Tag: Harry Potter

Sport

‘You play Quidditch… so how do you fly?’

‘I don’t care if you fall off your broom as long as you catch the Snitch first.’ If you are a Harry Potter fan, this sentence can only mean one thing: Quidditch. Although most people relate Quidditch with Harry Potter and don’t quite understand how people play it without ‘flying’, it is actually a sport…

Arts

ChristmArts to-do list

Magical Christmas “Christmas is such a consumer season nowadays, but with younger relatives, it is a delight to see the excitement on tiny faces. One of my holiday favourites is one I have re-read many times. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone allows me to imagine myself in the snow-covered Hogwarts grounds. The holiday season…

Film

Norwich Film Fest

The shorts The main draw of the Norwich Film Festival is, of course, the incredible and diverse selection of short film events. With a huge range of competitions, there is something for all audiences. The first showcase was for films funded by Creative England and included gems including Belle & Bamber and Trigga. Local filmmakers…

Features

20 years of magic

It’s 11.55pm. My friend Nadja and I are covered in face paint, exhausted after an hour watching a herd of five-year-old Dumbledores fight over which beard felt the most authentic.  It’s 2007, and Borders books are holding a midnight release party for the final book in the Harry Potter series, The Deathly Hallows. The time…

News

INTO grads’ paradise for Potterheads goes viral

A Harry Potter escape room created by two INTO UEA graduates has gone viral on the 20th anniversary of the magical franchise. In Engima Quest’s  ‘School of Witchcraft and Wizardry’, fans who wish to experience the magical world first hand have an hour to escape from a room by solving a series of Harry Potter…

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