Taruithorn Termcard, Michaelmas Term 1995
All meetings are on Fridays at 8.00pm in Mansfield
college unless specified otherwise. If you wish to dine
with one of the speakers, contact Sarah Mackie (St Catz)
in advance. All members are welcome to turn up to
committee meetings. Ask a member of the it for details.
First week - Friday 13th October - Introductory Meeting
This has already happened. If you couldn't make it, feel
free to come along to any of our other meetings...
Second week - Friday 20th October - "Explosives in Middle-earth"
The Dwarf (aka Colin Armstrong) presents his
legendary talk, including a demonstration or two. Meet
at Mansfield lodge at 8.00pm.
Third Week - Friday 27th October - Game Show Evening
Taruithorn pays irreverent homage to the works of
J.R.R. Tolkien, featuring 'Whose Ring is it Anyway',
'Blockbusters' and 'Countdown'. Meeting in the Old Bar.
Fourth Week - Friday 3rd November - Speaker Meeting
Philip Howard, Times columnist will give a talk to the
society. "I dare say I could work up some thoughts about
Tolkien" he says. Meeting in the Old Bar.
Fifth Week - Friday 10th November - Galdalf's Fireworks
The Society's traditional "It's not Fireworks Night"
fireworks night on Port Meadow. Food, drink and
(maybe) live music (especially if you contribute some of
it) around the bonfire. It has been rumoured that Gandalf
himself will be attending. Meet Somerville lodge
Sixth Week - Friday 17th November - "Writing and Printing in Middle-earth"
Lester Simons gives the excellent talk that he gave at the
Tolkien Centenary Conference, with a chance to have a
go with the impressive range of pens, paper and ink
yourself. Meeting in Council Room.
Seventh Week - Friday 24th November - Video Evening
As the dark November nights draw in, leave your 7th
week worries behind and settle down in comfort to
watch The Princess Bride, and some historic children's
TV. Meeting in the Old Bar.
Eighth Week - Friday 1st December - Bring a Mathom Party
A Christmas bash with a difference. Follow in the
ancient Hobbit tradition and give away a Mathom: A
useless item which you can't bear to throw away. Bring
lots of food and drink. Venue undecided as yet.