Save The Three Cups Hotel

The Three Cups Hotel

Campaigning for preservation of the hotel where J.R.R. Tolkien stayed and gained inspiration for his mythology. Jane Austen, G.K. Chesterton, Tennyson and H.W. Longfellow were also guests. The hotel featured in the film, “The French Lieutenant’s Woman”. Please send articles to me, Andrew Townsend, at or add a comment. Thanks to David Moss for all his work. Comments are closed at WDDC for the plans to redevelop the site but you can still write to the papers.

Sunday, May 25, 2014

Still Famous

The Three Cups HOTEL's most famous guest is in the news again as a translation of the Beowulf poem by J.R.R. Tolkien is published. Click here for a review on The Telegraph website.

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Saturday, May 10, 2014

International Perspective

I would like to draw attention to a recent news story about an art installation in Brixton celebrating the connection between Vincent van Gogh and the house where he stayed in 1873. Click here to see the BBC version and here to see the Telegraph's account.

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