Contributor: Daniel Helen
Posted by on 26 July 2015

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.

Posted by on 11 July 2015

The Tolkien Society Seminar 2015, held in July 2015 at Leeds, was a huge success. If you missed it, you’ll find four videos from the event below.

Posted by on 1 July 2015

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.

Posted by on 15 July 2015

Tolkien biographer John Garth is set to teach a course on “Tolkien’s Wars and Middle-earth” at the Mythgard Institute this Autumn.

Posted by on 10 July 2015

Introduction In one of his many letters, J.R.R. Tolkien expressly wrote “I have never been able to enjoy Pickwick…” (Tolkien, 1990, p. 349). He was, of course, referring to the main character who gave his name to one of Charles Dickens’ most famous works: The Pickwick Papers. Uninteresting as it may have been to him, it is […]

Posted by on 30 June 2015

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Fives Armies has received two Saturn Awards including “Best Fantasy Film” and “Best Supporting Actor” for Richard Armitage.

Posted by on 26 July 2015

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.

Posted by on 15 July 2015

Tolkien biographer John Garth is set to teach a course on “Tolkien’s Wars and Middle-earth” at the Mythgard Institute this Autumn.

Posted by on 11 July 2015

The Tolkien Society Seminar 2015, held in July 2015 at Leeds, was a huge success. If you missed it, you’ll find four videos from the event below.

Posted by on 10 July 2015

Introduction In one of his many letters, J.R.R. Tolkien expressly wrote “I have never been able to enjoy Pickwick…” (Tolkien, 1990, p. 349). He was, of course, referring to the main character who gave his name to one of Charles Dickens’ most famous works: The Pickwick Papers. Uninteresting as it may have been to him, it is […]

Posted by on 1 July 2015

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.

Posted by on 30 June 2015

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Fives Armies has received two Saturn Awards including “Best Fantasy Film” and “Best Supporting Actor” for Richard Armitage.

About the Author: Daniel Helen
Daniel is an Officer without Portfolio and Trustee of The Tolkien Society. Elected in 2014, he is mainly responsible for the Society's digital operations, including this website.