The Harry Potter studio tours get a festive makeover once more this Winter, with Christmas trees and a seasonal feast in the Great Hall, decorations in Gryffindor common room and snow drifts in Diagon Alley. The beautiful scale model of Hogwarts that was used for sweeping shots over the school will also be looking wintry, with snow and ice effects carefully applied by hand.
There'll be a focus on special effects for this year's displays, revealing how the experts make snow that never melts and flames without fire. The Goblet of Fire will be on display for the first time, 'lit' with flames that change from blue to red. Also looking especially magical will be the replica food in the Great Hall, in particular the flaming Christmas puddings (which burn with real gas flames).