Tag: culture

A favourite Dylan Thomas poem

‘The force that through the green fuse drives the flower Drives my green age; that blasts the roots of trees Is my destroyer. And I am dumb to tell the crooked rose My youth is bent by the same wintry

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Family Friendly Museum Awards 2017 #FFMA17

On Monday 2 October, we were delighted to be invited to London as a shortlisted museum in the annual Family Friendly Museum Awards! After a very engaging passionate speech from TV presenter and writer Philip Mould, who was thrilled with

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Marina Passport

Join us for a summer of creative family fun with the Marina Passport! Swansea Museum, Mission Gallery, National Waterfront Museum, Locws, and the Dylan Thomas Centre have planned an exciting array of activities for families to get involved in during

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Antony Penrose: ‘Picasso, Man Ray and Max Ernst Through the Eyes of Lee Miller and Roland Penrose’

On 11 June, Antony Penrose comes to the Centre to talk about Dylan Thomas and some of the notable surrealists who were part of his cultural circle. At the age of just 21, Dylan read his own work at the

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Helping children to ‘Love the Words’ through other ways of learning

“My education was the liberty I had to read indiscriminately and all the time, with my eyes hanging out.”  – Dylan Thomas Whilst Dylan clearly had a love of words from an early age, reading is not to everyone’s taste.

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