Summer should never end! - Gazette issue 7&8 - 1422 S.R.

Lazy Summer indeed! Was it forgetfulness, was it deliberate? Readers will never now, why Issue 7's editorial never came out. Well, in a way this is Issue 7's editorial, as we now combine it with Issue 8's.
With many hobbits going on a little big adventure out of the bounds, those who are staying behind have to work just a bit harder. A reliable source told me, that no matter how many hobbits are out of bounds, the amount of pies baked and consumed stays the same! Go figure that one out!

Meanwhile a veritable "Inn war" threatens to happen. This has nothing to do with the new inn  that has recently opened it's doors in the homestead of  Burrbridge, called "the Drunken Dwarrow". I am diverting a bit now, but that inn at Myrtle Court 4 has the finest collection of ales found in the entire Shire! It got the Bounder's Seal of Approval on opening night, courtesy of Shirriff Stoutfoot and her Deputy. The snacks are a bit... outlandish. Don't say I didn't warn you!

But back to the matter at hand. "War" may be a bit of an overstatement, but something is brewing (if you pardon the pun) between Barmy Rootknot and Hereward Loamsdown!




Special three-trunk OAKS with the Hope
More info
Crazy Ladies of the Forest at the Yard Party
Postponed, new date to be announced.
Bards Day Concert
More info
September OAKS with the Shire Tramps
More info soon


 19:30Night of the Muses
Michel Delving, Eldar Monument
Bird & Baby Yard Party
Michel Delving, Bird & Baby Inn
 20:00 Green Dragon Friday
Bywater, green Dragon Inn
 19:30 Hobbit Market
Michel Delving, Crafter's Square
 19:30 Hobbit Market
Michel Delving, Crafter's Square
 19:30Night of the Muses
Michel Delving, Eldar monument
 19:30 Bird & Baby Yard Party
Michel Delving, Bird & Baby Inn
 19:30 Bards Day Concert
Hobbiton, Ivy Bush

