With festive events now launching across the country, pantomimes preparing to open and Christmas adverts starting to roll out, the lead up to the Holidays is well and truly underway. In the lead up to Christmas, we will be publishing a series of different themed Gift Guides to help you with your Christmas present shopping and provide some last minute inspiration.
Still looking for some gift inspiration for those Harry Potter and Wizarding World fanatics in your life? Then this latest gift guide will more than have you covered ahead of the big day!
Harry’s Christmas Gift Trunk (Harry Potter Shop UK) (£160.00)
Unbox the magic of Harry Potter this holiday season with this amazing Harry-themed Christmas Gift Trunk!
Resembling the iconic luggage of Hogwarts students, this exclusive trunk is bursting with enchanting Christmas apparel and collectables from cosy knitwear to exclusive Harry themed treasures, each designed to capture the essence of the Philosopher’s Stone and the warmth of the holiday season.
Each Hogwarts Gift Trunk measures approximately 45cm x 30cm x 23cm and features a carry handle and clasp. The Hogwarts school crest is printed on the top of the trunk and features custom initials on the side.
Harry’s Christmas Gift Trunk contains:
- Hogwarts School Trunk
- Knitted Hogwarts Christmas Jumper
- Harry Potter Christmas Pin Bauble
- Harry Potter Christmas Mug
- 3-Pack Christmas Socks
- Chocolate Frog – with authentic film packaging
- Bertie Bott’s Every Flavour Beans
- Bottled Butterbeer
The Harry Potter Wizarding Almanac (Bloomsbury Children’s Books) (RRP £30.00)
An absolute must have new book for Potter fans this Christmas, The Harry Potter Wizarding Almanac is the ultimate, illustrated compendium of wizarding lists, charts, maps and all things magical, and the only official companion to the Harry Potter stories.
Discover magical places, study wand-lore, encounter fantastic beasts and find out about the witches and wizards who lived!
This beautifully designed gift book brings together beloved characters, unforgettable moments and iconic locations from Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone all the way through to The Deathly Hallows. Filled with facts and fun about the Wizarding World, this ultimate magical miscellany is beautifully illustrated throughout in full colour by seven stunning artists and tingling with things to spot on every page.
From incredible cross-sections to magical maps and ingenious lists, lose yourself exploring Hogwarts and beyond.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Gift Voucher
Gift the gift of magic this Christmas with a Harry Potter and the Cursed Child gift voucher and treat a loved one to the dazzling and multi-award-winning theatrical spectacle.
Gift voucher holders can choose the date and seats of the performance they’d like to see and can be used as a whole or part-payment, in conjunction with cash or other Gift Vouchers. Choose either an e-voucher or one of our physical vouchers.
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Harry Potter Quidditch Golden Snitch Desk Clock (FUN.co.uk) (RRP £34.99)
If you’re looking for the perfect Wizarding World-themed accessory to decorate your desk or mantlepiece, then this officially licensed Golden Snitch resin desk clock might just be the ideal gift you’ve been searching for!
Measuring 8.5″ tall x 17.5″ wide, and guaranteed to be a conversation starter, the clock makes for a lovely addition to your home desk set-up, and a thoughtful keepsake gift for your Potter-obsessed loved ones.
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban: MinaLima Edition (Bloomsbury Children’s Books) (£36.00)
Experience the magic of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban with this stunningly illustrated deluxe edition of Harry’s third adventure, vividly brought to life by MinaLima, the award-winning design studio behind the graphic props of the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts films.
Creatively reimagined and brimming with magical delights, the story comes to life with over 190 brilliant illustrations, eight interactive paper-engineered elements, and playful design details on every page.
J.K. Rowling’s complete and unabridged text is accompanied by full-colour illustrations on nearly every page and paper-engineered interactive elements throughout. Readers are invited to explore the Knight Bus, reveal the Grim in a teacup, spin the Time-Turner and more!
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban: MinaLima Edition is a real, must-have keepsake edition for witches, wizards and muggles of all ages this Christmas and an enchanting way to share this beloved series with a new generation of readers.
Final Challenge Chess Set (The Noble Collection) (£299.00)
If you’re a die-hard Harry Potter fanatic, love collecting themed merchandise, and want to own one of the very best collector’s items currently available, then The Noble Collection’s Final Challenge Chess Set is certainly amongst the very best products on the market.
An extraordinary recreation of the chess set featured at the end of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, with beautifully finished solid resin pieces and a detailed die-cast zinc board with plexiglass, the playing board measures approx 20in x 20in (50cm x 50cm), with pieces varying between 2.5in (6.3cm) and 5.5in (12.7cm) tall.
It is of course rather pricey at £299.00, but it’s a truly stunning set for serious collectors and makes a real talking point for any room it’s in.
