The decisions were NOT easy, mellyn! But, we finally narrowed it down to the three costumes that will receive prizes!
"The Lord of the Rings Motion Picture Trilogy - The Exhibition, the Science Museum's exhibition exposing the secrets behind the making of the hit film trilogy, has welcomed its 100,000th visitor - just seven weeks after opening..."
"To mark the 50th anniversary of the publication of The Lord of the Rings, The Tolkien Society announces a major international conference and convention combining scholarship, celebration and commemoration..."
"It would be impossible to determine which of these rooms would be my favorite. I love them all so much...you could call me biased," Catherine laughs, "My greatest hope through this all is my hope to make all the guests for this Gathering feel as if they are walking into Middle Earth, or at least catching a glimpse of it."
Full Memberships Still Available - and Back on Sale!!! The Gathering of the Fellowship still has a LIMITED quantity of Full Memberships (which include the Wednesday Lord of the Rings Triple Feature) available for sale.
But this convention wasn't just about the Tolkien books and Jackson movies, it had a great flavor of Renaissance Faire mixed in. The Seattle Knights started each morning off with a huge dose of laughter as they performed mock battles among slap stick and typical hardy Ren Faire comedy. And all along the hallways con attendees could find either hands on crafts such as making fairy wings or jewelry or fortune tellers and tarot card reading.
Brian Sibley and Jude Fisher, authors of official guides to the Lord of the Rings films, are to share their experiences of the blockbuster trilogy at the Science Museum in London.
"This year's Marathon Reading will be "The Return of the King" this year, and in addition to the marathon there will be four workshops, a keynote lecture, the DVD movie version of "The Two Towers," a Reception, several drawings in which we give away over $2,000 worth of books and related "Lord of the Rings" merchandise (donated graciously from Houghton Mifflin and New Line Cinema)..."