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Composer John Williams to Attend Wizarding World of Harry Potter Grand Opening

Posted by: Edward
June 15, 2010, 06:10 PM

Harry Potter film composer John Williams will be in attendance at the Grand Opening of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park this Friday, Universal announced via their Twitter page.  As readers will recall, a number of actors from the Harry Potter films; includingContinued...

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Universal to Live Stream Wizarding World of Harry Potter Grand Opening Events

Posted by: Edward
June 15, 2010, 04:00 PM

Harry Potter fans unable to attend the grand opening of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park at Universal Orlando Resorts this Friday will be able to see the festivities via a live stream of the opening events starting on Wednesday.  In a press release, UniversalContinued...

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Knight Bus Speeds into Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Posted by: Edward
June 14, 2010, 04:32 PM

Universal Orlando has released this image of the Knight Bus, as seen in the "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban" films, arriving at Universal Orlando Resort, the home of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter.  The accompanying caption reads:

The Knight Bus arrives at Universal OrlandoContinued...

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Read "The Necromancer" with Jo's Book Nook

Posted by: Rosi
June 13, 2010, 07:17 PM

Jo's Book Nook, our non-Harry Potter book club at the Leaky Lounge, invite you to join them in reading The Necromancer by Michael Scott. The Necromancer is the fourth title in Scott's The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel series and is preceded by The Alchemyst, The Magician and The Sorceress. TheContinued...

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"Hogwarts Experience" for Harry Potter Attraction at Leavesden Studios

Posted by: Edward
June 12, 2010, 10:31 PM

An article in the Times, which also confirmed actors Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter) and Sir Michael Gambon (Professor Dumbldore) as attending the Wizarding World of Harry Potter opening next week, also revealed some new details about the plans underway for the Harry PotterContinued...

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Dan Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Michael Gambon to Attend Wizarding World of Harry Potter Grand Opening

Posted by: Edward
June 12, 2010, 10:19 PM

A round of reports have come online regarding cast from the Harry Potter films attending the June 18 grand opening of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter attraction at Universal Orlando Resorts.  First, there is an article online via Central Florida NewsContinued...

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Reminder: PotterCast at Infinitus this July; Conference Registration Closes June 22

Posted by: Edward
June 10, 2010, 05:50 PM

A reminder today that PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast, will be hosting a live podcast event at Universal Orlando Resort, the home of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park, as part of the Infinitus 2010 Harry Potter fan conference taking place July 15Continued...

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Mayor of London Wants Potter Fans to Lobby for London Theme Park

Posted by: Rosi
June 08, 2010, 06:19 AM

Yesterday, Mayor of London Boris Johnson wrote a column in the Daily Telegraph's Comment section about The Wizarding World of Harry Potter attraction. Johnson was highly critical of the location of the theme park, asserting that whilst he has "nothing against Orlando," he "bitterlyContinued...

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June 2010 Craft Along Now Open

Posted by: Rosi
June 08, 2010, 05:49 AM

The Crafty Witches have now launched a brand new Craft-Along, in anticipation of the opening of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. This month's challenge is to make something you'll want to bring with you on a visit to the Harry Potter attraction.

MyLeaky points will be awarded to everyone who participates in theContinued...

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BAFTA Television Awards Video Roundup

Posted by: Rosi
June 08, 2010, 05:33 AM

The Philips British Academy Television Awards 2010 took place on Sunday, 6th June at the London Palladium; John Hurt, Lenny Henry and Julie Walters were among the Harry Potter cast members in attendance. A number of videos from the event are now available in the Leaky Video Galleries:

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Video of NBC Wizarding World Sneak Peek Online

Posted by: Edward
June 07, 2010, 01:06 PM

In addition to the thrilling new trailer for "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" which aired last night on the MTV Movie Awards, NBC broadcast a thirty minute special on the Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park at Universal Orlando Resorts in Florida.  Video of that entire program isContinued...

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Reminder: NBC WWoHP Preview, DH Clip on MTV Movie Awards Sunday (Updated)

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Posted by: Edward
June 06, 2010, 12:00 AM

 A quick reminder that today, Sunday, June 6, NBC will be broadcasting "The Making of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter," a half-hour preview of the Harry Potter theme park set to open June 18 at Universal Orlando Resorts in Florida.  The special will feature "exclusiveContinued...

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Details of Forbidden Journey Ride Emerge from Review of Attraction

Posted by: Edward
June 04, 2010, 07:42 PM

A new article has made its way online from InsidetheMagic regarding the Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park at Universal Studios Orlando.  In this very detailed and very spoiler-ridden report, many elements of the Forbidden Journey ride, including its narrative, scenes,Continued...

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Read Half-Blood Prince with the Harry Potter Book Club

Posted by: Rosi
June 02, 2010, 05:28 AM

The Harry Potter Book Club at the Leaky Lounge invite you to join them in reading Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. The forum for the Book Club's reading of the sixth Harry Potter book is packed with quizzes, polls and interesting discussions. Examine the book's issues, themes, charactersContinued...

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June Featured Crafter of the Month: Rosemary Waits (Quietish)

Posted by: Rosi
June 02, 2010, 05:25 AM

For the month of June, our Crafty Witches and Wizard have chosen Rosemary Waits as the Featured Crafter of the Month. Rosemary is also known as Quietish online and she was nominated for her many skills in knitting, sewing and jewellery-making. Examples of her fine work include the Warlock's Hairy HeartContinued...

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