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Happy Birthday Billy Boyd

Billy Boyd was born in Glasgow, Scotland on 28 August 1968 and is 41 years old today. You can read his cast bio here. In the CoE gallery you can view pictures of Billy here and Billy in the role of Pippin here.

Many happy returns Billy.

Which two characters direct the course of actions in the First Age?

This week, in our ongoing discussion of the Silmarillion, the CoE Book Club moves on to chapter III.6; Of Feanor and the Unchaining of Melkor.

Feel free to join in the discussion at any time.

Happy anniversary to the CoE Realms

Today, 10th August marks the 6th anniversary of the CoE Realms. There are fourteen different Realms which are named after the Valar of Ilúvatar. You can find out more about the Realms here.

CoE Store Item of the Month

For the month of August the CoE Store will be featuring the beautiful Arwen Renewed Filigree Necklace. This Sterling silver chain is linked by hand to genuine Swarovski crystal beads and an antique silver-styled butterfly filigree pendant. Stop by today and see this gorgeous piece.

The Hobbit prequels not a done deal

At Comic-Con 2009, Peter Jackson gave some more information regarding the Hobbit movies, and warns fans “not to get too excited yet.”
He says: “I mean, people assume that we have a green light and we’re making the movie which we don’t. We have to deliver the script. The studio obviously has to approve the script and then we have to budget that script because we have no budget yet.”
You can read more here!

Oxonmoot – September 25th-27th

Oxonmoot, run by the Tolkien Society, is held in Oxford, UK, on a weekend close to Bilbo & Frodo’s birthdays. The weekend includes; talks and papers, a fiendish quiz, an art show, Merry & Pippin’s dance workshop, a dealers’ room, and Enyalië (act of remembrance at Tolkien’s grave). You can find further information here.