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‘A tune on an ice-cream cornet’: Holiday Memory (1946)

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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The Death of the King’s Canary

‘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.

Swansea culture in the national media spotlight

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

A Romance made at the Dylan Thomas Centre

We’re delighted to publish a really moving guest blog from Arron Bevan-John, Swansea Council’s Community, Partnership and Destination Development Officer. It was February 2018 and I had landed on my feet. Alex shared something in common with me that I

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Dylan’s Travels

Our theme for our May half term activities is Dylan’s Travels. Although Dylan spent much of his life living and writing in Wales, he travelled across the UK for poetry performances, broadcasts and other engagements. He spent a summer in

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