News from BOBW in Australia. Adele writes: “As most of you would know, Brad Dourif cannot join us as he will be filming, we look forward to his company at our next LOTR event. “We were very lucky and were able to secure David Weatherley & Ben Wootten to complete our line up for our first LOTR event.”

So here goes:

The first Lord of the Rings Australian convention
Bruce Hopkins aka Gamling,
Guardian of Helm’s Deep ( Two towers)

Sarah McLeod aka Rosie Cotton

Craig Parker aka Haldir,
Guardian of Lothlorien

David Weatherley aka Barliman Butterbur
Innkeeper of The Prancing Pony

Ben Wootten one of the Senior Designer

Dates: Sept. 20 & 21, 2003

Venue: Rydges Lakeside Hotel, London Circuit, Canberra City

The costing for the LOTR events is as follows:,

1) Basic passes:
cost $135.00 per person per day, may not be eligible for autographs

2) Gold passes cover the following:
cost AUD $190.00 per person per day
rows 8th to 12th seating, autographs are guaranteed, however we cannot
guarantee professional photo availability.

3) VIP tickets cover the following:
cost AUD$250.00 per person per day guaranteed 3 to 7th row seating,
included is 1 professional photo with 1 guest , the ability to have a photo taken
with the other guests, and of course autographs are available with the purchase
of official merchandise.
There are only 100 of these places available.

Cocktail party / banquet, and wrap party places are only available to convention
attendees and cost as follows:

1) Cocktail party place $55.00 pp
2) Banquet place $75.00 pp
3) Wrap party place $55.00 pp

Accommodation rates:

1) Single / double / queen size rooms @ $120.00 per room per night,
2) Upgrades at $40.00 per night extra, namely $160.00 per room per night.

Adele & Brian


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