Category Archives: Events

Quizzic Alley and MS Readathon – a magical partnership to get kids to read

Quizzic Alley is throwing its support behind children’s literacy as an official sponsor of this year’s MS Readathon. Registrations are open for the MS Readathon and more than 28,000 kids around the country have already signed up. Over 40,000 are expected to be ready to start reading by August. The rules are simple: Read whatever […]

Could Hermione Granger be the next US President?

Hermione Granger has announced her 2020 Presidential Campaign via a video. Yep, you read that right: the noted activitist, leader, social campaigner and one of the most famous members of Dumbledore’s Army, has put her name in the political equivalent of the Goblet of Fire. But, before you race off to renounce your Australian citizenship, […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Great Wizard’s Ball – all your questions answered

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR? Dressing up is encouraged and almost anything goes! Wear a ball gown if you like, or your finest wizarding robes. You could come dressed as an elf or some other magical creature. Why not a dragon, a Niffler, a mandrake or even a piece of the Quidditch stadium! The best thing […]

The Great Wizard’s Ball – you’ve been waiting for this!

Break out your wand and dust off that witches hat– 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]