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Weta Workshop’s Final Hobbit Chronicles Book Available for Pre-Order

Weta Workshop’s Final Hobbit Chronicles Book Available for Pre-Order

The final volume in Weta’s Hobbit Chronicles book series will be released later this year in November and it is titled The Art of War. Like the other five books in the series, The Art of War, written by Daniel […]

Limited Edition House of Beorn Available from Weta Workshop

Limited Edition House of Beorn Available from Weta Workshop

The scale model of the House of Beorn is now available on Weta Workshop’s site! The incredibly detailed model features Beorn’s house and a small part of his garden, just like the set we can see in The Hobbit: […]

Tolkien Collection Photo Challenge

Tolkien Collection Photo Challenge

Do you love to collect Tolkien books? What about action figures? Movie merchandise? Or maybe you love to do it all! If you enjoy collecting anything Tolkien, join our photo challenge and share your photos […]

Tom Shippey Presents “Politics in Tolkien: What We Can Learn From Hobbits”

Tom Shippey Presents “Politics in Tolkien: What We Can Learn From Hobbits”

Politics in Tolkien: What We Can Learn From Hobbits Distinguished Guest Lecture Featuring Tom Shippey April 15, 2015, 6:30 – 8:00 PM Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona Old Main Carson Ballroom Cost: Free and open […]

Seven Hobbit Meals in Seven Days

Seven Hobbit Meals in Seven Days

Chris-Rachael Oseland, author of An Unexpected Cookbook: The Unofficial Book of Hobbit Cookery, has taken on the challenge of posting a video a day for a week. For everyday this week the videos will be about each of the […]

Celebrate Tolkien Reading Day in Germany!

Celebrate Tolkien Reading Day in Germany!

The German Tolkien Society invites you to celebrate Tolkien Reading Day with them.  As many as eight readings, an all-time high for the German Tolkien Society, will take place until March 28th. When & Where? Sa, […]

A Tolkien Reading Day Nail Art Tutorial

A Tolkien Reading Day Nail Art Tutorial

This is the second nail art tutorial post by a special Middle-earth News guest contributor, @FleurDeGaite. Her first tutorial provided a step-by-step process of applying a Hobbit-themed design based on one of the gorgeous covers […]

Celebrate Tolkien Reading Day with Staffordshire Libraries

Celebrate Tolkien Reading Day with Staffordshire Libraries

Staffordshire County Council is inviting residents to celebrate the county’s links with the author of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings by marking Tolkien Reading Day. In the run up to the day […]

Celebrate Tolkien Reading Day in NYC

Celebrate Tolkien Reading Day in NYC

The New York City Area Friends of Tolkien and Fantasy invites you to join them for their Tolkien Reading Day event! Group member Timdalf says, “Tolkien Reading Day is just as simple as it appears. […]

Celebrate Tolkien Reading Day in Los Angeles!

Celebrate Tolkien Reading Day in Los Angeles!

Tolkien Forever is proud to present their local annual Tolkien Reading Day. Live readings will be performed to spread the joy and wonder of author J.R.R. Tolkien. When? 1:30 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. on Saturday, […]