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A Magical Walk To Remember

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How many children can say that they've had the pleasure of walking to school with Hagrid? Nine-year-old Anna from Newton Aycliffe in County Durham, England is one of the few who can claim bragging rights. Read More »

Harry Potter Camp encourages kids to read

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Elmhurst, Illinois might not be an obvious choice for an American version of Hogwarts, but next week, this Chicago suburb will host Harry Potter Camp for children ages 8-12. According to their website, there are still spots open for those wishing to attend the daytime summer session beginning July 8 through July 19. Read More »

New book explores Potter’s impact on Millennial generation

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According to Phys.org, a recently released book titled Harry Potter and the Millennials takes an interesting look at how the Harry Potter series has impacted the generation that grew up with the books and films. According to the findings in the book, fans of the boy wizard participate more in political activities than non-fans. Read More »

Discussion topic: Why does the Internet hate on Hufflepuff House?

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So this post has been a long time in coming, so please forgive the following rant: Just yesterday, MuggleNet made posts on social media about Cedric Diggory in remembrance of his passing June 24, 1995. Harry Potter fans know the alternate Hogwarts Tri-Wizard contender was murdered by Peter Pettigrew when he and Harry were teleported to the Little Hangleton graveyard via portkey. Read More »

Phelps twins to appear at Supanova in Sydney this weekend

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We reported a couple of days ago that James and Oliver Phelps will be attending the Supanova Pop Culture Expo in Perth June 28-30, but they will also be attending the convention when it visits Sydney June 21-23. Read More »

Weasley twins to appear at Supanova Pop Culture Expo in Perth

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It has been announced that James and Oliver Phelps will appear at the Supanova Pop Culture Expo when the exhibition visits Perth June 28-30. The event will be held at the Claremont Showground. Read More »

New “Potter Puppet Pals” video – “Apparate!”

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The video above is the latest installment from the famous YouTube channel that brings Potter fans the Potter Puppet Pals videos. This particular one is titled "Apparate!" Read More »

The Harry Potter Proclamation Sweepstakes will begin June 17 with amazing prizes

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The Harry Potter Wish List is proud to announce the Harry Potter Proclamation Sweepstakes, launching on Monday, June 17, 2013. This contest is the first in a series of fun promotions that they will be hosting throughout the year. Read More »

15 libraries will win a 15th anniversary “Harry Potter” party from Scholastic!

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Scholastic has recently announced that 15 public libraries across the United States will win a Harry Potter party pack in celebration of the 15th anniversary of the publication of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. Read More »

Bodleian Library exhibition review, featuring rare annotated “Potter” book

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The city of Oxford, and more specifically the prestigious University, is known for having produced some of the world's foremost thinkers. Of this number are five novelists often known as “The Oxford School” and heralded as "some of the foremost exponents of the [fantasy] genre." The works of these five – C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tokien, Susan Cooper, Alan Gardner and Phillip Pullman – have formed the basis for a small but fascinating exhibition currently housed within the notorious Bodleian Library, showcasing a treasure trove of unique items that would excite any reader of fantasy fiction and surely any Potter fan. Read More »

“Psych” to broadcast “Harry Potter” episode

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The US network series, Psych, will soon release an episode that may interest Harry Potter fans. The above photo was posted on Facebook by Dule Hill (left) and as you can see he is wearing the classic costume. Read More »

See the Harry Potter Baby of the Day!

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Two-month-old Rylan may not be ready for Hogwarts just yet, but he is looking particularly magical in this home-made Harry Potter costume. Read More »

Which “Potter” star should be the 12th Doctor?

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Doctor Who, for those of you that have been living under a rock, premiered in 1963 and was rebooted in 2005. The Doctor, most recently played by David Tennant (Barty Crouch, Jr.) & Matt Smith, travels through space and time in his TARDIS (Time and Relative Dimension in Space), aiding fellow aliens and humans alike. Recently, fans from all over the world learned that Matt Smith, the beloved 11th Doctor, has decided to regenerate (leave the show) this coming Christmas. So who should replace him? According to one UK Bookmaker, Rupert Grint. Read More »

Fans’ votes reveal which spell they would use the most

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Last week, MuggleNet asked our Facebook fans which Harry Potter spell they would use the most. The votes are now in, and while some results were to be expected, others were, well, a bit worrisome. Read More »

QuidCon 2013 to take place in Seattle July 11-15 – Get your reservation NOW!

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QuidCon 2013 is the second annual convention of the International Quidditch Association, and this year it will be taking place from July 11-15 at the Embassy Suites Seattle. QuidCon brings together the entire Quidditch community, including athletes and spectators, playmakers and analysts, new players and old, for five days of programming. Read More »

Five reasons why the Statute of Secrecy should be dropped

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Since the Statute was officially established in 1692, wizards and witches of the world have effectively separated themselves from Muggles. The law mandates that in each nation, magic folk must not do anything to expose the existence of the Wizarding World, and unless you're like Wendelin the Weird who enjoys a good witch burning every now and then, this kind of safeguard seems highly intuitive. But heck - now that humanity has come out of the Dark Ages and is more accepting by and large of social change, and Voldemort's finally gone, could it be time for the International Confederation of Wizards to remove the statute forever? Read More »

Potterheads: Help “Harry Potter” defeat “Lord of the Rings” in moviefone’s Summer Sequel Smackdown!

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Potterheads, occasionally we call on you to rise up and do something great for the Harry Potter fandom. Today is one of those days. The epic conclusions of both the Harry Potter and The Lord of the Rings movie franchises (after trumping Twilight and Narnia most easily) are going head to head in moviefone's "Summer Sequel Smackdown." Read More »

Rare “Potter” book with Rowling illustrations fetches record price at Sotheby’s auction house

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A first edition print of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone that had 43 pages covered with illustrations from author J.K. Rowling sold at Sotheby's for 150,000 GBP (or close to $300,000 USD). It was a bidding war between two buyers as the auction raised a total of 439,200 GBP for English PEN, which campaigns for freedom of expression. Read More »

“Draw My Life” draws Harry Potter in new YouTube video

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Antonius and Vijay generally love to entertain their fans with musical numbers on their YouTube channel, but this time they have created something more geared to those who love visual art... and Harry Potter! Check out this new video in which they draw Harry Potter's life while singing along. Read More »

Book your Potter-filled trip this year with one of the amazing HP Fan Trips packages

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HP Fan Trips™ still has space available for you to book one of the ULTIMATE Harry Potter-filled travel packages throughout the UK this summer and fall. No matter which tour you choose, HP Fan Trips™ gives you a "muggle backstage pass" to travel through time and discover the world of Harry Potter. You will be delighted with exclusive fan experiences that will make this one of the most memorable trips you'll ever take. Read More »