James writes: In Wales, Uk, August this summer we are having a festival to celebrate all things Tolkien inspired!

‘Announcing the biggest and most exciting event for Tolkien enthusiasts in 2010: Festival in the Shire! This will be the most comprehensive event ever held for the fans of J.R.R. Tolkien, with a conference, a fan exposition of art, books and memorabilia with its own talks and programs as well as a large festival with stalls, local food, live music and entertainment.’ visit: www.festivalintheshire.com