• Source In which many difficult Quidditch moves are discussed. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:16 — 4.8MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts |… Read More
• Source In which broom games that were popular prior to the development of Quidditch are discussed. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:16 — 4.8MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Source In which the evolution of Quidditch from its invention until the introduction of the Snidget in the middle of the thirteenth century is discussed. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:16… Read More
• Source In which the introduction of the Golden Snidget to the game of Quidditch is described, and the eventual replacement of the bird with the Golden Snitch. Podcast: Play in new window | Download… Read More
• Source In which the rules of Quidditch, and changes in them since the fourteenth century, are discussed. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:16 — 4.8MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Source In which the teams of the British and Irish Quidditch League are discussed in turn. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:16 — 4.8MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Source In which the history of Quidditch on various continents is discussed. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:16 — 4.8MB)Subscribe: Apple… Read More
• Source In which the history of the development of the racing broom is discussed, including the various manufacturers of famous brooms. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:16 — 4.8MB)Subscribe:… 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 “big leather… 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). Podcast: Play in new window |… Read More
• Quidditch places • Wizarding places The oval-shaped pitch (US: field of play) where Quidditch matches are held. It is 500 feet long by 180 feet wide (QA6). Pitches are located inside Quidditch stadiums – there are several in England and one at Hogwarts. Podcast: Play in… 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 The sheer numbers of wizards attending a Quidditch World Cup requires the building and magical maintenance of a huge stadium. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:16 — 4.8MB)… 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