Contributor: Shaun Gunner

As an author, J.R.R. Tolkien remains one of the most popular writers in the world, with book sales in the 250-300 million range and earning a position where he is widely regarded as the father of modern fantasy. Those book sales have not only touched millions of people the world over – and led to […]

Over the next six months we are going to hear a lot more about Beren and Lúthien as the world gears up towards the publication of the book on the 4th May. But, for those unfamiliar with the story, who are Beren and Lúthien?

The Tolkien Society Seminar 2017 will be held on Sunday 2nd July at the Hilton, Leeds City with a theme of “Poetry and Song”. Book now to attend this exciting and thought-provoking event!

Posted by on 2 March 2017

Bookings are now open for The Tolkien Society’s Annual Dinner, which will take place on Saturday 22nd April as part of our Springmoot and AGM in Warwick. Book now!

Researchers in Brazil have named a newly-discovered amoeba after Gandalf, due to its resemblance with Gandalf’s hat.

The Tolkien Society’s Chair, Shaun Gunner, has today announced that the Society has more members now than at any point in the Society’s history.

As an author, J.R.R. Tolkien remains one of the most popular writers in the world, with book sales in the 250-300 million range and earning a position where he is widely regarded as the father of modern fantasy. Those book sales have not only touched millions of people the world over – and led to […]

Posted by on 2 March 2017

Bookings are now open for The Tolkien Society’s Annual Dinner, which will take place on Saturday 22nd April as part of our Springmoot and AGM in Warwick. Book now!

Over the next six months we are going to hear a lot more about Beren and Lúthien as the world gears up towards the publication of the book on the 4th May. But, for those unfamiliar with the story, who are Beren and Lúthien?

Researchers in Brazil have named a newly-discovered amoeba after Gandalf, due to its resemblance with Gandalf’s hat.

The Tolkien Society Seminar 2017 will be held on Sunday 2nd July at the Hilton, Leeds City with a theme of “Poetry and Song”. Book now to attend this exciting and thought-provoking event!

The Tolkien Society’s Chair, Shaun Gunner, has today announced that the Society has more members now than at any point in the Society’s history.

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.