Harry Potter themed activities
Supporting the BID City Centre Wizarding world of Wands event.
Stoke on Trent City Centre BID is bringing a dazzling installation of Wizarding World Wands to Hanley from the 21st to the 27th March. The wands will tour four UK locations including Stoke-on-Trent in celebration of the release of Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore, in cinemas on 8th April 2022.
Installation consists of nine 15ft-tall wands representing nine beloved characters from Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts films.
The four chosen cities – Hull, Birmingham, Stoke-on-Trent and Reading – were voted for by the public and will each host the exciting installation for seven days.
Standing 15 feet tall and set within concrete bases, the nine wands – bringing to life those belonging to some of the favourite characters in the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts films – will illuminate each evening, performing a light show to the thrilling music from the Fantastic Beasts and Harry Potter films.
Polly Cochrane, Country Manager WarnerMedia UK & Ireland, says, “We are delighted that this stunning installation will be touring for the first time next month and the magic will be shared with even more fans. Following a nationwide vote, it’s exciting to know that we’re bringing the wands to the biggest Wizarding World fans across the UK as we celebrate the upcoming release of Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore.”
Activities at the centre
Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th March, 10am to 4pm
Take part in an enchanting workshop, where we travel into the world of witches and wizards!
Children can have fun making Harry Potter bookmarks, glasses and ties.
Or why not let them make their own broomstick pencil, which they can use to write their very own stories!
Potion making activity
Let the kids have a go at making their own potion with the mocktail potion bar.