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LeakyCon Boston Day Two: Celebrating 19 Years of Leaky, Interviews With Dan Fogler and Luke Youngblood and Chris Rankin Rocks Game Show Hosting


Oct 13, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Actor Interviews, BigNews, Charity, Conventions, Events, Exclusives, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Fogler, Fun, Harry and the Potters, HP Cast, Interviews, J.K. Rowling, Leaky, LeakyCon, Movies, News, Potter News, PotterCast, Rankin, Television Programmes

Leaky Con 2019 Boston opened at the Seaport World Trade Center Friday, and the unexpected Nor’easter sweeping the city couldn’t dampen the joyful mood of fans here to celebrate Harry Potter and the spirit of love and strength his story embodies. Leaky Cauldron editors were all on hand to cover Day One, which opened with …read more!

LeakyCon Boston Day One: Stanislav Yanevski, Louis Cordice and Podcast Panels, ‘Harry and the Potters’ Interview and More!


Oct 12, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Actor Interviews, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, Fun, Ianevski, Ianevski Interviews, Leaky, LeakyCon, News

On Friday, the majority of the Leaky Cauldron team converged for the first time at LeakyCon 2019 in Boston. Coming from the South, Midwest and across the pond, we began our travels early Thursday (no Floo Network mix-ups involved, thank you!) and finally met up at the Seaport Hotel directly across from the Seaport World …read more!

Join Our Team: The Leaky Cauldron Needs Volunteers!


Oct 11, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Fan Sites, Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Leaky, LeakyCon, News

As the Wizarding World grows ever-larger, The Leaky Cauldron is becoming busier and more exciting by the day. We’re looking for volunteer writers, editors, designers and reporters from across the world to help us deliver timely, accurate and creative news, exclusives and features to a global audience. Think you’re the witch or wizard (or non-binary magical person) we’re …read more!

REVIEW: ‘Harry Potter: A Hogwarts Christmas Pop-Up’

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Oct 09, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Book Reviews, Books - Release Dates, Products, Publishers, Review

You’ll be seeing your fair share of Harry Potter advent calendars this year (look for our round-up, coming soon!), and we can’t wait to get into the festive season the Hogwarts way! The Harry Potter: A Hogwarts Christmas Pop-Up from Insight Editions may not advertise itself as an advent calendar, but it sure acts as one, …read more!

Mini Boden Launches Fall ‘Harry Potter’ Collection


Oct 09, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

News, Products, Warner Bros.

Get ready to be super jealous of mini wizards and witches this Fall, because the new Mini Boden Harry Potter collection has us wishing they’d make an adult collection! The new collection, launched in partnership with Warner Bros Consumer Products, launched this week exclusively on the Boden website, and showcases some of the best Fall fashion around. These …read more!

Harry Potter Alliance announces new campaign for justice, equality, climate


Oct 08, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Charity, Fandom

The courage and self-sacrifice of Harry, Hermione, Ron, Neville, Ginny, Dumbledore, the entire Order of the Phoenix, and every other character who worked to save the wizarding world, has inspired Harry Potter readers to fight for a better Muggle world.  There are Potter-themed charitable initiatives around the globe.  At this weekend’s LeakyCon in Boston, there …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Rupert Grint on ‘Cursed Child’ at NYCC, Eddie Redmayne’s ‘Aeronauts’ Incident and More!


Oct 06, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Actor Interviews, Bonham Carter, Branagh, Broadbent, Casting, Charity, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Fiennes, Film Images, Films, Gambon, Grint, Harry Potter Round-Up, Heyman, Interviews, Jack Thorne, McCrory, Movies, Music, News, Pattinson, Pattinson Interviews, Posters, Producers, Redmayne, Round-Up, Smith, Staunton, Television Programmes, Tennant, Thompson, Trailers

Big news from the Wizarding World as we headed into October. Pottermore has hopped into the Floo Network and arrived at their new online home at WizardingWorld.com and announced the unveiling of the Harry Potter Fan Club and new Sorting Ceremony! J.K. Rowling wrote a letter to the EU on Brexit, her charity Lumos revealed …read more!

NYCC 2019 Recap: Panels for ‘Cursed Child’ and Rupert Grint’s ‘Servant’ Plus Loads of Magical Merch!


Oct 04, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Books, Contests, Conventions, Events, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, Fiennes, Fun, Grint, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, HP Cast, Interviews, News, Potter News, Products

Welcome to Leaky’s recap of the opening days of New York Comic Con, Potter fans! NYCC 2019 got off to a bit of a slow start on Thursday, Oct. 3 with huge crowds and some rainy weather, but none of that deterred the throngs of devoted fans, including Leaky correspondent Gianfranco Lentini. Protected by house …read more!

J.K. Rowling helps pen love letter to EU


Oct 03, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Books, J.K. Rowling, Legal

If you follow Muggle politics, you are aware that the United Kingdom is planning to leave the EU on 31 October, 2019, a process colloquially referred to as Brexit.  The divorce proceedings have not gone smoothly, to put it mildly.  The country is divided both on whether or not to leave the EU and on …read more!

Win the Harry Potter experience of a lifetime!!!


Oct 03, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Charity, Contests, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Lumos, News, Studio Tour, Theater, Theme Park, Warner Bros., Wizarding World of Harry Potter Hollywood, WIzarding World of Harry Potter Orlando

Have you ever wished you could afford to do all the Harry Potter things?  Imagine an ultimate bucket list trip that takes you on a VIP tour of Warner Bros. Studio London – The Making of Harry Potter, then takes you to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter in both Orlando and then ALSO to The …read more!

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