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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 TheOneRing.net 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 [...]

Posted at 17:34 on 21 March 2014

Over 35 years since it was released, new images and videos from Ralph Bakshi’s The Lord of the Rings film have been released by his son Eddie. The 1978 adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s best-selling novel has always [...]

Posted at 11:46 on 17 March 2014

The 2014 AGM will host the inaugural Tolkien Society Awards. The awards are to recognise excellence in the fields of Tolkien scholarship and fandom as well as highlighting our long-standing charitable objective to “seek to educate the public in, and promote research into, the [...]

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 19:37 on 28 March 2014

A new 60th Anniversary Edition of J.R.R. Tolkien’s best-selling book The Lord of the Rings will be released on 16 June 2014. Coming 60 years after the publication of The Fellowship of the Ring on 29 July 1954, this new edition includes further corrections and is [...]

Posted at 11:05 on 19 March 2014

On 22 May 2014 the long-awaited Beowulf: A Translation and Commentary by J.R.R. Tolkien will be published by HarperCollins and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. The book, posthumously edited by Tolkien’s son Christopher, is being published nearly 90 years after it was originally written. Tolkien, [...]

Posted at 11:41 on 17 March 2014

It is with great pleasure that we confirm that Helen Armstrong has been appointed as Acting Mallorn Editor. Helen has worked professionally as an editor for many years, and she will be known to many members of the Society as both a former-Secretary and fantastic friend and long-standing volunteer [...]

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