For more events and information make sure to check the Hobbitcalendar!
All the above times are UK time. To get Servertime subtract 5
  • Bards Day Concert 2016 at the Ivy Bush By Lina Willowwood    A day to remember the bards of old and the music they inspired. Welcome to the annual Bards Day Concert in the Ivy Bush Inn!    Date: Friday ...
    Posted Aug 13, 2016, 2:02 AM by Peppy Bristlebrush
  • Results of the Wedmath Catfish Hunt By Ponso Pondhopper    I now have the verified results of the first Wedmath Catfish Hunt, held at Woodhall Bridge on 7th Wedmath.An impressive twenty-three anglers took part and ...
    Posted Aug 9, 2016, 5:24 AM by Peppy Bristlebrush
  • Hope comes to Oldfurlong! By Acorne Oakley   Hiya!   I hope all ya folks out there be enjoyin the summer.     What's this I hear about sum of ya still bein cold?   well ya best ...
    Posted Aug 7, 2016, 4:55 AM by Peppy Bristlebrush
  • Wedmath Catfish Hunt By Ponso Pondhopper   Well, we are in the heights of Summer, despite the dreadful weather. Now, fellow anglers and lovers of cooked fish, a little Summer treat for you all ...
    Posted Jul 12, 2016, 3:21 PM by Peppy Bristlebrush
  • Grand Summer Picnic, Sunday 31 July By Lina Willowwood    Joy of joys, the summer is near! And summer means time for food and drink! Well, so does the rest of the year too, but there’s ...
    Posted Jul 9, 2016, 3:37 AM by Peppy Bristlebrush
  • Summer Nights bring Nocturnal Desires By Acorne Oakley    Hiya!   One day I was wanderin around Middle Earth lookin fer anuther amazin band fer the OAKS.   Then I got a mite hungry and decided ta stop ...
    Posted Jul 9, 2016, 3:38 AM by Peppy Bristlebrush
  • Yard Party with Master Bruzo and Friends And here is the promised further information, which is that Starlight have retired and so they won’t play at this Yard Party and instead Mr. Bruzo (of Rock and ...
    Posted Jun 28, 2016, 1:36 AM by Peppy Bristlebrush
  • Summer Poetry Competition 2016 By Jadite Bumblefoot   O the summer time has come  and the trees are sweetly blooming  and the wild mountain thyme  grows around the blooming heather.   Will ye go lassie, go ...
    Posted Jun 19, 2016, 4:37 AM by Peppy Bristlebrush
  • Come enjoy the "Full Moon"! By Acorne Oakley    Hiya!   Incredible!     Merveilleux!    Wunderbar!    The Forest of OAKS was certainly a lot of fun!      Thanks ta all who joined us in Oldfurlong on Sunday May 22nd fer ...
    Posted Jun 2, 2016, 4:23 AM by Peppy Bristlebrush
  • A Fine Kind of Mayhem! By Toadflax Nosely    Dr. Star and the Acoustic Mayhem was formerly known as Starfraggles and they are traveling musicians whom you may remember from their performances at the Oldfurlong Amazing ...
    Posted May 31, 2016, 3:03 AM by Peppy Bristlebrush
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  • Swans – Food or Menace? By Toadflax Nosely  While it still remains to be seen whether the recent increase in the number of swans frequenting the villages of the Shire is the result of fowl ...
    Posted Nov 12, 2014, 4:04 AM by Peppy Bristlebrush
  • On the various types of flour, their properties, and their many uses By Rosafina Diggle  When you reach intro your pantry for the flour, you will most likely be reaching for barley flour, the most common grain grown and milled in the ...
    Posted Apr 10, 2014, 1:17 AM by Peppy Bristlebrush
  • Pondering Potatoes By Rosafina Diggle  Gentle readers, while I am not an expert on the subject of *growing* taters, I am here now to share some of my techniques on *cooking* taters ...
    Posted Dec 12, 2013, 8:28 AM by Peppy Bristlebrush
  • Rosafina's Pie-Crust Secrets By Rosafina Diggle    Now, anybody with a bit of hobbit-sense can follow a recipe, and we've all got plenty of that, or at least I should hope so ...
    Posted Dec 4, 2013, 8:30 AM by Peppy Bristlebrush
  • Banana strawberry pie This extraordinary banana-strawberry laden pie will make you want to have seconds after elevenses. A special ingredient is the "banana"... a yellow berry from a tree-like herb that ...
    Posted Sep 15, 2012, 8:20 AM by Byronbrand Stepwise
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  • Poem - A hill never climbed By Ponso Pondhopper   The other day I took a stroll,  With no particular aim in mind.  To pass some time, my only goal;  Perhaps to see what I could find ...
    Posted May 7, 2016, 2:31 AM by Peppy Bristlebrush
  • Poem - The Secret of the Battle of the Greenfields By Hollyberye, a Shire cook    The Secret of the Battle of the Greenfields    When Golfimbul woke this very day He was aching for a Hobbit fray He dragged his hideous ...
    Posted Mar 23, 2016, 1:27 AM by Peppy Bristlebrush
  • Poem - the Thing that even Bullroarer fears By Lina Willowwood    the Thing that even Bullroarer fears   A taller lad yer never saw  The stoutest Took in farthings four   A full-size steed he rode with pride   His ...
    Posted Mar 22, 2016, 10:42 AM by Peppy Bristlebrush
  • Poem - A Game of Golf By Ponso Pondhopper   A Game of Golf   Bandobras Took was the son of the Thain    The tallest then alive   It was said, of course he could ride a horse   His ...
    Posted Mar 22, 2016, 10:31 AM by Peppy Bristlebrush
  • Poem - Ode to the Grand Order By Simbo Rumblebelly   A poem written in honour of the Grand Order's Eigth Anniversary. In a time when there are many bad things going on, it's emphasis is ...
    Posted Nov 17, 2015, 6:30 AM by Peppy Bristlebrush
  • The poem that won first prize at the Harnkegger Games 2015 By Volko Fastbite   The day was bright, the grass was green,  No cloud had yet the blue sky seen,  And in the calm of afternoon  A hobbit walked, dark-haired ...
    Posted Sep 9, 2015, 4:01 AM by Peppy Bristlebrush
  • Poem - Fireworks By Simbo Rumblebelly, drawings by Master Fidgit   Boom!   Fireworks   Oh, light up the sky And light up the world In magical colours That fizzle and twirl The stars are all ...
    Posted Apr 25, 2015, 4:20 AM by Peppy Bristlebrush
  • Song - Yard Party Thrill By Toadflax Nosely    Here's a song about our lovely weekly Bird and Baby Yard Party and also I have made the music I use for it available (see the ...
    Posted Feb 27, 2015, 7:34 AM by Peppy Bristlebrush
  • Poem - When We Were Young by Simbo Rumblebelly  When we were young and very small We had no fears or cares at all No matter what the olds would say We'd have such fun ...
    Posted Feb 21, 2015, 10:30 AM by Tibba Stoutfoot
  • Song - Iornaith the spider By Peppy Bristlebrush  Near Archet there is a farm.  All who go there, must be warned  to be alert and be aware  of a beast who came to live there ...
    Posted Nov 5, 2014, 2:24 AM by Peppy Bristlebrush
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A thriving community of friendly hobbits, bustling with activity. Home and namesake of the Bramblebury Gazette and the Museum of Hunting and Fishing.

The quiet village of Elderglen is situated in a peacefull mountain valley in the Southfarthing. Home of the Elderglen Games.

Situated perfectly amongst the hills and vales of the River Har & Har Lake is the small, Southfarthing village of Harville.

Nestled among mature apple trees, cedars and ancient Shire oaks, the tiny village of Oldfurlong is located in the Southfarthing.
Home of the OAKS (Oldfurlong Amazing Koncert Series)

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