Posted at 20:20 on 19 January 2015

The third and final Hobbit film, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, has been nominated for just one category in the 87th Academy Awards: Best Sound Editing. This falls short of Jackson’s previous films, including The Return of the King which received 11 Oscars.

Posted at 17:46 on 17 January 2015

John D. Rateliff’s A Brief History of The Hobbit has been published. The tome is a reduced version of Rateliff’s The History of The Hobbit, first published in two volumes in 2007.

Posted at 18:15 on 16 January 2015

The British Library is set to preserve a recording of Tolkien’s voice from 1929 as part of its “Save our Sounds” project.

Forthcoming events
Penkridge Library, Staffordshire
Norfolk Arms Hotel, Arundel
Posted at 16:36 on 19 January 2015

An English teacher at the University of New Mexico is offering a class to students comparing Mediaevalism and Middle-earth.

Posted at 20:00 on 16 January 2015

The actor and writer Robert Hardy will be the Tolkien Society’s guest speaker at its Annual Dinner during the 2015 AGM and Springmoot. Hardy was taught by both J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis while a student at Oxford in the 1940s.

Posted at 10:00 on 3 January 2015

Today marks the 123rd anniversary of Tolkien’s birth. The Tolkien Society invites Tolkien fans all over the world to participate in our annual Birthday Toast.

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