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Travellers move on to Tolkien site ‘to see the Pope’

August 26, 2010 at 2:10 pm by Celeborn  - 

Travellers who have moved on to a site in Hall Green in Birmingham said they were there to see the Pope.

Councillor Martin Mullaney said the families had moved on to a field next to Sarehole Mill, a childhood haunt of Lord of the Rings author JRR Tolkien.

He said they had told him they had no idea the event was ticket only.

Pope Benedict XVI is holding a special Mass in Cofton Park on Sunday 19 September, at the end of his four-day UK visit.

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Posted in J.R.R. Tolkien, Miscellaneous, Tolkien on August 26, 2010 by Source: BBC Travellers move on to Tolkien site ‘to see the Pope’ | Discuss