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Published: 28th October 2015

Harry Potter Spotting

This half term have some fun being a Harry Potter Spotter for the chance to win family tickets to the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London and more great Harry Potter prizes.


To celebrate a new, beautifully illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone twelve of the illustrations from the book have been framed and hidden in 12 museums all over the UK and Ireland (see the list below).


Sam at Hampton Court Harry Potter Spotting

Click here to see some Potters already ‘spotted’


Using the clues you can find here:





a) hunt down the print

b) photograph it

c) tweet it with #HarryPotterSpotter & tag @KidsBloomsbury & the museum


on Instagram tagging @BloomsburyPublishing & the museum


and you’re in with a chance of winning…



Harry Potter Spotting2


The great thing is all the illustrations are hidden in free museums or free to access areas of paid entry museums, so it’s the one thing you can do this half term that won’t break the bank!


These are the museums taking part:


Museum of London

The Beamish Museum, Co Durham

Derby Museum and Art Gallery

National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin

Museum of Childhood, Edinburgh

Falmouth Art Gallery, Cornwall

River & Rowing Museum, Henley

V&A Museum of Childhood, London

Manchester Museum

Norwich Castle

Hampton Court Palace, Surrey

The Egypt Centre, Swansea


You can find full details of the competition and all terms and conditions here


Good luck and get spotting!



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