The Essential Guide to Dylan Thomas’s Places

By | 2019-04-12T08:30:04+00:00 April 12th, 2019|Uncategorized|

International Dylan Thomas Day on May 14th would be a great time to visit a location associated with Wales' best known writer, so we've come up with the essential guide to the places associated with the great poet. Dylan Thomas is famous for his connections to Swansea and Laugharne, but as you will see there [...]

Paul Ferris 1929-2018

By | 2018-11-22T16:15:25+00:00 November 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|

We’re sorry to learn of the death of the writer and biographer Paul Ferris, at the age of 89. His 1977 biography of Dylan Thomas has been the standard work for many years and will have introduced many of us to the colourful life behind Dylan’s writing. In the introduction to his biography of Thomas, [...]

Upcoming Dylan Thomas Events in Autumn

By | 2018-09-18T09:35:21+00:00 September 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|

It’s September and the school holidays are finished, August bank holiday is over and it’s time to go back to work but there are still things to look forward to if you are a Dylan Thomas fan.  Below is a list up upcoming events you can enjoy in the next few months. A Child’s Christmas [...]

The Love Club: An Ethnographic Poem for Dylan Day

By | 2018-06-05T12:52:55+00:00 May 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|

This year, International Dylan Thomas Day invited people around the world to help create the world's longest love poem, via an initiative called Love the Words. At 3793 words, we are pleased to say that this literary feat has been achieved. You can read the final poem, collated by Hannah Ellis and Mab Jones, below. [...]

Daughters of Dylan by Rufus Mufasa

By | 2018-06-05T09:57:23+00:00 May 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Every day this week I will be sharing a series of interesting films, videos and recordings ‘inspired by Dylan Thomas’ to celebrate International Dylan Thomas Day on May 14th. The recording by Rufus Mufasa of her song Daughters of Dylan that will be available from May 14th for two weeks. She explains below how Dylan [...]

Recording of Cor Llunsain Choir – London’s only Welsh female choir – singing Eli Jenkin’s Prayer from Under Milk Wood.

By | 2018-06-05T09:52:25+00:00 May 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|

 Every day this week I will be sharing a series of interesting films, videos and recordings ‘inspired by Dylan Thomas’ to celebrate International Dylan Thomas Day on May 14th. Cor Llunsain Choir, London’s only Welsh female choir The choir have recorded a new arrangement for female voices of Dylan Thomas’s Eli Jenkin’s Prayer from Under [...]

Animated Version of The Hunchback in the Park with Michael Sheen

By | 2018-06-05T09:53:10+00:00 May 11th, 2018|Uncategorized|

This week, each day I will be sharing a series of interesting films, videos, recordings and poetry ‘inspired by Dylan Thomas’ to celebrate International Dylan Thomas Day on May 14th. The Hunchback in the Park This unique short animation of Dylan Thomas’s poem ‘The Hunchback in the Park’ is performed by Michael Sheen. It was [...]

Cutting up the prologue of Under Milk Wood

By | 2018-06-05T09:49:42+00:00 May 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Every day this week I will be sharing a series of interesting films, videos and recordings ‘inspired by Dylan Thomas’ to celebrate International Dylan Thomas Day on May 14th. Cut-up Poetry On International Dylan Thomas Day 2017,  the Love the Words competition asked young people aged 7-25, anywhere in the world, to 'cut up' the [...]

The Colour of Saying: a film created by Anthony Shapland and Richard James

By | 2018-06-05T09:46:13+00:00 May 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Each day this week I will be sharing a series of interesting films, videos and recordings ‘inspired by Dylan Thomas’ to celebrate International Dylan Thomas Day on May 14th.  This film, The Colour of Saying, will be available from Tuesday 8th May for two weeks. During 2013 Musician and song-writer Richard James (Gorky’s Zygotic Mynci) [...]

Share A Quote to Celebrate International Dylan Thomas Day on May 14th

By | 2018-05-08T08:33:09+00:00 May 8th, 2018|Uncategorized|

This week, each day I will be sharing a series of interesting films, videos, recordings and poetry ‘inspired by Dylan Thomas’ to celebrate International Dylan Thomas Day on May 14th. Andrew Dally has created a page of nearly thirty famous Dylan Thomas quotes including: poetry, broadcasts, a story, a screenplay, Under Milk wood and letters. [...]