One more time, please! Can we have another? - Gazette Issue 11 - 1424 S.R.

So the clock fiddling is behind us now, but it wont be the last time we'll have to do it. The council needs more time to decide and to consult how it will exactly be done. We'll report it when they do decide.

With a fine Harvest Festival behind us, eyes are eagerly looking forward to the end of the year: Yuletide! A busy time for everyone, including your editors, because we will announce every event that is being planned: from tree raisings to plays and concerts. Just let us know the details in time.

Announcing in time can also prevent that another event will be planned on your desired date. There is no law against two events om the same day ofcourse and this still may happen. But a wise organiser will check the Gazette pages before announcing something and not plan on a date that already has another event. Remember: Hobbits are...


 20:00November OAKS with the Blue Silmarils
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 19:30Hobbit Yule "video" shoot, Part 1
More info soon
 19:30December OAKS with...
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 19:30A mystery adventure!
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 19:30Hobbit Yule "video" shoot, Part 2
More info soon
 19:30Songburrow Yule tree raising
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 19:30Green Dragon Yule party
More info later
 19:30Plough and Stars New Years party
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 19:30Grand New Years Snowball fight
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 19:30Night of the Muses
Michel Delving, Eldar Monument
November  19:30
Bird & Baby Yard Party
Michel Delving, Bird & Baby Inn
November  19:30 Green Dragon Friday
Bywater, Green Dragon Inn
November  19:30 Hobbit Market
Michel Delving, Crafter's Square
November  19:30 Hobbit Market
Michel Delving, Crafter's Square
November 19:30Night of the Muses
Michel Delving, Eldar monument
November  19:30 Bird & Baby Yard Party
Michel Delving, Bird & Baby Inn
November  19:30 Green Dragon Friday
Bywater, Green Dragon Inn

For more events and information make sure to check the Hobbitcalendar!
All the above times are UK time. To get Servertime subtract 5
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    Posted Sep 29, 2018, 7:27 AM by Peppy Bristlebrush
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    Posted Apr 10, 2014, 1:17 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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There’s no place like home, oh there’s no place like home#
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