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Diagon Alley webcasts coming, along with my live Harry Potter coverage

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This week Universal Orlando Resort is hosting three live webcasts to celebrate its new Diagon Alley area. Be sure to tune in to all three for celebrities and sneak peeks into this eagerly awaited area:

Wednesday, June 18 at 8 p.m. ~ The Diagon Alley Red Carpet Event

Enjoy interviews with some of your favorite Harry Potter film stars as they arrive for the exclusive red carpet preview event for The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley.

Thursday, June 19 at 12 p.m. ~ All Aboard: A Journey on the Hogwarts Express with Oliver and James Phelps

Join James and Oliver Phelps (Fred and George Weasley in the Harry Potter films) as they take you on a journey aboard the Hogwarts Express from Hogsmeade station to King’s Cross Station.

Friday, June 20 at 12 p.m. ~ Behind the Bricks: A Tour of Diagon Alley with Tom Felton and Matthew Lewis

Get a virtual tour of some of the most iconic places within The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley with your hosts, Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy in the Harry Potter films), Matthew Lewis (Neville Longbottom in the Harry Potter films) and Alan Gilmore (Art Director for the Harry Potter films and The Wizarding World of Harry Potter).

You can view the webcasts at www.universalorlando.com/DAwebcasts.

In the meantime, I'll be covering the Diagon Alley media event, including visits to the Cabana Bay Resort, Blue Man Group, and several new CityWalk venues, as well as a VIP tour of the two Universal Parks. Follow me on Twitter at @themeparkwriter and watch my Examiner column to keep up with all the latest news and fun from the Wizarding World of Harry Potter.

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