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November Contest: New Philosopher's/Sorcerer's Stone Obstacle

Posted by: Stephanie_J
November 01, 2011, 10:08 PM

Imagine you're part of the Hogwarts faculty and Dumbledore has asked you to create an obstacle to protect the Philosopher's/Sorcerer's Stone. For Leaky's November contest, that's exactly what we're asking you to do!

To enter the contest, tell us in 200 words or less which teacher or staffContinued...


Hallowe'en Issue of The Quibbler Now Available

Posted by: Rosi
October 30, 2011, 04:35 PM

The Hallowe'en edition of The Quibbler, Leaky's monthly publication for "all the news you won't find anywhere else" is now available for your reading pleasure! You can download it in PDF here or zipped format here. If you want to submit an article to the next issue, find out how you can do so rightContinued...


"Brooms Up!" Quidditch Documentary

Posted by: Rosi
October 27, 2011, 12:54 PM

The IQA have uploaded a documentary about the 2010 Quidditch World Cup IV to their YouTube channel. The film, just over 29 minutes in length, was produced by Boxer Films and Alivan's Wand and Broom Makers and can be seen here on YouTube or below. A synopsis is as follows:

On November 13-14, 2010, 46 colleges, 750Continued...

Fan Events

Last Call for Wrockstock Registration

Posted by: Stephanie_J
October 21, 2011, 09:47 AM

Wrockstock, the fan-run Wizard Rock event that takes place at the YMCA Trout Lodge in Potosi, Missouri has put out a final call for registration. The event takes place next week from October 28 - 31, 2011.

To book a room for the event, contact Cat Dickey at the Trout Lodge at 1-573-438-2154 extensionContinued...

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Pottermore Behind the Scenes: Creating the Ravenclaw and Gryffindor Crests

Posted by: Stephanie_J
October 20, 2011, 08:35 AM

The Pottermore Insider is giving fans a special behind-the-scenes look at the creation of the Hogwarts house crests illustrations used on the site.

In this first blog post, the step-by-step process for the Gryffindor and Ravenclaw crests are detailed showing preliminaryContinued...


Video Preview for Warner Bros. Studio Tour Cast Web Chat

Posted by: Edward
October 12, 2011, 06:01 PM

WB has sent over a quick video showcasing the actors set to take part in tomorrow's Warner Bros. Studios Video Fan Web Chat.  Check out the actors saying "Hello!" below:

Actors scheduled to take part in the video web chat include:
  • Julie Walters (Mrs. Weasley)
  • Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy)Continued...

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Warner Bros. Studio Tour Video Web Chat with Harry Potter Cast Members on October 13

Posted by: Edward
October 11, 2011, 03:17 PM

Harry Potter fans will be treated to an exclusive video web chat with cast members from the Harry Potter film on October 13th at 10am EST (3pm BST) to mark the opening of ticket sales for the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter.  Actors scheduledContinued...


Warner Bros. Studio Tour -- The Making of Harry Potter Fan Priority Tickets Now Available

Posted by: Rosi
October 10, 2011, 09:15 AM

Fan Priority Tickets for the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London -- The Making of Harry Potter are now available before they go on sale to the general public. To snap up some tickets use the exclusive URL and password which you can find  on the official website at this link and hereContinued...


Leaky Exclusive: Scream Awards Harry Potter Farewell NYC Event Tickets Available Here

Posted by: Edward
October 07, 2011, 05:55 PM

As readers will recall, Spike TV's 2011 Scream Awards is set to feature a special Harry Potter Farewell as part of its awards ceremony broadcast on Tuesday, October 18th.  Today, Leaky has exclusive information about how you can be a part of this event nextContinued...


Team StarKid Announces Tour Schedule for S.P.A.C.E. Tour

Posted by: Edward
October 06, 2011, 12:02 AM

Team StarKid have announced, via video on their YouTube channel, the dates and locations for an upcoming tour across North America.  Entitled The Space Tour, members from Team StarKid will be headed around the Midwest and East Coast during the month of November.  The tour schedule isContinued...

J.K. Rowling

One Million Pottermore Emails Sent Out

Posted by: Stephanie_J
September 27, 2011, 10:51 AM

The Pottermore Insider has updated to announce that all one million Welcome emails for Pottermore beta users have been sent out!

The site is expected to be very busy now that all users have been given access, so you may have to wait and try a few times before successfully signing in.

To everyone who has beenContinued...


Harry Potter Actors to Join the Wizarding World of Harry Potter Celebration November 11-13

Posted by: Mel
September 21, 2011, 10:20 PM

As readers will recall, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter will be hosting a special celebration of the Harry Potter films November 11th through November 13th. We now know that this celebration coincides with the release of the final Harry Potter film onContinued...


Introducing the new LeakyNews.com: Leaky's New Multifandom Site

Posted by: Melissa
September 20, 2011, 08:10 PM

For several years we have been telling you to use LeakyNews.com as a quick shortcut to get to our admittedly difficult-to-remember domain name, the-leaky-cauldron.org. Yet as soon as we got the name and started using it, we realized that it had the potential to be its own entertainmentContinued...


LeakyCon 2011: Forever Started That Night

Posted by: Melissa
September 15, 2011, 03:26 PM

Well, it's been about two months since LeakyCon and we still have a lot to show you: the pictures, the stories, the plans for 2012, and more. For right now, though... let's have a video. This is the last 10 minutes of the Esther Earl Rocking Charity Ball, captured by Pro One Video, our Moving Portrait Artists.Continued...


Winners Announced for the Rita Skeeter Writing Contest

Posted by: Stephanie_J
September 12, 2011, 07:21 PM

Last month, Leaky's contests team launched the Rita Skeeter Writing Contest in which fans were given the opportunity to write as Rita Skeeter who was assigned to cover the wedding of Luna Lovegood to Rolf Scamander.

Some wonderful entries were received, and the seven winners have been picked!Continued...

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