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A Child’s Christmas in Wales…

In advance of Fluellen Theatre Co’s performances of A Child’s Christmas in Wales on 14 December (ticket information here), the Dylan Thomas Centre’s Charlotte Rogers considers the universal appeal of Dylan’s magical story. ‘It was snowing. It was always snowing

We’re being taken over for Kids in Museums Takeover Day!

For this year’s Kids in Museums Takeover Day, we’ve teamed up with Swansea Museum and Loughor Brownies!

Free Creative Writing Workshops for Refugees and Asylum Seekers

We are thrilled to announce that from 8 November, we’re hosting a new series of workshops with the award-winning poet, dramatist and novelist, Eric Ngalle Charles

Poem of the Month: ‘Poem in October’

‘And I rose In rainy autumn And walked abroad in a shower of all my days.’ As it’s Dylan’s birthday on the 27th October, this month we’ve decided to look at one of Dylan’s birthday poems, ‘Poem in October’. According

Dylan’s Big Birthday Bash!

POETRY activities, themed crafts and cake 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’ 104th birthday, an afternoon of free, tutor-led activities has been organised for

‘Starlight Order’: from Y Gododdin to In Parenthesis

FANS of Now the Hero, the war drama played out in the streets and buildings of Swansea last week can get a taste of more epic war drama next month. October 4 is National Poetry Day and to help celebrate

Anne-Marie Fyfe returns to the Dylan Thomas Centre

IRISH poet and author Anne-Marie Fyfe is heading back to Swansea this weekend to share the insights of a career in creative writing at the city’s Dylan Thomas Centre as part of Swansea Council’s literature programme. Anne-Marie, who has written

Poem of the Month: ‘And death shall have no dominion’

‘Though lovers be lost love shall not; And death shall have no dominion.’ I remember the first time I came to the Dylan Thomas Centre: I purchased a CD of Richard Burton reading Dylan Thomas poems and sat in the

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The 2018 Terry Hetherington Award

We had a fantastic night at the Dylan Thomas Centre to celebrate the achievements of the winners of this year’s Terry Hetherington Award. The function room was packed with readers, friends and family, all eager to hear the latest in

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Terry Hetherington Award 2018

In just over a couple of weeks’ time, we’ll be celebrating the creativity, originality and achievements of some of the most talented young writers in Wales. The Terry Hetherington Young Writers Award was established in 2009, in memory of the

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