Tag: Dylan Thomas

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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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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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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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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