Harry Potter Book Day

From Bloomsbury Publishing

Resource type: Event

Price band: Free

Key stage: KS2, KS3

Region(s): All of UK

Harry Potter Book Night – the annual celebration of the magical world of Hogwarts and the iconic Harry Potter series – has been rebranded as Harry Potter Book Day. In 2023, Harry Potter Book Day will take place on 12th October and the theme for this year is Magical Places.

The Harry Potter Book Day website provides a free themed Event Kit to help schools host a successful event. This includes:

  • Posters
  • Templates for invitations and attendance certificates.
  • Ideas for costumes and decorations.
  • Themed games, activities and quizzes.

Cost: Free.

About Bloomsbury Publishing: Bloomsbury Publishing is an award-winning independent publishing house with offices in London, New York, New Delhi, Oxford and Sydney. It has a number of publishing divisions that cover adult, children’s and academic books.

Further resources:

  • Sign up for the Harry Potter Day Virtual Lesson. Hosted by Evanna Lynch (aka Luna Lovegood), the free virtual lesson (available to view from 28th September for planning purposes) includes a creative writing session, a spell-casting class and a Hogwarts Draw-along with Harry Potter illustrator Jonny Duddle. Free supporting resources from Twinkl also available to download from Thursday 28th September.
  • Add your Harry Potter Book Day event to the dedicated Event Map and be part of the global celebrations.
  • Find more Harry Potter games, activities, videos and discussion guides from Bloomsbury Publishing here.

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