Tag : harry potter

Society Profile: Leeds Quidditch and Harry Potter Society

4 years ago / 0 comments

About: A quirky group of hard core Harry Potter fans. Whether you enjoy the book and film series, or you like the idea of playing Quidditch, this society is worth looking into. From national Quidditch matches against other Universities, to weekly board games, this society has enough Harry Potter for … Read More

Griffins Slyther-in For the Win

6 years ago / 0 comments

  Quidditch Leicester Lovegoods v Leeds Griffins Six weeks after forming, the Leeds Griffins Quidditch Team literally snatched victory from Leicester in their debut match on Saturday November 17, winning all three of the games in a ‘best of three’ situation. The Leicester Lovegoods who formed earlier this year are … Read More

Books: New Review: The Casual Vacancy by J. K. Rowling

6 years ago / 0 comments

  How could J. K. Rowling’s first ‘book for adults’ ever be received as momentously as the world of Harry Potter; the world we joined the author in dwelling for so many glorious childhood years? It’s not as though The Casual Vacancy is a petulant little sister tugging on the … Read More

I got 99 problems but a Snitch ain’t one

6 years ago / 0 comments

  On a chilly autumnal afternoon in Hyde Park, magic was in the air as the Leeds University Quidditch and Harry Potter Society met to practise and to prove you don’t have to be a student at Hogwarts to have a go the sport. A cheerful group of fans of … Read More

Soc of the Week 05.10.12: Quidditch and Harry Potter Society

6 years ago / 0 comments

President: Jenny Levitt Activities: Wizard Duelling, Quidditch and Potions Membership price: £3/year When JK Rowling began writing her first Harry Potter book, I doubt the thought crossed her mind that one day, University students around the country would be uttering that phrase, followed by running around with a broom between their legs playing real life … Read More

Top Five: Survival

6 years ago / 0 comments

Alex Minshall prepares the new arrivals in this pick of the top five books for surviving freshers’ week.   1. Lord of the Flies by William Golding Freshers’ week is nothing like being stranded on a desert island with your classmates, but, given the chance, you should definitely take the … Read More