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Burren Tolkien Festival

2017

A day of Tolkien Themed Activity at the Burren Smokehouse, Lisdoonvarna.

Programme of Events

  • 1pm Welcome Note, Introduction to Festival and Launch of the Hobbit Ale by Peter Curtin.
  • 2pm Arms and Uniforms during the Irish War of Independence by David Swift of Claíomh.
  • 3pm The Burren as a source of inspiration by archaelogist Shane Delaney.
  • 4pm Presentation by award winning make-up, prosthetics, prop and model making expert Mark Maher.
  • 5pm Viking Age material culture by David Swift of Claíomh.
  • 6pm A keynote talk on Tolkien by Tolkien expert Liam Campbell and herbalist Lisa Guinan.
  • 7pm – 9pm Spontaneous storytelling with music – Katja Machleidt. The audience set the scene, music will be played, questions will be asked and the answers woven into the tapestry of the unfolding story..the magic adventure.
  • 10pm The evening will conclude with indie music DJs from the legendary Termites Club

The unique Hobbit Ale will be exclusively available throughout the day and the event will feature a Middle Earth inspired menu. David Swift of Claíomh will be demonstrating traditional leather craft-working throughout the day.

Cosplay welcome and there will be a prize for the best costume on the night.

The Burren Smokehouse,
Lisdoonvarna,
Co. Clare
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