From lectures on alchemy and stars, to a quiz night and an illustrating course, the British Library has revealed an exciting series of autumn events.
Wed, Jan 20
Sophie Thompson's birthday
Mafalda Hopkirk (DH1)
Thu, Jan 21
Harry visits the prefects' bathroom with the golden egg and solves the clue
Fri, Jan 22
Sir John Hurt's birthday (RIP)
- “Dear Mr. Potter, We are pleased to inform you that you have been accepted at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Please find enclosed a list of all necessary books and equipment. Term begins on September 1. We await your owl by no later than July 31.”
- October 19, 2007 – Dumbledore is revealed to be gay at a reading of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows in New York City.
Did You Know
- Culpeper’s Herbal, a book written in London in 1652 that categorizes herbs and their medical uses, served as inspiration for herbology.