Tag: Dylan Thomas

Dylan and Shakespeare

April 23 this year marks the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare, it also marks the 452nd anniversary of the bard’s birth. Dylan Thomas’ love of Shakespeare began from a young age, and continued throughout his life. ‘When

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Pirates, princesses and minions… It must be World Book Day

Pirates, princesses and minions were just some of the colourful characters that could be seen at the Dylan Thomas Centre last Thursday as we celebrated World Book Day. The sounds of stories and laughter were joined by those of 60

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Lunch at Mussolini’s’: Ethel Ross and Dylan Thomas

The Dylan Thomas Centre’s temporary exhibition space is currently showing an exhibition of material about Ethel Ross and Dylan Thomas. Ethel knew Dylan and his Swansea friends well, through her work with the Little Theatre Company and also family association

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A Child’s Christmas in Wales

‘Thank you for wanting me to do something else for the Children’s Hour’, wrote Dylan to Lorraine Jameson of BBC Wales in August 1945. ‘I think “Memories of Christmas” a perfectly good title to hang something on, and I’ll get

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New Exhibition Inspires Young Writers

In our last blog, we featured work from our Young Writers Squad, inspired by the Dylan Thomas Centre’s temporary exhibition of Ethel Ross and Dylan Thomas material. The exhibition features a wonderful photograph of a flower clock in Victoria Park

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Dylan’s ‘missing’ poem ‘A Dream of Winter’ sparks debate

It seems that Dylan Thomas’ forgotten poem ‘A Dream of Winter’ is creating quite a stir. In a recent Wales Online article doubt has been cast as to whether the poem, recited by actor Celyn Jones (who played Dylan Thomas in

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Return journey for some

It’s October, it’s time for our annual Dylan Thomas Festival, and this year we’re pleased to say that some artists will be making a return journey to Swansea, we’ll also be welcoming a few new ones as well! We’re looking

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Love the Words

Hello and welcome to our blog – we hope you’ll love the words! We’ll be posting updates on our events and activities, writing about some of our favourite work by Dylan, and exploring some of the treasures in our Dylan

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