• Character Abraham Peasegood was an American wizard who invented the game of Quodpot (QA8). Peasegood immigrated to North America in the 1700s, intending to form a Quidditch team when he got there. The story goes that the Quaffle he had packed in his luggage came into contact with his wand so that… Read More
• Character Agatha Timms was a short witch who owns an eel farm. At the 1994 Quiddtch World Cup, Agatha bets half shares in her eel farm on a week-long match (GF7). Read More
• Sports and competitions Aingingein is an Irish broom game involving a goat’s bladder called the “Dom“, barrels and fire (QA2). Featured in the book Quidditch Through the Ages and the subject of Irish ballads, in order to win the participant must hit the Dom through several flaming barrels against the clock, but without setting him or… Read More
• Character Alicia Spinnet was a Gryffindor girl two years (CS7) ahead of Harry Potter. She played Chaser on the Gryffindor Quidditch team with Harry (PS11). Alicia was a member of Dumbledore’s Army (OP16) who trained in Defense Against the Dark Arts with Harry during her seventh year and returned to the… Read More
• Character Angus Buchanan was a Squib who rose to fame playing rugby for the Scottish national side. Angus Buchanan was the only non-magical member of the Buchanan family of the Scottish Borders. Fearing the wrath of their father, the Buchanan siblings helped to conceal Angus’ lack of magic, even… Read More
• Sports and competitions The Annual Broom Race of Sweden is a dangerous 300-mile race between Kopparberg and Arjeplog, first run in the 1100s, and which has since become a popular international event. The spectators Apparate between the start and end points, missing the hazardous dragon reservation that lies in-between (QA2). Read More
• Event A broom race is run in Sweden from Kopparberg to Arjeplog, a distance of about 300 miles. The race is so popular it is made an annual tradition – one which still continues today, over 1000 years later. Read More
• Character Archie was an old wizard with a penchant for flowered nightgowns; Archie refused to wear trousers at the World Cup campground, saying that he liked “a healthy breeze around his privates” (GF7). Possibly the Archie Aymslowe who is the president of F.A.R.T. Read More
• Sports teams The Argentina National Teams come from the South American country of Argentina. Quidditch: Although competing with the popular America sport of Quodpot, Argentina’s Quidditch team has reached the quarter-finals of the World Cup during the last century (QA8). Half of the Argentinian National team were found… Read More
• Sports teams The Armenia National Teams come from the Eurasian country of Armenia. Quidditch Fans who wanted to watch the English Under-17s play the Armenian Junior Nationals in England were advised to contact the Department of Magical Games and Sports (DP3). Read More
• Sports teams The Australia National Teams come from the Antipodean country of Australia. Quidditch Australia were the winners of the 1966 Quidditch World Cup (Pm). Chaser Royston Idlewind later served as the International Director of the ICWQC from 1971 to 1974 (Pm). Quidditch came to… Read More