Harry Potter News

More LEGO Harry Potter news: Magical Mystery Hunt

Oct 22, 2021

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

News, Products

Yesterday we shared a video of Neville Longbottom (Matthew Lewis) rattling off his 20 favourite Harry Potter film sets at the request of the LEGO company to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the first Harry Potter LEGO set. Today, there is more LEGO Harry Potter news. According to Edinburgh Live, the city will be one …read more!

Neville plays with LEGOs

Oct 21, 2021

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

News

What if they had LEGOS at Hogwarts? Would students and teachers put bricks together by hand or would they wave their wands and a LEGO giant squid or Ministry of Magic would assemble itself? We have no way of knowing but we do have a chance to see what Neville Longbottom would build out of …read more!

Harry Potter sells his namesake first edition for $37,000

Oct 19, 2021

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Books, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone

Imagine if your name were Harry Potter and a book came out where the titular character shared your name. That would be kinda neat, huh? Then imagine the book becomes a series that inspires movies, a theme park, a global fandom, a play, and, uh, a few fan websites. All prominently sporting your name. At …read more!

“Cursed Child” returns to West End tomorrow

Oct 13, 2021

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, News, Theater

We go back to Hogwarts each year on 1 September but, this year, on Thursday, 14 October, we get to return again. This time our portal is not via Platform 9 ¾ in King’s Cross Station; it is through the Palace Theatre on Shaftesbury Avenue when Harry Potter and the Cursed Child returns to the stage after …read more!

(Giant) wands up for 20th anniversary of first Potter film

Oct 13, 2021

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Films, HPPS/SS Film, Movies, News

According to Attractions Magazine, the giant wands are returning to London’s Leicester Square to mark the 20th anniversary of the release of the first film of the series, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. The film premiered in Leicester Square on 16 November 2001. The nine 15-foot tall wands that will line the 60-foot walkway …read more!

Fantastic Feasts & Festive Fetes

Oct 10, 2021

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Fun, News, Products

Similar to the deadly troll running loose in the castle and sending everyone back to their dormitories, abruptly ending the Halloween feast, last year’s holiday festivities were cancelled due to the deadly coronavirus running loose around the globe and sending everyone back to their homes. Now that we have a vaccine, those who are lucky …read more!

GIVEAWAY: Magical Hogwarts planner from Insight Editions

Sep 30, 2021

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

News, Products

ENTER OUR GIVEAWAY to win your own magical Hogwarts planner from Insight Editions: TO ENTER: Send an email to [email protected] with your answer to the following questions: Which exam do you think would be the most difficult at Hogwarts? Would it be History of Magic because you have to memorise so many names and dates, …read more!

Abridged Cursed Child to reopen on Broadway November 12

Sep 24, 2021

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Broadway, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, News, Opinion, Theater

As Broadway reopens post-pandemic, we will see a mix of new and returning cast members take the stage in an abridged version of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child starting November 12. You can find bios of the cast and creative team here. The San Francisco show, also condensed, will return on January 11. The …read more!

Happy Anniversary to “Puzzles & Spells” Game

Sep 21, 2021

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Games, News, Video Games

Have you been playing Zynga’s Magical Match-3 Mobile Game Harry Potter: Puzzles & Spells? The game is celebrating its one-year anniversary with a week of surprises, gifts, sweepstakes, new content, and special in-game events for players in honour of this milestone occasion. There is also a new trailer featuring game highlights and spotlighting players’ journies …read more!

Helen Mirren to host Hogwarts house competition

Sep 16, 2021

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Films, Fun, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone, Movies, News, Warner Bros.

Finally, great British actress Helen Mirren will grace the Potterverse. According to Deadline, Mirren will host Harry Potter: Hogwarts Tournament of Houses, a new competition series created by Warner Bros. to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the release of the first film in the franchise, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. Competitors will answer trivia …read more!



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