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Black Girls Create Hosting Harry Potter Trivia To Educate Fans & Support Diverse Activist Organisations

Jun 03, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Charity, Education, Events, Fandom, Fans, News

Black Girls Create will host a Harry Potter Trivia fundraiser with CosQuiz Trivia next Friday, June 12, donating all proceeds to Campaign Zero, a policy-based solution organisation dedicated to ending police brutality, and The National Bailout Fund, which provides support for incarcerated protestors. If you want to know more about Black Girls Create, a hub for Black …read more!

J.K. Rowling Announces Relaxed Licensing for Virtual Learning During COVID-19 Pandemic

Mar 20, 2020

Posted by: Kim McChesney

BigNews, Books, Education, J.K. Rowling, JKRowling.com, Legal, News

How often has the Harry Potter series been Lumos in the darkness for millions of its fans? Today its creator brought the magic once again on a global scale, just when the world needed it most. J.K. Rowling reemerged on Twitter today to announce a new initiative from the Wizarding World franchise allowing teachers to …read more!

Accio talent! Warner Bros. to use Wizarding World to inspire creative careers

Mar 04, 2020

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Colleen Atwood, Crew Interviews, Education, Filmmaker Interviews, Films, Heyman, Heyman Interviews, Info, Interviews, MinaLima, News, Studio Tour, Tech, Videos, Warner Bros.

Quick!  What are the twelve uses of dragon’s blood?  What are the names of all the behind-the-scenes creative careers that make the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts films look and sound so amazing?  Bet you could rattle off the answer to the first question easily but get Ron’s “Bloody hell, Professor McGonagall is calling on …read more!

Spellbinding Exhibit & Documentary Based on ‘Fantastic Beasts’ & The Natural World Coming in 2020!

Jan 08, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Audio Books, Bloomsbury, Books, Companion Books, Education, Events, Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Fry, News, Pottermore, Publishers, Warner Bros.

In Spring 2020, Warner Bros. will work with the Natural History Museum, BBC, Bloomsbury and Pottermore Publishing to create a new exhibition, documentary and written material based on the magic of Fantastic Beasts.  These new experiences will offer a close look at some of the real-life inspirations behind magical creatures in the wizarding world, muggle …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: A Closer Look at Rupert Grint in ‘Servant’, Colin Farrell in Talks to Join ‘The Batman’ and More!

Nov 10, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Actor Interviews, Bonham Carter, Bonham Carter Interviews, Bradley, Broadbent, Casting, Charity, Conventions, Education, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Farrell, Fiennes, Film Images, Films, Grint, Harry Potter Round-Up, Ianevski, Isaacs, Law, Lewis, Movies, Music, News, Pattinson, Round-Up, Staunton, Television Programmes, Tennant, Thompson, Thompson Interviews, Trailers, Wright

Holiday season is on the way and magical gifts are already rolling in from the Potterverse. Emma Watson graced the cover of British Vogue and spoke candidly in an interview with journalist and activist Paris Lees, Harry Potter illustrated edition artist Jim Kay talked to the New York Times, and the Wizarding World announced the …read more!

Lumos launches campaign to end orphanage tourism

Oct 25, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Education, J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling’s children’s charity, Lumos, is dedicated to getting children out of orphanages and into families—their own families, where possible, or other loving families that will raise them in a home environment rather than an institutional setting.  Spending one’s formative years in an orphanage is both mentally and physically damaging to children, leaving deep emotional …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: Jason Isaacs and Dan Fogler Cast in Spinning Gold, New Posters for the Downton Abbey Movie with Maggie Smith and More!

Jun 23, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Casting, Depp, Education, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Fiennes, Film Images, Films, Fogler, Grainger, Harry Potter Round-Up, Heyman, Isaacs, Law, Melling, Miller, Movies, Music, Pattinson, Posters, Producers, Richardson, Round-Up, Rumor, Smith, Television Programmes, Tennant, Trailers, Wright

There’s no doubt that summer’s heating up when we take a look back at the past week in the Potterverse. Harry and the Potters released their first album in 13 years, Funko revealed magical San Diego Comic Con exclusives, Pottercast recorded live at the first PodX, and the Wizarding World received multiple nominations from the …read more!

New non-fiction eBooks from Pottermore exploring the history of magic

May 24, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Art, Companion Books, Education, News, Pottermore

Remember the recent British Library exhibition Harry Potter: A History of Magic?  It was curated to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone in the UK in 2017.  In 2018, it sailed across the pond to dock at the New York Historical Society to mark the 20th anniversary of …read more!

Learn to Code at Microsoft’s Harry Potter Workshops for Kids!

Apr 11, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Education, Events, Fans, Fun, Interactive, News, Products

Beginning in May, Microsoft stores will be offering Harry Potter Kano Coding Kit workshops for children, and we can’t think of a more magical way to have fun and exceed educational expectations for the summer! According to Romper, Microsoft will offer two camps geared toward varying interest and skill levels. The first workshop is for …read more!



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