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New Wizarding World Advent Calendar From Cinereplicas!

Harry-Potter-Christmas-In-The-Wizarding-World-Advent-Calendar Box

Jul 07, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Fun, Holidays, News, Products

It’s Christmas in July in the Wizarding World.  Well, not exactly, but the new Harry Potter: Christmas in the Wizarding World Advent Calendar is now available for pre-order from Cinereplicas. It works just like a Muggle advent calendar, with a gift behind each of 24 windows that you open, one per day, in the run-up …read more!

The-Leaky-Cauldron.org, 19 Years Later


Jul 05, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

19 Years Later, BigNews, Birthdays, Fan Sites, Fandom, Fans, Leaky, News

Happee Birthdae, the-leaky-cauldron.org! It’s officially been 19 years to the day that The Leaky Cauldron has been live on the world wide web. Can you believe it? 19 YEARS. On July 5th, 2000, just before the launch of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Leaky went online. Leaky was one of the very few sites …read more!

First Edition “Philosopher’s Stone” Up for Derbyshire Auction

Philosopher's Stone Derbyshire Auction

Jul 04, 2019

Posted by: Gianfranco Lentini

Books, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone, J.K. Rowling, News, Potter News, Publishers, Sales, Titles

Time to break open your niffler piggybanks and count your galleons, sickles and knuts… A first edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone is set to be auctioned at the end of the month with the Derbyshire auction house Hansons Auctioneers. Expected to bring in between £20,000 and £30,000, the book copy was instantly dubbed the “holy …read more!

DEBUNKED: A ‘Harry Potter’ TV Series Could Be On The Way, After All


Jul 02, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Films, News

Harry Potter fans have long speculated over the possibility of a TV series helping to continue the stories, and after we speculated that a series could debut on an upcoming streaming service from WarnerMedia (set to debut this year), We Got This Covered provided an unconfirmed update, which Leaky debunked after reaching out to Warner Bros. …read more!

Theater Round-up: James Snyder Hosts Magical Vlog, Sonia Friedman Brings Tom Stoppard’s ‘Leopoldstadt’ to London and More!


Jul 01, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Broadway, Casting, Fandom, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, HP Cast, Jack Thorne, John Tiffany, Media, News, Producers, Round-Up, Sonia Friedman, Theater, Theater Round-Up, West End

The weekly theater news is generally as varied as the offerings found on its stages, and this week is no exception. From New York to London to Shanghai, from the latest means of social media engagement to hallowed theaters that have long housed the classics and from small arthouse productions to big-budget showstoppers, the theater …read more!

Incredible Custom-Built LEGO Hogwarts!


Jul 01, 2019

Posted by: Becki Osborne

Art, Fan Art, Fandom, Galleries (Site), Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Misc, News, Products, Toys

Hyungmin Park has done it again! The LEGO mastermind who previously created evil Sorceress Maleficent’s (Sleeping Beauty) castle and famous London and Sydney landmarks has brought us an incredible custom rendition of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. After Hyungmin Park revealed the spellbinding creation on Flickr back in February, The Brothers Brick, a LEGO website …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Tom Felton’s ‘Ophelia’ Premieres, ‘Harry Potter’ Stars to Feature on Children In Need Album & More!


Jun 30, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Bonham Carter, Broadbent, Casting, Charity, Enoch, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Felton, Films, Harry Potter Round-Up, Jack Thorne, Miller, Movies, News, Rankin, Round-Up, Shaw, Television Programmes, Tennant, Waterston, Wright

After Harry Potter: Wizards Unite launched last week, we’ve been covering tips, tricks and events coming left, right and centre, as well as an official guide to the game from Scholastic. We learned that the hardback copy of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, thought to be the first signed by the young cast, including Dan, Emma and Rupert, sold …read more!

Accio Time Turners! LeakyCon Dallas Releases 2019 Program Schedule


Jun 29, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

BigNews, Events, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, Fun, Leaky, LeakyCon, News

Get ready, Potter fans and Leaky followers, after viewing the early program schedule for LeakyCon Dallas, you may want to petition the Ministry of Magic for a time turner so you can take it all in! Following last year’s sold-out event, Mischief Management brings the premiere unofficial Harry Potter fan convention back to the Kay …read more!

Phelps Twins to Unveil New 3D Puzzle and More Magical Moments at Montreal Comic-Con!


Jun 29, 2019

Posted by: Lauren Osborne

Felton, Fogler, Fun, Games, HP Cast, Movies, News, Phelps, Products

Get ready for a magical weekend because Montreal Comic-Con is just around the corner and some Harry Potter favorites will be taking the stage! Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy) is a guest of honor alongside James and Oliver Phelps (Fred and George Weasley) and featured guest Fantastic Beasts’ Dan Fogler (Jacob Kowalski). The Phelps twins will …read more!

“Harry Potter: Wizards Unite” Tips, Tricks & First Real-World Fan Festival

Harry Potter Wizards Unite

Jun 28, 2019

Posted by: Gianfranco Lentini

Bloomsbury, Fans, Games, Harry Potter Wizards Unite, Interactive, Interviews, J.K. Rowling, Media, News, Potter News, Products, Scholastic, Tech

It’s been quite a busy week since the call to arms for the S.O.S. Task Force united witches and wizards around the globe over Harry Potter: Wizards Unite. Developed by Niantic (the creators of Pokémon Go) and Portkey Games, the mobile augmented reality game has us brushing up on our flipendos and stuffing our faces on …read more!

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