Magical News

The Potions Cauldron Group launches special Pride Cocktail in support of York Pride

Posted on 16th June 2022

The Potions Cauldron Group have launched a special Pride Cocktail ahead of York Pride this Saturday with £1 from each drink going directly to York Pride.Many delights can be found at The Potions Cauldron on the Shambles in York and the latest Special Potion in celebration of York Pride is…

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We're proud members of the Good Business Charter

Posted on 1st June 2022

The Good Business Charter is a simple accreditation which business across the UK sign up to in recognition of responsible business practices.It measures behaviour over 10 components: real living wage, fairer hours and contracts, employee well-being, employee representation, diversity and inclusion, environmental responsibility, paying fair tax, commitment to customers, ethical…

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Managing Director Appointed to help deliver business growth & expansion

Posted on 22nd April 2022

Ben Fry (Chief Enhancement Officer) and Phil Pinder (Director of Wizardry) are excited to announce the appointment of a Managing Director for the Potions Cauldron.Stuart Jarman has been appointed Managing Director Aka; The Great Wizard, for the Potions Cauldron and will take up the post from May 2022.The drinks and…

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Guest bloggers

Posted on 21st March 2022

We love to welcome bloggers and travel writers to our magical venues. Budget Traveller had an amazing time in York, including meeting our Potion masters in the Potion Experience in our Shambles apothecary.If you would like to visit us please email with details of your publication.

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Adopt a Baby Grobblenook

Posted on 15th March 2022

It's official... our Baby Grobblenook statues are in, and they might be the cutest gift in our magical range!The limited edition grey version can be picked up in our stores:The Shambles ApothecaryThe Potions Express at York StationThe Hole in Wand YorkAnd for Wizards who can't fly to our York stores,…

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New Magical Candles

Posted on 15th March 2022

We are excited to announce that our new magical candle range has arrived and is available in our Shambles apothecary and for broomstick delivery from our Magical Marketplace.The candle each burn for 45 hours and come in 4 amazing scents with Broomstick Polish, Unicorn Stables, Enchanted Forest and Cloak of…

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Introducing our magical weather predicting Stormacaster

Posted on 3rd March 2022

Want to know if it will rain before heading out for a magical day?You need our new Stormcaster which will magically predict bad weather, whilst looking delightful in any Wizard abode.Pick one up today in our Shambles apothecary and the Magical Marketplace.Magical Stormcaster (

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Magical Cocktails

Posted on 1st March 2022

Would you love a magical cocktail drink?Our new Magical Cocktails are the ultimate magic potion, a drink which will delight and surprise with a poisonous twist!Wil you choose a Unicolada, Drunken Wizard, Snakes & Ladders or a Poisoned Apple?Each cocktail has double poison and comes to life with the help…

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New Cauldron Cola

Posted on 15th February 2022

World’s First Gargoyle-Crafted Cola Released To Bring Magical Experiences to Would-Be Witches and Wizards This week sees the launch of a brand new magically infused beverage from the wizards at York Potions Cauldron, a sugar-free cola drink that is set to sparkle against the competition. With cola maintaining its decades-long dominance of…

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The Potions Express is now open!

Posted on 31st January 2022

Full Steam Ahead For Spellbinding Potions Experience at York StationThe city’s bustling transport hub is welcoming a new addition to its retail offer from today (Fri 21st January) as The Potions Express opens its shutters for this first time, offering a magical experience to commuters and visitors alike.Rail passengers travelling…

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