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  • BBC News: Harry Potter fans warned after near misses on Glenfinnan Viaduct


    Viewable only on Library premises http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-highlands-islands-39976271
  • Birmingham Mail: A Harry Potter film marathon is happening in Birmingham


    Viewable only on Library premises Archived date: 2017-05-30 http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/whats-on/whats-on-news/harry-potter-film-marathon-happening-13018986
  • Birmingham Mail: Most valuable Harry Potter books: Some titles have been selling for a LOT of money - do you own one of them?


    Viewable only on Library premises Archived date: 2017-06-02 http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/midlands-news/harry-potter-valuable-books-auction-11792273
  • Booksandbakes1: 20 Years Of Harry Potter


    Viewable only on Library premises https://booksandbakes1.wordpress.com/2017/06/02/20-years-of-harry-potter/comment-page-1/
  • Buxton Advertiser: Magical day at Derbyshire’s first Harry Potter themed event


    Viewable only on Library premises http://www.buxtonadvertiser.co.uk/news/pictures-magical-day-at-derbyshire-s-first-harry-potter-themed-event-1-8589617
  • Daily Express: Voldemort: Origins of the Heir movie trailer


    Viewable only on Library premises Archived date: 2017-05-30 http://www.express.co.uk/entertainment/films/810891/Voldemort-Origins-of-the-Heir-Harry-Potter-prequel-Tom-Riddle
  • Daily Mail: Harry Potter and the burglars of Birmingham: JK Rowling appeals for return of 'extremely valuable' prequel after thieves stole £25,000 work that she handwrote on a postcard


    Viewable only on Library premises http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4498904/Handwritten-Harry-Potter-prequel-worth-25-000-stolen.html
  • Daily Mail: Harry Potter books are all very good, Theresa May tells pupil


    Viewable only on Library premises Archived date: 2017-05-24 http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/pa/article-4511842/Harry-Potter-books-good-Theresa-May-tells-pupil.html
  • Family traveller: 5 magical ways to celebrate Harry Potter’s 20th anniversary


    Viewable only on Library premises Archived date: 2017-05-26 https://familytraveller.com/destinations/uk/celebrate-harry-potters-20th-anniversary/
  • For Reading Addicts: 20th Anniversary Edition for Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone


    Viewable only on Library premises Archived date: 2017-05-23 http://forreadingaddicts.co.uk/childrens-literature/20th-anniversary-edition-harry-potter-philosophers-stone/16891
  • Get Surrey: Harry Potter and the Philosopher Stone is nearly 20 years old and some first edition books are now


    Viewable only on Library premises Archived date: 2017-06-08 http://www.getsurrey.co.uk/news/surrey-news/harry-potter-philosopher-stone-nearly-13142088
  • Guardian, The: Harry Potter's 20th birthday to be marked with British Library show


    Viewable only on Library premises Archived date: 2017-06-28 https://www.theguardian.com/books/2016/aug/08/harry-potters-20th-birthday-to-be-marked-with-british-library-show
  • Harry Potter and the £20k typo: One of 500 Philosopher's Stone first editions with rare mistake is to be auctioned in London


    Viewable only on Library premises Archived date: 2017-05-26 http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3733950/Harry-Potter-20k-typo-one-500-Philosopher-s-Stone-editions-rare-mistake-auctioned-London.html
  • HuffPost: 24 'Harry Potter' Superfans Share The Stories Behind Their Magical Ink


    Viewable only on Library premises http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/harry-potter-tattoos_us_592716e3e4b061d8f8202cc1
  • HuffPost: Reading Harry Potter Actually Makes You A Better Person


    Viewable only on Library premises http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/harry-potter-benefits_us_5936b4b7e4b0099e7faf3223
  • Independent, The: Harry Potter: Warner Bros. give blessing to Voldemort-centred fan film


    Viewable only on Library premises Archived date: 2017-06-02 http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/films/news/harry-potter-fan-film-warner-bros-voldemort-origins-of-the-heir-a7766346.html
  • Internation Business Times: Calling all Harry Potter fans - a wizarding-themed pub is going to open in London


    Viewable only on Library premises Archived date: 2017-06-02 http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/calling-all-harry-potter-fans-wizarding-themed-pub-going-open-london-1624164
  • Irish Times, The: Still under the spell of Harry Potter


    Viewable only on Library premises http://www.irishtimes.com/culture/books/still-under-the-spell-of-harry-potter-1.3104544
  • Libraries Taskforce: How will you mark 20 years since Harry Potter appeared?


    Archived date: 2017-06-16 https://librariestaskforce.blog.gov.uk/2017/06/12/how-will-you-mark-20-years-since-harry-potter-appeared/
  • Mashable: Bloomsbury launches new Harry Potter editions to show your house pride


    Viewable only on Library premises http://mashable.com/2017/05/30/bloomsbury-harry-potter-house-editions/#pBy3vwagTmq0
  • Mashable: Get ready for the 'Harry Potter' book club you've always dreamed of


    Viewable only on Library premises http://mashable.com/2017/05/06/pottermore-harry-potter-book-club/#hNFKtnO5LmqR
  • Mirror: 15 amazing Harry Potter facts as the best-selling book celebrates its 20th anniversary


    Viewable only on Library premises http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/15-amazing-harry-potter-facts-10604433
  • Mirror: A new plastic £10 note is entering circulation later this year and it's a real treat for Harry Potter fans


