Feast Week, Day 1: Bilbo and Frodo’s Birthday | LOTRO Edition Feast Week, Day 1: Bilbo and Frodo’s Birthday | LOTRO Edition
Our Favorite Editions of ‘The Hobbit’ Our Favorite Editions of ‘The Hobbit’
Feast Week: Frolicking Mapleberry Cookies, by Ginkgo Marie Feast Week: Frolicking Mapleberry Cookies, by Ginkgo Marie
The Hobbit Celebrates its 80th Anniversary! The Hobbit Celebrates its 80th Anniversary!
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Movie News Weta Collecta + Win a Trip to New Zealand!

Weta Collecta + Win a Trip to New Zealand!

Weta Workshop recently announced a new mystery box called the “Weta Collecta” which features $150 worth of goodies! The box will come with a collectible, a t-shirt and more mystery items “from the world of […]

Tolkien News Feast Week, Day 1: Bilbo and Frodo’s Birthday | LOTRO Edition

Feast Week, Day 1: Bilbo and Frodo’s Birthday | LOTRO Edition

Happy Hobbit Day and welcome to the first day of Feast Week! We decided to make things different this year and celebrate Frodo’s journey on The Lord of the Rings Online (LOTRO). My little hobbit […]

Art and Literature News Hobbit Book Club Week 3: Hopes and Heroes

Hobbit Book Club Week 3: Hopes and Heroes

Welcome to a recap of week three of our Hobbit Book club. For the entire month of June, we and a handful of readers will read Tolkien’s The Hobbit. At the beginning of each week, I will write […]

#TolkienCollection Collectors Corner: LOTR Funkos

Collectors Corner: LOTR Funkos

With all of the different books and merchandise out there it’s almost unavoidable for Tolkien fans, including us at Middle-earth News, to not have a collection of some kind. We thought it would be fun […]

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Feast Week, Day 1: Bilbo and Frodo’s Birthday | LOTRO Edition

Feast Week, Day 1: Bilbo and Frodo’s Birthday | LOTRO Edition

Happy Hobbit Day and welcome to the first day of Feast Week! We decided to make things different this year and celebrate Frodo’s journey on The Lord of the Rings Online (LOTRO). My little hobbit […]

Our Favorite Editions of ‘The Hobbit’

Our Favorite Editions of ‘The Hobbit’

Everyone has particular copies of books that we cherish above others. Many of us here at Middle-earth News are pretty keen collectors of various volumes of works by and about J. R. R. Tolkien. We […]

Feast Week: Frolicking Mapleberry Cookies, by Ginkgo Marie

Feast Week: Frolicking Mapleberry Cookies, by Ginkgo Marie

Many thanks to Ginkgo Marie for submitting her fantastic Frolicking Mapleberry Cookies recipe for Feast Week! She put a lot of effort into them and we can’t wait to try them ourselves. Check out her recipe below, […]

The Hobbit Celebrates its 80th Anniversary!

The Hobbit Celebrates its 80th Anniversary!

The Hobbit celebrates its 80 year anniversary today! Written by JRR Tolkien and published by Allen & Unwin, The Hobbit was released to the public on September 21st, 1937. The book started out as a […]

It’s Tolkien Week!

It’s Tolkien Week!

The celebration is upon us! Today is the start of Tolkien Week, the annual festival that honors the work of J. R. R. Tolkien and his son and editor, Christopher Tolkien. First celebrated in 1978 […]

40th Anniversary of the Publication of ‘The Silmarillion’

40th Anniversary of the Publication of ‘The Silmarillion’

The Silmarillion is the history of the War of the Exiled Elves against the Enemy, which all takes place in the North-west of the world (Middle-earth). Several tales of victory and tragedy are caught up […]

10th Anniversary LOTRO Soundtrack Now on Sale!

10th Anniversary LOTRO Soundtrack Now on Sale!

One of my favorite parts of playing The Lord of the Rings Online would definitely be the music. I have a habit of staying on the login page for a long time just to listen […]

Weta Collecta + Win a Trip to New Zealand!

Weta Collecta + Win a Trip to New Zealand!

Weta Workshop recently announced a new mystery box called the “Weta Collecta” which features $150 worth of goodies! The box will come with a collectible, a t-shirt and more mystery items “from the world of […]

Dragon Con Wraps Ups Record-Breaking Year

Dragon Con Wraps Ups Record-Breaking Year

The panels are over, the photo ops are done, the vendors are all gone, and the fans are drifting back to real life. Dragon Con 2017 is a wrap, and it was one for the […]

Send in Your Tried and Tested Recipes for Feast Week and WIN!

Send in Your Tried and Tested Recipes for Feast Week and WIN!

Every year, the Middle-earth News staff rolls up our sleeves and gets cooking to bring you some Hobbit-approved meals for Feast Week. Traditionally held between September 22nd through the 29th annually, Feast Week follows the […]