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We are a literary society and worldwide fan club devoted to promoting the life and works of J.R.R. Tolkien, author of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings.

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Posted at 20:03 on 23 October 2014

Vue Cinemas have done a survey of cinema-goers and have discovered that The Lord of the Rings trilogy has beaten the Harry Potter series to claim the crown as best book-to-film adaptation.

Posted at 20:12 on 21 October 2014

Scott Stouffer, from Chicago, is sadly suffering from terminal cancer. His daughter, Jesse, posted a video on YouTube that her father’s last request is to see the final Hobbit film due out this December.

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Nov
The University of Porto, Portugal
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Nov
TS Eliot Theatre, Merton College, Oxford
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Nov
Sutton Hoo, Suffolk
Posted at 19:24 on 22 October 2014

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (American publishers of Tolkien’s works) new pocket hardback boxed set is out today.

Posted at 18:30 on 20 October 2014

Next Sunday (26 October) morning, BBC Radio 4’s Sunday Worship programme will broadcast a service live from Merton College Chapel, Oxford which will commemorate “the life and spirituality” of Tolkien in the context of his experience of the First World War.

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