This past weekend saw the annual Tolkien Weekend in Birmingham, UK... where a good time was had by all!
In response to calls for more events around the world the Tolkien Society Seminar for 2007 is happening in two parts, one “up here” and the other "downunder". The seminars are being arranged by the Tolkien Society in partnership with The Cambridge Tolkien Society and Tol Harndor: The Australian Tolkien Society.
The eighth Tolkien Weekend's theme is "70 years of Hobbiton" celebrating 70 years since the publication of The Hobbit. Join in the fun!
If you're in the midwest, you might want to make the trek up to the Field Museum to catch a glimpse of these rare drawings.
The world premiere of Part Two of LEITHIAN, an opera by by Adam Klein, will be presented Saturday, April 14, 2007 at 3 PM and Sunday, April 15, 2007 at 7 PM, at the music hall of St. Michael's Church, 225 West 99th Street, New York City.
The Barnes & Noble on 5th Ave and 46th St. in New York City will be having a limited quantity of The Children of Hurin signed by Christopher Tolkien and Alan Lee.
The world-wide launch will begin on Tuesday 17th April at 10am at Waterstone's Bookshop Picadilly, London.
There's no braving the elements or putting up with hecklers for this line! Just the comfort of your own computer...
Here's the announcement from the official Tolkien Society about Tolkien Reading day... So, how are you celebrating? Me? I've embarked upon reading the entire Histories of Middle-earth...
If you're in Texas, and you're a Tolkien fan, this is the group for you!
If you're in New York, take some time to meet up with other Tolkien fans!
"Tolkien Reading Day encourages the use of Tolkien's works in education and library reading groups, as this year's day falls on a Sunday the emphasis is on families reading together."
Tolkien Reading is just about a month away... if you're in Toronto, here's where to go!
Pick one of two days to enjoy Tolkien Reading Day if you live in the LA area.
It was the Eve of Yule. Rose and the girls had hung swags of greenery across the curved door frames, wreaths of red-berried Holly brightened each end of the mantle. Out in the pantry, the great Pudding sat wrapped in its boiling cloth, a pair of clean-plucked fat geese hung above the sink, sprigs of Rosemary and Thyme scented the air.