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What Can ‘Harry Potter’ Fans Do To Change The World This Giving Tuesday?

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Dec 03, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Charity, Fandom, Fans, Music, News, Puffs

What can we, as Harry Potter fans, do to make the world a better place? From Dumbledore’s Army, to S.P.E.W. and the Order of the Phoenix, J.K. Rowling’s stories are one long lesson in tolerance, kindness and standing up for what’s right, so how can we make sure we’re living in line with those values? It doesn’t always …read more!

Exclusive Interviews and Footage From the ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ San Francisco Premiere!

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Dec 02, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Actor Interviews, BigNews, Events, Exclusives, Fandom, Fans, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Interviews, J.K. Rowling, News, Potter News, Producers, Sonia Friedman, Theater

Leaky writer and correspondent Gianfranco Lentini was on site in California yesterday for the magical opening of the Harry Potter and the Cursed Child San Francisco production. From red carpet interviews with producers Colin Callender and Sonia Friedman, inside footage of the Curran Theater and the spectacular curtain call to the star-studded after party and …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Interviews with Rupert Grint & Warwick Davis, The Chickpeeps & More!

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Dec 01, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

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In the same week magical folk and muggles alike celebrated Thanksgiving, we celebrated the announcement that LeakyCon will be coming to Denver for the very first time in 2020. We also received a few early Christmas gifts, in the form of a Lumos Christmas album featuring the voices of Harry Potter, Fantastic Beasts and Cursed Child actors, a Patronus Funko figure, …read more!

Win Front Row Tickets to the Opening of ‘Cursed Child’ in San Francisco!

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Nov 28, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

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This weekend, Tony and Olivier Award winning play, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, will open at the Curran Theater in San Francisco. To celebrate the arrival of the play in the San Francisco Bay Area, the production will host a citywide Cursed Child challenge TOMORROW, November 29th. The contest will give those in the Bay area the chance …read more!

Pandora Jewellery launches Harry Potter collection tomorrow

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Nov 27, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Products

On (American) Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 28, 2019, Pandora Jewellery, in collaboration with Warner Bros.,  will launch a new collection of 12 hand-finished charms, pendants, and bracelets inspired by iconic Harry Potter characters and symbols. Pandora’s Chief Creative and Brand Officer Stephen Fairchild says of the collection: “Through our Harry Potter-inspired jewelry, Pandora and Harry Potter fans …read more!

Funko Pop! Stag Patronus Available in Exclusive Pre-Release This December!

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Nov 26, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

News, Toys

Yesterday, the newly-launched Wizarding World Digital announced an exclusive pre-release offer of the new Funko Pop! Stag Patronus figure beginning Dec. 4 at 11 a.m. ET/4 p.m. GMT while supplies last. This is the first opportunity for fans to purchase the new figure, but to do so, you’ll need your Wizarding Passport! If you don’t …read more!

Lumos Announces ‘A Magical Time of Year’ Wizarding World Christmas Album

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Nov 25, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

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Remember when Fantastic Beasts star Dan Fogler told during our exclusive interview at LeakyCon that the Lumos charity Christmas album would be coming out this year? Well it’s now available for pre-order! Fogler teased previously on Tessa Netting and Anna Brisbin’s podcast Fantastic Geeks (and where to find them) that he’d been involved in recording for an album featuring …read more!

LeakyCon Is Heading to Denver For The First Time Ever In 2020!

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Nov 25, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Conventions, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, LeakyCon, News

After announcing LeakyCon Orlando 2020, Mischief Management announced this week that LeakyCon will also come to Denver, Colorado in 2020 for the first time ever! The world’s largest convention for fans of J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World will come to Denver’s Crowne Plaza Denver Airport Convention Center just before Halloween next year, from October 23-25 2020. Hosting …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Rupert Grint and Tom Felton Talk ‘Harry Potter’ on Press Tours, Imelda Staunton in Talks for ‘The Crown’ & More

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Nov 24, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

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Another big week in the Wizarding World comes to a close with a Whiz-bang! The Phelps brothers and Minalima opened Harry Potter: The Exhibition in Portugal, Universal Orlando gets ready for Christmas, we shared a sneak peek at a Hedwig pattern from Insight Editions forthcoming book Harry Potter Knitting Magic  and Leakycon announces a second …read more!

SNEAK PEEK at Hedwig pattern from forthcoming “Harry Potter: Knitting Magic”

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Nov 22, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Books, Fun, Fun – Crafts, News

Knitting plays a charming role in the Harry Potter books, from Mrs. Weasley’s jumpers, Hermione’s hats for S.P.E.W., to Dumbledore’s delight in deciphering knitting patterns.  The houses also lend themselves to colour-coordinated knitwear, which has inspired fans to design patterns for everything from house scarves to wand cosies.  Several unofficial collections of Potter-inspired knitting patterns …read more!



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