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DiagCon: Tickets for Harry Potter Halloween convention on sale; Tickets sold out in hours for the July dates :: Two new dates have been added in October.

Byline: Bethany Lodge

A magic themed convention is coming to the UK to celebrate all things from thePottersphere.

Tickets for DiagCon, the event celebrating Harry Potter,flew off the shelves earlier this month.

Fans from across the country will unite to celebrate all things magic on July 21 and 22 and tickets sold out in hours.

But fear not - two more dates have been added to the event at Manchester's Printworks in October.

Magical merchandise will be on sale at a Diagon Alley-themed street market, and a snitch tells us there may be a Quidditch pitch to play on too.

Actor appearances are due to be announced for theHalloween-inspired dates.

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Josh Herdman, who played Draco Malfoy's Slytherin sidekick Gregory Goyle, has been confirmed to appear at the July dates, with the rest of the guests to be revealed soon.

The DiagCon website describes the event as "a celebration of The Boy Who Lived and his extraordinary and dedicated fans".

Fancy dress is, of course, strongly encouraged so dig out your Hogwarts scarves, invisibility cloaks and wands.

The final batch of tickets for Saturday, October 27 and Sunday, October 28, go on sale on Saturday at 6pm.

Tickets are priced between [pounds sterling]16 and [pounds sterling]18 and can be bought atwww.diagcon.co.uk/book-now.

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Publication:Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)
Date:Jan 13, 2018
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