Bloomsbury Publishing together with Bolton Library and Museum Services and primary schools from across Bolton achieved the record of largest gathering of people dressed as Harry Potter this Friday, 23th of June.

The event was organized as part of the celebrations of Philosopher’s Stone’s 20th anniversary and has already been established by Guinness Book.

The gathering occurred at Smithills Hall and counted with the presence of 676 students, beating the previous record of 521 people that was reached at March 5, 2015.

The 20º anniversary of Harry Potter and the Phillopher’s Stone is on June 26th and Bloomsbury has announced that we can expect a lot more of magical surprises.