The Real Middle Earth

The Real Middle Earth

Saturday 10 February 2024

Times: 12.00pm

Prices: £15

Venue: West Stow

Booking information

Saturday 10 February 2024, 12.00pm

This event is promoted by Arnor Heritage Projects

Event details

Explore how, why and where The Lord of the Rings ‘legendarium’ began. Inspiration for the books, the films and now the Rings of Power TV series.

Find out about the links between Tolkien and the Anglo-Saxon world on a guided tour starting at 12 midday and lasting until 1pm. After a break of about another hour, enjoy a lavishly illustrated talk, starting at 2pm. It will explore 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 event finishes about 3pm.

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

- Does not include full admission to Anglo-Saxon Village only access for tour
- 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

Times: 12pm-3pm
Tickets: £15 per person
Booking: Essential - use the 'Book now' button or call 01284 758000
Venue: West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village

This event is promoted by Arnor Heritage Projects.

Ages 12+

Meet at the Visitor Centre 10 minutes prior.

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