31 October 2011: Was announced as a scheduled date for the general public opening of Pottermore, a Harry Potter companion website that had earlier opened to beta users. It was later announced that the site would be opened to the public at an indefinite date.
February 2012: The J. K. Rowling Official Site is taken down, save a single page announcement, pending a major redesign. The site was later relaunched in spring of the same year.
20 March, 2012: Jamie Waylett is sentenced for two years in jail for taking part of the 2011 London riots.
31 March, 2012: The Warner Bros. Studio Tours The Making of Harry Potter is opened Worldwide in Leavesden, Hertfordshire, with members of the cast and crew going to Leavesden for the Grand Opening.
14 April, 2012, beta registry ended on Pottermore and it was opened to the public for registration.