Discover Dylan Thomas’s North America 2018-03-04T17:44:22+00:00

New York, NY

The vibrant atmosphere of 1950s New York was quite a contrast to west Wales and Dylan enjoyed spending time in the arty bars and clubs of Greenwich Village. He visited, stayed in and performed in a number of locations while on his four reading tours between 1950 and 1953.

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Rest of North America

Dylan’s first trip to America was in February 1950, and he returned again with his wife Caitlin in January 1952, and then again in April and October 1953.   He spent much of his time in New York but he also travelled the country and gave readings all over North America, including Chicago, Arizona, Iowa, California and Texas.

Image © Peter Thabit Jones

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