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More ‘Knitting Magic” from Insight Editions

Feb 20, 2022

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Book Reviews, Books, Fun – Crafts, News, Review

I love this book! When the first official Wizarding World knitting book, Harry Potter: Knitting Magic, was published in 2020, the patterns were so apt, adorable, creative, and impressive that I did not think it could be outdone. But author Tanis Gray, whom Leaky interviewed to hear about her inspiration for the first Knitting Magic …read more!

REVIEW: Inlustret Lumine! HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Re-Opens on Broadway

Dec 08, 2021

Posted by: Gianfranco Lentini

19 Years Later, BigNews, Broadway, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Info, News, Potter News, Review, Theater

“Our journey has only just begun” … again! The Broadway production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has officially reopened, this time as a brand-new one-part play. Returning home to New York City’s Lyric Theatre, this production began previews on November 12th, exactly 20 months since COVID-19 shuttered all Broadway productions on March 12, …read more!

Review: “Harry Potter: The Broom Collection” feeds flying fantasies finely

Oct 16, 2020

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Book Reviews, Books, News

In recent months, Insight Editions has been charming us with a delightful collection of books that highlight different aspects of the Wizarding World, such as wands, knitting, Diagon Alley (forthcoming pop-up), and Christmas at Hogwarts, as well as a colouring book. They have more new releases coming in the run up to the holiday season, …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!

REVIEW: Braking For Whales, Starring Harry Potter’s Tom Felton

Apr 28, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Felton, Movie Reviews, News, Review

Tom Felton (Harry Potter‘s Draco Malfoy) stars in upcoming independent movie Braking For Whales as closeted gay man, Brandon Walker, who is sent on a road trip with his estranged sister to fulfil his late mother’s bizarre last request: for her remains to be consumed by a whale. Braking for Whales is written by Sean McEwen and Tammin Sursok, and directed …read more!

REVIEW: Geek Gear Wizardry – November

Dec 11, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Exclusives, Fandom, Fans, News, Products, Review

There are oodles of subscription boxes out there for fans these days, but when Geek Gear offered to let us review their boxes, we were intrigued, to say the least! Containing unique items related to the Wizarding World, Geek Gear Wizardry monthly boxes start at £14.99 and contain licensed and handmade products. Choose from Geek …read more!

Exclusive Preview of Wizarding World Gold: Inside The Interactive ‘Keys and Curios’ Journal

Oct 15, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

BigNews, Exclusives, Fandom, Fans, MinaLima, News, Pottermore, Products, Review

An exclusive first look at the new ‘Keys and Curios’ interactive journal, the Wizarding World Gold subscribers welcoming gift, designed by Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts graphic design duo, MinaLima.

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

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!

Unboxing Hallmark’s Latest Harry Potter Collection

Jul 13, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Fun, Misc, Products, Review, Sales

Leaky was lucky enough to receive a package by owl post recently from the iconic greeting card and collectible company Hallmark so we could share a bit about a few of the charming new items found in their latest Harry Potter line. We had a taste of Christmas in July when we did our ceremonial …read more!

REVIEW: ‘Rosmersholm’, Starring Tom Burke (‘Strike’) & Hayley Atwell

May 26, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Burke, Cormoran Strike series/Robert Galbraith, Cormoran Strike TV Series, News, Review, Theater, West End

Many of our readers will also follow J.K. Rowling’s other works outside of the Wizarding World, the most successful of which has arguably been her Cormoran Strike series, an ongoing detective/crime fiction series of novels published under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith. The BBC adapted the series for TV, starring Tom Burke and Holliday Grainger, the next season of which will …read more!

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