Exclusive After Hours Access: When the doors close to the public on the 19th May 2017, Golden Tours customers will be given the chance to attend this extra-special event for a truly incredible experience at Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter. You'll even get the chance to meet actor and sports personality Martin Bayfield, body double for the character of Hagrid.
At this exclusive after hours event, you will be able to admire authentic sets, props and costumes first created during production. Starting at the Cupboard Under the Stairs, the evening begins with a wonderful introduction to the magic in store. Throughout your visit, you will enjoy exclusive extras including an interactive wand combat experience, and fantastic demonstrations from special effects supervisor John Richardson. You will also learn about green screen technology and the incredible animatronics that helped bring the story to life.
From 31st March 2017, a brand new permanent expansion will open at Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter. This is the first time that you’ll be invited to defy Professor Dumbledore’s orders and step into the Forbidden Forest. Home to many magical creatures, you will get the chance to bow to a full size model of Buckbeak and come face to face with Aragog the Acromantula. You will be welcomed through the Hogwarts Gates by one of Rubeus Hagrid’s original costumes, lantern in hand. The Forbidden Forest is filled with 19 trees each with a diameter of over 12 feet.
Wand Combat: A special chance to learn spectacular wand moves with an interactive experience created by Paul Harris, the Wand Combat Choreographer who worked on Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix™.
Encounter the Death Eaters™: Catch a glimpse of the mysterious Death Eaters™ in the shadows of Diagon Alley™ as the lights dim and the music becomes more foreboding.
The Perfect Souvenir: Each booking group receives a keepsake souvenir guide book, signed by John Richardson!
Try a Butterbeer™: The perfect chance to try a cup of frothy Butterbeer™ – this non-alcoholic beverage is reminiscent of shortbread and butterscotch. The event includes a delicious Butterbeer™ in the Backlot café
Full Access to the Studio Tour: Take a look inside the original Hogwarts Express, pose for pictures on Platform 9¾, wander around unbelievable sets and see costumes and props used in the Harry Potter film series. Fly on a broomstick with the amazing green screen experience, see incredible animatronics and witness the unbelievable level of intricacy and detail that went into making the world-famous movie series. Explore Dumbledore’s office, visit the Gryffindor common room, see Harry’s Nimbus 2000 and take a look at a 20 foot model of Voldemort’s snake Nagini.
Return Transportation: Enjoy smooth and easy transport to and from Central London, on our Warner Bros. Studio Tour branded air-conditioned buses with free Wi-Fi on board. Travel in style to this magical and unforgettable exclusive event.