Archive for the ‘Fun’ Category

Can you draw a Niffler? This Wizarding World video will show you how

Mar 24, 2020

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Art, Fan Art, Fun, Videos

Getting a bit agitated in your isolation? Practiced Wingardium Leviosa on every item in the house, including the (now extremely annoyed) cat? Have you tried to learn a new skill, such as how to conjure a Patronus or draw a Niffler? Wizarding World can help with the latter as they have released a new Make It …read more!

Join Mischief Media’s Patreon & Be a Part of The Leaky Cauldron’s New Community!

Mar 12, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Fandom, Fans, Fun, News

Mischief Media – home to The Leaky Cauldron and many more nerdy, thought-provoking, inclusive and community-focused projects – is brought to you by Mischief Management, the team behind LeakyCon, BroadwayCon, Con of Thrones and other leading conventions celebrating fans. Support Mischief Media via Patreon, and access perks, such as a new Discord server for you to connect …read more!

GIVEAWAY: Hogwarts House Book Jackets from Juniper Books

Mar 09, 2020

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Books, Companion Books, Contests, Cover Art, Fans, Fun, News, Products

March is here and in the Potterverse that means Hogwarts House Pride Days are on the way! Most card-carrying Gryffindors, Slytherins, Hufflepuffs and Ravenclaws have their House spirit on display year-round, whether it’s in their fashion, their friends, or even their food. But how about back where it all started on their bookshelves? This month …read more!

Zynga Launches Mobile Game ‘Harry Potter: Puzzles and Spells’!

Mar 06, 2020

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

BigNews, Fandom, Fans, Films, Fun, Interactive, J.K. Rowling, Misc, News, Potter News, Products

Zynga announced the soft launch of the magical new interactive mobile game Harry Potter: Puzzles and Spells in partnership with Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment yesterday, hoping to enchant players in select markets before advancing the release worldwide! Joining the ranks of successful themed games such as Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery and Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, Harry Potter: Puzzles …read more!

New ‘Harry Potter’ Funko Pop! Pins Coming Soon!

Mar 04, 2020

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Fandom, Fans, Fun, News, Potter News, Products

If you’re a fan of Funko Pop!, and Harry Potter collectibles are your indulgence of choice, be on the lookout for a new selection of Funko Pop! pins styled after your favorite Potter characters. The beautifully detailed pins of Harry Potter, Ron Weasley, Hermione Granger and Albus Dumbledore are coming soon–though probably not soon enough! …read more!

‘Harry Potter: Wizards Unite’ Is Lovestruck This February!

Feb 05, 2020

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Events, Fan Events, Fandom, Fun, Harry Potter Book Night, J.K. Rowling, News, Potter News, Tech

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite announced a host of themed events and special features for the month of February–all with some nod to the love that defines both legacies and relationships. The first event kicked off yesterday, and others roll out throughout the month, so check out the details below and participate in those that peek …read more!

Adventure Sync Feature Available With New Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Update!

Feb 03, 2020

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

BigNews, Fandom, Fans, Fun, Games, Harry Potter Wizards Unite, Interactive, News, Potter News, Tech

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite announced that the popular wizarding world app is in the process of being updated to version 2.9.0, which will include the new Adventure Sync feature for an enhanced gaming experience! Adventure Sync connects to Apple Health or Google Fit to access your walking distance even while the Harry Potter: Wizards Unite …read more!

Hero Collector Announce Wizarding World Knitting Sets!

Feb 01, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Art, Fans, Fun, News

Hero Collector, creators of fandom collectibles, have just announced a Wizarding World inspired collection of knitting kits, allowing fans of the Harry Potter series to create their own magical creations! Every fan has dreamed of knitting their own House scarf, and Hero Collector’s sets will help this become a reality! The sets come with materials, patterns and instructions, …read more!

House Pride Nights Are Coming to ‘Cursed Child’ Broadway!

Jan 24, 2020

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

BigNews, Broadway, Costumes, Events, Fandom, Fans, Fun, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, J.K. Rowling, News, Potter News, Theater

It’s no secret that Harry Potter fans love to celebrate their house pride–and now they can do so while attending Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway! For four consecutive weeks beginning in mid-February, the Lyric Theatre will host showings that honor the four houses instantly popularized by J.K. Rowling’s epic book series: Gryffindor, …read more!

“Sorcerer’s Stone” one of the most checked-out books at the NYPL

Jan 21, 2020

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Books, Fun, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone, Honors/Awards, News

In celebration of its 125th anniversary, the New York Public Library has released the list of its top 10 most checked-out books of all time.  Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone comes in at #9 with 231,022 check-outs since its U.S. publication in 1998.  Given the worldwide record-breaking popularity of the Harry Potter series, prima …read more!

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