Contributor: Shaun Gunner

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.

Posted by on 5 April 2018

Internet rumours claim that Universal are planning on including a Lord of the Rings-themed world in a new theme park in Orlando.

Today is The Tolkien Society’s international Tolkien Reading Day! The theme this year is Home and Hearth: the many ways of being a Hobbit. Share a video, or let us know what you’re reading in the comments below or by using #TolkienReadingDay on Twitter.

Posted by on 9 April 2018

Games Workshop have announced that they are releasing a new licensed strategy board game, Quest to Mount Doom, due out later this year.

The Tolkien Society is pleased to announce Tolkien 2019, the largest celebration the Tolkien Society has ever held. Taking place at the Macdonald Burlington hotel in Birmingham from 7th to 11th August 2019, the event will bring together hundreds of fans, scholars and artists from all over the world.

The Tolkien Society’s membership has grown in the last year to a new record of having more members now than at any other time in the Society’s history.

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.

Posted by on 9 April 2018

Games Workshop have announced that they are releasing a new licensed strategy board game, Quest to Mount Doom, due out later this year.

Posted by on 5 April 2018

Internet rumours claim that Universal are planning on including a Lord of the Rings-themed world in a new theme park in Orlando.

The Tolkien Society is pleased to announce Tolkien 2019, the largest celebration the Tolkien Society has ever held. Taking place at the Macdonald Burlington hotel in Birmingham from 7th to 11th August 2019, the event will bring together hundreds of fans, scholars and artists from all over the world.

Today is The Tolkien Society’s international Tolkien Reading Day! The theme this year is Home and Hearth: the many ways of being a Hobbit. Share a video, or let us know what you’re reading in the comments below or by using #TolkienReadingDay on Twitter.

The Tolkien Society’s membership has grown in the last year to a new record of having more members now than at any other time in the Society’s history.

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.