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Don’t miss the first-ever Harry Potter Book Day

Virtual lesson for schools on 12th October 2023!

Write about a magical place, draw Hogwarts and practise spell-casting with Evanna Lynch!

To celebrate Harry Potter Book Day on Thursday, the 12th of October, Bloomsbury has created a headline event hosted by Evanna Lynch (who played Luna Lovegood in the film series), in partnership with Twinkl and Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter.

This special virtual lesson is out now and can be watched, in full, on YouTube.

IMAGE: Harry Potter Book Day Evanna Lynch lesson Part 1

This spellbinding 35-minute video includes:  

Part 1 – Creative Writing Lesson: Unlock the secrets of creating a truly magical setting 

Part 2 – Hogwarts Draw-along: Learn how to draw Hogwarts with talented Harry Potter illustrator, Jonny Duddle 

Part 3 – Spell-casting Session: Master the art of incantations, learning how to cast your very own spells, including Wingardium Leviosa! 

The event, and a bundle of supporting resources provided by Twinkl, have been made available ahead of Harry Potter Book Day to give you plenty of time to plan and make your celebration as magical as possible. 

It is free for everyone – teachers, librarians, booksellers, parents and guardians – to watch and enjoy now, to introduce a whole new generation of young readers to J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter book series as part of the celebrations for Harry Potter Book Day! 

IMAGE: Harry Potter Book Day Evanna Lynch lesson Part 2

Find out more about Harry Potter Book Day on Bloomsbury’s website now.

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Bloomsbury Education publishes an extensive range of books for Early Years, Primary and Secondary that help teachers to teach better and children to learn more. We have the curriculum covered with our classroom resources that make learning more fun, our professional development books that inspire your teaching, and our fiction that aims to get children excited about reading. No matter what stage you're at in your teaching career, Bloomsbury Education has the books for you! Our best-selling authors include Molly Potter and Andrew Jennings (@VocabularyNinja), and our book-banded Bloomsbury Reader series is highly acclaimed.

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