Monday 24th August - Monday 31st August

Put on your most enchanting robes and join our resident wizarding professors for some magical mayhem!

Inspired by the enchanting world of Harry Potter and the film productions which graced Alnwick Castle, experience a fun-filled day of spellbinding sorcery; but remember, be careful who you try and cast a spell on...

These spellbinding Wizarding Week activities are
free with admission to Alnwick Castle, so don’t delay in setting the dates in your diary! Please check the ‘What’s On’ board upon arrival for timings and locations, as these can vary throughout the season.

***Disclaimer- Please note that this event is not associated with or endorsed by Warner Bros. or J.K. Rowling***

***Broomstick Training sessions are allocated by time slots on a first come, first served basis. We recommend arriving at Alnwick Castle as early as possible in order to sign-up for a time allocated slot. This activity is weather permitting. If cancellation does occur, a photo opportunity will be made available within Artisan’s Courtyard.***

Potter Inspired Characters

Monday 24th August - Monday 31st August 

Meet characters inspired by the magical world of Harry Potter and experience a theatrical performance like no other! Costumed Witches and Wizards are especially welcome to witness Potter-Inspired Characters magnificent perfect blend of comedy, mischief and tomfoolery! 

Magical Beasts

Monday 24th August - Monday 31st August

Get up close and personal with some real-life magical beasts in the Artisans Courtyard! Observe and pet an exotic array of fantastical creatures including armoured armadillos, slithering snakes and terrifying tarantulas. This is not for the faint hearted…

Also taking place during Wizarding Week

Broomstick Training

Master a broomstick with skilful assistance and expertise from our wizarding professors. Each class is trained in the basics of levitation, on the very lawn where Harry had his first flying lesson!

Alnwick Castle 'On Location' Tour

Discover the locations where the scenes were shot and hear behind-the-scenes anecdotes with an entertaining expert guide on our 'Alnwick on Location' tour.

Event Dates

The event is taking place on dates highlighted in red.