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Fan Profiles: Scarlett Ojeda

Oct 07, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Fan Activism, Fan Creator Profiles, Fan Creators, Fan Events, Fan Profiles, Fan Sites, Fandom, Fans, Fun, News

Here at The Leaky Cauldron, we believe in the power and magic of community, and have always loved hearing from people who have made the Harry Potter fandom such a joy for the past two decades. Our new, regular fan profile column will aim to highlight the people of the Harry Potter fandom: their passions, …read more!

EXCLUSIVE look at new Harry Potter colouring book from Insight Editions

Sep 22, 2020

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Fun, Products

I’ve always loved colouring books. There is something soothing and meditative about choosing colours and carefully colouring inside the lines, watching the page turn from black and white to vivid colour. It’s a quiet, solitary activity that suited me as an introverted only-child, growing up in a city apartment where I couldn’t go outside to …read more!

Join Today’s Quidditch Guinness World Record Attempt!

Aug 25, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Bloomsbury, Books, Fun, News, Publishers, Quidditch Through the Ages

Join efforts to break a Quidditch Guinness World Record attempt today, all from the comfort of your own home! Bloomsbury Publishing will be hoping to celebrate the release of Quidditch Through The Ages, illustrated by Emily Gravett, by hosting an online world record attempt via Zoom and Microsoft Teams, for the most people to simultaneously …read more!

“Harry Potter Film Vault” series review and giveaway

Jul 30, 2020

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Book Reviews, Books, Contests, Fun - Contests

The lushly illustrated Harry Potter Film Vault series from Insight Editions is now complete with the imminent release of Volume 12 on 4 August. Those who have been collecting each book in the set will have noticed by now that the gold decoration on the spines of the books forms the Hogwarts crest when the …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: New ‘Tenet’ Trailer, Imelda Staunton Hosts Charity Quiz

May 24, 2020

Posted by: Becki Osborne

Actor Interviews, Branagh, Charity, Conventions, Depp, Events, Fan Events, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Felton, Films, Films - Trailers, Fun, Fun - Games, Harry Potter Round-Up, HP Cast, Interviews, Isaacs, Isaacs Interviews, Kravitz, Kravitz Interviews, Melling, Movies, News, Pattinson, Phelps, Poesy, Producers, Radcliffe, Redmayne, Round-Up, Staunton, Television Programmes, Tennant, Thewlis, Trailers, Wright

Summer is around the corner for much of the globe and things are heating up in the Wizarding World. This week Playbill announced the popular off-Broadway Harry Potter parody Puffs will broadcast on their streaming service, the Wizarding World released chapters five and six of Philosopher’s/Sorcerer’s Stone read aloud by Evanna Lynch, Bonnie Wright, Simon …read more!

Theater Round-Up: Noma Dumezweni Reads Chapter 2 of ‘Philosopher’s Stone,’ James Snyder Available for Cameos and More!

May 11, 2020

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Broadway, Charity, Fandom, Fans, Fun, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Jack Thorne, News, Round-Up, Television Programmes, Tennant, Theater, Theater Round-Up, West End

In this week’s theater news, Noma Dumezweni follows Harry Potter himself to read Chapter 2 of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone as part of the Harry Potter at Home initiative, joining the fast-growing ranks of at-home initiatives and campaigns to maintain interaction with fans in the midst of social distancing. The Cursed Child cast …read more!

Accio Master Builders! LEGO Announces Six All-New Wizarding World Sets

Apr 28, 2020

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

BigNews, Fandom, Fans, Fun, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, News, Products, Toys

LEGO and Warner Bros. Consumer Products announced the summer release of six magical new Harry Potter-themed sets for the master-building wizard and witch. On June 1, fans will be able to create and experience enchanting wizarding world adventures featuring favorite characters, creatures and scenes from across the eight film adaptations of J.K. Rowling’s popular book …read more!

Double Trouble? Double the Fun as James and Oliver Phelps Return to YouTube!

Apr 24, 2020

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Fandom, Fans, Fun, HP Cast, Interviews, News, Phelps, Phelps Interviews, WIzarding World of Harry Potter Orlando

The duo who solemnly swore they were up to no good are finally back with season two of the podcast Double Trouble. They returned to the official James and Oliver Phelps YouTube channel Wednesday after a two-year hiatus. The twins debuted their first episode at the opening of Harry Potter: The Exhibition in Madrid back in …read more!

Looking for a Little Mischief? Explore This Hogwarts Digital Escape Room!

Apr 06, 2020

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Fandom, Fans, Fun, Games, Interactive, News

Every young witch or wizard anxiously awaits the arrival of their Hogwarts acceptance letter. That letter is the key to unlocking a world of magic. It takes you to Diagon Alley for books and cauldrons and robes. It takes you to Ollivander’s and its shelves of long slender boxes, each filled with a one-of-a-kind wand, …read more!

“Harry Potter: The Wand Collection” coming in paperback—Enter to win a copy here!

Mar 30, 2020

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Books, Contests, Fun, Fun - Contests, News, Paperbacks, Props-Sets

The Muggle world is on a nearly global lock-down in an effort to stop the spread of a novel coronavirus. The global economy is grinding to a halt, with longterm consequences for employment, education, politics, healthcare, demographics, and the looming fear of a recession. A record 3.3 million people filed for unemployment in the U.S. …read more!



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