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Spotlight On Middle-Earth : Welcome To Rivendell !

You are come to the very edge of the Wild, as some of you may know. Hidden somewhere ahead of us is the fair valley of Rivendell where Elrond lives in the Last Homely House. Rivendell, the hidden valley of the Elves, is one of the most Important Elven settlement in Middle-earth  with a rich history dating back to ancient times. 

 

Middle-Earth Feast - The History Of Lembas

Middle-earth - many very different regions and races, each with a rich and varied history and culture. Perhaps this explains the diversity of our culinary traditions . The history of Middle-earth has played a large part in its traditions , its culture and its food. 

Welcoming Midwinter in Middle-Earth

From the dawn of time, the need to celebrate Midwinter on the darkest day, and the subsequent 'rebirth' of the sun has been an absolute necessity for the people of Middle-earth as our winter grows long cold and dark. 

 

Spotlight On Middle-Earth : In The House Of Tom Bombadil

This month we celebrate the arrival of Autumn, after the harvest is done and with the days getting shorter, let us take a small journey to the Old Forest to look inside Tom Bombadil' rustic retreat. 

Spotlight On Middle-Earth : Bag-End On The Hill

Many years ago, on September 22nd, a hobbit called Bilbo Baggins was born to Bungo Baggins and Belladonna Baggins (née Took), although the exact location of this birth is not recorded it is most likely it was at Bag-End on the Hill in the Shire.  

Welcome To The Laurelin Community !

People, Kins and Alliances across the land are joining forces to showcase the best Laurelin has to offer - the ‘We Stand Together’ initiative calling communities to stand together and welcome new people that may decide to call Laurelin 'home' and join us. 

The Laurelin Archives 6th Anniversary

This month the Laurelin Archives will mark the 6th anniversary since its opening in July 2009. Over the past 6 years, with help from all the people of Laurelin, the dedicated Webteam, friends and supporters, the Archives has grown into the marvelous social space and information resource it is today. 

Spotlight On Middle-Earth : Mirkwood

Greenwood the Great, today known as Mirkwood was once part of the vast ancient woodland which covered most of Middle-earth during the Years of the Trees. Once upon a time the Eldar passed through the area on their journey west however not all the Elves were willing to cross the Misty Mountains. 

Middle-Earth Feast - The History Of Cram

Middle-earth - many very different regions and races, each with a rich and varied history and culture. Perhaps this explains the diversity of our culinary traditions . The history of Middle-earth has played a large part in its traditions , its culture - and its food. 

 

Spotlight On Middle-Earth : Khazad-dûm

Khazad-dûm also known as Moria, is the greatest and mightiest of the Dwarf realms in Middle-earth. Comprising of a vast network of tunnels, vast chambers, mines and huge halls under the Misty Mountains. The mines of Moria are not abundant in gold or gems, but instead in  the most precious metal in Middle-earth, Mithril.