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Tolkien Birthday Toast 2017

Tolkien Birthday Toast 2017

On January 3, the Tolkien Society invites Tolkien fans throughout the world to join in the tradition of the annual Tolkien Birthday Toast, in honor of J. R. R. Tolkien’s birthday. The beloved author of […]

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Celebrating Friendship for Tolkien Reading Day

Celebrating Friendship for Tolkien Reading Day

Today is Tolkien Reading Day! The Tolkien Society started the tradition of Tolkien Reading Day in 2003, encouraging fans to celebrate Tolkien’s life and work by reading their favorite passages from Tolkien’s books. The date […]

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An Eagle’s View of Middle-earth – June 7, 2014

An Eagle’s View of Middle-earth – June 7, 2014

Check out this awesome Minas Tirith cake from The Cake Geek! This wedding cake turned out to be around 180 servings (so you may need more for your average hobbit party). They have pictures on […]

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Hear J R R Tolkien’s childhood in a Birmingham audio walk

Hear J R R Tolkien’s childhood in a Birmingham audio walk

J.R.R. Tolkien’s imagination was fired by a difficult childhood spent mostly in Birmingham. “Light From the Shadows” is a Birmingham Repertory Theatre Neighbourhood REP project in collaboration with Hall Green Library, created by writers Charlotte […]

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New Arthurian Epic By Tolkien Released This Thursday

New Arthurian Epic By Tolkien Released This Thursday

Tolkien Society Press Release: A brand new J.R.R. Tolkien epic, The Fall of Arthur, will be released this Thursday. This never-before-seen story starts with the legendary King Arthur going to war in “Saxon lands” before returning […]

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The One Ring that ruled Tolkien’s inspiration?

The One Ring that ruled Tolkien’s inspiration?

Believe it or not, there’s actually an ancient gold ring out there, complete with it’s own inscription and curse. Better still, this particular ring is thought to be studied by J. R. R. Tolkien before he wrote […]

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The Professor himself

PRESS RELEASE: Fans Worldwide Unite to Celebrate Tolkien Reading Day

FANS WORLDWIDE UNITE TO CELEBRATE TOLKIEN READING DAY Today fans of The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and the works of J.R.R. Tolkien will join together in a worldwide celebration of the late author’s […]

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Happy Twelfty-First Birthday, Professor Tolkien!

Happy Twelfty-First Birthday, Professor Tolkien!

On January 3, 1892 John Ronald Reuel Tolkien was born in Bloemfontein, South Africa. During his lifetime he became a master storyteller, completing many novels such as The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, The Monsters and the Critics […]

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TOLKIEN FANS WORLDWIDE UNITE TO CELEBRATE AUTHOR’S BIRTHDAY

TOLKIEN FANS WORLDWIDE UNITE TO CELEBRATE AUTHOR’S BIRTHDAY

Official Tolkien Society Press Release:   TOLKIEN FANS WORLDWIDE UNITE TO CELEBRATE AUTHOR’S BIRTHDAY On 3rd January, Tolkien fans from across the world will join together to celebrate the Twelfty-First Birthday of the late Professor […]

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

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

Happy Hobbit Day! Otherwise known as September 22, it’s a grand day and holds a lot of meaning for Tolkien fans around the world as both Bilbo and Frodo Baggins share their birthday today. Is […]

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