Harry Potter and the History of Magic

this event/exhibition has ended

03/03/2018 – -16/09/2018

This is one of a series of displays across the UK, launched in tandem with the exhibition in the British Library, celebrating the 20th anniversary of the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. 

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Display panels are inspired by Harry Potter: A History of Magic and based on subjects studied at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. They show images of rare books, manuscripts, and magical objects featured in the British Library’s exhibition, as well as images of material from J.K. Rowling and Bloomsbury’s own collections. Also included are objects from our own collection with local connections to magic and folklore. 

Have you ever wanted to delve into Divination, ponder the peculiarities of Potions and discover enchanting creatures? While our exhibition has now ended, you can still explore the wonderful history of magic through the British Library online https://www.bl.uk/a-history-of-magic 


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