London Calls This 2016

Where to let your inner fanboy/girl out

While CH usually keeps an eye out for hole-in-the-wall places and events when traveling, it’s oftentimes just as invigorating (even cathartic) to let your inner fanboy/girl out in unfamiliar places. There’s perhaps no better city to do this than London, which is hosting an incredible slew of cultural events this year. And we’re not just talking about the biggest one of them all: Harry Potter …

Vale, Alan Rickman

Alan Rickman, the British actor best known for his roles as Hans Gruber and Severus Snape, has died at the age of 69 after battling cancer. Rickman began his career on stage, portraying the manipulative Vicomte de Valmont character in “Les Liaisons Dangereuses”—a role he later won a Tony Award for. A year later, he garnered international attention co-starring with Bruce Willis in the action …

Have Christmas Dinner in the Hogwarts Great Hall

Beginning this holiday season, Harry Potter fans will be able to take part in one of the films’ most magical moments: feasting in the Hogwarts Great Hall. The dinner will take place on 3 December at the original Warner Bros. London film set, which has been used for the movies. A ticket to the event will get you a wand, a two-course Christmas dinner (complete …