Harry Potter: A History of Magic (Preston) #HarryinLancs #BLHarryPotter

Wednesday, 15 November 2017 from 10:00 - 17:00


Until 30 December 2017, visitors will be able to discover fascinating facts about the History of Magic at the Harris Library. Displays will launch simultaneously in 20 public libraries across the UK in tandem with the Harry Potter: A History of Magic exhibition at the British Library in London.

The series of displays across the UK will include specially designed panels which are inspired by Harry Potter: A History of Magic, showing 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. The local connections to magic and folklore will also be showcased by itwems from the Harris library and museum's collections.

This event is free, no ticket required.

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Harry Potter: A History of Magic at the British library celebrates the 20th anniversary of the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, combining centuries-old British Library treasures with original material from Bloomsbury’s and J.K. Rowling’s own archives. Based on the subjects studied at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, this exhibition will showcase material from J.K. Rowling and Bloomsbury’s own collections, going on display for the very first time.