Posted at 20:00 on 23 June 2015

The Extended Edition of Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies will be released on 16 November 2015 in the UK.

Posted at 18:45 on 17 June 2015

Figures released yesterday by the Official Charts Company show that The Hobbit features as one of the UK‘s best-selling DVDs of the decade (so far).

Posted at 19:27 on 12 June 2015

The Sussex Centre for Folklore, Fairy Tales and Fantasy (SCFFF) based at the University of Chichester have published the latest edition of their journal Gramarye.

Posted at 20:20 on 10 June 2015

Every year a group of Czech larping enthusiasts re-enact The Battle of Five Armies, the concluding set piece of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit.

Posted at 19:38 on 7 June 2015

Last month we reported about a rare edition of The Hobbit going under the hammer at Sotherby’s. This week it sold for a staggering £137,000 ($209,000; €188,000).

Posted at 18:32 on 22 June 2015

Adding to an already impressive list of animals named after concepts in Tolkien’s works, a recently-discovered bug in Patagonia is to be named ”planois smaug”.

Posted at 13:18 on 11 June 2015

Legendary actor, Sir Christopher Lee, sadly passed away on Sunday at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in London, following a short illness. He was 93.

Posted at 19:19 on 8 June 2015

Architects have drawn up plans to turn the former Shoreham Cement Works in Sussex into an environmentally-friendly holiday resort with 600 pods, in a design compared to the Shire.