Many requested that famous local landmarks or people - such as former Mayor of Birmingham Joseph Chamberlain or author JRR
Tolkien - be celebrated in public artwork or artistic features.
West Midlands Andy JRR
Tolkien grew up in south Birmingham and drew inspiration for his Middle Earth stories from local features such as Sarehole Mill and Moseley Bog.
Spears crossed, swords touched and arrows flew in a Czech forest over the weekend as hundreds of fans of JRR
Tolkien's The Hobbit reenacted a major battle.
A summary of their objection said: "Sarehole Mill is a national asset with connections to Birmingham's industrial history and to the internationally loved stories of JRR
Tolkien whose childhood home is nearby.
Lord of the Rings author JRR
Tolkien (See Question 3)
Following his return from the trenches of the Somme in the First World War and convalescing from trench fever in the winter of 1916-1917, JRR
Tolkien was inspired to write Beren and Luthien when his wife Edith danced in a glade filled with white flowers.
Tolkien died in 1973, having seen "The Hobbit" and "The Lord of the Rings" achieve success, and leaving behind him a swath of previously unpublished works.
Hobbit - Though the word 'Hobbit' is attributed to JRR
Tolkien, it actually appeared in a nineteenth century book of folklore meaning 'little people' or 'fairies', according to Oxford English Dictionary.
Ray, 52, of Fenham, Newcastle, said: "It was over two years ago when we pulled back the brambles and found the grave of JRR
Tolkien aunt's grave.
Justice Rapid Response (JRR
) is a multilateral standby facility to deploy rapidly, criminal justice and related professionals, trained for international investigations in the service of states and international institutions.
AN UNFINISHED work by JRR
Tolkien will be published next spring after being completed by the writer's son.
A new course based on author JRR
Tolkien has been timetabled at a South Wales university after a surge in demand from filmgoers who enjoyed The Lord of the Rings.