The Dylan Thomas Centre’s Linda Evans gives her take on Swansea then and now. On 3 July 1969, Prince Charles, the newly-crowned Prince of Wales, stood on the steps of Swansea’s Guildhall and proclaimed that Swansea was to be elevated …

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After listening to his famous nostalgic broadcasts such as ‘Quite Early One Morning’ and reading his peaceful, beautiful poetry such as ‘Fern Hill’, I thought I knew Dylan. But I was wrong. I have recently been making my way through …

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POETRY activities and themed crafts will be among the fun in a family-friendly birthday bash for Swansea’s most famous son. To mark what would’ve been Dylan Thomas’ 105th birthday, an afternoon of free, tutor-led activities has been organised for the …

Happy Birthday Dylan! Read More »

Poet to launch new film about race and diversity in Welsh communities. One of Wales’ foremost poets is set to visit Swansea at the weekend to launch a new film about race and diversity in Welsh communities. Former asylum seeker …

This is Not A Poem… Read More »

We had a lovely busy summer of workshops and activities here at the Dylan Thomas Centre. Taking Dylan Thomas’ radio broadcast, ‘Holiday Memory’, as our starting point, our sessions have included journal making, decorating stationary and writing a letter on …

We’ve been busy! Read More »