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Old 18.12.2014, 15:23
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The Hobbit - John Howe

Just found out that John Howe, the Canadian illlustrator/scene maker for the Hobbit lives in the Neuchâtel Jura. If you and children are interested in Tolkien and Middle Earth (any Brummies out there?)- John's work on Tolkien's fims is exhibited at the Maison d'Ailleurs Museum-Gallery in the centre of Yverdon until January. Will be taking the grand-children there during the hols. (until May 2015).

Maison d’Ailleurs
Musée de la science-fiction, de l’utopie
et des voyages extraordinaires
Place Pestalozzi 14
CH-1401 Yverdon-les-Bains, Suisse
T. +41 24 425 64 38
F. +41 24 425 65 75
E. maison [at] ailleurs.ch
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Old 18.12.2014, 15:27
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Re: The Hobbit - John Howe

excellent idea /also a little more on John Howe
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Ho...illustrator%29
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Re: The Hobbit - John Howe

He's pretty active and regularly attends Tolkien and fantasy events and greets and chats with fans. I have several items that were autographed by him.
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thanks for remembering us this great opportunity.

And the maison d'ailleurs is an interesting place to visit.
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Re: The Hobbit - John Howe

Just a reminder for all those who love Middle Earth (and have a thick wallet): the Greisinger Museum in Jenins, GR. See here too.

Haven't seen it yet, although it's right around the corner.
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Re: The Hobbit - John Howe

A WHOLE MUSEUM DEDICATED TO MIDDLE EARTH!!!!!!
( Yes , Virginia there is a Santa Clause !!! and I have been
naughty but it was nice) That just went to the top of my list now if we can coordinate that visit with comicon I will have died and gone to heaven
( I just love seeing the green slave girls) AND has anyone ever seen a female ORC?
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Yes, I even dated her.
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Re: The Hobbit - John Howe

THAT IS AWESOME !
Please, pretty please , with sugar on top
post picture !
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Just a reminder for all those who love Middle Earth (and have a thick wallet): the Greisinger Museum in Jenins, GR. See here too.

Haven't seen it yet, although it's right around the corner.
Wow, definitely a must-visit one! I can pretend to have a thick wallet just for this one
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Re: The Hobbit - John Howe

Hi all,
Just to post a big thanks for highlighting the Maison d’Ailleurs, we went along with our 11 & 8 year old kids yesterday and we all really enjoyed it. My wife had trouble getting me and the kids out of the place, great museum, exhibits and galleries, well worth a visit!
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