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.
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.
A local horticulturist, Chris Evans, has created a tribute to Tolkien’s Farmer Maggot near his home in Bamfurlong, Gloucestershire.
It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden death of Tolkien artist and Tolkien Society member Jef Murray. He was 55.
J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit has come in join seventeenth place in a teachers’ list of books all children should read before leaving primary school.
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.
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.