Somerville College, Oxford
Friday 15th – Sunday 17th September

Registration Rates: £33 (members) or £37 (non-members)

Accommodation and meals available within Somerville College separately, see below.


  • Robert Blackham: The Roots of Tolkien’s Middle-earth.
  • An exploration of many of the places which would later appear in Tolkien’s writings and how, often by a miracle, many of them survived (e.g. the Shire Country Park).
  • Jean Chausse: The Healing of Théoden; a Glimpse of the Final Victory.
  • A comparison of Théoden’s healing by Gandalf with Pentecost.
  • Murray Smith: Faithful Catholics and the Faithful of Númenor.
  • How British and Irish Catholic experiences influenced Tolkien’s story of Númenor
  • David Doughan: Women, Oxford and Tolkien.
  • Alex Lewis: The View from the Misty Mountains.
  • Jessica Yates: Denethor and the Palant’r.

Friday Night Welcome Dinner, Quiz, Art Show, Merry & Pippin’s Dance Workshop, Saturday Evening Party, Enyalië (act of remembrance at Tolkien’s grave)

Sales Room featuring:

Tolkien Society Trading, Daeron’s Books,
Runesmith, and the Bookwyrm

Book Online: www.tolkiensociety.org

Last date for accommodation and dinner bookings: 31st August

Last date for online or postal bookings to arrive: 5th September

Email enquiries: bookings@tolkiensociety.org

It may be possible to register “on the day,” but not for meals or accommodation. The Society reserves the right to charge a different rate for “on the day” registrations.