Tolkien Society

BBC Radio 4 is set to broadcast Tolkien in Love – a dramatisation of Tolkien and Edith's early relationship – this Saturday (19 August 2017) at 14:30. Written by Sean Grundy, the one-off radio drama will explore the obstacles faced by the young Tolkien and his future wife when they fell in love over 100 years ago. Tune […] [...]
Tue, Aug 15, 2017
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The Tolkien Society is pleased to confirm the speakers at this year's Oxonmoot. Over a dozen speakers will be speaking at this year's event on topics ranging from Worcestershire to George Allen and Unwin, from Tolkien art to the Silmarils and Terry Pratchett. Oxonmoot takes place over a weekend close to the 22nd September – […] [...]
Sun, Aug 06, 2017
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Our sister society in Germany, Deutsche Tolkien Gesellschaft (DTG), is hosting its annual seminar this October at Augsburg University. This is the 14th annual Seminar for DTG, and is supported by Walking Tree Publsihers and is held in conjunction with the society's 20th anniversary. To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the society, they have opened […] [...]
Wed, Aug 02, 2017
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The Puppet State Theatre Company is due to tour England and Wales with their critically-acclaimed stage play of Tolkien's Leaf by Niggle. After touring Scotland last summer, and performing at last year's Oxonmoot, the performance – led by Richard Medrington – adapts Tolkien's Leaf by Niggle story which is seen as allegory of Tolkien's own […] [...]
Tue, Aug 01, 2017
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The revised and expanded edition of Angela P. Nicholas's book Aragorn: J.R.R. Tolkien's Undervalued Hero is now available for pre-order from Luna Press. The book, due to be published on 15the September and featuring cover art by Tolkien artist Jay Johnstone, is described by Luna Press: “This book is a biographical study of Aragorn, covering […] [...]
Mon, Jul 31, 2017
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Prices for Oxonmoot 2017 will rise at midnight on Monday 31st July by £10 (€11, $13). Book now to beat the price rise and attend one of the best Tolkien events in the world! Oxonmoot is the largest annual event hosted by The Tolkien Society, having been held annually since 1974. Constituting the largest annual […] [...]
Sun, Jul 30, 2017
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