In pictures: Harry Potter mania hits Europe

Harry Potter fans around the world continue to be spell-bound by the boy wizard and his adventures.

Hundreds of artefacts, dozens of costumes and props and furniture from all the films are on showcase at the Harry Potter: The Exhibition at Cite du Cinema movie studios in Saint-Denis, near Paris, from now until Sept 6, 2015.

Also, starting April 9, Harry Potter enthusiasts from all over the will be able to attend a four-day live action role play event at the medieval castle made into a close imitation of the College Of Wizardry, at Czocha Castle in Sucha, west southern Poland.

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