The Johnson family, from Los Angeles, California, received the once-in-a-lifetime trip to London, and a one-off VIP tour of Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter with James Phelps, after the city’s official tourism body, Visitlondon.com identified them as genuine ‘super fans’ of Harry Potter.
The actor James Phelps, who starred as ‘Fred Weasley’ in the Harry Potter film franchise, has turned a surprise trip to London into a magical experience for a young family of Harry Potter fans.
Fans of London – devised by Visitlondon.com, celebrates the blockbuster events across London this year including The Queen’s 90th birthday celebrations, 400 years of Shakespeare’s legacy, and the world’s first exhibition on the Rolling Stones, EXHIBITIONISM.
The Johnson family was selected by Visitlondon.com after an extensive search across the US.
James Phelps surprised the Johnson children at the home of the film series, Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter, which is celebrating the 15th anniversary of the UK release of Harry Potter and The Philosophers Stone this year.
Speaking about his day with the Johnsons, James said: "I had such a great time with Adam, Victoria and Daniel, showing them around the film sets, telling them stories about when we shot the films and even teaching them a few magic tricks... it’s easy to see how knowledgeable and passionate they all are about Harry Potter, true super fans!
“London is one of my favourite places in the world and fans of Harry Potter can still enjoy so much of its magic across the city."
Chris Gottlieb, Chief Marketing Officer for London & Partners said: “Fans of London is a true celebration of the blockbuster events in London this year, and these films allows the audience to see London through the eyes of authentic and deserving super fans like the Johnsons.
“Whether you’re a fan of the Royal Family, Harry Potter, Shakespeare, or the Rolling Stones, visitors can find so much of what they love in the capital - and in this case, there’s never been a more exciting year to be a Harry Potter fan in London.”
For the chance to win a trip to London go to www.visitlondon.com/fans