Have you ever wanted to immerse yourself in the world of magic, witches and wizards?
The British Library is currently offering a very magical opportunity to explore divination, potions and discover enchanting creatures.
Harry Potter: The History of Magic exhibition is a unique experience which includes rare books, manuscripts and magical objects from the Library’s own collection that captures traditions of folklore and magic all of which are at the heart of the Harry Potter stories.
Open until 28th February 2018 and in partnership with Bloomsbury, this exhibition also includes original drafts and drawings (on display for the first time,) by J.K Rowling and Illustrator Jim Kay who is responsible for the recent beautiful illustrated editions of the Harry Potter novels.
The Ripley scroll explains how to create a Philosopher’s stone, you can gaze at Sirius in the night sky and there are hand-coloured pictures of dragons, unicorns and a phoenix.
Adult tickers are £16 with child tickets at £8 (children under four get free admission.) A senior ticket is £11 and students only have to pay £8. Family tickets are also available and if you’re already a member of The British Library, you can access this exhibition for free.
For more information on the exhibition and details on how to book tickets and a time slot for your visit, follow the link: https://www.bl.uk/events/harry-potter-a-history-of-magic#
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