There’s now a place for you to do your Harry Potter based Christmas shopping


Harry Potter

by Joanna Freedman |
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Now, before we go any further, we’d like to clarify that we’re well aware its July… but here at heat hq we just couldn’t wait to tell you this festive news.

And besides, it’s never too early to get excited about Christmas, right?!

Well, this year, it’s not just Michael Buble, your Uncle Dave and a TV repeat of Love Actually you’ll have to look forward to, as Warner Bros have revealed a veeery special treat they’ve got in store for us.

Yup, you could be spending your ACTUAL CHRISTMAS in the wizarding world of Harry Potter.

Ok, tbh, we’re talking more like an afternoon. But we’re already pretty confident it will be the best few hours of our lives.

Warner Bros Consumer Products (WBCP) and GES (creators of Harry Potter: The Exhibition) have announced they're opening a Harry Potter holiday experience, called 'Christmas In The Wizarding World', where you can shop in a magical environment, sip on a butterbeer or find yourself a wand in Olivanders.

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You can shop like one of the Hazza P cast!

Mocked up to look completely like Hogsmeade village and Diagon Alley, the Christmassy world will be stocked full of Hazza P merchandise – we’re talking robes, sweaters and that Gryffindor scarf you’ve always wanted to get your hands on.

Eeeeek. Now even mere muggles get a magical Christmas!

Speaking to Entertainment Weekly, Senior Vice President of Global Themed Entertainment at Warner Bros Consumer Products Peter van Roden said: "This holiday season, we are excited to introduce new Christmas-themed experiences that further extend JK Rowling's Wizarding World into the lifestyle of our fans and consumers."

The Crimbo shopping experience doesn’t yet have a release date, and at the moment talks haven’t expanded beyond America, but we’ve got our fingers crossed it will be apparating over to the UK very soon.

Until then, we’ll just have to enjoy the TWO new Harry Potter books that are coming out this October. We can think of worse stocking fillers, to be honest.

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