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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 […]

Celebrate Tolkien 2017

Celebrate Tolkien 2017

I’ve always been envious of Tolkien-themed events like Mythmoot, HobbitCon and DragonCon’s Tolkien track (which they sadly don’t have anymore), but that doesn’t stop me from being happy that others get to go. I recently […]

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 […]

The Lord of the Rings Online Takes Us to Mordor!

The Lord of the Rings Online Takes Us to Mordor!

The Lord of the Rings Online (LOTRO), the MMORPG of Standing Stone Games, launched preorders for its newest expansion pack which is going to include nonetheless than Mordor! All the Tolkien fans and game lovers […]

Tolkien Bioepic is Finally a Reality

Tolkien Bioepic is Finally a Reality

We’ve been hearing whispers since 2013, but this week it has been officially announced: a Tolkien bioepic is in the works! The film is to be directed by Dome Karukoski, with the story line following […]