• Broomsticks The Firebolt, released in the summer of 1993, is the fastest racing broom in the world at that time. Developed by Randolph Spudmore, it is ground-breaking in that it has goblin-made ironwork parts – although working with goblins leads to frequent strikes, making this quite a rare broom. Features:… Read More
• Broomsticks The Firebolt Supreme is the racing broom used by the winning Bulgarian National Team during the 2014 Quidditch World Cup (Pm). Read More
• Businesses Manufacturers of Fleetwood’s High-Finish Handle Polish, included in the Broomstick Servicing Kit. (PA1)… Read More
• Quidditch An alternative term for a Quidditch player or broom rider, usually describing how well they fly – eg. good, daring, elegant (PA13, GF6, OP3, QA8, Pm). Read More
• Magical effects While “[n]o spell yet devised enables wizards to fly unaided in human form” (QA1), various spells create flying effects. Read More
• Broomsticks Flyte and Barker are the manufacturers of the Twigger 90 broomstick, which was developed in 1990 to rival brooms from the Nimbus Racing Broom Company. Although expensive and with extra features, it had an unfortunate tendency to warp (QA9). Read More
• Event The twins are caught by Filch turning a Hogwarts corridor into a swamp. Umbridge tells them that they’re going to find out what happens to wrongdoers at Hogwarts, to which they reply “No, I don’t think we will.” They Accio their brooms from her office and fly off into the… Read More