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Re: Fw: Tolkien residential weekend Birmingham 2007

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  • Lynn Maudlin
    oooh, that would be lovely-- if I recall correctly, there an AGM some years back, based at the Plough and Harrow... it was wonderful. -- Lynn -- ...
    Message 1 of 2 , Sep 5, 2007
      oooh, that would be lovely-- if I recall correctly, there an AGM some
      years back, based at the Plough and Harrow... it was wonderful.

      -- Lynn --

      --- In mythsoc@yahoogroups.com, Edith Crowe <Edith.Crowe@...> wrote:
      > FYI, all...
      > Corresponding Secretary of the Mythopoeic Society
      > ----- Forwarded by Edith Crowe/SJSU on 09/05/2007 03:46 PM -----
      > Maggie_Burns@...
      > 09/05/2007 09:10 AM
      > To
      > correspondence@...
      > cc
      > VWi8327963@...
      > Subject
      > Tolkien residential weekend Birmingham 2007
      > Dear Edith Crowe,
      > I hope it is all right to contact you about this, Doug Anderson
      > suggested that you might know people who would be interested.
      > I am one of the organisers of the yearly Tolkien Weekend in
      > Birmingham which you may have heard of. This takes place
      > in May at Sarehole Mill and on the river-meadow adjoining it
      > in south Birmingham. There are usually various activities; some
      > of them specifically about J. R.R. Tolkien and his youth in
      > Birmingham, and some of general interest such as a country
      > market, archery practice, and woodcarving.
      > Because this is very popular we have decided to organise
      > a residential weekend in November devoted wholly to the
      > writings of J.R.R. Tolkien and the Birmingham he knew. This
      > will take place 9th-11th November, based at the Plough and
      > Harrow Hotel in Edgbaston. J.R.R. Tolkien stayed there with
      > his wife Edith in 1916 before leaving for the war in France; those
      > who book early will have their names entered in a draw, the first
      > to be taken out will be allocated the room used by J.R.R. and
      > Edith Tolkien during their stay.
      > For more information see
      > http://www.shireproductions.co.uk/news.htm
      > or email GilraenBham@...
      > We would be very grateful if you could pass this on to anyone
      > whom you think might be interested. We could send leaflets if
      > these would be of use.
      > Thank you, and I hope we may meet sometime,
      > Best wishes,
      > Maggie Burns
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