Dylan Thomas spent much of World War Two writing filmscripts for short documentary style films broadcast to inform the public and boost morale. They included ‘A City Re-Born’, which looks at the destruction of Coventry and plans for its post-war …

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In the first of a short series of blogs on Dylan’s writing spaces, we look at two places he used in west Wales. Throughout history, writers have craved a quiet refuge, a haven where they can shut themselves away from …

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April 23 this year marks the 404th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death, and also the 456th anniversary of his birth. This year’s celebrations of his birthday will take place online, with Share Your Shakespeare, a global event led by the …

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World Book Day took place on 5 March this year, and to celebrate we welcomed pupils from Danygraig Primary and Ysgol Pen-y-Bryn to the Dylan Thomas Centre. The students from Pen-y-Bryn helped the youngsters from Danygraig to explore our ‘Love …

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Lockdown is a challenge for us all – but just imagine how one of Swansea’s most famous sons would have felt! Dylan Thomas took inspiration from the world and people around him, and was also affected by international events. He …

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