Tag: Swansea

‘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 …

A favourite Dylan Thomas poem Read More »

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Dylan Thomas famously described Swansea as an ‘ugly, lovely town, (or so it was, and is, to me)’. Despite the devastating effects of the Three Nights Blitz in 1941, much of Dylan’s Swansea is still recognisable. Our new Dylan Thomas …

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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 …

Lunch at Mussolini’s’: Ethel Ross and Dylan Thomas Read More »

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‘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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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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