Contributor: Shaun Gunner

We are now calling for papers for The Tolkien Society Seminar 2020, which will be held online on Saturday 4th July. The theme is Adapting Tolkien.

Game of Thrones author George R.R. Martin has criticised J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings due several questions he has about events after the War of the Ring.

Bookings for Oxonmoot 2019, the Tolkien Society’s annual celebration, are still open; but bookings for meals and rooms close on 29th August. Oxonmoot 2019 will take place over the weekend of 13th-15th September 2019, at St Antony’s College, Oxford, and here’s everything you need to know.

To mark J.R.R. Tolkien’s twelfty-eighth (128th) birthday, The Tolkien Society invites fans all over the world to participate in our annual Birthday Toast.

The Tolkien Calendar 2020, illustrated by Alan Lee, is now published. Coming alongside Lee’s forthcoming publication The Hobbit Sketchbook, the calendar depicts images from The Hobbit.

Posted by on 6 June 2019

The Tolkien Society is pleased to announce that the Tolkien archivist, and curator of the Tolkien: Maker of Middle-earth exhibition, Catherine McIlwaine will be a guest at our Tolkien 2019 event this summer.

We are now calling for papers for The Tolkien Society Seminar 2020, which will be held online on Saturday 4th July. The theme is Adapting Tolkien.

To mark J.R.R. Tolkien’s twelfty-eighth (128th) birthday, The Tolkien Society invites fans all over the world to participate in our annual Birthday Toast.

Game of Thrones author George R.R. Martin has criticised J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings due several questions he has about events after the War of the Ring.

The Tolkien Calendar 2020, illustrated by Alan Lee, is now published. Coming alongside Lee’s forthcoming publication The Hobbit Sketchbook, the calendar depicts images from The Hobbit.

Bookings for Oxonmoot 2019, the Tolkien Society’s annual celebration, are still open; but bookings for meals and rooms close on 29th August. Oxonmoot 2019 will take place over the weekend of 13th-15th September 2019, at St Antony’s College, Oxford, and here’s everything you need to know.

Posted by on 6 June 2019

The Tolkien Society is pleased to announce that the Tolkien archivist, and curator of the Tolkien: Maker of Middle-earth exhibition, Catherine McIlwaine will be a guest at our Tolkien 2019 event this summer.

About the Author: Shaun Gunner
Shaun is the 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.