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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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4852 Points

it really is so exciting to hear all of the news while it is happening! thanks leaky!!!

Posted by #1 Witch ROAR! on September 13, 2009, 02:19 PM report to moderator
4452 Points

awesum :)

Posted by Beazy :) (Formerly: MidnightSun321 ) {!!ROAR!!} on September 13, 2009, 02:29 PM report to moderator
1245 Points

They keep fanning the flames of anticipation!

Posted by dcsbelle [WBM] OOM3, CW on September 13, 2009, 05:25 PM report to moderator
2525 Points

i can t wait though i hopw there are more then three rides.

Posted by The Nerd on September 13, 2009, 06:10 PM report to moderator
56 Points

do we get an email notice when the webcast will take place? I would realy like to see the rides!!!!

Posted by pinksnowme on September 13, 2009, 07:14 PM report to moderator
2062 Points

I think the lights are gonna be beautiful :)

Posted by Alice Weasley{Weasley's Queen} [ROAR!] on September 13, 2009, 11:30 PM report to moderator
345 Points

They’re paying so much wonderful attention to detail~ This is gonna be sooo worth it to visit the park, no matter what it costs me to get there!

Posted by Mika Maxwell on September 14, 2009, 01:17 AM report to moderator
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Posted by alegria35 on September 14, 2009, 04:32 AM report to moderator
3153 Points

I’m so glad they’re trying to make it look as authentic as they can.

Posted by Leeann on September 14, 2009, 07:33 AM report to moderator
6690 Points

three rides plus stores and resturants and i am sure some other activity non-ride areas :] it’s gonna be fun!

Posted by levi-OH-sa, not levio-SA [neville♥myhero] on September 14, 2009, 11:51 AM report to moderator
3560 Points

Well, you have to be authentic when recreating such an in depth world as Harry Potter’s.

Posted by Brosia, OoM 2 [WBM] on September 15, 2009, 07:16 PM report to moderator
2963 Points

it would be good if we could ride in a boat with them.

Posted by prof mewthree "squee" on September 21, 2009, 09:52 PM report to moderator
3526 Points

well, I know how I want to redecorate my house … :P

Posted by DesQueJteVois on June 25, 2010, 03:00 PM report to moderator
3526 Points

well, I know how I want to redecorate my house … :P

Posted by DesQueJteVois on June 25, 2010, 03:00 PM report to moderator
3526 Points

well, I know how I want to redecorate my house … :P

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