News: September 2018

300 Tolkien fans from around the world are meeting in Oxford this weekend to celebrate the life and works of J.R.R. Tolkien at the Society’s largest ever annual Oxonmootevent.

On this day exactly 100 years ago, an emaciated J.R.R. Tolkien left Brooklands Officers’ Hospital and was transferred to a convalescent hospital in Blackpool. His 18 months convalescing in Hull and East Yorkshire was at an end. Over two summers he had spent nearly 18 weeks at this hospital separated from the distractions of family-life, […]

300 Tolkien fans from around the world are meeting in Oxford this weekend to celebrate the life and works of J.R.R. Tolkien at the Society’s largest ever annual Oxonmootevent.

On this day exactly 100 years ago, an emaciated J.R.R. Tolkien left Brooklands Officers’ Hospital and was transferred to a convalescent hospital in Blackpool. His 18 months convalescing in Hull and East Yorkshire was at an end. Over two summers he had spent nearly 18 weeks at this hospital separated from the distractions of family-life, […]