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Newsletter – April 2014

Brisbane Tolkien Fellowship has proudly donated $2500 to the Pyjama Foundation from our fundraising. Supa Nova Gold Coast Second Breakfast Club. Lunch at Proudfoot’s Pearls Donation Supa Nova Gold Coast was another fun time. Thank you to our stall helpers who gave up their time to help. We had a Dwarf and Hobbit on site…

“Hope”: Brisbane Tolkien Reading Day.

  The Brisbane Tolkien Fellowship celebrated International Tolkien Reading Day at The Logan North Library on Saturday 22nd March. This year’s theme for the event was “Hope”. The group presented a 2 hour program in an informal atmosphere, including readings from J.R.R. Tolkien’s Stories, Songs, poems and a comedy costume romp. (program videos at bottom…


THE THEME FOR THIS YEAR IS “HOPE”. The Brisbane Tolkien Fellowship will be celebrating, Tolkien Reading Day on Saturday, March 22, at The Logan North Library, from 11:00 a.m. On 25 March fans of The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and the works of J.R.R. Tolkien will join together in a worldwide celebration of…

Brisbane Tolkien Fellowship – March

This year we are hoping to reach more people who love the World of Tolkien, the books, the movies and all things associated. March is Silmarillion Month SECOND BREAKFAST CLUB: The March theme is “The Silmarillion”. We cordially invite you to join us at The Coffee Club, Milton to discuss topics about J.R.R. Tolkien’s World….

Sets from the Desolation of Smaug movie

Here are some pics I found of the movie sets. The first two are of the Silvan Elves set.     and finally Beorn’s house complete with a Peter Jackson standee All pics pinned by Iida Silvennoinen on the sceneography site

Brisbane Tolkien Fellowship – February 2014

Second Breakfast Club: We cordially invite you to join us at The Coffee Club, Milton to discuss topics about J.R.R. Tolkien’s World. Our next discussion group will be on the 23rd February, 11:00 a.m. The Topic for discussion is “The Elves of Middle-earth” This is our monthly “Second Breakfast” meet up at the Coffee Club…

Fan art from the people who love Middle Earth

With the second Hobbit movie being out over a month now the net is abuzz with what has been is the same as the book and what is different, how will the series end. But if you look a little deeper you will find a lot of fans of Middle Earth who love all of…

Stay in a hobbit hole

Ali Alto tells me, the Hobbit Hotel can be found in Woodlyn Park in New Zealand. This looks to be a way to fulfil your Middle Earth dreams. You can stay in one of the two hillside rooms here in the photos.

Middle Earth Address

Ever since I was young, when I had first heard the Tolkien radio plays, I had longed to live in the idillic world of Middle Earth. Alas, the stories of Bilbo are only a fantasy and the fun filled land of hobbits is just a dream. Only today I find out that I could live…

Desolation of Smaug movie poster – China

Check out the movie poster from the Desolation of Smaug for the China release.