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J.R.R Tolkiens Leaf by Niggle | 16-Nov-17
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J.R.R Tolkien’s ’Leaf by Niggle’

  Category Shows
  Event date 16/11/2017
  Event time 19:30 - 20:45
  Address The Hat Factory Arts Centre, 65-67 Bute Street, Bedfordshire LU1 2EY
  Town Bedfordshire
  Entry fee £10 / £8 Concessions

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J.R.R Tolkien’s ’Leaf by Niggle’
Based on the book by J.R.R Tolkien. Niggle is a painter. Not a very successful one, partly because he has so many other things to do. For some time he has been obsessed with one particular canvas – a curious picture of a tree with a vast landscape stretching out behind it. The painting keeps getting bigger and bigger, but Niggle has a journey to make. He doesn’t want to go, but he cannot get out of it… In 1939 Tolkien was despairing of ever bringing his great work The Lord of the Rings to a conclusion. One morning he woke up with Leaf by Niggle complete in his mind and wrote it down. Surrounded by ladders, bicycles and heirlooms, Richard Medrington (Jean from The Man Who Planted Trees) recounts Tolkien’s miniature masterpiece, with soundtrack by Karine Polwart and MJ McCarthy. Age guidance: 10+
Time: 19:30 - 20:45 Cost: £10 / £8 Concessions
The Hat Factory Arts Centre, 65-67 Bute Street, Bedfordshire LU1 2EY
Thursday 16 Nov 2017
Contact telephone: 01582878100