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September Exhibit Featuring Nasmith & Lacon
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Andrew from adcbooks.co.uk sends this along:

“Where Many Paths and Errands Meet”
Presented by: ADC Publications Ltd
Crossing Cottage, Todenham Road
Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire GL56 9NJ
Tel:01608-674620

Exhibition Preview Party Friday 22nd September 2006 7pm

The next JRR Tolkien inspired Art Exhibition is being held for 4 days from Saturday 23rd September 2006 at The Redesdale Hall, High Street, Moreton in Marsh, Gloucestershire.

The Exhibition will contain the largest ever display of the artwork (including new original pieces and new Limited Edition Prints) of the world renowned Tolkien Illustrator, Ted Nasmith who is in the UK for this exhibition and will be attending throughout. Ted Nasmith’s art can also be seen online at www.adcbooks.co.uk.

In addition the Tolkien inspired artist Ruth Lacon will be exhibiting her artwork and attending throughout. Her wonderful style contrasts dramatically to that of Ted Nasmith and reflects a more mediaeval and eastern style.

This exhibition is an opportunity to meet the artists and discuss the styles, mediums, and effects and enjoy the large selection of art. There will also be large information and biographic displays on JRR Tolkien and the artists. Tolkien literature and antiquarian books, new books, memorabilia and games will also be on display.

The exhibition will also have a full program of Tolkien associated events bringing this experience to life, including live music (Tolkien song cycles), Readings, Quiz, Tour Guide and Educational Talks by Tolkien experts. A large live eagle will be in the hall daily (12-2pm). The Tolkien society will also be attending providing information on membership. (Highly recommended for Tolkien fans).

Entry is free and complimentary refreshments will be served, it should be a marvellous experience. The Redesdale Hall is a wonderful and large old building in the centre of Moreton in Marsh, oak panelled, stained glass and very atmospheric. Situated in the Heart of the Shire with nearby landmarks that inspired or involved JRR Tolkien, a free tour guide will give visitors the opportunity to discover The Rollright Stones (Barrow Downs), Broadway Tower, Dormston (Bag End), Buckland, Three Farthing Stone, Warwick (where Tolkien was married), Chipping Campden & Oxford.

Moreton in Marsh has free and easy parking, it is 30 minutes north of Oxford, 50 minutes from Birmingham, and around 90 minutes from London, the Redesdale Hall is a very short walk from the station on the London Paddington main line. We have many UK and overseas visitors attending and Hotel accommodation is going fast. I would recommend early booking at The Redesdale Arms Hotel (01608-650308), The Bell Inn (01608-651688) or the Manor House Hotel (01608-650501).