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“Tolkien Tower” Opens to the Public

April 1, 2008 at 11:07 am by Altaira  - 

Tolkien TowerA tower thought to have inspired one of JRR Tolkien’s Lord Of The Rings books has opened its doors to the public for the first time in two decades. Perrott’s Folly, a 96ft (29m) high tower in Edgbaston, Birmingham, is hosting a two week art exhibition. The 250-year-old monument is thought to have provided the inspiration for the trilogy’s second book, The Two Towers. It will be open to visitors as part of a weekend of Tolkien celebrations starting on 17 May. Read More

Posted in Events, J.R.R. Tolkien, Other Events, Tolkien on April 1, 2008 by
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