The Festival in the Shire will take place only 15 miles from Aberystwyth, at Pafiliwn Bont’s centrally located multi-purpose venue.
This is a large event with a wide variety of stalls and entertainment suitable for all the family including J.R.R. Tolkien / fantasy inspired re-enactments, music and other performance art, alongside Celtic music and a myriad of fantasy related events. It will also offer attendees the opportunity to sample local Welsh food, view a variety of Celtic crafts and meet the various, talented craftspeople.
Large indoor venue
Family fun activities include
|Ticket price includes entrance to all music and entertainment.
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The Fan Exposition is for more experienced fans and J.R.R. Tolkien collectors with a special collection exhibition and more focused Tolkien events/ activities along with a full speaker program.
The Conference is aimed towards academic fans and J.R.R. Tolkien scholars. The theme is; 'Welsh influences in the works of J.R.R. Tolkien'. The talks are designed to be longer and more in-depth than the Fan Exposition program talks.
Wristbands and passes can be picked up on arrival. Bring your PayPal receipt as proof of purchase. Have you ordered your parking/bus tickets in advance? They are more expensive on the door.
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Festival in the Shire; A celebration of all things Tolkien inspired will contain themes from the books; The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and The Silmarillion by the author J.R.R. Tolkien as well as his son Christopher Tolkien. Many new fans are only familiar with The Lord of the Rings movie and eagerly await the new Hobbit movie. We hope to enlighten both new and old fans with the huge variety of J.R.R. Tolkien and Tolkien inspired books, art, paintings, collectibles, memorabilia, games, computer games, toys, statues, movie memorabilia etc. available to collect and enjoy. There are literally thousands of different items.
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