Contributor: Shaun Gunner

The Trustees of The Tolkien Society are pleased to announce the shortlist for The Tolkien Society Awards 2021. Voting is open exclusively to members of the Society through the Members’ Area.

The first round of nominations for The Tolkien Society Awards 2021 is now open.

To mark J.R.R. Tolkien’s twelfty-ninth (129th) birthday, The Tolkien Society invites fans all over the world to participate in our annual Birthday Toast.

Today is The Tolkien Society’s international Tolkien Reading Day! The theme this year is Hope and Courage. Share a video, or let us know what you’re reading in the comments below or by using #TolkienReadingDay or #TolkienReadingDay2021 on Twitter.

We are pleased to announce the fourteen speakers who will presenting their talks at the The Tolkien Society Seminar 2021, which will be held online on Saturday 13th February. The theme is Twenty-first Century Receptions of Tolkien, and is free for anyone to attend. Theme ‘I find that many children become interested, even engrossed, in […]

The Trustees of the Tolkien Society wish to make it clear to Society members, supporters and the public that it is not involved in, or affiliated with, Project Northmoor.

The Trustees of The Tolkien Society are pleased to announce the shortlist for The Tolkien Society Awards 2021. Voting is open exclusively to members of the Society through the Members’ Area.

Today is The Tolkien Society’s international Tolkien Reading Day! The theme this year is Hope and Courage. Share a video, or let us know what you’re reading in the comments below or by using #TolkienReadingDay or #TolkienReadingDay2021 on Twitter.

The first round of nominations for The Tolkien Society Awards 2021 is now open.

We are pleased to announce the fourteen speakers who will presenting their talks at the The Tolkien Society Seminar 2021, which will be held online on Saturday 13th February. The theme is Twenty-first Century Receptions of Tolkien, and is free for anyone to attend. Theme ‘I find that many children become interested, even engrossed, in […]

To mark J.R.R. Tolkien’s twelfty-ninth (129th) birthday, The Tolkien Society invites fans all over the world to participate in our annual Birthday Toast.

The Trustees of the Tolkien Society wish to make it clear to Society members, supporters and the public that it is not involved in, or affiliated with, Project Northmoor.

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 2,500 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.