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‘Return Journey’ and other February events

One of the most significant events in Dylan Thomas’ life, both on a personal, and subsequently, a far-reaching literary level, occurred in the month of February.  Known as the Three Nights Blitz, from February 19 to 21 1941, Dylan’s home

Poem of the Month: ‘A Winter’s Tale’

  ‘Once when the world turned old On a star of faith pure as the drifting bread, As the food and flames of the snow, a man unrolled The scrolls of fire that burned in his heart and head,’ ‘A

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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