The Haywood Society has been awarded almost £10,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund for a “J.R.R. Tolkien in Staffordshire” touring exhibition starting this March.
The Tolkien Society Seminar 2016 will be held on Sunday 3rd July at the Hilton Leeds City. We are now calling for papers on the theme of Life, Death, and Immortality in Tolkien’s works.
The Shaping of Middle-earth, the fourth volume in “The History of Middle-earth” series, will be the focus of the next Mythgard Academy class starting today.
The Mythgard Institute have announced four new online courses for Spring 2016. In addition to classes on Latin and modern fantasy, two will focus on Tolkien specifically.
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.
A newly-discovered species of stink bug discovered in South America has been named after J.R.R. Tolkien’s dragon Ancalagon.
Tolkien Studies volume 12 is now available to download from Project MUSE.
Listeners of Classic FM, one of the UK’s leading independent national radio stations, have voted for music from The Lord of the Rings films for the sixth year in the row.
J.R.R. Tolkien’s 1937 children’s story, The Hobbit, comes in second in a list of the most expensive first editions published in the 20th Century.