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Posted at 12:19 on 22 April 2015

It is with great dismay that we must sadly inform you of the death on Friday of one of our Tolkien Society members. Mick Wilkes has died after a long and painful illness, at St. Mary’s Hospice, with his wife Viv and sons John and David beside him.

Posted at 18:53 on 26 March 2015

Tolkien’s drawing of the Doors of Durin in The Fellowship of the Ring, recreated in the films, is a well-known scene in The Lord of the Rings – now imagine building it in your own home.

Posted at 20:27 on 21 April 2015

The “Online Games: Literature, New Media, and Narrative” course goes live on Monday, April 27th  and is back for its third year.

Posted at 20:00 on 19 April 2015

Tolkien’s original dust-jacket design for The Hobbit is currently on public display as part of the Bodleian Library’s ‘Marks of Genius’ exhibition.

Posted at 0:00 on 25 March 2015

Today is the Tolkien Society’s international Tolkien Reading Day! The theme this year is friendship. Let us know what you’re reading in the comments below or by using #TolkienReadingDay on Twitter.

Posted at 20:05 on 23 March 2015

The new “Tolkien-Gordon Collection” at the University of Leeds focusses on Tolkien’s time at the University as well as his collaboration with E.V. Gordon, with whom he worked on Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.