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The Real Middle Earth

The Real Middle Earth
Start Date: 17 February 2018
Start Time: 12.00pm
End Date: 17 February 2018
End Time: 3pm

West Stow Anglo Saxon Village, Icklingham Road, Suffolk, Bury St. Edmunds IP28 6HG

History, myth and language combine to explore how, why and where The Lord of the Rings story began.

Find out about the links between Tolkien and the Anglo-Saxon world on a guided tour starting at 12 midday and lasting about an hour. After a break of about another hour, enjoy a lavishly illustrated talk on Tolkien’s original inspiration for Middle Earth, how that was developed in the films set in New Zealand and the widely acclaimed fan film about Aragorn’s family set in West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village. This session lasts about an hour and includes a chance to see and handle some replicas from the films.

This is part of a series entitled ‘Our Story’.

- This is partly an outdoor event so please wear sensible clothing
- The event is suitable for adults and/or accompanied young people 12 years and over; all must be paying participants.
- Please meet at the West Stow Visitor Centre 10 minutes before session start time.
-This event will go ahead in most weather conditions apart from extreme wind and/or rain (introduction inside).

Parking: Normal parking fees apply (£2 for the day)

Tickets: £15, Concessions £10
Booking: Essential 

This event is promoted by Arnor Heritage Projects

Please meet at the West Stow Visitor Centre 10 minutes before session start time

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