Posted at 7:44 on 21 April 2014

In Wednesday’s episode, “Green Imagined Land”, Ian Hislop will be looking at J.R.R. Tolkien’s experience with industry in Birmingham and how that shaped the author’s works. Ian Hislop visits Sarehole Mill and the surrounding area. In this current series “Ian Hislop’s Olden Days“, the [...]

Posted at 13:49 on 20 April 2014

Tolkien Society member James Moffett – known to many people as a blogger at A Tolkienist’s Perspective – has created a short fan film of “The Music of the Ainur”. “The Ainulindalë”, or “The Music of the Ainur”, is the first part of The Silmarillion which tells of

Posted at 21:24 on 8 April 2014

Emil Johannson of the LOTR Project has created an interactive map of Beleriand that is freely accessible on his website. Emil’s map incorporates information from The Silmarillion, Unfinished Tales and the History of Middle-earth series to create [...]

Posted at 19:11 on 5 April 2014

Tolkien scholar and author, John Garth, is to be the after-dinner Guest Speaker at the Tolkien Society’s 2014 AGM at Hay-on-Wye on 12th April. John is the author of the critically-acclaimed work of scholarship

Posted at 22:03 on 20 April 2014

The winners of the inaugural Tolkien Society Awards were announced at the Tolkien Society’s Annual Dinner in Hay-on-Wye on Saturday 11th April 2014.The winners were as follows: Best Article John Garth, “Tolkien and the boy who didn’t believe in fairies“ Best Artwork Jenny Dolfen, “

Posted at 20:00 on 6 April 2014

The Tolkien Society has launched its brand new website with a modern feel and clear design. The first redesign of the website for a decade, its vibrant appearance seeks to showcase everything about the Society and encourage as many people as possible to become members. New features of the website include: a blog, [...]

Posted at 20:47 on 29 March 2014

The news website has recently interviewed Royd Tolkien, J.R.R. Tolkien’s great-grandson. In the interview, Royd talks about his great-grandfather’s works, the recent adaptations and his own production company. In the interview, Royd states that although he hasn’t read Unfinished Tales [...]

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