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An Evening with ‘Tales of Beedle The Bard’ Illustrator Chris Riddell at Shakespeare’s Globe

Sep 05, 2018

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Art, BigNews, Books, Companion Books, Cover Art, Events, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, Fun, Interactive, J.K. Rowling, News, Potter News, Release Parties, Tales of Beedle the Bard

Bloomsbury UK Publishing is partnering with Shakespeare’s Globe to hold a unique special event with the artist behind the upcoming illustrated edition of J.K. Rowling’s The Tales of Beedle the Bard. According to the official Shakespeare’s Globe press release, Riddell will discuss the inspiration for his take on Rowling’s wizarding children’s stories and will also …read more!

Warner Bros. Studio Tour London to Undergo Dark Makeover This Fall and Host New ‘Celebration of Costume’ Weekend!

Aug 07, 2018

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Events, Exclusives, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, Films, Fun, Interactive, Movies, News, Potter News, Props-Sets, Studio Tour, Warner Bros.

Warner Bros. Studio Tour London announced exciting new details about the next magical exhibit to take over the tour. Beginning Sept. 28, and perfectly coinciding with the Halloween season, the tour will explore the influence of the Dark Arts in the Wizarding World–an influence which will spread to the tour itself as it undergoes a …read more!

Accio JavaScript! New Harry Potter Kano Coding Kit available for pre-order

Jul 24, 2018

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Education, Fun, Interactive, News, Products, Science, Tech, Warner Bros.

Educational tech company Kano is combining Muggle technology and magic in unprecedented fashion. Kano has created an app and software to enable you to learn coding magically, using your wand.  Actually, you have to use their wand, but it IS a wand, and it creates code when you wave it at your computer screen.  Yes, we were told that …read more!

Hogwarts Mystery Introduces Multiplayer Dueling Club Event

Jul 12, 2018

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Fans, Fun, Fun - Games, Fun - Video Games, Games, Interactive, News, Sales, Tech, Video Games

Attention all Hogwarts wizards in training! After all your hard work in class and hours of fun playing Hogwarts Mystery since its release last spring, developer Jam City announced today that the Harry Potter mobile game has added a multiplayer component for a limited time! Players have been excited about all of the features introduced …read more!

Hold onto your wands: Moving wizard photos are now a thing!

Jun 23, 2018

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

BigNews, Fun, Interactive, News, Products, Tech

It’s true. We are not pulling a Weasley-esque prank on you, we promise. Recall that in the wizarding world photographs taken with an ordinary Muggle camera but developed in a special potion, rather than the usual Muggle photo processing chemicals, move like a short looping video. Colin Creevey learned this trick, to his delight, when he …read more!

Teacher Appreciation Week: Ravenclaw House

May 09, 2018

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Events, Interactive, News

It’s Teacher Appreciation Week (and Teacher Appreciation Day!), so we’re marking the occasion by celebrating the careers of Hogwarts professors, focusing on each Head of House! Today’s spotlight shines on Head of Ravenclaw,  Filius Flitwick, who also served as Charms professor at Hogwarts during Harry and his parents’ time at the school, and is a truly remarkable and caring …read more!

Upcoming Additions to Hogwarts Mystery and a Few Helpful Hints

May 08, 2018

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Fans, Fun, Games, Interactive, Interviews, Misc, News

As most Potter fans know, the mobile roleplay game Hogwarts Mystery was released late last month and reviews, as well as reader feedback, has been mixed. Many are as enthusiastic with the gameplay as they were going in, choosing their avatar, taking classes, completing tasks and working their way through their first spellbinding year at …read more!

Ticket Sale Date Announced for Harry Potter: A History Magic New York

Mar 29, 2018

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Celebration of Harry Potter, Cover Art, Events, Interactive, J.K. Rowling, News, Pottermore, Sales, Television Programmes

US fans will soon be able to experience the Harry Potter: A History of Magic Exhibition on this side of the pond. The exhibit, which originated at the British Library, will make it’s new home at the New York Historical Society Museum and Library later this year and tickets for the US run of exhibition …read more!

More Magic for Universal Orlando’s Forbidden Journey

Mar 24, 2018

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Interactive, News, Tech, Theme Park, Universal Studios Japan, Wizarding World of Harry Potter Hollywood, WIzarding World of Harry Potter Orlando

One of the most popular attractions at Universal Orlando’s Wizarding World of Harry Potter is about to become even more magical. Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey ride, which opened in 2010 in the Hogsmeade area of the park, is set to receive some enhancements  to its already spellbinding experience. The Orlando park is adding …read more!

Google’s Portkey to A History of Magic Exhibition

Mar 01, 2018

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Art, Education, Fun, Galleries, Interactive, J.K. Rowling, Jim Kay, News, Tech

After over four spellbindingly successful months at the British Library, Harry Potter: A History of Magic Exhibition came to a close this week. For fans who didn’t get the opportunity to see the Wizarding World brought to life through this historical perspective, now you’ll have the chance from the comfort of your own Burrow. The …read more!

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