Middle Earth Festival

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  1. Aelfwynn

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    There's a middle earth festival happening in Birmingham this weekend, around the mill near where Tolkien grew it. It looks like its going to be really fun, with lots of activities and mock battles and people dressed up.

    I'm going with a friend because we are somewhat obsessed. Just though I'd let people know in case you're in the area or fancy a trip to Birmingham!

    Tolkien society web site
    Middle Earth Festival website
     
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    Druid of Lûhn The Little Lamb.

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    Oh cool!
    Unfortunately I'm flying to Edinburgh on Sunday, so I can't book a quick ticket to Birmingham and back before going to uni ;)

    Have fun at the festival, it looks good from the pictures!
     
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    IT should be good, Gonna try and take lots of pictures. But at the end of the day, if it's not very good at least I got to dress up!! And that makes any outing worth it
     
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    That is quite a funny picture of you with Thranduil! Good costume and the hair and beard do look a little more natural than in your other picture :)

    Hobbit Saruman is just weird…

    You have a pretty good part in the article Ælfwynn :)
     
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    I think after a very long day Hobbit Saruman kind of broke us, we couldn't stop laughing

    Thank! the guy talked to us for ages about Christopher Lee, and I suppose my obsession got the better of me XD
     
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    awr man I wish there was one in London, I actually need to start going to these conventions.:cool:
     
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    Firiath Halfling barbarian

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    This actually looks like fun - it made me miss LotR conventions as well. :D
    How large was it? And did you see any other awesome cosplayers?
     
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    @kippersays_hi we made the trek up from London and it wasn't too bad :) worth it

    @Firiath there were lots of really good ones. The orcs were especially good. And some girls doing mairon and Mellor were amazing. Group of dwarves were good as always!