Tag : Quidditch

Two Muggles Playing Quidditch

2 years ago / 0 comments

Unless you’ve spent the past few weeks hiding under a rock, we all know that there are an endless amount of ‘Give it a Go’ (GIAG) society sessions going on around campus. But which one to choose? Rebekah Chapman and Hannah Cowton decided to check out the Quidditch Society. Rebekah:  … Read More

Gryphon Give It A Go: Quidditch and Harry Potter Society

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Harry Potter is the best-selling book series of all time, having sold over 450 million copies as well as being translated into over 70 languages. It’s only fitting that such an accomplished and popular novel series be granted its own society at the University of Leeds. As a fan of … Read More

Try something new with Adam Le Roux – Quidditch

4 years ago / 0 comments

This week saw me face my biggest challenge yet. So far I had conquered (sort of), korfball, mastered motorsport and done just fine at fencing, but this week’s task was at a different level altogether. Because this was the week that I took a dive into the world of Quidditch. … Read More

Why don’t you just grow up?

4 years ago / 0 comments

University changes people. Some discover a passion they never thought they had, like jazz, swing dancing or quidditch. Others have their minds transformed by the majesty of knowledge, walking the earth with eyes wide open to the beauty of life. Other people become massive bell-ends because they’ve managed to have … Read More

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 win first ever Quidditch match in Leeds

6 years ago / 0 comments

Gemma Woodward Quidditch On Saturday March 16th, the Leeds Griffins achieved victory over Derby Union in the first Quidditch match ever held on Leeds soil. The match was a best of three games, wherein the Griffins beat the Derby team, 110 – 10 and 160 – 20, and caught the … 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

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