    Viewable only on Library premises http://www.mirror.co.uk/money/new-plastic-10-note-entering-10520824
  • Mirror: Harry Potter fans 'dicing with death' to get pictures of Hogwarts Express train


    Viewable only on Library premises Archived date: 2017-05-23 http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/harry-potter-fans-dicing-death-10457836
  • Mirror: Harry Potter is 20 years old - and the boy wizard is worth a staggering £19billion


    Viewable only on Library premises http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/harry-potter-20-years-old-10560169
  • Mirror: What happened when the Harry Potter spell was broken? What the young stars are doing now


    Viewable only on Library premises http://www.mirror.co.uk/3am/celebrity-news/what-happened-harry-potter-spell-10604114
  • NYMR: North York Moors Historical Railway Trust - Harry Potter 20th Anniversary


    Viewable only on Library premises Archived date: 2017-06-16 https://www.nymr.co.uk/Event/harry-potter-20th-anniversary
  • Nerdist: Fan-Made HARRY POTTER Prequel Explores Voldemort’s Origin Story


    Viewable only on Library premises http://nerdist.com/fan-made-harry-potter-prequel-explores-voldemorts-origin-story/
  • Nerdist: HARRY POTTER’s Getting 20th Anniversary Hogwarts House-Themed Covers


    Viewable only on Library premises http://nerdist.com/harry-potter-philosophers-stone-getting-20-anniversary-house-themed-covers/
  • Official London Theatre: Harry Potter Broadway premiere confirmed


    Viewable only on Library premises Archived date: 2017-06-06 http://www.officiallondontheatre.co.uk/news/latest-news/article/item393146/harry-potter-broadway-premiere-confirmed/
  • Official London Theatre: New Harry Potter images released


    Viewable only on Library premises Article about news actors for the play 'Harry Potter and ... Archived date: 2017-05-26 http://www.officiallondontheatre.co.uk/news/latest-news/article/item394420/new-harry-potter-images-released/
  • Refinery29: Harry Potter 20 Year Anniversary Edinburgh Guide


    Viewable only on Library premises Archived date: 2017-06-09 http://www.refinery29.uk/2017/02/138872/harry-potter-20-year-anniversary-edinburgh
  • Teachwire: Harry Potter 20th Anniversary – 13 Of The Best Teaching Resources


    Viewable only on Library premises Archived date: 2017-06-09 https://www.teachwire.net/news/harry-potter-20th-anniversary-6-of-the-best-teaching-resources
  • Teenvogue: Pottermore Announces Official 'Harry Potter' Book Club


    Viewable only on Library premises http://www.teenvogue.com/story/pottermore-announces-official-harry-potter-book-club
  • Telegraph, The: JK Rowling apologises for killing Snape


    Viewable only on Library premises Archived date: 2017-05-20 http://www.telegraph.co.uk/books/what-to-read/jk-rowling-apologises-killing-snape/
  • Telegraph, The: Theresa May reveals she is a Harry Potter fan - and that she has read all the books


    Viewable only on Library premises Archived date: 2017-05-20 http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/05/16/theresa-may-reveals-harry-potter-fan-has-read-books/
  • Telegraph, The: Why Harry Potter fans will like the new Bank of Scotland £10 note


    Viewable only on Library premises Archived date: 2017-05-31 http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/05/29/harry-potter-fans-will-like-new-bank-scotland-10-note/
  • Telegraph, the: JK Rowling tells fans not to buy £25,000 Harry Potter prequel stolen in burglary


    Viewable only on Library premises Archived date: 2017-05-19 http://www.telegraph.co.uk/books/news/harry-potter-prequel-worth-25000-stolen-burglary/
  • Toledo Mud Hens News: Cast a spell at Harry Potter 20th Anniversary Night


    Viewable only on Library premises https://www.milb.com/mud-hens/news/cast-a-spell-at-harry-potter-20th-anniversary-night/c-233522590/t-196097308
  • Welwyn Hatfield Times: Free Harry Potter party in Hatfield


    Viewable only on Library premises Party to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the first Harr... Archived date: 2017-06-03 http://www.whtimes.co.uk/news/free-harry-potter-party-in-hatfield-1-5043430
  • What culture: 10 Craziest Harry Potter Fan Theories


    Viewable only on Library premises http://whatculture.com/books/10-craziest-harry-potter-fan-theories?
  • Wishes, Hopes and Dreams: Harry Potter 20 Year Anniversary


    Viewable only on Library premises Archived date: 2017-06-09 http://wisheshopesdreams.co.uk/2017/05/harry-potter-20-year-anniversary/
  • Yorkmix: Magic! Harry Potter shop opens on the real Diagon Alley – Shambles in York


    Viewable only on Library premises Archived date: 2017-05-30 https://www.yorkmix.com/shopping/magic-harry-potter-shops-opens-real-diagon-alley-shambles-york/
  • Young Theatre: Review: Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone in Concert, The Royal Albert Hall


    Viewable only on Library premises https://www.ayoungertheatre.com/review-harry-potter-and-the-philosophers-stone-in-concert-the-royal-albert-hall/
  • hypable: 'Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone' 20th Anniversary Edition review


    Viewable only on Library premises http://www.hypable.com/harry-potter-philosophers-stone-20th-anniversary-edition-review/