Hobbits’ Second Breakfasts In Lancashire – and Tolkien’s Links With Lancashire and His Faith

Oct 13, 2012 | Uncategorized

Click below for a short Granada Television report on St.Mary’s Hall children at Stonyhurst College in Lancashire enjoying a second Hobbits’ breakfast – at the place where Tolkien wrote some of The Hobbit and Lord of The Rings – and where two of his sons lived or taught. The other links take you to a talk and power point presentation on Tolkien’s connections with the Ribble Valley and the influence of his Catholic faith on his books and his relationship with C.S.Lewis.

http://www.stonyhurst.ac.uk/news/?pid=14&nid=3&storyid=388

http://www.staustinreview.com/star/

https://secureservercdn.net/160.153.137.170/g82.497.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/tolkien-speech-audio.wav

https://www.davidalton.net/2011/02/19/j-r-r-tolkien-speech-david-alton/

Tolkien Liverpool 2011 final copy

And …a trailer for The Hobbit (2012) movie:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nOGsB9dORBg

Lord David Alton

For 18 years David Alton was a Member of the House of Commons and today he is an Independent Crossbench Life Peer in the UK House of Lords.

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