Contributor: Shaun Gunner

The first round of nominations for The Tolkien Society Awards 2024 is now open.

Posted by on 25 July 2023

A new version of The Lord of the Rings Musical has opened this week at the Watermill Theatre, near Newbury in Berkshire, UK. This reworked version of the 2006 stage musical will run from July to October.

Posted by on 18 July 2023

We’re very sorry to report that the Tolkien Society’s longest-standing member and stalwart of the Tolkien community, Charles E. Noad, passed away last week at the age of 75.

The Tolkien Society are delighted to announce that Emmy and BAFTA Award-winning composer Bear McCreary, the composer of the score for Prime Video’s The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power, will be joining us for Oxonmoot this year.

Posted by on 20 July 2023

The official Tolkien Calendar 2024, containing Alan Lee artwork inspired by The Fall of Númenor, is released today.

Posted by on 15 June 2023

HarperCollins have announced a deluxe edition of The Hobbit to go alongside the new hardback edition due to be published in September, which will feature over 50 illustrations.

The first round of nominations for The Tolkien Society Awards 2024 is now open.

The Tolkien Society are delighted to announce that Emmy and BAFTA Award-winning composer Bear McCreary, the composer of the score for Prime Video’s The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power, will be joining us for Oxonmoot this year.

Posted by on 25 July 2023

A new version of The Lord of the Rings Musical has opened this week at the Watermill Theatre, near Newbury in Berkshire, UK. This reworked version of the 2006 stage musical will run from July to October.

Posted by on 20 July 2023

The official Tolkien Calendar 2024, containing Alan Lee artwork inspired by The Fall of Númenor, is released today.

Posted by on 18 July 2023

We’re very sorry to report that the Tolkien Society’s longest-standing member and stalwart of the Tolkien community, Charles E. Noad, passed away last week at the age of 75.

Posted by on 15 June 2023

HarperCollins have announced a deluxe edition of The Hobbit to go alongside the new hardback edition due to be published in September, which will feature over 50 illustrations.

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 chaired another charity, Mankind, and is a local councillor.