Contributor: Daniel Helen

Peter Jackson has announced that the third and final film in his adaptation of The Hobbit will now be called The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. Meanwhile the old title, There and Back Again, will be used as a possible alternative name for all three films.

On 22 May 2014 the long-awaited Beowulf: A Translation and Commentary by J.R.R. Tolkien will be published by HarperCollins and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. The book, posthumously edited by Tolkien’s son Christopher, is being published nearly 90 years after it was originally written. Tolkien, who was an expert in Old English, completed the translation of Beowulf […]

It is with great pleasure that we confirm that Helen Armstrong has been appointed as Acting Mallorn Editor.

Posted by on 6 April 2014

The Tolkien Society has launched its brand new website with a modern feel and clear design. The first redesign of the website for a decade, its vibrant appearance seeks to showcase everything about the Society and encourage as many people as possible to become members. New features of the website include: a blog, frequently-updated news, […]

The 2014 AGM will host the inaugural Tolkien Society Awards. The awards are to recognise excellence in the fields of Tolkien scholarship and fandom as well as highlighting our long-standing charitable objective to “seek to educate the public in, and promote research into, the life and works of Professor John Ronald Reuel Tolkien CBE”. The […]

Following publication of the hardback last year, a new paperback of The Hobbit, illustrated by Jemima Catlin, will be released 11 September 2014.

Peter Jackson has announced that the third and final film in his adaptation of The Hobbit will now be called The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. Meanwhile the old title, There and Back Again, will be used as a possible alternative name for all three films.

Posted by on 6 April 2014

The Tolkien Society has launched its brand new website with a modern feel and clear design. The first redesign of the website for a decade, its vibrant appearance seeks to showcase everything about the Society and encourage as many people as possible to become members. New features of the website include: a blog, frequently-updated news, […]

On 22 May 2014 the long-awaited Beowulf: A Translation and Commentary by J.R.R. Tolkien will be published by HarperCollins and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. The book, posthumously edited by Tolkien’s son Christopher, is being published nearly 90 years after it was originally written. Tolkien, who was an expert in Old English, completed the translation of Beowulf […]

The 2014 AGM will host the inaugural Tolkien Society Awards. The awards are to recognise excellence in the fields of Tolkien scholarship and fandom as well as highlighting our long-standing charitable objective to “seek to educate the public in, and promote research into, the life and works of Professor John Ronald Reuel Tolkien CBE”. The […]

It is with great pleasure that we confirm that Helen Armstrong has been appointed as Acting Mallorn Editor.

Following publication of the hardback last year, a new paperback of The Hobbit, illustrated by Jemima Catlin, will be released 11 September 2014.

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.