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Posted at 16:00 on 1 August 2014

The BBC has launched an online ‘iWonder’ guide called “How was The Lord of the Rings influenced by World War One?“.

Posted at 20:00 on 28 July 2014

The first trailer for The Battle of the Five Armies, the third and final film in Peter Jackson’s adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien‘s The Hobbit, has been released.

Posted at 7:30 on 27 July 2014

Evangeline Lilly, who plays Tauriel in Peter Jackson’s adaptation of The Hobbit, has described the love triangle her character is involved in as “not totally Tolkien” in an interview with Hypable.com.

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Posted at 11:41 on 30 July 2014

The Oxford Botanic Garden has announced that its large black pine (pinus nigra), one of Tolkien’s favourite trees, will be cut down for safety reasons.

Posted at 7:30 on 28 July 2014

Early bird pricing for this year’s Oxonmoot, the Tolkien Society’s annual conference-cum-convention, will end this Thursday. After midnight on 31 July, all bookings will be charged an extra £10.

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