UK: Alohomora! Harry Potter exhibition opens on 20th anniversary of first publication

18 октября 2017 г. 17:20

The British Library offered members of the press an exclusive preview of the 'Harry Potter: A History of Magic' exhibition in London on Wednesday, two days ahead of its official opening. The exhibition's debut marks the 20th anniversary of the publication of the first book in the series, 'Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone'. The spell-binding exhibition is the first of its kind to explore the history and traditions behind author J.K. Rowling's beloved books. «This is the first exhibition that is devoted to the mythology and folklore behind the writing of the Harry Potter stories, it's a sort of real magical exploration of the stories that are at the heart of the Harry Potter series,» explained the museum's lead curator, Julian Harrison. The exhibiton includes original documents written by J.K. Rowling along with ancient objects that inspired her stories. The British Library revealed that the exhibition has already sold over 30,000 tickets to eager fans.

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