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New Details Emerge for Wizarding World Attraction: Forbidden Journey Ride, John Williams' Involvement, and More

Posted by: Edward
March 25, 2010, 11:34 AM

More information has now come online regarding the Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park, which will have its grand opening at Universal Orlando Resort on June 18, 2010.  In a press release from Universal, more details about theContinued...

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Wizarding World of Harry Potter Grand Opening June 18: Details About Hogwarts Emerge

Posted by: Melissa
March 25, 2010, 12:01 AM

Today Universal Studios announced that the highly anticipated amusement park, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, will have its grand opening on June 18th. (This is the grand opening date, not the first time it will be open to the public: those who have purchased oneContinued...

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Opening Date of Wizarding Park to be Revealed; BtS Video Released

Posted by: Melissa
March 18, 2010, 06:45 PM

The Harry Potter theme park - Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Islands of Adventure in Orlando - will reveal the date of its grand opening on March 25 at 12 pm eastern time; stay tuned for Leaky at that time for the details! Meanwhile, watch this behind-the-scenes videoContinued...

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Rediscover Deathly Hallows with the Lily and Stag Inn Reading Groups

Posted by: Rosi
March 17, 2010, 07:11 PM

The Lily and Stag Inn reading groups at the Leaky Lounge invite you to join their discussion of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows starting today, the 17th of March. Once sorted into a reading group, you will be "Rediscovering the Magic" of the seventh Harry Potter bookContinued...

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St. Patrick's Day Event in the Leaky Lounge

Posted by: Rosi
March 17, 2010, 09:49 AM

The Leaky Lounge, our discussion forum, is today holding a St. Patrick's Day celebration. The designated forum will remain open for the rest of the week and features discussions about Irish actors, green crafts, limericks, Irish recipes and more. You can find the St. Patrick's Day forum at this link.

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St. Patrick's Day Edition of The Quibbler Now Online

Posted by: Rosi
March 17, 2010, 09:42 AM

As it's St. Patrick's Day today, the brand new March issue of The Quibbler is aptly themed and now available for download. The Quibbler is The Leaky Cauldron's monthly publication for "news that no-one else will publish" and March's edition covers a Dark plot to interfere with Earth's weatherContinued...

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"Flight of the Hippogriff" Train Pic

Posted by: Melissa
March 16, 2010, 12:33 PM

As we get closer to the opening of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park in Florida, more visual details are making it online: here you can see a shot of the cart for "Flight of the Hippogriff." Thanks to UHP for the heads up!

Browse through all our WWoHP images right here in our galleries!

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"Today Show" offers preview, contest to attend opening of WWoHP

Posted by: Melissa
March 16, 2010, 12:28 PM

NBC's The Today Show recently ran a preview of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter Theme Park, which you can see here in our video galleries. Also, the show is running a contest for a class trip to the amusement park: Teachers can visit the Today Show's Web site, fill out a form, and submit a video/DVDContinued...

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Actor Christian Coulson to Appear at Infinitus 2010

Posted by: Edward
March 12, 2010, 05:42 PM

HPEF has announced today that actor Christian Coulson, who portrayed the character of Tom Riddle in the  "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" film, will be appearing at the upcoming Harry Potter fan conference, Infinitus 2010, in Orlando, Florida.  Taking part inContinued...

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"A Very Potter Sequel" to Debut on Stage in Michigan This May

Posted by: Edward
March 12, 2010, 05:23 PM

An announcement has been made via the Team StarKid Twitter page regarding the debut of the followup to last summer's "A Very Potter Musical," "A Very Potter Sequel."  The sequel will be performed live for the first time May 14th through the 16th in Ann Arbor, Michigan, where theContinued...

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Ellen DeGeneres Show Makes Call for Knowledgeable Harry Potter Fans

Posted by: Edward
March 09, 2010, 10:45 PM

As a follow up to our post about the Ellen DeGeneres Show taping from Universal Studios Orlando and broadcasting a 'sneak peek' at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park, the talk show's  website has put out a call for those knowledgeable in everything Harry Potter.Continued...

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New Books for Harry Potter Book Club and Jo's Book Nook

Posted by: Rosi
March 07, 2010, 04:41 PM

Both of our book clubs on the Leaky Lounge have chosen new books to read for the month of March. The Harry Potter Book Club is reading Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban and you can find the forum at this link, where you will find all sorts of polls, prompts and more to discuss as youContinued...

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March 2010 Craft Along Now Open

Posted by: Rosi
March 06, 2010, 07:26 PM

Yesterday, the Crafty Witches launched a brand new environmentally-conscious Craft-Along, in time for the upcoming Earth Day on the 22nd of April. The challenge for this month is to turn your favourite Harry Potter book into a small reusable bag, enabling you to better help the planet by turning down the plasticContinued...

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Hogwarts Express Arrives at Wizarding World Theme Park

Posted by: Edward
March 05, 2010, 02:48 PM

Universal Orlando has released the first official high res image of the Hogwarts Express at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park.  The high res image can be seen right here in our Image Galleries.  Universal notes:

The Hogwarts Express arrives at Hogsmeade Station as The WizardingContinued...

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Sneak Peek of Wizarding World of Harry Potter Due This June on NBC

Posted by: Edward
March 05, 2010, 12:11 PM

A sneak peek at the upcoming Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park will air this summer on NBC, according to the Hollywood Reporter.  Slated to air on the American TV network Sunday, June 6, "The Making of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter" program will "viewersContinued...

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