Our family-friendly Learning Space has been open throughout the school holidays for visitors to drop in and take part in a series of creative activities, all based on Dylan Thomas’ broadcast, ‘Holiday Memory’. With different materials set out on each …

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To commemorate the 50th anniversary of Swansea gaining city status, the Dylan Thomas Centre organised two specially themed Young Writers Squad workshops for our secondary age groups this July. Led by the award winning writer Rebecca F John, the sessions …

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While known for his poetry, I was excited to find out that Dylan also wrote for radio and film. As I wandered through the exhibition, I discovered a page from one of his broadcasts and got hooked! One of my …

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‘Leave the tortoise alone, Mrs Porter. He’s not dead. He’s thinking.’-The Death of the King’s Canary by Dylan Thomas and John Davenport At last! I have finally read Dylan’s novel (co-written with John Davenport) The Death of the King’s Canary. …

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A national radio show is set to visit Swansea this Thursday (20 June). BBC Radio 4’s Bookclub will be recorded in front of an audience at the Dylan Thomas Centre. Presenter James Naughtie is due to talk with Welsh author …

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