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In the June 2014 edition of Empire magazine lists the winners of the 2014 Empire Awards. The ceremony was hosted by James Nesbitt (Bofur in the Hobbit films), and was held on Sunday March 30, 2014.

Peter Jackson has announced that the third and final film in his adaptation of The Hobbit will now be called The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. Meanwhile the old title, There and Back Again, will be used as a possible alternative name for all three films.

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.

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.

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.