Contributor: Shaun Gunner
Posted by on 10 June 2015

Every year a group of Czech larping enthusiasts re-enact The Battle of Five Armies, the concluding set piece of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit.

Posted by on 8 June 2015

Architects have drawn up plans to turn the former Shoreham Cement Works in Sussex into an environmentally-friendly holiday resort with 600 pods, in a design compared to the Shire.

Posted by on 1 June 2015

Michal Kazmierczak is well-known in the LEGO fan community for his large recreations of film sets from Indiana Jones and the planet Mustafa from Star Wars. Now he’s turned his attention to The Hobbit.

Posted by on 9 June 2015

Tolkien is not exactly known for his brevity: The Lord of the Ring ranks with War and Peace, The Count of Monte Cristo and Gone With The Wind as the butt of jokes for its length; whilst Tolkien beats the Bard in terms of word-count. Without even including The History of Middle-earth or academic texts, […]

Posted by on 7 June 2015

Last month we reported about a rare edition of The Hobbit going under the hammer at Sotherby’s. This week it sold for a staggering £137,000 ($209,000; €188,000).

It is with great dismay that we must sadly inform you of the death on Friday of one of our Tolkien Society members. Mick Wilkes has died after a long and painful illness, at St. Mary’s Hospice, with his wife Viv and sons John and David beside him.

Posted by on 10 June 2015

Every year a group of Czech larping enthusiasts re-enact The Battle of Five Armies, the concluding set piece of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit.

Posted by on 9 June 2015

Tolkien is not exactly known for his brevity: The Lord of the Ring ranks with War and Peace, The Count of Monte Cristo and Gone With The Wind as the butt of jokes for its length; whilst Tolkien beats the Bard in terms of word-count. Without even including The History of Middle-earth or academic texts, […]

Posted by on 8 June 2015

Architects have drawn up plans to turn the former Shoreham Cement Works in Sussex into an environmentally-friendly holiday resort with 600 pods, in a design compared to the Shire.

Posted by on 7 June 2015

Last month we reported about a rare edition of The Hobbit going under the hammer at Sotherby’s. This week it sold for a staggering £137,000 ($209,000; €188,000).

Posted by on 1 June 2015

Michal Kazmierczak is well-known in the LEGO fan community for his large recreations of film sets from Indiana Jones and the planet Mustafa from Star Wars. Now he’s turned his attention to The Hobbit.

It is with great dismay that we must sadly inform you of the death on Friday of one of our Tolkien Society members. Mick Wilkes has died after a long and painful illness, at St. Mary’s Hospice, with his wife Viv and sons John and David beside him.

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.