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Images from the 2007 Tolkien weekend

In May this year a Tolkien weekend was held at Sarehole Mill in the UK. You can view some images from the weekend here.

Those attending the weekend included Tim Tolkien, great-nephew of J.R.R. Tolkien, who was raising funds for his statue honouring J.R.R. Tolkien. You can read more about his project here.

Happy birthday Karl Urban

Karl Urban was born in Wellington, New Zealand on 7th June 1972 and today Karl is celebrating his 35th birthday. You can read his cast bio here. In the CoE gallery there are pictures of Karl here and of Karl in the role of Éomer here.

Happy birthday Karl.

CoE Store item of the month

For the month of June the CoE Store will be featuring Gandalf the Grey Mini Bust from Gentle Giant. This bust is made of poly-resin,has a light-up feature and stands 7 1/2″ tall. This piece is limited to 3,000 pieces and comes with a certificate of authenticity. This well done bust will likely go fast, so get yours today. Click here to see this item and many more in our store.

Book Club- To the victors go the spoils- The Hobbit

Today, the book club moves on to Chapter XVIII, The Return Journey, in our discussion of The Hobbit.

LotR musical halted in London

Performances of the Lord of the Rings stage version have been suspended after a cast member’s leg was caught in part of the moving stage. You can read the full story at