magic-loving muggles can visit diagon alley and hogsmeade. they can compete in the quidditch world cup. they can even sip hot butterbeer at long last. and now fans of j.k. rowling's enduringly popular harry potter series can try what may be the most immersive experience yet: enrolling at a hogwarts-inspired school in a real castle. the czocha college of wizardry is a fan-created larp event. (for the uninitiated, that's "live-action role playing" ' and it can be very intense). the first gathering took place over the course of four days in november at the polish castle of czocha and included nearly 200 parti***nts from 11 different countries. sofie stovelbaek, 25, was one of the lucky few who got to attend the inaugural session. "it was amazing," she tells people. "it was like being a part of the movies." ****** the polish castle where the czocha college of wizardry is located each player is given a robe, a study book and a tie in their house color when they arrive. they're also cast as a student, teacher or other person at the college of wizardry. "basically it's the same as kids playing harry potter in the yard," says organizer claus raasted, 35. "we just have a little bit bigger kids." nobody gets to be professor dumbledore or lord voldemort, however. in this game, all the roles are brand-new characters inspired by the world of the boy wizard. golden goose francy sneakers "we basically found a blank space in harry potter fiction and filled it up," says raasted. "there is no college of wizardry in rowling's books. we plugged that hole with our imagination." golden goose sneakers sale he adds: "everybody's character is interesting. sofie played one of the leaders of the houses and she had a moment when she got to give a victory speech while accepting the house cup. others had their moment when they summoned the dark lord grindelwald. so everyone has fun."