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Introducing Chute 212, a new “Harry Potter” conference!

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For those wizards (and Muggles) , hoping for a place to brew their potions, toss some gobstones, or practice their Quidditch, we can proudly announce that an entirely new town will reveal itself, to everyone, this July. This new and innovative literary and create-play conference is a celebration of the wizarding world in all its incantations, Chute 212 is the first of its kind to blend the environmental, theatrical world of a fair, with the literary, musical community of a convention.MuggleNet will be reporting with additional detail on several other aspects of this particular conference in the coming weeks. Read More »

Vote for the “Harry Potter” stamps!

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Last November, we told you that the United States Postal Service was releasing special Harry Potter-themed stamps featuring iconic scenes, characters, and creatures from the films. Now, you can vote for these stamps as your favorite on the USPS website! Read More »

York University set to host second annual Yule Ball!

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Ever wondered what it would be like if the Triwizard Tournament were real? Ever wanted to attend the Yule Ball? Well, now's your chance. A group of three Toronto universities have gathered together to put on a university Toronto Triwizard Tournament. Read More »

“Always – The Potter Fandom Podcast” is now available on iTunes

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Always - The Potter Fandom Podcast has just been released and is available to listeners in the Arts category of the iTunes store. Always - The Potter Fandom Podcast will highlight the various Harry Potter fandom groups, events, and news from all over the US and the world and is geared to Harry Potter fans eighteen years of age and older. Read More »

Waterstones parodies Amazon’s new drone delivery service, announces OWLS post!

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Many Muggles may have been intrigued when they heard about Amazon's new droid delivery system, which hopes to launch in the next few years and aims to get customers their orders within 30 minutes or less, but Waterstones, a British bookseller, has an announcement that may appeal to the more wizardly-inclined population - books delivered by owls! Read More »

Video special: “Harry Potter arrives at Pennsylvania station” by Improv Everywhere

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New York-based comedy group Improv Everywhere sent an adorable Harry Potter into Pennsylvania station as part of their Movies in Real Life series. Previous installments include "Gandalf in Real Life" and "Indiana Jones in Real Life." Read More »

MuggleNet is proud to announce the 2014 HP Fan Trips packages

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MuggleNet has long been associated with the great people over at HP Fan Trips™, and some of our staff have even been on these exclusive trips. They are wonderful opportunities for Harry Potter fans to get together with other Harry Potter fans and travel together for a magical journey. HP Fan Trips™ is celebrating its 11th year, and today they announced the trips for 2014 - The HP Fan Trips Excellent Adventure™. Read More »

EXCLUSIVE DISCOUNT: Join MuggleNet & Tom Felton at Boston’s Super MegaFest

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As we recently reported, Harry Potter alum Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy) will be in attendance at this coming weekend's Super MegaFest in Framingham, Massachusetts, just outside of Boston. We are now happy to announce that we have an exclusive discount - just for MuggleNet fans! Read More »

Ever fancied rewriting “The Hobbit” in the style of “Harry Potter”?

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If you're a fan of both Tolkien and Rowling, then this challenge is for you. Tolkien Fansite The One Ring runs a monthly "Rewrite Tolkien" contest, which asks for passages and scenes rewritten in the style of a classic author. The theme for the November contest is "Harry Potter." Read More »

Join MuggleNet and Tom Felton at Boston’s Super MegaFest 2013 & Come Together MusicFest Convention in November

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Crowned as Best Villain at the 2011 MTV Movie Awards and all-around good guy in real life, Tom Felton - who portrayed Draco Malfoy in all eight Harry Potter films - will be at the Super MegaFest 2013 & Come Together MusicFest at Boston's Sheraton Farmingham Hotel. Read More »

LeakyCon 2014 in Orlando: registration info, special perks, and more!

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In a special livestream this evening, LeakyCon announced a whole set of important details for those looking to attend LeakyCon 2014 in Orlando, Florida! The convention will take place at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, from Wednesday, July 30 to Sunday, August 3. Read More »

New exhibition at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts featuring costumes from “Harry Potter”

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Later this year the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts will host an exciting new exhibition featuring costumes from the Potter series, entitled "Hollywood Costume." This will be the United States premiere of "Hollywood Costume" in addition to being the only East Coast venue that will be displaying the exhibit. Read More »

Award-winning “Harry Potter” stamp exhibit coming to NYC!

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The award-winning stamp exhibit "The Magical World of Harry Potter" will be making a stop at the 2013 ASDA National Postage Stamp Show, taking place October 10-13 at the New Yorker Hotel in New York City. Read More »

Join Tom Felton at Dallas Comic Con – advanced tickets still available!

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Advanced tickets are on sale for Dallas Comic Con: Fan Days, and you have until midnight on Tuesday, October 1 to guarantee a spot at the show. Potter fans will be most excited to learn that Tom Felton, who portrayed Draco Malfoy in the Potter films, will be in attendance! Read More »

Join the Harry Potter Alliance and donate to Equality FtW Today!

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The Harry Potter fandom is BACK AGAIN in full swing, but it's not just about the movies or the books… it's about the fandom and doing what is right, not easy! It's time to join the Harry Potter Alliance and their new fight for Equality for the Win and fight against world suck! Read More »

Concept artist from PoA and GoF to appear at Bradford Animation Festival

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The Bradford Animation Festival at the National Media Museum in West Yorkshire, UK will play host to graphic novelists, illustrators, and movie concept artists in November. Among the honored guests will be British artist Dave McKean, who provided concept art for Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban and Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. Read More »

Second annual “Harry Potter” conference at Chestnut Hill to be held October 18-20

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Already a beautiful community boasting unique restaurants and shops, the town "converts" for one weekend in October into all things Harry-related. The Harry Potter Conference was first held in October 2012 as part of Chestnut Hill's Harry Potter Weekend to provide an academic outlet for a serious - but always enjoyable - study of the themes in the Harry Potter series. Read More »

Voldemort named #5 greatest villain in literature; do you agree or disagree?

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The Telegraph has published its list of the 50 greatest villains in literature, and Lord Voldemort was ranked #5! Read More »

Do you collect “Potter” merchandise? Check out this fan’s amazing “Potter” book collection!

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Daniel Muniowski and his fiancée Natalia from Poland have been collecting the Harry Potter books for several years. Together, they have amassed 150 Harry Potter books in 72 different languages and only need 4 more languages to have at least one in EVERY translation (Galician, Azerbaijani, Malay, and Indonesian). Read More »

“This Star Won’t Go Out”: The Life and Words of Harry Potter fan Esther Earl

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Esther Earl was an aspiring author and avid fan of Harry Potter who died of Thyroid cancer in 2010 at the age of sixteen. Read More »