Contributor: Shaun Gunner

The new year is often treated as a fresh start and an opportunity to look forwards at the significant events over the coming 12 months. And in 2017 we do indeed have a very exciting year ahead, but first I want to look back over the previous year and explain why I think 2016 was […]

Posted by on 19 May 2016

The stage play of J.R.R. Tolkien’s short story Leaf by Niggle is continuing its tour of Scotland following criticial acclaim.

Posted by on 3 March 2016

Artist John Cockshaw is hosting a Tolkien-inspired art exhibition at the Mill Bridge Gallery in Skipton.

Posted by on 26 June 2016

Every summer, The Tolkien Society hosts a seminar to showcase leading Tolkien scholarship from around the globe. This seminar—the Society’s 25th—takes place at the Leeds City Hilton on Sunday 3rd July. Book now so you don’t miss out!

Posted by on 18 May 2016

Today, 18th May, is recognised worldwide as Internation Museum Day which aims to promote museums and educate the public about the challenges museums face. But one of the questions I am most frequently asked is “Why isn’t there a museum to J.R.R. Tolkien?“

Posted by on 1 March 2016

The nomination period for the third annual Tolkien Society Awards is now open. The Awards recognise excellence in Tolkien scholarship and fandom.

The new year is often treated as a fresh start and an opportunity to look forwards at the significant events over the coming 12 months. And in 2017 we do indeed have a very exciting year ahead, but first I want to look back over the previous year and explain why I think 2016 was […]

Posted by on 26 June 2016

Every summer, The Tolkien Society hosts a seminar to showcase leading Tolkien scholarship from around the globe. This seminar—the Society’s 25th—takes place at the Leeds City Hilton on Sunday 3rd July. Book now so you don’t miss out!

Posted by on 19 May 2016

The stage play of J.R.R. Tolkien’s short story Leaf by Niggle is continuing its tour of Scotland following criticial acclaim.

Posted by on 18 May 2016

Today, 18th May, is recognised worldwide as Internation Museum Day which aims to promote museums and educate the public about the challenges museums face. But one of the questions I am most frequently asked is “Why isn’t there a museum to J.R.R. Tolkien?“

Posted by on 3 March 2016

Artist John Cockshaw is hosting a Tolkien-inspired art exhibition at the Mill Bridge Gallery in Skipton.

Posted by on 1 March 2016

The nomination period for the third annual Tolkien Society Awards is now open. The Awards recognise excellence in Tolkien scholarship and fandom.

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.