Archive for November, 2019

Win Front Row Tickets to the Opening of ‘Cursed Child’ in San Francisco!

Nov 28, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Christine Jones, Contests, Gareth Fry, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Jack Thorne, John Tiffany, Katrina Lindsay, Neil Austin, News, Sonia Friedman, Steven Hoggett, Theater

This weekend, Tony and Olivier Award winning play, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, will open at the Curran Theater in San Francisco. To celebrate the arrival of the play in the San Francisco Bay Area, the production will host a citywide Cursed Child challenge TOMORROW, November 29th. The contest will give those in the Bay area the chance …read more!

Pandora Jewellery launches Harry Potter collection tomorrow

Nov 27, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk


On (American) Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 28, 2019, Pandora Jewellery, in collaboration with Warner Bros.,  will launch a new collection of 12 hand-finished charms, pendants, and bracelets inspired by iconic Harry Potter characters and symbols. Pandora’s Chief Creative and Brand Officer Stephen Fairchild says of the collection: “Through our Harry Potter-inspired jewelry, Pandora and Harry Potter fans …read more!

Funko Pop! Stag Patronus Available in Exclusive Pre-Release This December!

Nov 26, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

News, Toys

Yesterday, the newly-launched Wizarding World Digital announced an exclusive pre-release offer of the new Funko Pop! Stag Patronus figure beginning Dec. 4 at 11 a.m. ET/4 p.m. GMT while supplies last. This is the first opportunity for fans to purchase the new figure, but to do so, you’ll need your Wizarding Passport! If you don’t …read more!

Lumos Announces ‘A Magical Time of Year’ Wizarding World Christmas Album

Nov 25, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Bradley, Charity, Davis, Fogler, HP Cast, Lumos, Miller, Music, News, Sudol

Remember when Fantastic Beasts star Dan Fogler told during our exclusive interview at LeakyCon that the Lumos charity Christmas album would be coming out this year? Well it’s now available for pre-order! Fogler teased previously on Tessa Netting and Anna Brisbin’s podcast Fantastic Geeks (and where to find them) that he’d been involved in recording for an album featuring …read more!

LeakyCon Is Heading to Denver For The First Time Ever In 2020!

Nov 25, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Conventions, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, LeakyCon, News

After announcing LeakyCon Orlando 2020, Mischief Management announced this week that LeakyCon will also come to Denver, Colorado in 2020 for the first time ever! The world’s largest convention for fans of J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World will come to Denver’s Crowne Plaza Denver Airport Convention Center just before Halloween next year, from October 23-25 2020. Hosting …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Rupert Grint and Tom Felton Talk ‘Harry Potter’ on Press Tours, Imelda Staunton in Talks for ‘The Crown’ & More

Nov 24, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Bonham Carter, Bonham Carter Interviews, Coltrane, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Felton, Felton Interviews, Film Images, Films, Grint, Grint Interviews, Harry Potter Round-Up, Honors/Awards, Interviews, Isaacs, Movies, News, Pattinson, Pattinson Interviews, Radcliffe, Redmayne, Round-Up, Staunton, Television Programmes, Tennant, Thompson, Thompson Interviews, Trailers, Walters

Another big week in the Wizarding World comes to a close with a Whiz-bang! The Phelps brothers and Minalima opened Harry Potter: The Exhibition in Portugal, Universal Orlando gets ready for Christmas, we shared a sneak peek at a Hedwig pattern from Insight Editions forthcoming book Harry Potter Knitting Magic  and Leakycon announces a second …read more!

SNEAK PEEK at Hedwig pattern from forthcoming “Harry Potter: Knitting Magic”

Nov 22, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Books, Fun, Fun – Crafts, News

Knitting plays a charming role in the Harry Potter books, from Mrs. Weasley’s jumpers, Hermione’s hats for S.P.E.W., to Dumbledore’s delight in deciphering knitting patterns.  The houses also lend themselves to colour-coordinated knitwear, which has inspired fans to design patterns for everything from house scarves to wand cosies.  Several unofficial collections of Potter-inspired knitting patterns …read more!

Theater Round-Up: Branagh’s ‘The Winter’s Tale’ Screens in December, ‘Cursed Child’s’ Imogen Heap Nominated for Grammy Award and More!

Nov 20, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Actor Interviews, Books, Branagh, Broadway, Charity, Events, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Honors/Awards, HP Cast, Interviews, News, Round-Up, Sonia Friedman, Theater, Theater Round-Up, West End

In this week’s theater round-up, we have news of an exciting Kenneth Branagh revival, an award nomination for Cursed Child composer Imogen Heap, casting news for Rhys Ifans and an opportunity to experience Cursed Child through the new behind-the-scenes book Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: the Journey or by bidding to win two tickets …read more!

Holiday Magic Transfigures Universal Orlando Resort for Christmas!

Nov 18, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Events, Fandom, Fans, Fun, Holidays, News, Theme Park, WIzarding World of Harry Potter Orlando

Christmas may be over a month away, but Universal Orlando Resort has already undergone a magical transformation in preparation for the holiday season, and Potter fans will be particularly charmed by the festive experiences that await in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. The Christmas makeover began Saturday, Nov. 16, and the spell is set …read more!

James Phelps, Oliver Phelps and MiniLima Attend ‘Harry Potter: The Exhibition’ Opening in Lisbon!

Nov 17, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Events, Fandom, Fans, Films, Harry Potter:The Exhbition, HP Cast, MinaLima, News, Phelps, Potter News, Props-Sets

The Weasley twins joined Miraphora Mina and Eduardo Lima at the grand opening of Harry Potter: The Exhibition in Lisbon, Portugal on Saturday, Nov. 16. James and Oliver Phelps have attended numerous exhibition openings over the last decade and are always warmly welcomed by fans of the Harry Potter series. The brothers portrayed Fred and …read more!

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