Fw: Press Release (messageboards): Oxonmoot 2010
- Forwarded from the Tolkien Society for anyone interested...JohnOxonmoot 2010
or, "Let's meet in Oxford in September"
24th - 26th September, Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford
A weekend of Talking Tolkien, friendship and Fellowship, academic talks and papers, a fiendish quiz, an Art Show, Merry & Pippins Dance Workshop, a Dealers Room, and Enyalië (act of remembrance at Tolkiens grave).
Oxonmoot is the special event of the Tolkien Society year held on a weekend close to Bilbo & Frodo's birthdays in an Oxford college. There is a range of activities such as academic talks & papers, workshops (see the Call for Papers below if you wish to offer something), new/second-hand and rare book dealers, an art show (with professional and amateur works), plus a quiet area where you can drink tea, fill up the corners and chat with old or new friends. Of course there is also a party including a masquerade (costume is optional) and entertainments. It is a great time for making new friends in the Society. On Sunday there is a wreath laying and short act of remembrance, Enyalië, at Tolkiens grave.
£28 (members) or £33 (non-members), reduced rates for under-16s
until 31st July (add £7.50 to each rate thereafter)
Accommodation and meals available within Lady Margaret Hall College separately
(see booking form for details)
Last date for advance bookings (registration, accommodation and meals)
3rd September 10
As noted above rates rise after 31st July, day rates may be available later.
E-mail enquiries: bookings AT tolkiensociety DOT org
Call for papers
If you wish to present a paper, chair a discussion, run a workshop, or otherwise educate and entertain your fellow Tolkien fans during the day, please contact dte AT Oxonmoot DOT org
Closing date for papers etc is 14th August 10
The Tolkien Society is an organisation which contracts with Lady Margaret Hall for the use of facilities, but has no formal connection with The University of Oxford
Any queries regarding this Press Release should be addressed to: TS Publicity Officer, e-mail publicity AT tolkiensociety DOT org