Contributor: Shaun Gunner
Posted by on 13 May 2022

Dr Dimitra Fimi is to give the first Annual Tolkien Lecture at the University of Birmingham. The lecture will take place at 7pm on Friday 27 May as part of the Fantasy Worlds Weekend.

Posted by on 6 April 2022

The Trustees of The Tolkien Society are pleased to announce the shortlist for The Tolkien Society Awards 2022. Voting is open exclusively to members of the Society through the Members’ Area.

Today is The Tolkien Society’s international Tolkien Reading Day! The theme this year is Love and Friendship. Share a video, or let us know what you’re reading in the comments below or by using #TolkienReadingDay or #TolkienReadingDay2022 on Twitter.

Posted by on 9 May 2022

Last week I was invited to London to get an exclusive glimpse at Amazon’s forthcoming series The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power which will première on Amazon Prime on Friday 2 September this year.

The Tolkien Society’s Annual Dinner Guest Speaker will speaking on the evening of Saturday 9th April at our event in Exeter which will simultaneously be livestreamed.

The first round of nominations for The Tolkien Society Awards 2022 is now open.

Posted by on 13 May 2022

Dr Dimitra Fimi is to give the first Annual Tolkien Lecture at the University of Birmingham. The lecture will take place at 7pm on Friday 27 May as part of the Fantasy Worlds Weekend.

Posted by on 9 May 2022

Last week I was invited to London to get an exclusive glimpse at Amazon’s forthcoming series The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power which will première on Amazon Prime on Friday 2 September this year.

Posted by on 6 April 2022

The Trustees of The Tolkien Society are pleased to announce the shortlist for The Tolkien Society Awards 2022. Voting is open exclusively to members of the Society through the Members’ Area.

The Tolkien Society’s Annual Dinner Guest Speaker will speaking on the evening of Saturday 9th April at our event in Exeter which will simultaneously be livestreamed.

Today is The Tolkien Society’s international Tolkien Reading Day! The theme this year is Love and Friendship. Share a video, or let us know what you’re reading in the comments below or by using #TolkienReadingDay or #TolkienReadingDay2022 on Twitter.

The first round of nominations for The Tolkien Society Awards 2022 is now open.

About the Author: Shaun Gunner
Shaun is the Chair of The Tolkien Society. First elected in 2013, Shaun has overseen the Society's expansion from 600 to 3,500 members. Shaun regularly speaks about adaptations of Tolkien's works and the future of Tolkien scholarship whilst passionately believing the Society needs to reach out to new audiences. In his spare time he can be found playing video games and Lego, or on Twitter. He also chairs another charity, Mankind, and is a local councillor.