Archive for August, 2019

Bloomsbury to publish new House-themed editions of “Goblet of Fire”

Aug 31, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Bloomsbury, Books, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter Book Night, News, Publishers

Just in time for the Triwizard Tournament-themed Harry Potter Book Night on February 6, 2020, Bloomsbury will release a new edition of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire that will feature covers for each Hogwarts house. In time for our Triwizard-themed Harry Potter Book Night (6th February 2020), behold the covers for the NEW House …read more!

$1000 ‘Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets’ Giveaway With Classic Stills!

Aug 30, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock


Once again, purveyors of fine art photography, Classic Stills, are offering The Leaky Cauldron’s U.K and U.S. readers the chance to win $1000 (£800) of Harry Potter fine art prints from their new collection, showcasing some of the best shots from Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, including the winning prints from their fan competition to select …read more!

Universal Orlando Resort Launches Sweepstakes For Wizarding World Fans

Aug 29, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Contests, Fans, Lynch, News, Theme Park, WIzarding World of Harry Potter Orlando

Two lucky fans will receive an unforgettable trip to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando Resort, with the chance to showcase your love for J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World as part of the entry on social media! Universal Orlando Resort recently added the incredible Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure, and is home to both …read more!

Pottery Barn Teen Unveils Magical Fantastic Beasts Collection

Aug 29, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Fantastic Beasts, Fun, News, Products, Sales

It’s been almost ten months since the premiere of Crimes of Grindelwald, and the next installment in the series won’t make it to theaters for over two years, but now thanks to Pottery Barn fans can bring the magic of Fantastic Beasts home. Pottery Barn Teen has unveiled a gorgeous new Fantastic Beasts-themed collection of home decor designs perfect …read more!

Luke Youngblood Returns For LeakyCon Boston, & Programming Announced!

Aug 27, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

19 Years Later, Conventions, Events, Fan Events, Fan Sites, Fandom, Fans, HP Cast, Leaky, LeakyCon, News

Luke Youngblood played Lee Jordan, just about the best Quidditch commentator around in the Harry Potter films, and he’ll be bringing back the magic for LeakyCon’s tenth anniversary in Boston this October! Luke Youngblood will be joined by Chris Rankin (Percy Weasley) and Dan Fogler (Jacob Kowalski in Fantastic Beasts), who have also been announced as special guests, …read more!

Theater Round-Up: ‘An Evening With Jim Dale,’ Toby Jones Cast in ‘Bluebeard’s Friends’ and Last ‘Magic to Do’ Episode

Aug 26, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Audio Books, Broadway, Casting, Charity, Dale, Events, Fandom, Fans, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, HP Cast, Neil Austin, News, Round-Up, Theater, Theater Round-Up, West End

In this week’s theater news, Leaky covers news of Jim Dale’s upcoming one-man show at The Episcopal Actors’ Guild in September. Also premiering in September is a new play starring renowned actor and Harry Potter alum Toby Jones. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’s James Snyder hosted his eighth and final episode for the enchanting …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Wizarding World Actors At Toronto Film Fest, Emma Watson At The G7 Summit & More!

Aug 25, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Actor Interviews, Casting, Charity, Events, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Fiennes, Films, Gambon, Gleeson, Gleeson Interviews, Harry Potter Round-Up, Honors/Awards, Interviews, Law, Movies, News, Oldman, Pattinson, Phelps, Radcliffe, Redmayne, Round-Up, Shaw, Smith, Staunton, Television Programmes, Tena, Tennant, Thewlis, Thompson, Trailers, Watson, Wright

It’s almost time to go Back to Hogwarts and Pottermore released four new History of Magic ebooks this week, as well as a magical partnership with Google Assistant just for the occasion. Tickets for Leakycon 2020 in Orlando with special guest Evanna Lynch went on sale, Crimes of Grindelwald is coming to Netflix Australia and we …read more!

Evanna Lynch Will Apparate to Orlando for LeakyCon 2020!

Aug 24, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

BigNews, Conventions, Events, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, Fun, HP Cast, J.K. Rowling, Leaky, LeakyCon, Lynch, Movies, News, Potter News

Mischief Management announced that Evanna Lynch will be joining the lineup of special guests for LeakyCon 2020 in Orlando, Florida yesterday! Lynch is best known to Potter fans for her portrayal of kind-hearted Ravenclaw Luna Lovegood in the Harry Potter films based on J.K. Rowling’s iconic book series of the same name. Lynch was a …read more!

‘Hey Google, tell me a Harry Potter story’

Aug 24, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Audio Books, Fun, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone, Interactive, News, Tech

In honour of Back to Hogwarts day, Google Assistant will play chapter six of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone on command, just like magic. As announced by Pottermore today, chapter six was chosen because: Chapter Six is the first time that Harry boards the Hogwarts Express after receiving his letter inviting him to attend …read more!

Doting grandparents commission Harry Potter playhouse for their lucky granddaughter

Aug 23, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Fandom, Fans, Fun, News, Products

Dave and Ruby Dunlop are the grandparents every Harry Potter fan wishes we had.  They’ve just had a two-storey Harry Potter playhouse built in their backyard in Ontario, Canada, for their two-year-old granddaughter, Logan.  Logan is too young to have read the Harry Potter books or watched the films, but her parents are massive Harry …read more!

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