• Wizarding culture Falling on the 31st October every year, this holiday is celebrated by both the Muggle and wizarding world. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:26 — 4.1MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Event Because of Harry’s vision before Christmas, (involving Mr Weasley being attacked by Nagini) Dumbledore decides that Harry should start taking Occlumency lessons with Snape so that he will be able to close his mind against the Dark Lord. The sessions take place in Snapes office once a week, and Snape… Read More
• Event Harry, Ron, and Professor Lockhart open the entrance to the underground Chamber. Along the way, Lockhart uses Ron’s broken wand and blasts himself with permanent Memory Spell damage and bringing down a section of the ceiling. Harry, cut off from the others, proceeds to the Chamber on his own where… Read More
• Headlines and advertisements Headline for Rita Skeeter’s article in the Daily Prophet on the morning of the Third Task of the Triwizard Tournament in 1995 (GF31). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:26… Read More
• Diseases and healing Harry Potter had several scars caused by various dangerous situations. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:26 — 4.1MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts… Read More
• Headlines and advertisements Letter published on the Problem Page of the Daily Prophet (DP3) Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:26 — 4.1MB)Subscribe: Apple… Read More
• Character Nearly Headless Nick is the nickname of the ghost of Sir Nicholas de Mimsy Porpington, a wizard who died in a botched execution on October 31, 1492. He was hit forty-five times in the neck with a blunt axe, but a half-inch of skin and sinew remained connecting his head… Read More
• Titles, nicknames, and honorifics Only the “Heir of Slytherin” could open the Chamber of Secrets and control the Basilisk inside (CS9). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:26 — 4.1MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Character Grizel Hurtz is the “Agony Aunt” of the Daily Prophet and one of the experts featured on the Problem Page (DP3). Ms Hurtz advised lovelorn witch Lilith Molesby about the drawbacks of using a Love Potion to force a wizard to be in love with her. She recommended a course… Read More