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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 […]

Nearly Legless Mick: from Muggle to Magic

As one of Australia’s most successful athletes Michael Milton is no stranger to a battle. He lost his left leg to bone cancer at nine, competed in his first Paralympic Games at 14 and won Australia’s first ever winter gold medal at just 19… a full decade before Steven Bradbury’s Olympic gold medal. In an […]

Man to face court today over Quizzic Alley ram raid

A 29-year-old man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today on a number of property offence charges, including an attempted ram raid on Australia’s most magical store, Quizzic Alley in Fyshwick. ACT Policing’s Criminal Investigation – Crime Disruption Team arrested the man on Saturday at a Kambah residence in relation to a number of ram […]

J K Rowling recovers from COVID-19-like symptoms

Wizarding fans the world over can breathe a sigh of relief after J.K. Rowling, author of the much-loved Harry Potter series, announced on Twitter that she has made a “full recovery” from what is likely to be COVID-19. “I’m fully recovered” the author tweeted, after explaining to her 14.5 million Twitter followers that she had […]

A review – Wizards’ Worldwide Pub Quiz

Bewitched Bernadette – Hufflepuff and events specialist at Quizzic Aley team – is home with her two small Hufflepuffs. All three jumped online for our first ever Wizards’ Worldwide Pub Quiz on Wednesday night. We received this great review from her and she has happily given us permission to share it. Thanks Bernadette – WE […]

Puzzles and games popular with house-bound HP fans

Quizzic Alley is close to selling out of Harry Potter games, puzzles and books but wner Nearly Legless Mick says there are more on the way. He’s not surprised abut the increase in demand. “Puzzles and games are the perfect boredom-buster for anyone stuck at home. Parents, in particular, have been stocking up on jigsaw […]

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 […]