Hogwarts Legacy (Warner Bros. Games) (Various Prices)
Hogwarts Legacy was without doubt one of the most anticipated games in years (perhaps ever) when it first launched back in February. Thankfully, the game did not disappoint and delivered everything Harry Potter fans could possibly hope for from an immersive, open-world RPG set in the 1800s Wizarding World.
Now available for PlayStation®5, Xbox Series X|S, PC, PlayStation®4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch consoles, the game is set to be among the most wished-for games for Christmas 2023, despite having sold more than 15 million units since its launch.
Beginning as a fifth year, players will embark on a journey through new and familiar locations, explore and discover magical beasts, craft potions, master spell casting, upgrade talents and customise their character to become the witch or wizard they want to be.
Freely roam Hogwarts, Hogsmeade, the Forbidden Forest, and the surrounding Overland area in this outstanding open world adventure, and experience life as a student at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry like never before. Live the unwritten and embark on a dangerous journey to uncover a hidden truth of the wizarding world.
The latest instalment in the stunning Harry Potter illustrated hardcover collection, this Sunday Times-bestselling Illustrated Edition of J.K. Rowling‘s fifth Harry Potter adventure is brought to life in full colour by Kate Greenaway Medal winner Jim Kay and acclaimed guest artist Neil Packer.
As the Order of the Phoenix keeps watch over Harry Potter, troubled times have come to Hogwarts in a year filled with secrets, subterfuge and suspicion. The deliciously dark fifth instalment of Jim Kay’s inspired reimagining of J.K. Rowling’s classic series is an epic artistic achievement, featuring over 160 illustrations in an astonishing range of visual styles.
Prepare to be enchanted once again as Jim Kay depicts J.K. Rowling’s wizarding world with the dazzling artistic alchemy fans around the globe have come to know and love, perfectly complemented by Neil Packer’s own unique and eclectic illustrations, skilfully woven into the heart of the story.
A stunning visual feast of a book, filled with dark magical delights for both long-time fans and new readers alike.
LEGO® Harry Potter™ Gringotts Wizarding Bank (LEGO) (£369.99)
A must have for any LEGO collector, and perfect for some holiday building, LEGO® Harry Potter™ Gringotts Wizarding Bank is a stunning 4,803 piece set bringing to life one of the most iconic and impressive locations in the Harry Potter series.
The set features a highly detailed representation of the bank from the film series and includes the exterior, main banking hall and the underground vault, complete with mine-cart rollercoaster.
In addition, the set includes 13 mini-figures, based on characters from the movie, including Harry Potter™, Rubeus Hagrid, Dragomir Despard, Ron Weasley, Bellatrix Lestrange, Hermione Granger, Griphook, Bogrod, Ricbert, a Death Eater, two Goblin Bankers and two Guards.
The set also includes the Ukranian Ironbelly Dragon which can be placed on top of the building to mirror the iconic scene from the Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows movie.
LEGO® Harry Potter™ Gringotts Wizarding Bank is also compatible with the LEGO Harry Potter Diagon Alley set for those looking to complete their LEGO Harry Potter™ set-up!
Dimensions: Over 14.5 in. (36 cm) high, 12.5 in. (32 cm) wide and 10 in. (25 cm) deep. The 3 models combined measure over 29.5 in. (75 cm) high.
The Woobles – Wizarding World Collection (The Woobles) (£ Various)
Looking for an amazing Wizarding World-themed arts & crafts gift this Christmas! Look no further!
Step right into a marvellously magical world with the new Wizarding World collection from The Woobles. You’ll feel like you’ve been transported straight to the halls of Hogwarts™ or the streets of Hogsmeade™ as you surround yourself with so many supremely spellbinding pals.
More than 250,000 people have learned crochet with The Woobles, and you can be next! Just follow the step-by-step video tutorials that come with each kit. The beginner kits also come pre-started to get you over the first hump.
The pre-started beginner crochet kits work for both righties and lefties, and all Woobles crochet tutorials have both right-handed and left-handed versions.
Once again featuring beautiful illustrations by Jim Kay, A Magical Year takes readers on an unforgettable journey through the seasons at Hogwarts, bringing to life all of the magic, beauty and wonder of the Wizarding World with something new to discover each day.
Each day features a favourite anniversary or meaningful memory from the Harry Potter novels. All around, Jim Kay’s scenic artwork and decorative painter’s marks bring that moment to life in breathtaking detail. Inside, a selection of his most iconic illustrations are joined by previously unseen pencil sketches and preparatory pieces, offering a unique and fascinating insight into the artist’s sketchbook.
A perfect gift to share at bedtime or to make a friend smile, A Magical Year brings together Harry, Ron, Hermione and a host of other beloved characters in a glorious illustrated compendium that readers everywhere will cherish for years to come.