Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone will mark its 20th anniversary in November this year. The film smashed box office records for highest-opening weekend ever.

Two decades later and Harry Potter is a pop culture phenomenon and the film has since inspired millions of people across the world to fall in love with the magic of the wizarding world.

Today, more than 37 million members make up the official Harry Potter Fan Club and it continues to welcome generations of new fans every day.

In honour of this milestone anniversary, between September and December the Wizarding World invites the fan community to celebrate 20 Years of Movie Magic from Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone.

On September 1, a live digital event will mark Back to Hogwarts Day. More than 1.1 million global fans tuned in last year, and 2021 event is set to be even more spectacular.

“Back to Hogwarts Global Fan Celebration | 20 Years of Harry Potter Movie Magic” is presented by the Harry Potter Fan Club and will be hosted by celebrity DJ and self-proclaimed superfan Yinka Bokinni, with a special guest appearance from Tom Felton.

Yinka will guide fans through an interactive celebration of 20 years of fandom and share breaking news and features that Harry Potter fans will not want to miss.

How and when can you join the livestream?

Tune in to Wizarding World YouTube from 10.30am (BST) on September 1 to watch live or on-demand. 

Fans will also be able to use the new Platform Nine and Three-Quarters Instagram filter, available on Wizarding World’s Instagram channel from September 1.

All ages can enjoy the Harry Potter the celebrations including new exclusive content focused on 20 Magical Moments from the first film which will be released every Wizarding Wednesday. You can expect games, quizzes and secrets from the crew who brought it to life.

Today, the first moment in the series goes live as Mina Lima, the graphic design duo behind Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts, present a behind-the-scenes video offering fascinating insights into how the iconic Hogwarts Letter was created, find it on the 20th Anniversary Hub

The Wizarding World offers something for every fan to enjoy, from getting lost in J.K. Rowling’s original Harry Potter novels, reliving the timeless film magic, through to exploring immersive retail experiences and discovering unique live entertainment which brings the magic to life.

More details will be released about the hotly anticipated ‘Harry Potter’ Quiz Show and a chance to find out which famous faces share your Hogwarts house.

Fans are join the official Harry Potter Fan Club to be the first to get the latest news.