New York Tolkien Society‘s “Ringbearers’ Day”
Aimed at older readers and so at the weekend, this event takes place on Saturday March 27th at Marymount Manhattan College. Although related to Tolkien Reading Day, Ringbearer’s Day is a celebration of the books Master metal smiths Joe Piela and Jenna Brocious of The Lonely Mountain Forge will be there, plus favorite readings, scholarly discussions, Elvish calligraphy lessons cooking, costume and trivia contests. Tickets can be purchased at the door, and admission is FREE for Heren Istarion members and Marymount students and faculty. To become a member, you can sign up at the door. The first 50 people who purchase tickets, or become members at the door will receive a free collectible “Gollum” poster, courtesy of New Line Cinema.
Details of Tolkien 2005: The Ring Goes Ever On, the conference to mark the 50th anniversary of the publication of The Lord of the Rings in its entirety can be found at www.tolkiensociety.org/2005