grindelwald” coming to Netflix

Accio the popcorn because The Crimes of Grindelwald is coming to Netflix this month. All set for its Australian Netflix debut on Friday 13th September, the flick is the second instalment in the Harry Potter spin-off series Fantastic Beasts. It was released in November last year, starring Eddie Redmayne, Jude Law, Ezra Miller, Zoe Kravitz, Dan Fogler […]

Lumos wand installation – where to see it!

Planning a trip to the UK next year? Do you remember seeing photos of the Lumos Wand Installation in London, ahead of the release of The Crimes of Grindelwald? It looked quite magical illuminating the City of London near St. Paul’s Cathedral and it’s now on the move. Residents of the UK were invited to […]

Have you seen this organ?

Actually, it’s not really an organ: it’s an organ case. The organ it housed was decommissioned years ago. So, why are we writing about it? Well, it’s cool, it’s old and it’s the centrepiece of The Abbey which is where The Great Wizard’s Ball will be held this Saturday. The magnificent carved oak organ case […]