Posted at 19:16 on 2 November 2015

Published by The Tolkien Society, and with nearly 100 articles from leading Tolkien scholars around the world, the Proceedings of the Tolkien 2005 conference contain a wealth of information and academic research that would make the perfect gift (for yourself or someone else!). Buy your copy today for the discount price of just £10!

Posted at 14:41 on 24 October 2015

A specialist at Blackwell’s Rare Books has found a loose map of Middle-earth featuring annotations by J.R.R. Tolkien inside a copy of The Lord of the Rings owned by the late Pauline Baynes.

Posted at 12:29 on 20 October 2015

Today marks the 60th anniversary of the publication of The Return of the King, the third and final volume in J.R.R. Tolkien’s best-selling novel The Lord of the Rings.

Posted at 19:23 on 6 October 2015

The Tolkien Society’s Yulemoot 2015 will take place at The Old Contemptibles pub in Birmingham. Bring along your costumes (not compulsory!) to celebrate the day with food, drink and fantastic company! The free event is open to anyone, so come along to celebrate Yule in style!

Posted at 15:53 on 22 September 2015

The 22nd September, Bilbo and Frodo’s birthday, marks “Hobbit Day” worldwide. Since 1974 the Society has held Oxonmoot in honour of the anniversary, whilst you’ve probably seen us talking about it today on Facebook and Twitter. But how else can you get involved in?

Posted at 19:09 on 25 October 2015

Jenny Dolfen, renowned Tolkien artist and winner of the 2014 Tolkien Society Award for Best Artwork, has announced that her new book Songs of Sorrow and Hope will be released in the new year.

Posted at 19:56 on 22 October 2015

British newspaper The Daily Telegraph, has re-released online its 1968 interview with J.R.R. Tolkien, originally titled “The Man Who Understands Hobbits”.

Posted at 19:30 on 8 October 2015

To mark the 60th anniversary of The Lord of the Rings, HarperCollins have today published The Art of The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien edited by Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull.

Posted at 19:43 on 28 September 2015

Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions are auctioning a letter which explains the creation of Estella Brandybuck née Bolger, the wife of Meriadoc Brandybuck, on the 22nd October 2015.