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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), Tolkien’s favourite tree, 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.

Posted at 7:30 on 26 July 2014

Guillermo del Toro, who was initially due to direct the The Hobbit films before stepping aside in 2010, has weighed in on a popular fan debate comparing Tolkien (and Jackson’s films) with George R. R. Martin’s Song of Ice and Fire (and the HBO TV show Game of Thrones).

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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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