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Games

Harry Potter: Spells App Now Free; New Spell Pack Available

Posted by: Mel
August 04, 2010, 07:59 PM

The Harry Potter: Spells App, which is the best-selling Harry Potter App for the iPhone and iPod touch, is now free to try. The Harry Potter: Spells App makes it so that "Muggles Everywhere Can Turn Their iPhone and iPod touch Into Magic Wands to Cast Spells and Duel One Another," as wellContinued...

DH Film

"Deathly Hallows" Footage to be Shown in Japanese Theaters for Harry Potter Countdown Event

DH Film
Posted by: Edward
August 03, 2010, 11:52 PM

There is a report online today via our friends over on Snitch Seeker which noes that a number of theaters in Japan, hosting special Harry Potter countdown events, will air an "exclusive preview" of the "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" films on AugustContinued...

LeakyLounge

August Featured Crafter of the Month: Molly Seltenright

Posted by: Rosi
August 02, 2010, 09:10 PM

Our Crafty Witches and Wizard have chosen Molly Seltenright as the brand new Featured Crafter of the Month for the month of August. Molly was nominated for her creativity and enthusiasm in the realm of Harry Potter crafting. Examples of Molly's fantastic work include a double-knit, reversibleContinued...

DH Film

New Promotional Picture For "Deathly Hallows" (Updated with More Images)

DH Film
Posted by: Mel
August 02, 2010, 07:33 PM

Thanks to UniversHarryPotter we now have a new promotional image for "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows." It's a picture of Harry with his wand alight in what appears to be Grimmauld Place. You can view the image in our galleries.

Update: In addition to the picture mentioned above, there are two moreContinued...

Charity

Win a Set of Signed J.K. Rowling Books!

Posted by: Melissa
August 01, 2010, 10:52 PM

Hey everyone: a quick reminder that the books that J.K. Rowling donated to the HP Alliance's "Helping Haiti Heal" effort are back up for a drawing, and you can win them! This time the proceeds will benefit the scholarship foundation set up by the Association of Electrical Contractors for New York City, and KampContinued...

LeakyLounge

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Reading Group Now Open

Posted by: Mel
August 01, 2010, 09:12 PM

The Harry Potter Book Club's reading of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone has just begun. The Harry Potter Book Club will be taking an in-depth and intense look at the book that begins the series, as well as discussing the movie. If you are a member of MyLeaky you can join inContinued...

HP Cast

Actors in the News Weekly Roundup

Posted by: Rosi
August 01, 2010, 04:13 PM

There are a number of news stories from the Harry Potter cast as July ends and August begins. Kenneth Branagh (Gilderoy Lockhart) attended the 2010 San Diego Comic Con International to speak on the panel for "Thor", introduce the cast and premiere the trailer. The 3D film, directed by Branagh, is scheduled forContinued...

Toys

Character Promos Released for New LEGO Harry Potter Construction Sets

Posted by: Rosi
August 01, 2010, 11:44 AM

LEGO.com's official Harry Potter Teaser Site has been updated to feature a number of new LEGO Harry Potter character promos, including Draco Malfoy, Albus Dumbledore, Harry under the Invisibility Cloak, Ginny, Arthur and Molly Weasley; these newly designed LEGO characters willContinued...

Contests

Lockhart Excerpt Contest Announced

Posted by: Rosi
August 01, 2010, 11:21 AM

Our Contest Team have just announced their latest contest for the month of August, the Lockhart Excerpt Contest. Entrants to this month's contest must submit an original, creative, well written, interesting and canon correct excerpt from one of the seven books by Gilderoy Lockhart mentioned in the Harry PotterContinued...

LeakyLounge

August 2010 Craft Along Now Open

Posted by: Rosi
August 01, 2010, 11:01 AM

 As it is now the month of August, our Crafty Witches have launched a brand new Craft-Along, in anticipation of everyone's return to Hogwarts on the 1st of September. This month's challenge is to craft some Hogwarts school supplies; those taking part can either follow one of the tutorials at this link or comeContinued...

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