The following is a copy of a mail from Malcolm Lindley
“Edge of the Wild” our annual Tolkien-inspired Art Exhibition will take place 14th – 16th August 2010 at The Redesdale Hall, Moreton-in-Marsh, Glos. It is Free Admission and open between 9 and 5 each day. Attending will be the Tolkien artists: Ted Nasmith, Ruth Lacon, Jef Murrray and Peter Pracownik, with their new Tolkien works on display, alongside an exhibition of Tolkien artifacts, letters and photographs – and an original drawing by JRR Tolkien – discovered during the process of research for the biography of Hilary Tolkien. The Dealers Room will have books, memorabilia, music, swords and clothing, candles, waistcoats, other talented Tolkien artists, bow-making, and much more.
We shall also have a Preview Party on Friday 13th August from 7pm until late. This is ticketed, and each ticket admits TWO people. Please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org with number of 2 person tickets you’d like and an address to send them to. I will put them in the post this week along with a Programme of Events. There will be complimentary drink and nibbles at the Preview Party, and we will have eagles from the Cotswold Falconry in attendance.
During the Exhibition there will be talks and presentations by the artists and others, and Chloe from Midnight Storytellers will be give us powerful tales. On Saturday at 4.30 (in a change to the printed Programme) there will be an auction. On Sunday, there is the masquerade and quiz. Also there will be extra events after “close”, so early Sunday evening there is a performance from Tinkerscuss – A collaboration of Anglo-Celtic music and tales in the Hall. Saturday evening there will be a Smial Meal at The MarshMallow. This will need to be pre-booked, so please email me and I shall send out the menu options and take the booking. I anticipate sending the menu options later this week.
Whether you are visiting for the day or staying over for the lot, there is loads to see and do at the Exhibition. Moreton-in-Marsh has many hotels, B&B’s and 2 camp sites. The Exhibition is in the heart of Tolkien’s Shire as nearby you can visit the Four Shires Stone - used as basis for Three Farthing Stone in The Shire, and the Rollright Stones - upon which The Barrow Downs were based.
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Cotswold Business Village
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