Harry Potter News

“Harry Potter And the Prisoner of Azkaban” returns to UK cinemas to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the film’s release!

Jun 01, 2024

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Movies, News

If you were lucky enough to see Prisoner of Azkaban when it premiered in 2004, you probably remember the scene where Harry rides Buckbeak out over the lake. You see Harry’s expression change from fear to exhilaration as he begins to enjoy and appreciate the ride. Buckbeak dipping a claw into the lake as they …read more!

Raise a Butterbeer to toast the arrival of spring

Mar 20, 2024

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Studio Tour, Theme Park, Wizarding World of Harry Potter Hollywood, WIzarding World of Harry Potter Orlando

Happy Vernal Equinox! As the days get warmer and longer in the northern hemisphere, our thoughts wander outside, onto the castle grounds and over to the Quidditch pitch. For some of us, our thoughts may range into the Forbidden Forest or down to our friend Hagrid’s hut. On weekend mornings we can carry a stack …read more!

Join the 2024 Hogwarts House Pride celebrations

Mar 04, 2024

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Wizarding World Digital

Feeling competitive this spring? The Hogwarts House Pride celebration is back! Inspired by the Hogwarts House Cup, the House Pride celebrations enable Gryffindors, Slytherins, Hufflepuffs and Ravenclaws of all ages to show off their house allegiance and get involved with a host of specially designed online activities bringing Wizards and Witches together in a battle to win …read more!

Harry Potter Christmas Cookbook from Insight Editions is our pick for holiday gifting

Dec 21, 2023

Posted by: Amanda Kirk


Insight Editions is known for its lushly photographed and delightful books and related merchandise that enable us to immerse ourselves in the magical world again and again. This holiday season, they have launched another treat for Potter fans with the Official Christmas Cookbook Gift Set. The set includes a 176-page hardcover book and a brass-toned …read more!

GIVEAWAY: Insight Editions Collector’s Advent Calendar

Dec 14, 2023

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Fun - Contests, Products, Toys, Toys

This is our biggest giveaway ever. Insight Editions has made some whimsical and charming Harry Potter Advent calendars, and this one is their niftiest take on the concept yet. We have one Insight Editions Collector’s Advent Calendar- which sells for $150 – to give away to one lucky Leaky reader. The purple Knight Bus is …read more!

New Harry Potter digital Funko Pops

Dec 09, 2023

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

News, Toys

New Harry Potter Funko Pops. That sounds cute and fun. Wait, digital? What? This was a bit confusing to us at first. Are not Funko Pops real, tangible collectibles that ones buys at cons and such? We have an explanation from Funko to clarify things: “Funko Digital Pop! incorporates non-fungible tokens into digital trading cards that …read more!

New cast for “Cursed Child” in London

Sep 14, 2023

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

19 Years Later, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, News

19 years later, the fear that Harry’s son Albus expressed to his father on Platform 9 3/4 is realised: He is sorted into Slytherin. And he chafes in the shadow of his famous father. What happens next plays out in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, written by Jack Thorne and directed by John Tiffany. …read more!

“HARRY POTTER: MAGIC AT PLAY” to make its West Coast debut in Seattle this fall

Sep 07, 2023

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Fun, News, Warner Bros.

This fall, wizards, witches and Muggles of all ages are invited to experience a Wizarding World of their own at Harry Potter: Magic at Play when it makes its West Coast debut in Bellevue, WA at The Shops at The Bravern (11111 NE 8th St.) on Friday, November 10. Created by Warner Bros. Discovery Global Themed Entertainment and Original X Productions (OGX), and …read more!

Have a magical school year with this Harry Potter planner from Insight Editions

Sep 01, 2023

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Fun, News, Products

Usually when a fan site writes about products it is because we have been given a sample to review, but this time we are sharing a product we love just because we want you to know about it so you can enjoy it as much as we do. Two years ago, yes, we received a …read more!

Join the annual Back to Hogwarts celebration at King’s Cross Station

Aug 18, 2023

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Events, Fans, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Warner Bros.

It’s that time again! Time to shop in Diagon Alley for your school supplies, get new robes if your ankles and wrists are showing, and pack your trunk for the train journey to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Warner Bros. official Back to Hogwarts events return to King’s Cross Station on 1st September for their …read more!

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