Contributor: Shaun Gunner

A brand new Tolkien journal, Waymeet, has been announced. The online journal is aimed at providing resources for teachers to help them teach about Tolkien’s works in a post-secondary education environment.

A local horticulturist, Chris Evans, has created a tribute to Tolkien’s Farmer Maggot near his home in Bamfurlong, Gloucestershire.

The final part of Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit trilogy – The Battle of the Five Armies – is set to be released in an extended edition in cinemas on the 5th October.

The Tolkien Society Seminar 2015 has been hailed by attendees as “one of the best, ever“. The 25th Seminar took place last month in the city of Leeds, where Tolkien was an academic in the early 1920s.

The Tolkien Society’s Oxonmoot is the world’s longest-running annual event dedicated to Tolkien. Taking place in an Oxford college over a long weekend close to Frodo and Bilbo’s birthday in September, it is rightly considered one of the most important events for lovers of Tolkien and his works. Here are just 10 reasons why you […]

Posted by on 8 July 2015

NASA‘s New Horizons proposals will use fictional characters and locations, including from Tolkien’s Middle-earth, to name features of Pluto and its moons next week.

A brand new Tolkien journal, Waymeet, has been announced. The online journal is aimed at providing resources for teachers to help them teach about Tolkien’s works in a post-secondary education environment.

The Tolkien Society Seminar 2015 has been hailed by attendees as “one of the best, ever“. The 25th Seminar took place last month in the city of Leeds, where Tolkien was an academic in the early 1920s.

A local horticulturist, Chris Evans, has created a tribute to Tolkien’s Farmer Maggot near his home in Bamfurlong, Gloucestershire.

The Tolkien Society’s Oxonmoot is the world’s longest-running annual event dedicated to Tolkien. Taking place in an Oxford college over a long weekend close to Frodo and Bilbo’s birthday in September, it is rightly considered one of the most important events for lovers of Tolkien and his works. Here are just 10 reasons why you […]

The final part of Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit trilogy – The Battle of the Five Armies – is set to be released in an extended edition in cinemas on the 5th October.

Posted by on 8 July 2015

NASA‘s New Horizons proposals will use fictional characters and locations, including from Tolkien’s Middle-earth, to name features of Pluto and its moons next week.

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.