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Mathom appraisal tea, Sunday 1 September

posted Aug 29, 2013, 3:27 AM by Peppy Bristlebrush
By Lina  Willowwood 

Good friends, tea, pie and dusty old objects. That's all yer need fer a relaxing, lovely Sunday afternoon. Welcome to a mathom tea in Songburrow!  

Date: Sunday September 1st 
Time: 7:30PM UK (2:30PM servertime) 
Location: Songburrow Hall, 4 Brookbank Street, Songburrow 

With all the large events happening the coming weeks, we are happy to invite our neighbours and good hobbit friends to a relaxiing cup tea this coming Sunday, September 1st. In addition to a grand selection of food and drink, some even home-grown and produced locally, the tea will have a mathomy theme.

Our historians will show some of the mathoms on display at Songburrow Hall. In addition to this, we also offer the opportunity for our guests to bring some of their own favourite old objects to the tea, for comments and value appraisal.

Do yer have an old, dusty shield hanging on yer wall? An old book yer are curious about? Have yer sometimes pondered if there weren't something more to that old dishcloth yer inherited from yer parents? Do yer think yer have THE club the Bullroarer uses during the battle of Greenfields? Just bring it to Songburrow Hall, tell us a little about it, and our local historians will study it and try uncover its secrets!


This will be a relaxed, non-scripted event, providing many opportunities to mingle and chat with other hobbits, as well as to learn something about mathoms. Don't be shy to bring your own items and a small description/story of it, and we'll see how many we can appraise during the night. We foresee we will have regular-ish similar-themed events in the future too.

Given the theme, this is very much a hobbit-preferred event. Welcome hobbits!