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Oil-Lamps to Light the Way at Hogwarts for Wizarding World of Harry Potter Theme Park

Posted by: sue
September 12, 2009, 11:02 AM

As a quick follow below to all the activity in developing the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, there is word today regarding special type light fixtures to be used at the new theme park. The County Times reports that The Limehouse Lamp Company in England is making "100 mainly oil lamp-style replica" lights for "a new Harry Potter ride at Universal Studios in Florida." The paper continues:

"Managing director Elliott Maurice said the lamps are similar to those seen at Hogwarts.The studio wanted authenticity as the look and feel of its rides was paramount to what they were trying to achieve, he added.
The Limehouse Lamp Company, which is at the forefront of producing Edwardian, Victorian and Georgian lights, was sought out by the resort for the job."

Readers will recall of course as confirmed by producer David Heyman, there is to be three rides at the Theme park, one within the giant castle of Hogwarts. As a reminder Universal Orlando is holding a major event next week with new details and looks at the upcoming Wizarding World of Harry Potter to be revealed during a special webcast for journalists on Tuesday. TLC will have complete coverage this week, stay tuned!

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123 Points

i wonder if there is a hotel? it would be so cool to stay in the hogwarts castle

Posted by lizzyrc on September 12, 2009, 03:46 PM report to moderator
362 Points

cool cant wait!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by lexuslovesweasleys on September 12, 2009, 03:52 PM report to moderator
507 Points


I dont know if youve ever been to Universal Studios in flordia but i was there about a year ago i wanna say there are only 2 rides maybe 3 at the Jurassic Park part of U.S

I cant wait to go does anyone knw if they have given an exact date it will open

Posted by lilmisssnape on September 12, 2009, 04:07 PM report to moderator
77 Points

only three still cool

Posted by hellomotoCOOP on September 12, 2009, 04:14 PM report to moderator
370 Points

Very cool touch

Posted by **Holly** on September 12, 2009, 04:18 PM report to moderator
246 Points

SO WANT TO GO!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by Loveforluna on September 12, 2009, 04:24 PM report to moderator
1120 Points

who cares about there only being three rides! WE’LL GET TO SEE HOGWARTS!!!!!! im really looking forward to it. i wish i could go. the pictures of hogsmeade were brilliant!!

Posted by on September 12, 2009, 04:34 PM report to moderator
599 Points

YAY I CAN’T WAIT I WANNA GO NOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Wow that sounded whiny :P

Posted by iGiggle FTC! (Eleanor Blackwood) INACTIVE on September 12, 2009, 04:59 PM report to moderator
281 Points

This is great! I do hope the post an official opening date soon. I would like to start planning my trip!

Posted by pixi jo *ROAR* on September 12, 2009, 05:37 PM report to moderator
23764 Points

It sounds like this theme park is going to look spectacular! I can’t wait to visit! :D

Posted by PhoenixFlight [ITC!] on September 12, 2009, 05:41 PM report to moderator
654 Points


Posted by mjkalldaway (ROAR) on September 12, 2009, 07:01 PM report to moderator
8069 Points

I am glad they are working so hard on it and love the sound of the lamps.

Posted by Melinae ♥Squee♥/Professor Truffle on September 12, 2009, 08:11 PM report to moderator
8736 Points

Can’t wait! Three rides is enough for me!

Posted by Rumbleroarϟ{WBM!}ǝıʞɔnp! on September 12, 2009, 09:33 PM report to moderator
3371 Points

Can’t wait for Thursday!

Posted by Lady of the Lake on September 12, 2009, 11:18 PM report to moderator
4151 Points

that. is wayy cool! :D

Posted by mai {beatnik owl} on September 12, 2009, 11:56 PM report to moderator
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