• Event After trying out a large number of wands, none of which seem quite right, Harry is handed a holly and phoenix feather wand: Harry took the wand. He felt a sudden warmth in his fingers. He raised the wand above his head, brought it swishing down through the dusty air and a… Read More
• Streets, alleys, and lanes High Street is the main street in Hogsmeade, down which the Hogwarts students walk to enter the town and on which most of the town’s shops are located (OP25). After Voldemort’s return it became rather gloomy, with some of its shops boarded up (HBP12). Read More
• Wizarding villages Hogsmeade is the only entirely wizarding village in Britain (PA5). According to tradition it was founded over a thousand years ago, around the same time as Hogwarts, by Hengist of Woodcroft as he was fleeing persecution by Muggles (FW, Pm). It’s a picturesque little village of thatched cottages and… Read More
• Event Harry, Ron, and Hermione leave the castle at noon on a mild Saturday in March and walk to Hogsmeade. They buy some outlandish socks at Gladrags as a thank-you gift for Dobby. At 1:30, they meet up with Sirius (who is in his animagus form) at the outskirts of the village… Read More
• Streets, alleys, and lanes • Wizarding places A street intersecting Diagon Alley and Knockturn Alley near Carkitt Market… Read More