Contributor: Shaun Gunner

Author of A Song of Fire and Ice, George R.R. Martin, claims that Tolkien’s killing of Gandalf was influential in his decision to kill off his own characters.

With one year to go until the start of Tolkien 2019, we’re pleased to announce that Ted Nasmith will be one of guests in attendance at the event.

Posted by on 18 July 2018

Nancy Martsch, editor of Beyond Bree (the newsletter of the Tolkien Special Interest Group of American Mensa), has announced the release of the Beyond Bree calendar for 2019.

J.R.R. Tolkien is such a prolific author that, 45 years after his death, he is still providing us with publications that sell in their tens of thousands. With so many coming out in recent years – and the latest, The Fall of Gondolin, arriving in a couple of weeks – it is important to understand […]

In a year’s time the Society will come together for Tolkien 2019, the largest celebration the Tolkien Society has ever held in honour of the Society’s 50th anniversary. This is everything we know so far.

The current Rawlinson and Bosworth Professor of Anglo-Saxon, Professor Andy Orchard, will be the Society’s Guest of Honour at our AGM on Saturday 21st April.

Author of A Song of Fire and Ice, George R.R. Martin, claims that Tolkien’s killing of Gandalf was influential in his decision to kill off his own characters.

J.R.R. Tolkien is such a prolific author that, 45 years after his death, he is still providing us with publications that sell in their tens of thousands. With so many coming out in recent years – and the latest, The Fall of Gondolin, arriving in a couple of weeks – it is important to understand […]

With one year to go until the start of Tolkien 2019, we’re pleased to announce that Ted Nasmith will be one of guests in attendance at the event.

In a year’s time the Society will come together for Tolkien 2019, the largest celebration the Tolkien Society has ever held in honour of the Society’s 50th anniversary. This is everything we know so far.

Posted by on 18 July 2018

Nancy Martsch, editor of Beyond Bree (the newsletter of the Tolkien Special Interest Group of American Mensa), has announced the release of the Beyond Bree calendar for 2019.

The current Rawlinson and Bosworth Professor of Anglo-Saxon, Professor Andy Orchard, will be the Society’s Guest of Honour at our AGM on Saturday 21st April.

About the Author: Shaun Gunner
Shaun is the current Chair of The Tolkien Society. Elected in 2013, Shaun regularly speaks about adaptations of Tolkien's works whilst passionately believing the Society needs to reach out to new audiences. In his spare time can be found in the cinema, playing video games and Lego, or on Twitter.