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Christmas at Hogwarts returns to Warner Bros. Studio Tour London


Sep 11, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Events, Films, Holidays, News, Props-Sets, Studio Tour, Warner Bros.

It’s still technically summer but the Hogwarts Express departed, as usual, at 11am sharp on September 1, the term is flying by as fast as the house Quidditch players, and it’s already time to start thinking about getting your tickets for Hogwarts in the Snow at Warner Bros. Studio Tour London.  The festive season runs …read more!

First Look at Beauxbatons and Durmstrang in Illustrated Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Goblet of Fire Deluxe Edition

Sep 10, 2019

Posted by: Gianfranco Lentini

Bloomsbury, Books, Companion Books, Exclusives, Fantastic Beasts, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Info, Jim Kay, News, Paperbacks, Products, Publishers, Quidditch Through the Ages, Scholastic, Tales of Beedle the Bard

Making quite the entrance, as ever, first looks at Jim Kay’s illustrations of the arrival of Beauxbatons Academy of Magic and Durmstrang Institute were tweeted this week by Pottermore and Harry Potter Film. Set to appear in the illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, hitting shelves Oct. 8, the eagerly-awaited book is available …read more!

Ensare the Senses With ‘School of Magic’ Private Tutoring for UK and US Students!


Sep 08, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Education, Fandom, Fans, Fun, News

It’s the dream of every Potter to fan to get their Hogwarts acceptance letter, barrel onto Platform 9 3/4, board the Hogwarts Express and begin a year of magical learning at Europe’s premiere School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Now, students can bring some of the magic of wizarding lessons home in a creative new approach …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Robert Pattinson Talks Batman, Chris Rankin to Host Potter Reunion Panel, Tom Felton’s New Netflix Film & More!


Sep 08, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Casting, Depp, Events, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Felton, Film Images, Films, Gambon, Harry Potter Round-Up, Isaacs, Isaacs Interviews, Movies, News, Pattinson, Pattinson Interviews, Poesy, Rankin, Round-Up, Tennant, Thompson, Trailers

We went Back to Hogwarts this week and another magical school year began. Leakycon announced Stan Yanevski, Durmstrang Triwizard Champion Viktor Krum, will be joining the Boston lineup next month for their 10th anniversary, Hogwarts Mystery, the Harry Potter mobile roleplay game added a new Quidditch feature and a behind-the-scenes look Universal’s newest ride, Hagrid’s …read more!

GIVEAWAY: ‘Harry Potter and The Philosopher’s Stone’ in Concert Returns to UK Venues


Sep 08, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Composers, Contests, Events, Exclusives, Films, Music, News, Williams

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone in concert returned this month to UK venues, and we’re offering one lucky winner the chance to attend a show of their choice! The experience, brought to fans by CineConcerts, gives visitors a new way to experience the Philosopher’s Stone film, with a live orchestra – the Czech National Symphony Orchestra – playing …read more!

“Dark Arts” Light Show Takes Over Hogwarts Castle at Universal Orlando Resort Next Week!


Sep 06, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, News, Potter News, WIzarding World of Harry Potter Orlando

Universal announced that the exciting magical light projection experience “Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle” will make its long-awaited debut at Universal Orlando Resort in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter’s Hogsmeade on Saturday, Sept. 14! The new show first premiered at the Wizarding World in Hollywood on April 13 and ran nightly through April 28. …read more!

Enter to Win a Magical Stay in Hagrid’s Hut This Christmas!


Sep 06, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Charity, Contests, Fandom, Fans, J.K. Rowling, Lumos, Movies, News, Potter News

North Shire announced a magical opportunity for Harry Potter fans to win a holiday stay in their Grounds Keepers Cottage, inspired by Hagrid’s Hut as imagined by J.K. Rowling and brought to life onscreen in Warner Bros. film adaptations. For only £1, fans can enter the competition for a chance at one of the top prizes …read more!

‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ Takes Over Times Square To Share Updated Look!


Sep 06, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Broadway, Exclusives, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, GrandPre, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, J.K. Rowling, News, Pottermore, Sonia Friedman, Theater

Earlier today, we reported on the changes in signage on Harry Potter and the Cursed Child theatres, before J.K. Rowling returned to Twitter to tweet an ominous phrase, along with an image of the Dark Mark, as it is seen in the play. We were told something would be happening at the Broadway production of Cursed Child, and …read more!

EXCLUSIVE: Official Statement On ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ Signage Rumors


Sep 05, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Exclusives, Fandom, Fans, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Legal, News, Rumor

After a change in signage after months of subtly changing the logo for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, news broke today that Warner Bros. had reportedly bought the rights to Cursed Child, or at the very least, the name. We’re here to attempt to clear up a few things with some inside information, and a statement from a …read more!

Tune In To NBC For A Behind-The-Scenes Look At ‘Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure’!

Get Behind-the-Scenes Look at Hagrid's Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure on NBC on Sept. 7

Sep 05, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

News, Television Programmes, Theme Park, WIzarding World of Harry Potter Orlando

This summer, Universal Orlando Resort added new ‘story coaster’, Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure, to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Hogsmeade in Island’s of Adventure, and this weekend NBC will offer a behind-the-scenes look at the ride during a broadcast of the final Harry Potter film! The feature will air during the NBC primetime broadcast …read more!

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