Monday, 28 October 2013

HALLOWEEN WEEK: The Harry Potter Studio Tour!


I cannot believe I never blogged about this! But better late than never, right? This time last year* I turned 14 and to celebrate I went to the Warner Brothers studios in London to do the Harry Potter Studio Tour. It was the best day of my life!

The entrance to the studio!


In the lobby.
The Warner Bros logo!
Grabbing some food in the canteen before queuing up for the tour...
Our tickets!
Standing outside of Honeydukes.
Because it was my birthday, I GOT TO OPEN THE DOORS TO THE GREAT HALL! BUT NONE OF THE PEOPLE I WAS WITH GOT A PHOTO OF ME DOING IT! I AM STILL UPSET ABOUT THAT PART.
Snape, Snape, Severus Snape...
Ron's famously bad dress robes.
Alan Rickman's wig.
Ron Weasley's bed.
The invisibility cloak!
Being killed by Deatheaters!

My best friend and I stood in Dumbledore's office.
Sat in the Ministry of Magic.
Gringott's.
THE WEASLEY'S SHOP OMGOMGOMG.
The model of Hogwarts. This is what they used when they showed the whole of Hogwarts in a shot.
Stood outside Hogwarts!
Ollivanders'. All of these have wands inside and they're each individually labelled and packaged.
Signed by the cast!
Me on the Knight Bus.
Outside Harry's parent's cottage. :'( SO MANY FEELS.
The Knight Bus.
We weren't meant to go on the grass but we did anyway...





On the Hogwart's bridge in the exact same spot as Hermione and Harry in one of the shots in the Goblet of Fire.
In the Weasley's flying car!

On my broom!
If you've read/watched Harry Potter, you will know about the chocolate frogs! They are DELICIOUS, so I went out and bought one especially for one of you guys! Want to win it? Enter the Rafflecopter below!

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*Yep that means that today is my 15th birthday! I actually scheduled this post to publish at 1:13am because that's the time I was born. OMG I AM OFFICIALLY 15. RIGHT THIS SECOND. O_O

14 comments:

  1. Happy 15th Birthday Amber! The studio tour was amazing. I entered the Rafflecopter giveaway, that chocolate frog looks amazing :) *licks lips*

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  2. Happy Birthday! I've been to the Studio Tour twice and it is absolutely incredible. The Hogwarts Model in enormous and I think I have about twenty photos just from the Great Hall and Diagon Alley alone. Did you try the Butterbeer? Although it is three pounds a cut it is the best drink ever :)
    Holly x

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    1. Thanks Holly! You've been twice?! Lucky! I took around 900 photos I think, it was sooo hard to choose just a few for this post. And no I didn't try a Butterbeer, I was told it was disgusting :( x

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    2. Haha, I think from the two visits I have about 600 photos, my blackberry needed a media card when I last went so I couldn't take as many as I did the year before, but they were better quality. It is really hard to chose which to share with people as a) they are your own photos, and b) it's really hard to decide which are the best.
      I can't believe someone told you that butterbeer is disgusting - my Mum said she thinks it tastes like Cream Soda which marshmallows on top.
      Holly x

      Here is a link to the butterbeer photo I have - http://hollydaydreamer.blogspot.co.uk/2013/07/harry-potter-tag.html

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  3. Happy Birthday! I'm going there on friday and I'm super excited! Looks amazing and looks like you had a great time :) xox

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    1. Thank you! You'll love it, it's SO cool, have fun!x

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  4. Wow. Amber, you are so lucky. This looks like so much fun, I wanna go! Did you drive there in the flying car? ;)

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    1. But you haven't read the books or seen the movies :o But if you ever get the chance to go, you should. No, I didn't drive there in the flying car, I went on a unicorn, obviously...:)

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  5. Happy birthday, Amber! I went to the studio tour about this time last year, too! :O Great pictures. It is so cool, isn't it?! I fangirled and cried way too much there.

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  6. Happy Birthday Amber!

    The tour looks amazing - I'm dying to pay a visit :)

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  7. I'm slightly late...OK QUITE A WHILE LATE BUT THIS LOOKS AMAZING! Glad you had an amazing time and happy *very* late Birthday! I always stay up until the exact moment I was born too! Haha! Love all the pictures, and the opening the doors to the Great Hall sounds awesome. CAN YOU THINK ABOUT HOW MANY TIMES THE ACTORS MUST HAVE OPENING THEM? I have seen the first two films!

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