Taruithorn Termcard, Hilary Term 2012


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


1st week - Friday 20th January - Filking


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 and to perpetrate more to their number, possibly to sing them again at the banquet. Singing ability not required...

2nd Week - Friday 27th January - Dance Practice


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.

3rd Week - Friday 3rd February - Quiz Prep


Christ Church LR2 - 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 - Friday 10th February - Writing the Reduced Hobbit


Christ Church Bayne Room - 8pm


An evening to hone your creative writing skills in reducing The Hobbit to a play for a handful of actors, ahead of the film. Bring your best ideas along with you!

5th Week - Friday 17th February - Pancake Party and AGM


Meet 7.40pm outside Waterstone's, Cornmarket


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 24th February - Pre-Banquet Costumes/Preparation


Christ Church Bayne Room - 8pm


If you want to put the finishing touches on your costume, or help with decoration/food, come along for a relaxed evening in the company of the Tolkien Society.

6th Week - Saturday 25th February - Banquet!


North Oxford Community Centre - 2pm until late


Set sail to the Grey Havens for a banquet at the end of all things. Push off from the North Oxford Community Centre for one night only. (Places must be booked in advance, sorry.)

7th Week - Friday 2nd March - Primary for the Enslaved Peoples of Middle Earth


Christ Church LR2 - 8pm


Just because you form a faceless part of the enslaved races powering the irresistable progress of evil doesn't mean you shouldn't get the chance to vote the right way. Come to the Enslaved Primaries if you know what's good for you!

7th Week - Saturday 3rd March - Varsity Quiz


Christ Church LR2 - 12pm - 8pm


Come along either to take part in the quiz, or just to watch, if you'd prefer, as we attempt to regain our honour by defeating our Cambridge rivals in a battle of wits.

8th Week - Friday 9th March - Games and Performing the Reduced Hobbit


Christ Church Bayne Room - 8pm


A chance to relax at the end of term over board games and sample the fruit of our labours from last week. Feel free to bring your own favourites along, and take the time to bid friends farewell before the vacation...