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Tolkien 2019

Sep 22, 2018
2018/9/22 17:01:57 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia

I'll be posting an actual (quite late at this point!) announcement for the event next year in Birmingham, but as I've just booked for myself I am curious who else here will be attending? Sharing your tentative plans is fine as well, but I would love to meet up with any (or all!) of you there.

It is also possible that the BNF exhibit for Tolkien will coincide. Fingers crossed, as I could be able to swing by Paris for a day while over the Atlantic, much easier than a separate trip which would be unlikely.
Sep 22, 2018
2018/9/22 22:08:10 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
I should be there.
You can book rooms at the main hotel now too.
Sep 23, 2018
2018/9/23 3:48:37 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
I've booked as well.
Sep 23, 2018
2018/9/23 17:42:48 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
Deagol - having some small trouble with the hotel website now (when I get to "check availability" for that location and dates, it tells me the website is temporarily unavailable). Not a big deal at this early date.

Question - is there an event code/discount rate for hotel rooms for this event? Will there be (have there been for previous events)?
Sep 23, 2018
2018/9/23 18:11:29 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
Their website is down for me too, but I seem to be able to book via sites like hotels.com and booking.com.
No discount code unfortunately.
Maybe make a booking but with the option to be able to cancel in the future. That way, if the price drops later on you can book a room at the lower price and cancel the other booking. Hope that makes some sense?
There are lots of hotels within easy walking distance at a wide range of prices, so something to suit all pockets.
Sep 23, 2018
2018/9/23 19:52:06 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
Thanks Deagol! I'll get something booked straight away.
Jul 6, 2019 (edited)
2019/7/6 10:17:23 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
Until now I was quite sure NOT to be in Birmingham this summer. There is an other pleasant (but unfortunately expensive) event in September:
I'm getting married (some pics of our touched up invitation as a small impression)
And as her wedding present I've got the trip and tickets for Tolkien 2019 from my fiancée - that's so fantastic!!!
Would be happy to meet you there...(in Birmingham, not on my wedding...)

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Jul 6, 2019
2019/7/6 15:00:34 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
Looking forward to seeing you, and good luck with the wedding
Jul 6, 2019
2019/7/6 20:54:17 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
Those invitations and materials look great - Congrats on the upcoming wedding!
Jul 7, 2019
2019/7/7 2:39:09 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
Beautiful and congrats!!
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