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Posted at 18:48 on 31 August 2015

The Tolkien Society is pleased to announce the publication of Journeys & Destinations, the 16th booklet in the Peter Roe series. The book is available from just £5 from the Society’s website.

Posted at 19:10 on 21 August 2015

A brand new Tolkien journal, Waymeet, has been announced. The online journal is aimed at providing resources for teachers to help them teach about Tolkien’s works in a post-secondary education environment.

Posted at 19:11 on 13 August 2015

A team of architects and structural engineers have launched an ambitious crowd-funding campaign to build a city inspired by the Gondorian fortress Minas Tirith. They hope to raise £1,850,000,000.

Posted at 18:53 on 10 August 2015

The final part of Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit trilogy – The Battle of the Five Armies – is set to be released in an extended edition in cinemas on the 5th October.

Posted at 19:45 on 25 August 2015

The Tolkien Society and Birmingham Museums Trust (BMT) are delighted to announce that they will be working together to promote and enhance Sarehole Mill. J.R.R. Tolkien spent several happy childhood years within sight of the Mill, which became the inspiration for the mill at Hobbiton in his classic work ‘The Hobbit’. In […]

Posted at 13:38 on 21 August 2015

The Tolkien Society regrets to record the death of long-time member Rikki Breem. She had been in ill-health for almost a year following a domestic accident, and passed away on Wednesday, 12th August last. She was 81.

Posted at 19:26 on 19 August 2015

The Tolkien Society Seminar 2015 has been hailed by attendees as “one of the best, ever“. The 25th Seminar took place last month in the city of Leeds, where Tolkien was an academic in the early 1920s.

Posted at 19:28 on 12 August 2015

A local horticulturist, Chris Evans, has created a tribute to Tolkien’s Farmer Maggot near his home in Bamfurlong, Gloucestershire.

Posted at 11:29 on 4 August 2015

It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden death of Tolkien artist and Tolkien Society member Jef Murray. He was 55.