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Read Charlotte's Web and The Sheep-Pig with Jo's Book Nook

Posted by: Rosi
June 13, 2011, 09:04 PM

For the month of June, our non-Harry Potter book club Jo's Book Nook will be reading and comparing Charlotte's Web by E.B. White and The Sheep-Pig by Dick King-Smith. Take part right here. The forum is also seeking nominations for July's Nook, specifically a best seller from 2010 or 2011.Continued...


Leaky Review: "Dear Mr. Potter"

Posted by: Edward
June 11, 2011, 04:34 PM

This week, Leaky was lucky enough to review the upcoming book: Dear Mr. Potter: Letters of Love, Loss, and Magic.  Here is our first look at the book, which is available to pre-order and will be on sale at LeakyCon 2011 this July in Orlando, Florida.

It can be difficult, sometimes, to visualize just how widespreadContinued...


Pre-Order "Dear Mr. Potter" and Enter for a Chance to Win Amazing Prizes

Posted by: Stephanie_J
June 07, 2011, 08:44 PM

A few weeks ago, we reported that pre-orders were open for "Dear Mr. Potter: Letters of Love, Loss, and Magic." The book will feature hundreds of letters and pictures from fans and notable fandom figures who have been impacted and inspired by Harry Potter.

As an added bonus forContinued...


Voting Now Open for ITV's "50 Greatest Harry Potter Moments"

Posted by: Stephanie_J
June 07, 2011, 09:23 AM

The U.K. network ITV is preparing a show about the "50 Greatest Harry Potter Moments" which they plan to air in July to coincide with the release of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2."

Fans are encouraged to vote for some of their favorite moments via the Harry Potter UK FacebookContinued...


May Edition of The Quibbler Now Online

Posted by: Rosi
June 05, 2011, 07:50 PM

Please hold on to your hats and temporarily move a few days back in time into last month as the May issue of The Quibbler, Leaky's monthly publication for "all the news you won't find anywhere else", is now available for download. May's edition features articles on Mad-eye Moody, underage duels and the suggested presence of half-giants inContinued...


Evanna Lynch to Appear at LeakyCon 2011!

Posted by: Melissa
June 03, 2011, 01:08 PM

Leaky and LeakyCon are what can only be described as totally-freakin'-thrilled to announce that Evanna Lynch, who plays Luna Lovegood, will be joning the festivities at LeakyCon 2011, our conference in Orlando, Fl, next month.

In 2006 Evanna Lynch answered an open casting call for the role of Luna Lovegood in the Harry Potter films, and herContinued...


Meet the Deathly Hallows actors at LeakyCon 2011!

Posted by: Melissa
June 02, 2011, 11:44 PM

At LeakyCon 2011, Harry Potter fans will meet, for the first time, some of the newest faces in the Potter series: The young actors who play Albus Severus Potter, Young Lily Evans, Hugo Weasley and James Potter II. They will be joined by Leaky's longtime friend, Christopher Rankin (Percy Weasley) - withoutContinued...


EA Games to Address LeakyCon 2011 for Keynote Presentation on Creation of Deathly Hallows: Part 2 Video Game

Posted by: Edward
June 02, 2011, 12:04 PM

EA Games, the makers of the Harry Potter video games, will be LeakyCon 2011's third of four keynote events at our second charitable Harry Potter conference this July in Orlando, Florida.  The game-makers will be on hand at LeakyCon to discussContinued...


Rediscover Order of the Phoenix with the Lily and Stag Inn Reading Groups

Posted by: Rosi
June 01, 2011, 01:01 PM

Join the discussion of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix at the Leaky Lounge's Lily and Stag Inn reading groups. Discuss your favourite characters in the Reading Groups in a cosy atmosphere. The Lily and Stag Inn is a subforum set apart from the rest of the lounge,Continued...

DH Film

Leaky Giveway: "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" BluRay/DVD Combo Pack

DH Film
Posted by: Edward
May 24, 2011, 03:09 PM

We are offering a lucky Leaky reader the chance to receive the "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1" BluRay/DVD Combo pack as part of a special giveaway on Leaky.  This special combo pack contains both the Blu Ray disc and regular DVD disc versions of the film,Continued...


49 Days Until LeakyCon 2011! Reminders, Previews, and More

Posted by: Edward
May 24, 2011, 12:27 PM

There are only 49 days until LeakyCon 2011, our second charity conference taking pace at Universal Orlando, Florida, the home of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter.  With time ticking closer, here are a few updates and reminders before we get into BIG announcements next week.



Reminder: Upcoming Scribbulus Call Dates

Posted by: Rosi
May 14, 2011, 02:42 PM

The first of two call dates for Scribbulus essays is coming up on the 1st of June, we first let you know about the 2011 Calls for Essays back in January. Scribbulus is Leaky's essay project and is asking fans to write and submit quality essays on the following subjects:

June 1, 2011 "Harry & Me"
Harry Potter isContinued...


Vote for IQA to Win $25k Grant, Support Muggle Youth Quidditch

Posted by: Stephanie_J
May 13, 2011, 11:49 AM

The International Quidditch Association has been accepted as a candidate for the Pepsi Refresh Project. The organization is eligible to win a $25,000 grant to start youth Quidditch programs in elementary and middle schools - but they need your help to win!

Fans are encouraged to voteContinued...


New Books for Harry Potter Book Club, Jo's Book Nook

Posted by: Rosi
May 11, 2011, 02:40 AM

Our book clubs at the Leaky Lounge have picked some brand new books to read and discuss this May. The Harry Potter Book Club is reading Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Brush up on the last book in the series before the film comes out here at the Leaky Lounge.

Our non-Harry Potter book club,Continued...

Fan Events

Oshkosh Public Museum to Host Month-Long Potter Celebration in July

Posted by: Rosi
May 10, 2011, 08:06 PM

Oshkosh Public Museum in Wisconsin, USA is to put on MuggleFest, "a month-long Harry Potter celebration", from the 1st to the 31st of July this year. A press release issued by the museum explains:

 As part of the festival, visitors will be able to explore the recreated worldContinued...

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