1998-2017
The great war against Voldemort and the Death Eaters ended with the Battle of Hogwarts in May 1998. Kingsley Shacklebolt became Minister for Magic and the rebuilding of wizarding society began. Heroes of the war, including Harry Potter, were instrumental the reformations of this new era.

This Quidditch World Cup tournament was notable for: the heightened security measures put in place because of the chaos following the appearance of the Dark Mark at the 1994 World Cup; being only the second all-Africa final (Senegal v Malawi); and the arrest of the Senegalese team mascots. (… Read More
As the new Minister for Magic, Shacklebolt takes on the dangerous task of removing the Dementors from the ancient, evil fortress of Azkaban (BLC, Pm). They had been serving as guards there for hundreds of years, a function which allowed the Ministry to maintain some measure of control over the… Read More
The final match in the 2002 tournament was played between Egypt and Bulgaria. After the Seeker Rawya Zaghloul caught the Snitch (Egypt won by 450 points to Bulgaria’s 300), defeated Bulgarian Seeker Viktor Krum announced his retirement from international Quidditch (Pm).  … Read More
The team from Burkina Faso won this Quidditch World Cup tournament against the side from France by 300 to 220. After the excitement of winning died down, Seeker Joshua Sankara relinquished his new position as Burkina Faso’s Minister for Magic in favour of continuing his Quidditch career (Pm). Read More
The final was an exciting three-day long match between the Chinese National Quidditch side and a team from Moldova, eventually won by China (Pm). Read More
The final match of the 2014 tournament took place between the national teams of Brazil and Bulgaria on 11 July 2014. This extremely exciting and emotional match ended when veteran Bulgarian Seeker Viktor Krum caught the Snitch, ensuring that Bulgaria won by 160 points to 70. Read More
The eldest son of Harry Potter and Ginny Weasley takes the Hogwarts Express from King’s Cross at 11 am. After traveling all day, he is transported by boat across the Lake and ushered into the Great Hall. There he is sorted into Gryffindor House, to the dismay of Teddy Lupin,… Read More
James Sirius Potter, the eldest son of Harry Potter and Ginny Weasley, boards the Hogwarts Express on Platform Nine and Three-quarters at King’s Cross and starts his second year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry (JKR:Tw). Read More
By the time that the Hogwarts Express is leaving King’s Cross for the start of her daughter Rose’s fourth year, Hermione Granger has become the Minister for Magic (CC1.5). This had been predicted by Rita Skeeter during her commentary at the 2014 Quidditch World Cup final (Pm). Read More