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A Taste of Tolkien - Welsh Tolkien Event - Sunday December 11th
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They don't mention the location very well, but this is the address

Buckland Hall
Bwlch, Brecon Beacons
Powys, Wales, LD3 7JJ
+44 (0)1874 730330

http://www.bucklandhall.co.uk/

"An exploration of J.R.R Tolkien’s works, his Welsh inspirations and his influence on others

Buckland Hall, a stunning Victorian mansion in the heart of the Welsh borders, opens its doors on Sunday 11th December, 2011 to celebrate everything J.R.R Tolkien. Learn about the great fantasy writer in front a roaring fire, enjoying a glass of mulled wine in friendly company.

This perfect pre-Christmas evening will provide the chance to explore and celebrate Tolkien’s works; guests will discover how Wales inspired his plots and creations, and hear from contemporary writers on how his work has influenced them.

Guest speakers include: Dr Dimitra Fimi, author of Tolkien, Race and Cultural History: From Fairies to Hobbits and lecturer at Cardiff Metropolitan University (formerly UWIC); Catherine Fisher, highly acclaimed children’s fantasy novelist, author of The Oracle Trilogy, Incarceron and Sapphique, and recently named Young People’s Laureate of Wales; and Stephen Walsh, historical and Tolkien-inspired artist whose illustrations have appeared in Harper Collins’ Lord of the Rings postcard collection and the ‘Middle Earth Collectible Card Game’ by Iron Crown Enterprises.

Entry is by pre-booked ticket only and all tickets are non-refundable. A welcome glass of mulled wine and light supper snacks are included in the ticket price of £16 per person (£13 for Welsh Academy Members). Arrival at 5.30 pm for a 6pm prompt start.

There is an option to stay overnight at Buckland Hall and make full use of the facilities. Accommodation is an additional £35pp (shared room) or £55pp for a private room. The accommodation price includes breakfast the following morning.

For further information or to book a ticket, please contact Nia Harries at Buckland Hall (01874) 730330 or email admin@bucklandhall.co.uk. This event is supported by Literature Wales.
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http://www.theonering.net/torwp/2011/ ... er&utm_source=twitterfeed

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Re: The Harper Insider #4
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The magazine is also only for book buying staff at Waterstones (the only big bookseller chain left in the United Kingdom, hence the exclusivity) and was not available to the general public.


Sorry, we weren't aware of that. It looks just like something that would, and could, be distributed to book buyers in general.

Wayne & Christina

Posted on: 2011/11/17 20:57


Re: The Harper Insider #4
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The magazine is also only for book buying staff at Waterstones (the only big bookseller chain left in the United Kingdom, hence the exclusivity) and was not available to the general public.

Posted on: 2011/11/17 13:52


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Good luck - hope shop successful

Posted on: 2011/11/17 13:47


Telperion Books
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After many years of selling books on various online venues, I have finally started my own independent online bookstore. Telperion Books is my new webstore, where you will find many deluxe, rare, and out of print Tolkien editions. For the remainder of this year, forum members will receive 10% off all purchases using the coupon code TCG10OFF. Thanks for taking a moment to read this, and I hope you will get a chance to visit my site.

- Steve

www.telperionbooks.com

Posted on: 2011/11/16 19:06



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