Post Tagged with: "J. R. R. Tolkien"

‘Celebrate Tolkien’ Recap

‘Celebrate Tolkien’ Recap

By Jim Wert, Guest Contributor “Celebrate Tolkien” had its inaugural gathering on November 9 and 10, 2017 at the Old Cigar Warehouse in downtown Greenville, SC.  The celebration drew more than 100 Tolkien fans from […]

Dragon Con 2017: Tolkien Content on the New High Fantasy Track

Dragon Con 2017: Tolkien Content on the New High Fantasy Track

Dragon Con 2017 brought some changes for Tolkien fans. As I reported in earlier articles, the Tolkien content at Dragon Con has been folded into a new High Fantasy Track that includes a wide range […]

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 […]

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 […]

Countdown to Dragon Con 2017

Countdown to Dragon Con 2017

It’s just past the middle of July, but that means that Dragon Con 2017 is fast approaching, with under 45 days to go! I will be covering the con for Middle-earth News once again this […]

Help Fund ‘Tolkien Talks’ Documentary on Kickstarter

Help Fund ‘Tolkien Talks’ Documentary on Kickstarter

An exciting new Kickstarter campaign has just launched to fund the creation of a documentary about J.R.R. Tolkien’s legacy titled Tolkien Talks! The documentary will tell the story of how Professor Tolkien has lived on […]

6 Week Middle-earth Movie Marathon Continues with ‘The Lord of the Rings’

6 Week Middle-earth Movie Marathon Continues with ‘The Lord of the Rings’

Now that we’ve seen Bilbo safely there and back again, our 6 Week Middle-earth Movie Marathon (#6wkMMM) continues with the Quest to destroy the One Ring. Here is our schedule for our weekly live tweet […]

Celebrate Tolkien Reading Day With Us! [GIVEAWAY]

Celebrate Tolkien Reading Day With Us! [GIVEAWAY]

Tolkien Reading Day is HERE! We’re celebrating the works of J. R. R. Tolkien today, along with Tolkien fans the world over. Since the Tolkien Society established Tolkien Reading Day in 2003, Tolkien fans everywhere join […]

Tolkien Reading Day 2017 Fun!

Tolkien Reading Day 2017 Fun!

Tolkien Reading Day is almost upon us! March 25th each year is set aside to honor the work of J. R. R. Tolkien (and celebrate the Gondorian New Year and the downfall of Sauron as […]

Dragon Con Announces Plan to Eliminate Tolkien Track

Dragon Con Announces Plan to Eliminate Tolkien Track

Update: In the 48 hours or so since this post was published, fans have inundated Dragon Con staff with messages, pleading for the reinstatement of the Tolkien Track, or at least a reprieve so that […]