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Posted at 7:30 on 1 July 2016

As we mark 100 years since the beginning of the Battle of the Somme, Tolkien fans will be remembering the T.C.B.S. (Tea Club and Barrovian Society), the small group of friends from King Edward’s School Birmingham who were tragically caught up by war.

Posted at 20:00 on 4 May 2016

The Bodleian Libraries has acquired the map of Middle-earth annotated by Tolkien and renowned artist Pauline Baynes.

Posted at 18:00 on 20 January 2016

The manuscript containing one of the earliest known references to the word “elf” has been digitised by the British Library and is available to view online.

Posted at 20:00 on 15 May 2016

King Edward’s School, Birmingham, has produced a short documentary on Robert Quilter Gilson, a close friend of Tolkien who died on the first day of the Battle of the Somme.