A Real-Life Wizarding School is Coming to England

Harry Potter fans, your dreams are finally coming true. After years of waiting for a letter from Hogwarts, our time has come. It’s not Hogwarts to be exact, and you’re not allowed to dress up like anybody from the series, but it’s as close as we can get. Bothwell School of Witchcraft is a wizarding school opening up in East Sussex, England. The school is definitely inspired by the world J.K. Rowling created, but is set in a completely different universe and time period.

According to Bustle,

“The castle will be ‘housed in East Sussex’s Herstmonceux Castle, the Bothwell School of Witchcraft will host weekend-long live-action roleplay (LARP) experiences for “students’ who are at least 18 years of age by July 2017. Players will fill out a questionnaire when purchasing their tickets, and their answers will be used to design a character brief for their weekend at the castle. Robes and ties will be provided; wands will not.”

This is a dream come true!    

Tickets for the school are expected to range between £400-£450, which includes all of your meals and a 2-night accommodation. Tickets should launch around March 28th on Kickstarter. Make sure to bring your own wand!


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