Contributor: Shaun Gunner

On Thursday, Sir Peter Jackson announced via his Facebook page that the third film in his Hobbit trilogy was to be renamed from ‘There and Back Again’ to ‘The Battle of the Five Armies’. I agree with him.

In Wednesday’s episode, “Green Imagined Land”, Ian Hislop will be looking at J.R.R. Tolkien’s experience with industry in Birmingham and how that shaped the author’s works. Ian Hislop visits Sarehole Mill and the surrounding area.

Posted by on 8 April 2014

Emil Johannson of the LOTR Project has created an interactive map of Beleriand that is freely accessible on his website.

Game of Thrones author, George R.R. Martin, in a long interview with Rolling Stone magazine has spoken about his views of J.R.R. Tolkien‘s The Lord of the Rings.

The winners of the inaugural Tolkien Society Awards were announced at the Tolkien Society’s Annual Dinner in Hay-on-Wye on Saturday 11th April 2014.

Posted by on 5 April 2014

Tolkien scholar and author, John Garth, is to be the after-dinner Guest Speaker at the Tolkien Society’s 2014 AGM at Hay-on-Wye on 12th April.

On Thursday, Sir Peter Jackson announced via his Facebook page that the third film in his Hobbit trilogy was to be renamed from ‘There and Back Again’ to ‘The Battle of the Five Armies’. I agree with him.

Game of Thrones author, George R.R. Martin, in a long interview with Rolling Stone magazine has spoken about his views of J.R.R. Tolkien‘s The Lord of the Rings.

In Wednesday’s episode, “Green Imagined Land”, Ian Hislop will be looking at J.R.R. Tolkien’s experience with industry in Birmingham and how that shaped the author’s works. Ian Hislop visits Sarehole Mill and the surrounding area.

The winners of the inaugural Tolkien Society Awards were announced at the Tolkien Society’s Annual Dinner in Hay-on-Wye on Saturday 11th April 2014.

Posted by on 8 April 2014

Emil Johannson of the LOTR Project has created an interactive map of Beleriand that is freely accessible on his website.

Posted by on 5 April 2014

Tolkien scholar and author, John Garth, is to be the after-dinner Guest Speaker at the Tolkien Society’s 2014 AGM at Hay-on-Wye on 12th April.

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.