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

Friday, 9 March 2018 from 10:00 - 17:00


Until September 16th 2018, visitors will be able to discover fascinating facts about the History of Magic at Lancaster City Museum. Displays have been launcheed 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.This event is free, but booking is required

This is one of a 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 items from local Lancashire library collections.

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.

For more information, please contact us

Location: Lancaster City Museum, Market Square, Lancaster, LA1 1HT

Organizer: Lancaster City Museum