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Posted at 19:00 on 21 September 2014

77 years ago today, on the 21st September 1937, J.R.R. Tolkien’s children’s story The Hobbit was published. Having captivated tens of millions of children – tell/show us why you love The Hobbit.

Posted at 19:00 on 19 September 2014

We met up with John Garth, author of Tolkien and the Great War and the newly published Tolkien at Exeter College, at Oxonmoot to talk about his work and the upcoming centenary of Middle-earth next Wednesday.

Posted at 19:57 on 16 August 2014

Wolverhampton Art Gallery, as part of the Black Country Echoes Festival, is hosting an exhibition this from September to January called the “Making of Mordor”. The displays include items from the Tolkien Society archives and Tolkien Society members.

Posted at 23:15 on 16 September 2014

Exeter College, Oxford, has published a new booklet about Tolkien’s undergraduate life. Written by Tolkien and the Great War author John Garth, it also explores how Tolkien first created Middle-earth 100 years ago in 1914-15.

Posted at 19:30 on 24 August 2014

A group of Tolkien Society members triumphed at last weekend’s Worldcon Masquerade, winning Best Workmanship, Best Presentation and Best In Show in the Masters’ category. Congratulations! The entry, entitled Aratalindalë, was inspired by J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Silmarillion.

Posted at 20:21 on 17 August 2014

Sir Terry Pratchett, known to readers the world over with his best-selling Discworld series, has told The New York Times that his favourite fantasy author is J.R.R. Tolkien.

Posted at 19:47 on 14 August 2014

16-year-old Hannah Barlow, from Logan in Ohio, has produced her own 12-minutes adaptation of “In the House of Tom Bombadil”, a chapter which is notoriously absent from The Lord of the Rings film trilogy.

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