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LeakyCon 2011 Hotel Update: Discounted Rate for Attendees at Nearby Crowne Plaza Hotel in Orlando

Posted by: Edward
January 17, 2011, 09:30 PM

LeakyCon 2011, our second charity conference taking place this July in Orlando, Florida, has secured a discounted rate at the nearby Crowne Plaza Hotel in Orlando to serve as a supplementary hotel for our conference.  Last month, our block ofContinued...


Winner of Crochet vs. Knitting War Announced and January Craft-Along Launched

Posted by: Rosi
January 14, 2011, 06:58 PM

Firstly, the winner of the November/December 2010 Knitting and Crocheting Contest has been announced, with the crocheters beating the knitters 189 to 15! You can see some of the entries that were submitted here and view pictures of all of the entries at this link.



Kylie Peterson and Marshall Griffin Selected to Run for Lumos in 2011 London Marathon

Posted by: Rosi
January 12, 2011, 04:18 PM

We let you know at the end of October that Lumos, the children's charity founded by J.K. Rowling, was looking for committed fundraisers to take one of its two Gold Bond places in the 2011 Virgin London Marathon. Leaky reader Kylie Peterson emailed in to let usContinued...


Winners of the 2010 Leakies Announced!

Posted by: Edward
January 09, 2011, 11:26 PM

After an extended voting period, the winners of the 2010 Leakies are ready to be announced!  This is Leaky's second annual awards ceremony highlights the best of Harry Potter news and is voted on by you.  Without further ado, here are the winners:

Story of the Year


Read The Book Thief with Jo's Book Nook and Order of the Phoenix with the HP Book Club

Posted by: Rosi
January 08, 2011, 04:42 PM

As it's now a new year and a new month, both of our book clubs at the Leaky Lounge have selected new books to read and discuss. The Harry Potter Book Club is reading Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. Revisit the fifth book in the Harry Potter series inContinued...


LeakyCon 2011 Call for Programming Now Open!

Posted by: Edward
January 07, 2011, 02:11 PM

We are excited to announce that LeakyCon 2011 is now accepting programming submissions for our conference, taking place this year in Orlando, Florida!  Submissions close February 28, 2011, so please click here and follow the directions in order to submit.

LeakyCon 2011, The Leaky Cauldron'sContinued...


Leaky's 2010 Year in Review: Part Two

Posted by: Rosi
December 31, 2010, 05:57 PM

Please enjoy part two of Leaky's 2010 Year in Review of Harry Potter news!  You can read part one below.  Enjoy!



The year continued on with the charity co-founded by J.K. Rowling announced the Light a Birthday Candle for Lumos Campaign which would take place on International Children's Day,Continued...


Leaky's 2010 Year In Review: Part One

Posted by: Stephanie_J
December 31, 2010, 02:00 PM

2010 was a year filled with excitement, creativity, and new experiences in the Harry Potter fandom. This year, production on the Harry Potter films wrapped for the last time after ten years, fans across the world got to walk inside Hogwarts and buy a wand from Ollivander's, and we joined together to help peopleContinued...


The 2010 Leakies: Nominations Announced, Voting Open!

Posted by: Edward
December 29, 2010, 02:36 PM


The nominations for our second annual Leakies are now ready to be announced and awaiting your votes!  Our annual award ceremony highlights the most popular, most interesting, and most talked about stories and people from the past year in Harry Potter.  Help us wrap upContinued...


December Issue of The Quibbler Now Online

Posted by: Rosi
December 24, 2010, 04:29 PM

The December issue of The Quibbler, Leaky's publication for "news that no-one else will publish," is now up for download. This issue features Siberian Ice Goblins, Dear Luna letters, Aberforth's Page Three Girls and more!

Grab a PDF version of The Quibbler at this link; find the zipped file versionContinued...


Arthur Levine to Keynote LitDay 2011!

Posted by: Melissa
December 15, 2010, 11:09 PM

This summer at LeakyCon 2011, Leaky's second charity Harry Potter conference, we are presenting a special, new type of event: LitDay, a mini-literature conference bringing together some of the brightest lights in the publishing industry, taking place on July 13, 2011. Tonight we are thrilled to announce thatContinued...


Wizarding World of Harry Potter Expands Ollivander's Wand Shop

Posted by: Rosi
December 15, 2010, 06:30 PM

Inside the Magic today reports that Ollivander's Wand Shop at Universal Studios' Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park attraction in Orlando, Florida, has undergone a small expansion in order to accommodate for the large number of customers.

The second shop can be accessed viaContinued...


Leakypedia Page of the Day - December 12th 2010

Posted by: Leakypedia
December 13, 2010, 01:35 PM

Happy Monday everyone! Today's Leakypedia topic of the day is "Felix Felicis"

Felix Felicis, also called "liquid luck", is a magical potion that was introduced to us for the first time in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. Today we would like your help filling out this entry in the LeakypediaContinued...


Tickets for "A Very StarKid Event" at LeakyCon 2011 Now Available

Posted by: Edward
December 04, 2010, 05:14 PM

Tickets for the LIVE performance at LeakyCon 2011 by Team StarKid, the group behind the hit YouTube musicals "A Very Potter Musical" and "A Very Potter Sequel," are now available to add to your conference registration!  Tickets for "A Very StarKid Event" are $20 andContinued...


November Edition of The Quibbler Now Online

Posted by: Rosi
December 02, 2010, 09:19 PM

The November issue of The Quibbler, Leaky's publication for "news that no-one else will publish," is now available for download. This issue covers mind destroying quills, an underground group calling itself "Gallery Cast" and regular favourites such as Aberforth's Page Three Girl and Wand Logic!


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