Harry Potter Festival in Colombo and Orion City!

Saturday 01 July 2017 to Saturday 19 August 2017
Only a few more adult tickets remaining!

It's been nearly twenty years since the iconic Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone was first published and we're planning on bringing the magic to you! Embark on this magical adventure with us as, at any one of our libraries islandwide. We've arranged a whole lineup of fun events and activities for wizards of all ages!

British Council Library in Colombo 03

Date Description
01 July 2017 Book Reading – Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (Children 09 —16 years): 09.30 a.m. – 10.30 a.m.
  Magic Show (Children 09 —16 years): 11.00 a.m. – 12.00 p.m.
  Trivia/Quiz Evening (Children 09 —16 years): 02.30 p.m. – 03.30 p.m.
08 July 2017 Dramatic Reading – Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Children 09 —16 years): 10.00 a.m. – 11.00 a.m.
  Dramatic Reading – Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Adults): 01.30 p.m. –  02.30 p.m.
29 July 2017 Sorting Hat Ceremony (Adults and  Children 09 —16 years): 09.30 a.m. onwards
  Harry Potter Quiz (Adults and Children 09 —16 years): 12.00 p.m. onwards
02 August 2017 Treasure Hunt (Adult): 10.00 a.m. onwards
05 August 2017 Treasure Hunt (Children 09-16 years) – Group 1: 09.30 a.m. – 11.00 a.m.
Treasure Hunt (Children 09-16 years) – Group 2: 11.30 a.m. – 01.00 p.m.
Treasure Hunt (Children 09-16 years) – Group 3: 02.00 p.m. – 03.30 p.m.
12 August 2017 T-Shirt Painting (Children 09-16 years) – Group 1: 09.30 a.m. – 11.00 a.m.
T-Shirt Painting (Children 09-16 years) – Group 2: 11.30 a.m. – 01.00 p.m.
T-Shirt Painting (Children 09-16 years) – Group 3: 02.00 p.m. – 03.30 p.m.
  Tie Painting (adults): 10.00 a.m. onwards
19 August Harry Potter Festival (Adults and  Children): 10.00 a.m. onwards

British Council Library at Orion City

Date Description
15 July 2017 Magic Show: 01.00 p.m. – 01.45 p.m.
  Face Painting – Harry Potter themed: 02.00 p.m. – 05.00 p.m.
  Harry Potter quiz: 02.30 p.m. – 03.30 p.m.
  Harry Potter ring game: 04.00 p.m. – 05.00 p.m.
22 July 2017 Crossword puzzle competition - Young adults and adults (admission free for members and Rs. 250 for non-members who have not purchased the ticket for the festival): 05.00 p.m. – 06.00 p.m.
  Quiz Night- Young Adults & Adults: 06.30 p.m. – 07.30 p.m.

Tickets (covers all the above Harry Potter themed events at our libraries in Colombo 03 and at Orion City.

Members: Rs. 500
Non-members: Rs. 1000/- 

Please note that there are only a few more adult tickets remaining!

Learn more about our other Harry Potter themed events at our Libraries in Kandy and Jaffna