King Edward’s School, Birmingham, has produced a short documentary on Robert Quilter Gilson, a close friend of Tolkien who died on the first day of the Battle of the Somme.
The Bodleian Libraries and TORCH have released the video from “The Lord of the Rings: Tolkien’s Legacy”, an event held on 29th October to celebrate the 60th anniversary of The Lord of the Rings.
Lev Grossman, author of the critically-acclaimed Magicians Trilogy, delivered the third annual Tolkien Lecture at Pembroke College, Oxford, on 13 May 2015.
The Tolkien Society was honoured to host renowned Tolkien artist Alan Lee at its Annual Dinner in York on 9 April 2016. Watch as he discusses his artwork over the past decade or so.
We had the great honour of hosting Tolkien in Oxford producer Leslie Megahey at our Annual Dinner back in April. Watch as he talks about making the film, and meeting and working with J.R.R. Tolkien.
Today is the Tolkien Society’s international Tolkien Reading Day! The theme this year is friendship. Let us know what you’re reading in the comments below or by using #TolkienReadingDay on Twitter.