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Inspired by this question, what clubs are there in Harry Potter, overall? This includes both school clubs and organizations, as well as clubs for adult wizards. This includes all media, so film-only clubs are included.

This is separate from the linked question, since it asks for examples from all Harry Potter media, as well as not being limited to clubs to which Hermione belongs.

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    Possible duplicate of What clubs was Hermione involved in? – axelonet Apr 15 '16 at 0:47
  • @Jonah After referring to books for clubs available in Harry Potter Universe, I was unable to find any club which isn't mentioned in the answer to your linked question. So I voted to close the question as duplicate – axelonet Apr 15 '16 at 0:51
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    Astronomy Club, Slug and Bugs Club, chuley cannons fan club, etc. – Adamant Apr 15 '16 at 0:53
  • Related: scifi.stackexchange.com/q/97265/22917 – Often Right Apr 15 '16 at 1:21
  • I even found a Pottermore club (the fan club of Hans the Augerey). This was not mentioned in the other question. Put another way: My answer to this question couldn't be an answer to the other question, but clearly provides some useful information. – Adamant Apr 15 '16 at 2:55
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This covers book clubs and movie-only clubs. There are also video-game-exclusive clubs, which are not included.

Hans the Augurey Fan Club

Liechtenstein cause a serious upset in the qualifying stages by winning the group over China, the runners-up in 2010. Liechtenstein’s team mascot is a gloomy, oversized Augurey called Hans who has his own fan club.

I am certain this is, or was, on Pottermore at some point. Curiously, I cannot find the source on Pottermore. There is a "History of the Quidditch World Cup."

Hogwarts Gobstones Club

Gobstones is a game played with marbles that squirt foul-smelling liquid.

Gobstones is an ancient wizarding game that resembles marbles, the principal difference being that every time a point is conceded, the winning stone squirts a foul-smelling liquid into the loser's face. Players start the game with fifteen small, round Gobstones each (Gobstones are sold in sets of thirty) and the winner must capture all of his opponent’s stones. Though most commonly (as the name implies) made of stone, Gobstones may also be made of precious metals.

Hogwarts apparently has a Gobstones Club

'Does this mean they're going to shut down the Gobstones Club?' one of them asked his friend.

'I reckon you'll be OK with Gobstones,' Ron said darkly, making the second- year jump.

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Official Gobstone Club

Apparently the Ministry of Magic has a national Gobstones club.

'Level Seven, Department of Magical Games and Sports, incorporating the British and Irish Quidditch League Headquarters, Official Gobstones Club and Ludicrous Patents Office.'

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Dueling Club

This was created by Gilderoy Lockhart in an attempt to instruct students in self-defense, prompted by a rash of unexplained attacks.

Lockhart waved an arm for silence and called “Gather round, gather round! Can everyone see me? Can you all hear me? Excellent!

“Now, Professor Dumbledore has granted me permission to start this little dueling club, to train you all in case you ever need to defend yourselves as I myself have done on countless occasions — for full details, see my published works.

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

It was essentially a failure, mainly due to the character of the individual teaching it.

Dumbledore's Army

This organization was created for the purpose of teaching self-defense, but was much more successful than the dueling club. Harry Potter was the leader, with Hermione Granger as the organizer.

'All in favour of the DA?' said Hermione bossily, kneeling up on her cushion to count. That's a majority - motion passed!'

She pinned the piece of parchment with all of their signatures on it on to the wall and wrote across the top in large letters:

DUMBLEDORE'S ARMY

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Charms Club

"Vicky Frobisher and Geoffrey Hooper both flew better this evening, but Hoopers a real whiner, he's always moaning about something or other, and Vicky's involved in all sorts of societies. She admitted herself that if training clashed with her Charms Club she'd put Charms first."

--Angelina Johnson, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Hogwarts Choir

This is a movie-only group.

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Astronomy Club

enter image description here This club was taught by the Astronomy teacher, Professor Sinistra. This is a movie-only club, known only from a poster in the Gryffindor common room.

Slug Club

A group of students favored by Professor Slughorn for the advantages they could bring him.

The afternoon wore on with more anecdotes about illustrious wizards Slughorn had taught, all of whom had been delighted to join what he called the “Slug Club” at Hogwarts. Harry could not wait to leave, but couldn’t see how to do so politely. Finally the train emerged from yet another long misty stretch into a red sunset, and Slughorn looked around, blinking in the twilight.

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Slugs and Bugs Club

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This is another movie-only club.

Chudley Cannons Fan Club

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This is a club devoted to the notoriously unlucky Quidditch team the Chudley Cannons. Another film-only club.

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Another club found only in the movies, presumably dedicating to racing rats.

Art Club for Gryffindor

This club is movie-only, and apparently did drawings of dragons.

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  • I cover the missing content from the new Pottermore in this question The article in question is the second of the twenty-seven articles realised for the 2014 QWC, of which only one is on the new Pottermore. – ibid Apr 15 '16 at 4:52
  • Good! But is it inaccessible? It certainly seems so. – Adamant Apr 15 '16 at 4:52
  • @Jonah - All of the old Pottermore is inaccessible. Lots of the content from it were re-released on the new Pottermore, but not all off it. (They needed to make room for what people really want, like stupid listicles.) Most of the old content is archived in some form or another online. (I've provided links to lots of it.) – ibid Apr 15 '16 at 6:44
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    There is a canonical mention of Chudley Cannon "memorabilia" (in the second Daily Prophet newsletter), but then, that neither implies a club, nor a Hogwarts club. – ibid Apr 15 '16 at 7:18
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    What about sports clubs like the quidditch teams? – Armin Apr 15 '16 at 10:10

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