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Lumos Fundraising Event at Warner Bros Studio Tour

Posted by: Catherine
November 10, 2013, 10:51 AM

Last night, J.K. Rowling hosted a fundraising event for her Lumos charity. Lumos is designed to rid Europe of systematic institutionalized child care, reunite families, and provide loving and caring environments for children to grow up in. The fundraiser was held at the Harry Potter WarnerContinued...

LeakyCon 2014 Launch Party at 10pm Eastern!

Posted by: Melissa
October 10, 2013, 09:13 PM

In just about one hour we are hosting a livestream at the LeakyCon YouTube channel kicking off LeakyCon 2014! We will debuting all sorts of videos from this year's LeakyCons and be bringing by a bunch of special guests including Joey Richter, Scarlet Byrne, Paul DeGeorge, Lauren Fairweather, all theContinued...

Win a Harry Potter Book Signed by J.K. Rowling and Donate for the HPA!

Posted by: Melissa
October 06, 2013, 06:38 PM

We're entering the final week of the Harry Potter Alliance's Equality FTW fundraiser, and the amazing donation perks just Keep. Getting. Better. Today, it was announced that JK Rowling has donated a full set of the Harry Potter series books to the Harry Potter Alliance. An autographedContinued...

Lumos Petition

Posted by: Catherine
August 06, 2013, 10:31 AM

Our beloved J.K. Rowling has posted a tweet! Ms. Rowling asks that fans please take the time to sign a Lumos petition. Lumos is a charity that benefits institutionalized children in Europe. Ms. Rowling founded Lumos in 2005 after reading an article (and seeing photographs) of institutionalized children being kept in caged beds.Continued...

Calling all of Dumbledore's Army: HPA Accio Books Campaign

Posted by: Catherine
May 25, 2013, 04:43 AM

Our beloved friends at the Harry Potter Alliance (HPA) are starting to rap up their current Accio Book Campaign. To those who are not familiar with the HPA, they are the driving force of a world renowned, Harry Potter fan-made, charitable organization. They are proof that our fandomContinued...

J.K. Rowling's Personal Annotated "Philosopher's Stone" to be Auctioned for Charity

Posted by: Catherine
May 19, 2013, 04:34 AM

A very rare copy of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone is going to be put up for auction on Tuesday. The auction is to aid the writers' association, English PEN. The auction will sell numerous novels annotated by their authors, including an incredible first editionContinued...

Project for Awesome: Vote for the HPA!

Posted by: Melissa
December 19, 2012, 01:06 AM

If you have been living under a rock or a similarly YouTube-less planet for the past couple days, you don't know about Project For Awesome, which is basically the best thing to happen on the Internet. Project for Awesome started in late 2007 as a way to use the YouTube algorithm for good: to use the crowdContinued...

IQA Releases Special Hunger Games District 9 3/4 T-Shirt

Posted by: Edward
March 14, 2012, 04:58 PM

Our friends at the IQA, International Quidditch Association, have designed and released a special T-Shirt to add a bit of the Harry Potter style for the upcoming "Hunger Games" film release.  Available in both men's and women's sizes, the T-Shirt is made out of deep heather green soft-styleContinued...

It's that time of year! Jingle Spells Five!

Posted by: Melissa
November 30, 2011, 07:09 AM

Hurrah! Leaky's fifth wizard rock holiday album, JINGLE SPELLS 5, is here! And we've got a couple of great deals to celebrate!

First, every purchase of a disc also gets you a digital download so that you can start listening to your music right now.

Go here to get your holiday music!

Second, we are tryingContinued...

Alohomora Presents 2011 Wizarding Winter Fair in UK this December

Posted by: Edward
November 28, 2011, 11:54 PM

If you're in the UK and feeling the need for a little Harry Potter wizard rock cheer during this holiday season, the folks over at Alohomora 2013 have the answer.  The Wizarding Winter Fair 2011 will take place on Friday, December 16, 2011 and the wizard rock sounds of RiddleTM,Continued...

LeakyCon 2012 Registration Open!

Posted by: Edward
November 28, 2011, 12:45 PM

Registration for LeakyCon 2012, our next Harry Potter conference taking place August 9-12, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois, is now open to all and can be completed right here!

As a special for this Cyber Monday, regular registration is $180 for today ONLY.  Act quick before registration goes to its full price ofContinued...

Leaky's Black Friday Harry Potter Giveaway with Best Buy - Day Two

Posted by: Edward
November 22, 2011, 10:11 AM

Thanks for entering in day one of our giveaway; the potential winners will be contacted privately in order to claim the prize.  Now for day two!

The Leaky Cauldron and Best Buy have teamed up to offer a special three-day-long Harry Potter contest in the lead up to the BlackContinued...

Rupert Grint Donates Artwork to the Prince's Trust

Posted by: Stephanie_J
November 09, 2011, 11:11 AM

Actor Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) has donated an original artwork of his to the Prince's Trust in the South West for the organization's inaugural Evening of Art.

A photo of Grint's acrylic painting can be seen at this link, as well as an image of the actor holding his work.

Grint's painting willContinued...

JK Rowling Buries Time Capsule in Edinburgh to Mark Building Work of MS Clinic

Posted by: Stephanie_J
November 07, 2011, 11:31 AM

Author JK Rowling has buried a time capsule to commemorate the start of construction on the Anne Rowling Regenerative Neurology Clinic at the University of Edinburgh.

The clinic will be named after Ms. Rowling's mother following a £10 million donation the author made.Continued...

"Deathly Hallows: Part 2" Returns to Select AMC Theaters Nov. 5-6 for Charity

DH Film
Posted by: Stephanie_J
November 01, 2011, 08:38 PM

AMC Theaters and the Will Rogers Institute are partnering to bring "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2" back to theaters for this weekend only, Nov. 5 and 6.

Tickets will cost $5 and benefit the Will Rogers Institute, a charity which supports research in asthma,Continued...