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A staggering two decades have now passed since the release of the first Harry Potter book but Newcastle will he helping to keep the magic going strong as the city hosts a new exhibition inspired by the schoolboy wizard.

The City Library is to host a Harry Potter-inspired exhibition
The City Library is to host a Harry Potter-inspired exhibition

From Friday, October 20, visitors to the City Library will be able to discover fascinating facts about the History of Magic with the new display launching simultaneously in 20 public libraries across the UK in tandem with the Harry Potter: A History of Magic exhibition at the British Library in London.

The series of displays across the UK will include specially designed panels which are inspired by Harry Potter: A History of Magic, showing images of rare books, manuscripts and magical objects featured in the British Library’s exhibition, as well as images of material from J.K. Rowling and Bloomsbury’s own collections.

Read about the library collection.

Source : http://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/local-news/north-east-news-live-latest-13779436

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