Tag: Dylan Thomas

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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Understanding Poetry for Beginners

For anyone who struggles to understand poetry, the Open Guide to Literature on Dylan Thomas by Walford Davies is a good place to start. I have been a fan of Dylan Thomas’ works for as long as I can remember,

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Poem of the Month: ‘A Dream of Winter’

‘Very often on winter nights the halfshaped moonlight sees Men through a window of leaves and lashes marking gliding Into the grave an owl-tongued childhood of birds and cold trees,’ ‘A Dream of Winter’, from Dylan Thomas: Collected Poems (2014)

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We are the Best Family Venue in the UK!

Wow! What an honour – Best Family Venue in the UK! Last night we were named as the Best Family Venue in the UK at the Fantastic for Families Awards ceremony in The Carriageworks Theatre, Leeds, which saw over 25

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Rapture at Christmas

This has to be my favourite season… and not only because Christmas is coming. It’s that time of year when we welcome our annual guests, recent National Poet of Wales Gillian Clarke, and Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy. On the

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