Taruithorn Termcard, Hilary Term 2011


Venues for meetings:


LR2 - Christ Church Lecture Room 2, right hand door in rear side of front quad, ground floor


Bayne Room - Christ Church Bayne Room, door about one-third along right side of front quad, ground floor


Lee Building - Christ Church Lee Building, reached though arch about two-thirds along right side of front quad


1st week - Friday 21st January - Dancing Lesson


Christ Church Bayne Room - 8pm


Nothing so vigorous as the Springle-ring! Try some traditional folk dances, in anticipation of the banquet later in the term.

2nd Week - Friday 28th January - Music Evening


Christ Church LR2 - 8pm


In years gone by a Tolkien Society songbook was written. Come along to learn to sing some of the best of these, possibly to sing them again at the banquet. Singing ability not required!

3rd Week - Thursday 3rd February - Ice Skating


Oxford Ice Rink, Oxpens Road - 5:20pm


Come along for a fun evening of ice skating with other society members! Will cost £4.40 (or less for students).

3rd Week - Friday 4th February - Quiz Prep


Christ Church Bayne Room - 8pm


Warming up for the annual battle of wits with our foes who punt from the wrong end, an evening of questions ranging from the trivial to the tricksy.

4th Week - Thursday 10th February - Poetry Evening


Christ Church Bayne Room - 8pm


"It ain't what I call proper poetry, if you understand me: just a bit of nonsense."


Nonsense or sense, bring your favourite bit of poetry along (Tolkienian or otherwise), and enjoy an evening of delight in the spoken word. (Speaking in rhyme is non-compulsory.)

4th Week - Friday 11th February - Craft Evening


Christ Church LR2 - 8pm


Whether you want to some help putting together a banquet costume, or have always desired to learn to knit, this evening should be a relaxed evening to exercise your creative side in good company. Some materials will be provided.

5th Week - Friday 18th February - AGM (with Pancakes!)


Location TBC - 8pm


It's time once more to elect a new committee, and to aid us in this most difficult of tasks we will be providing pancakes. Bring along your favourite topping!

6th Week - Friday 25th February - Dancing/Costumes/Games


Christ Church Bayne Room - 8pm


Whether you want to have a final dance practice before the banquet, put the finishing touches on your costume, or play some silly games, come along for a relaxed evening in the company of the Tolkien Society.

6th Week - Saturday 26th February - Banquet


North Oxford Community Centre - 2pm until late


Wander into the Shire for a banquet under the Party Tree. Access to Hobbiton available through North Oxford Community Centre for one night only. (Places must be booked in advance, sorry.)

7th Week - Friday 4th March - Creative Writing


Christ Church LR2 - 8pm


An evening to hone your own creative writing skills, be it prose or poetry. Bring your best ideas along with you!

8th Week - Friday 11th March - Games Evening


Christ Church Bayne Room - 8pm


A chance to relax at the end of term over board games and other diversions. Feel free to bring your own favourites along, and take the time to bid friends farewell before the vacation...