Be Part Of Harry Potter™ Studio Events | Find Out What's On, How To Attend, Visitors Tips And More

Fans of the boy wizard will be enchanted by this tour of the magic that went into translating J.K. Rowling's books onto the big screen. The Warner Bro Harry Potter studio tour houses the best costumes, props, and sets from the movies. But did you know this enchanting experience is elevated even further with a calendar packed with special events? So, are you ready to dine with the Death Eaters, get a lesson in Dark Arts or Potions and ride on the Hogwarts Express?

Why you shouldn't miss Warner Bros Harry Potter™ Studio events?

Harry Potter studio events
  • Participate in exciting wizarding activities - Warner Bros Harry Potter™ Studio events give you an opportunity to not only explore the attractions but also be part of the wizarding world by participating in activities like learning how to do magic, opening your own wizard bank account, shopping for your first day at Hogwarts etc.
  • Experience Christmas at Hogwarts - Hogwarts in the Snow is the extraordinary Christmas celebration at Harry Potter™ Studios. You can dance at the famous Yule Ball and witness your favourite sets decorated for Christmas.
  • Dine like wizards - Dinner at the Great Hall is a once-in-a-lifetime experience where you can relive your favourite Harry Potter trio moments as you savour Hogwarts delicacies.

Events at Warner Bros Harry Potter™ Studio tours

Harry Potter studio events - Diagon Alley

Magical Mischief

Magical Mischief is back at the Studio Tour for its third year, celebrating the behind-the-scenes magic that brought Harry Potter's pranks to life on screen. Guests start in the Great Hall, transformed into the O.W.L examination scene from Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, complete with swinging pendulum and exam desks. They'll witness the chaos caused by the Weasley twins with their Weasleys’ Wildfire Whiz-bangs, suspended from the ceiling, and explore filmmaking secrets like the Invisibility Cloak and flying acceptance letters. Costumes of the Marauders and a cage of Cornish Pixies add to the fun, with visitors invited to find their hiding spots using activity passports.

Event schedule - 20th January – 16th April 2024

Return to Azkaban

Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban with the new 2024 feature at the Studio Tour, offering a glimpse into the filmmaking secrets and beloved sets from the original filmmakers. Dive into the Divination classroom, featuring the original Grim teacup, and learn how the Defence Against the Dark Arts classroom was transformed for the screen. Explore the Knight Bus with its intricate details, experience its motion, and witness The Monster Book of Monsters in action at the Leaky Cauldron. Don't forget to join the search for Scabbers in the enchanting Great Hall, adorned with floating candles and the Hogwarts Frog Choir.

Event schedule - 1st May– 4th September 2024

Dark Arts

Prepare for Hallowe’en at Warner Bros. Studio Tour London with our Dark Arts feature, where iconic Harry Potter sets take on a spookier vibe. Explore the Great Hall adorned with over 100 carved pumpkins floating above a haunting feast, and keep an eye out for the sinister Dark Mark projected throughout the tour. Witness Death Eaters in their authentic costumes and even learn wand combat moves from Paul Harris, the Wand Choreographer from the films.

Note: The Death Eaters' procession may include loud noises and flashing lights.

Event schedule - 13th September– 10th November 2024

Harry Potter studio events - Hogwarts In The Snow
Harry Potter studio events - Gringotts Wizarding Bank

Gringotts Wizarding Bank

Goblins were central to the Harry Potter movies. They famously ran Gringotts Wizarding Bank, which has now become an attraction at the Harry Potter™ Studio Tours. The Gringotts Wizarding Bank was the biggest expansion in the Studio Tours, and the work of original crew members like Oscar® and BAFTA-winning Production Designer Stuart Craig, Construction Manager Paul Hayes and Head Propmaker Pierre Bohanna. You can explore the secrets inside the Lestrange value and walk through the luxurious banking hall of Gringotts. The latter is spectacular, decorated with three crystal chandeliers finished with real brass leaves.

Event schedule - Always on

Harry Potter studio events - Professor Sprout's Greenhouse

Professor Sprout's Greenhouse

Professor Pomona Sprout’s Greenhouse is an exciting experience as it takes you back to Mandrakes and gives you a lesson in exotic and magical plants. Did you know that the Mandrakes' movement in the Chamber of Secrets wasn't CGI but was achieved using animatronic controllers hidden beneath the table? Now you do. Pulling out Mandrakes is a fun activity you can participate in, although try not to get bitten like Draco Malfoy. 

Event schedule - Always on

Harry Potter studio events - Hogwarts Express

Hogwarts Express

Hogwarts Express is the most popular train in the world. Thanks to the Harry Potter™ Studios, you can join the small list of people who have enjoyed a ride inside Hogwarts Express. The train wasn't originally part of the Studios. It was added in March 2015 along with the recreation of Platform 9¾. You can climb aboard the train's carriage and pose as Harry and Ron with a luggage trolley. 

Event schedule - Always on

Visitors tips

  • You can be part of some of the activities and events with your general Harry Potter™ Studio tickets. So make sure you don't miss the golden opportunity to be part of the tribe.
  • Some events like Hogwarts In The Snow and Dinner In The Great Hall are only on for a specific number of days. Plan your visit to Harry Potter™ Studios accordingly.
  • Wear comfortable and appropriate clothing depending on when you visit. You might want to keep yourself warm during December if you're attending the Christmas celebrations.
  • Harry Potter™ Studio events and activities are much sought after and attract tourists from all over the world. Make your bookings much in advance to avoid delays and hassle later on.
  • Harry Potter™ Studio is closed on 25 and 26 December. The weekly timings also vary in winter. Check the studio calendar for precise opening hours while planning your visit.

Book Your Harry Potter™ Studio Tickets and Tours

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Frequently asked questions about Warner Bros Harry Potter™ Studio tour events

Does Warner Bros Harry Potter™ Studio host events?

Yes. Harry Potter™ Studio tours also include activities and special events for all fans and visitors to get an immersive experience of the wizarding world.

What Warner Bros Harry Potter™ Studio events can I participate in on my tour?

At Harry Potter™ Studio, you can take a ride on the train to Hogwarts at Platform 9 3/4, participate in herbology lessons from Professor Sprout in the Greenhouse, open your wizard account with Gringotts Wizarding bank and shop on the streets of Diagon Alley. Two other extremely popular events are Dinner at the Great Hall and Hogwarts in the Snow.

What are the timings of Warner Bros Harry Potter™ Studio events?

The timings of Harry Potter™ Studio events and activities are the same as the opening hours of the studio. The opening time keeps varying, hence check the studio calendar while planning your visit.

Do I need separate tickets for Warner Bros Harry Potter™ Studio events?

No. Warner Bros Harry Potter™ Studio events are included in the reguar studio tickets.

Are Warner Bros Harry Potter™ Studio events worth it?

Absolutely. Participating in Warner Bros Harry Potter™ Studio events and activities gives you a real life experience of how it would be if you were a wizard studying in Hogwarts., something every Harry Potter fan would love to find out!

Where can I buy tickets to attend Warner Bros Harry Potter™ Studio events?

It is recommended that you buy your Warner Bros Harry Potter™ Studio Tour tickets online and in advance to have a hassle-free experience.

Which Warner Bros Harry Potter™ Studio events should I not miss?

Hogwarts in the Snow is the most popular event in Warner Bros Harry Potter™ Studios hosted as part of Christmas celebrations. You can participate in the famous Yule Ball, dine at the Great Hall and explore all your favourite sets decorated for Christmas.