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More Fun in The Shire Park
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Ian Collier at The Tolkien Society:

More Fun in The Shire Park: 13th-14th May 2006

This is the seventh Tolkien Weekend event, and the theme for this year's event is “The Shire” is now an annual item in the Birmingham calendar. Sarehole Mill itself was the “original” for the Mill at Bywater in the Shire in The Lord of the Rings and is a central point in the Shire Country Park that covers the River Cole, Chinn Brook, as well as Moseley Bog, the Dell and the Dingles where JRR Tolkien played as a child.

Entertainments and Activities for visitors include:

This unique event now attracts 10,000 visitors and offers a weekend of fun for all the family. 11 am - 5 pm Admission free both days.

Visit birmingham.gov.uk or tolkiensociety.org/t_wend