Sean Astin was born in Santa Monica, California, USA on 25th February 1971 and celebrates his 39th birthday today. You can see pictures of Sean here, pictures of him in the role of Sam here, and read his cast bio here.
Happy birthday Sean!
It is confirmed that the “Edge of the Wild” Tolkien and Fantasy exhibition scheduled for March 26-29 at Moreton in Marsh, Gloucestershire, England, has been postponed. As yet no new date has been set. The organisers acknowledge that many people will be disappointed, but circumstances were beyond their control. We will post further news as it becomes available.
The second issue of “Journal”, the online magazine of Festival in the Shire, is online now and can be found here. This issue includes articles such as “‘Goblin Feet’, a poem by J.R.R. Tolkien” and interviews with John Howe and Ted Nasmith.