Project Description

The Uplands, Swansea: a walk through Dylan Thomas’ Childhood, Online

  • Date:

    Wednesday September 8th


  • Online

  • The Uplands, Swansea: a walk through Dylan Thomas’ Childhood

    45 mins

    About the tour
    Dylan Thomas was born and raised in The Uplands of Swansea. His childhood was his inspiration until the day he died and his playground was Cwmdonkin Park – a beautiful green space and park right next door to his birthplace; Number 5 Cwmdonkin Drive. His birthplace is now an Edwardian house preserved as it would have been when Dylan grew up but still functional and a bed and breakfast too! Adrian will show you the park that inspired so much of his work and which remains one of the jewels of Swansea to this day. He will end the walk at the poet’s birthplace and introduce you to the team who run it. Throughout the walk, Adrian will use excerpts from Dylan’s work to assist the story-telling.

    What to expect
    Get ready for something special. We’re travelling to Wales with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you’ll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing content creator.

    The tour will last about 45 mins and will be live-streamed by your content creator directly from Wales. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

    While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your content creator and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.

    How to join
    Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

    For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.

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