Warner Bros. has announced plans to release all six Middle-earth films directed by Peter Jackson in a single collection.
HarperCollins has today published Tolkien’s short story Leaf by Niggle in its own volume for the first time.
The Bodleian Libraries is set to exhibit the map of Middle-earth annotated by Tolkien and Pauline Baynes at the same time as the Tolkien Society’s Oxonmoot in Oxford later this year.
This year’s Middle-earth Festival will be held this weekend – on Saturday and Sunday 3 and 4 September 2016 – at Sarehole Mill, Birmingham.
Recordings of J.R.R. Tolkien thought to have been lost have been rediscovered in the BBC archives and will be broadcast on BBC Radio 4 at 20.00 on Saturday 6 August.
The long-awaited facsimile first edition of The Hobbit will be published on 22 September this year, HarperCollins has confirmed.
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.