• Source The teams of the British and Irish Quidditch League are discussed in turn. The thirteen teams in the League are: Appleby Arrows, Ballycastle Bats, Caerphilly Catapults,  Chudley Cannons, Falmouth Falcons, Holyhead Harpies, Kenmare Kestrels, Montrose Magpies, Pride of Portree, Puddlemere United, Tutshill Tornados, Wigtown Wanderers and Wimbourne… Read More
• Lakes and marshes • Quidditch places Queerditch Marsh is the place where the game of Quidditch originated. Eight hundred years ago, a group of witches and wizards used an damp stretch of nettle-filled ground called Queerditch Marsh as a place to play a new game they had invented. This game involved broomsticks and a… Read More
• Place A small town on a peninsula in northwestern France, Quiberon is the home of the Quiberon Quafflepunchers, a Quidditch team known for flamboyant play that frequently wins the French league (QA8). Read More
• Quidditch places • Wizarding places The Quidditch pitch is an oval-shaped area (the pitch) (US: “field of play”) where Quidditch matches are held. It is 500 feet long by 180 feet wide (QA6). Modern Quidditch pitches are usually located inside Quidditch stadiums – there are several in England, one at Hogwarts… Read More
• Place Quidditch-related places can mean any number of things, but here are some of the big ones: Quidditch stadiums The six stadiums we know of by name, all set on deserted moors Quidditch teams There are over 40 cities and a dozen countries specifically mentioned as having Quidditch teams; this link… Read More
• Moors • Quidditch places • Wilderness areas Britain and Ireland Teams in Britain and Ireland do not have their own home pitch for matches. Instead, Quidditch stadiums have been erected on a number of deserted moors. Players and fans come from all over to attend these matches. Various charms and magical effects have been used to… Read More
• Buildings • Quidditch places • Wizarding places A Quidditch World Cup stadium needs to be able to cope with the sheer numbers of wizards attending a Quidditch World Cup, and requires the building and magical maintenance of a huge Quidditch stadium. 1809 Quidditch World Cup The 1809 tournament took place in a stadium built… Read More
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When exactly did Professor Quirrell’s year-long trip around the world take place? The popular fan assumption is that it immediately preceded the year of Philosopher’s/Sorcerer’s Stone. I do not think this is correct. In PS5, after Harry meets Quirrell while buying his school supplies and asks if he is always that… Read More