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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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New Writing Workshops for Swansea’s Asylum Seekers and Refugees

With thanks to funding from the Welsh Refugee Council, we are thrilled to announce that from Monday 4 June, we will be once again hosting the award-winning poet, dramatist and novelist Eric Ngalle Charles, at the Dylan Thomas Centre. Originating

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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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Dylan and Stravinsky: A Missed Masterpiece?

Did you know that before he died, Dylan Thomas met with the great Igor Stravinsky to discuss collaborating on a “musical theatrical work”? This never happened because Dylan’s sudden, untimely death interfered with their plans, but I was intrigued by

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