Tolkien Week Celebrations 2014

Fellowship Unites for Children’s Literacy

The Brisbane Tolkien Fellowship are a group of passionate fans who work to
share their love of all things Tolkien with the community, while raising funds for
children’s literacy charity The Pyjama Foundation.

The Fellowship are bonded by their love for author J.R.R Tolkien’s collected works,
which include classics such as The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings Trilogy.

The Fellowship regularly host presentations, parties and community events. Each
event brings Middle-earth to life, with costumed characters, readings and songs.
This year, to celebrate international Tolkien Week, The Fellowship will be hosting
a range of community events and fund raisers that will ignite the imagination of
the young and old.

The events (detailed below),  including a picnic, barefoot bowling, readings
and a Middle-earth dinner dance,  will raise funds for partner charity, The
Pyjama Foundation, who match volunteers with children in foster care. The
volunteers and foster children spend time together each week, practising reading
and writing skills.

The Brisbane Tolkien Fellowship are available for events. For further information
on The Fellowship, visit www.proudfootesq.com or mobile 0437353254

Tolkien Week September 21-27
The Brisbane Tolkien Fellowship will be celebrating Tolkien Week over a two week period. Our main reason for this decision is that the culmination of Brisbane Festival is on 27th September with River Fire.

Upcoming Tolkien Week Events (fortnight September 20th-October 4th)

Hobbit Picnic in the Park

20 September 2014 – Kidspace, 7th Brigade Park, Chermside
Join the Brisbane Tolkien Fellowship for an afternoon of hobbity fun with your favourite Tolkien characters to
support the Pyjama Foundation. To celebrate Bilbo and Frodo’s birthdays, cake will be provided. Pack a lunch and
bring the kids. (free event)

Hobbit Story Time

25 September 2014 – Kenmore Library
This children’s event is a presentation of The Hobbit in pictures with songs and poems. This is a delightful
presentation accompanied by songs and beautiful pictures from leading Tolkien artists. Aimed at younger
audiences, this presentation also has been received with enthusiasm by adults who are young at heart.  (free event)

Middle-earth Barefoot Bowls

28 September 2014 – Enoggera Bowls Club
Have you ever seen a hobbit play barefoot bowls? Your favourite Tolkien characters are getting together for a roll.
Come and play with your favourite character in an event presented by the Brisbane Tolkien Fellowship. (free event)

An Evening in Middle Earth

4 October 2014 – Enoggera Bowls Club
Escape daily life and spend an evening with Martin Pearson and his merry dwarves, elves and hobbits in a Middle-
earth setting. The night includes a buffet dinner, fantastic door prizes, raffles and more. All proceeds go to
supporting children’s literacy through the Pyjama Foundation. Book a table and bring your friends!
Cost: Tickets $55 from Ticketbooth (Students $50)

http://events.ticketbooth.com.au/event/AnEveninginMiddleearth

Invitation to Library Events coming in July, August, September. If you would like to help please contact mobile 0437 353 254

GARDEN CITY BCC LIBRARY – JULY
The Hobbit in Pictures – Wednesday 2 July, 10.30-11.30am
Dragons: The Myths and Legends – Sunday 6 July, 10.30-11.30am

LOGAN NORTH LIBRARY – AUGUST
The NZ Movie Locations of The Lord of the Rings – Saturday 12 August, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
The Publishing Phenomenon of Tolkien’s World -Thursday 28 August 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Dragons: The Myths and Legends – Saturday 30 August, Time TBA.

KENMORE BCC LIBRARY – SEPTEMBER
Dragons: The Myths and Legends – Thursday 4 September, 7-8pm
The Hobbit in Pictures – Thursday 25 September 1-2pm

 

 

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