News: Announcements

An authorised stage play of J.R.R. Tolkien’s short story Leaf by Niggle is going to tour round Scotland this spring.

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!

The Humans of New York Facebook page has done much to capture the zeitgeist of the city in the 21st Century, but a parody account is highlighting the experiences of orcs.

The Institute of Continuing Education at the University of Cambridge are offering a course entitled “Tolkien’s amazing world: understanding Middle-earth and how it came to be” this January.

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!

The Tolkien Society is pleased to announce the publication of Journeys & Destinations, the 16th booklet in the Peter Roe series. The book is available from just £5 from the Society’s website.