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Tolkien 2019: prices rise on 3rd January
Tolkien Society members at one of our events
Tolkien Society members at one of our events

In honour of J.R.R. Tolkien’s birthday, the price rise for registration for Tolkien 2019 will now rise on the 3rd January 2019.

Tolkien 2019 is taking place from 7th to 11th August 2019 at the Macdonald Burlington Hotel in Birmingham, UK. The event celebrates the Society’s 50th anniversary and guests include Dimitra Fimi, John Garth, Wayne Hammond, Alan Lee, Ted Nasmith, Christina Scull, Tom Shippey, Brian Sibley; aside from a comprehensive programme of talks and panels, it includes art and dealers, workshops, games and quizzes, and an orchestral performance, a production of Leaf by Niggle, and a ceilidh.

Price rises were originally due to take place on New Year’s Day, but in honour of Tolkien’s birthday – and to give everyone a little more time – the rise will now take place at midnight GMT, after 3rd January 2019. I.e. 00.00 UK-time, on 4th January 2019.

Prices are currently £125, discounted to £100 for Society members; prices will rise to £150, discounted to £125 for Society members. If you are a member of the Society and want to benefit from the discount, just login and visit the members’ area for your discount code.

To find out more, and to book your place, visit

About the Author: The Tolkien Society
The Tolkien Society is an educational charity and worldwide membership organisation devoted to promoting research into, and educating the public in, the life and works of J.R.R. Tolkien. The Society organises regular events (such as Oxonmoot and Tolkien Reading Day), publishes regular books and journal (such as Amon Hen and Mallorn), and is working towards a permanent home to Tolkien in the UK.