Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
Your Shopping Basket
Total number of items: 0
Sub total: £0.00
Go to Checkout
Our Birmingham Shop
Our Bristol Shop
Animators Survival Kit

Artists fear for future of Dylan Thomas Centre

28th March 2011

A great number of artists have signed a letter voicing concerns over the future of the Dylan Thomas Centre in Swansea.

Dr Who writer Russell T Davies, singer Cerys Matthews and poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy are among the 200 writers, artists and supporters of the centre who have signed the letter.

The centre features a permanent exhibition on the life and works of Thomas, a Welsh poet who died in 1953.

It also boasts a cafe, restaurant and gift shop where posters and memorabilia can be purchased.

Those who have signed the letter are concerned that the Dylan Thomas exhibition could be moved or downgraded.

Councillor Graham Thomas, Swansea Council's cabinet member for culture, recreation and tourism, said the exhibition would remain as and where it is.

'A joint venture alongside the University of Wales will allow us to secure its future during these difficult economic times when finance is limited,' he added.

Latest Blog
How to Change the World: Stop Harming Women
22/06/2017

Human rights barrister and a researcher at the Gender and Social Justice Centre at Cambridge University, Dexter Dias introduces his new book and explains how we can change the course of the 21st century if we can stop harming women.

The Book that Inspired Pink Floyd and Walt Disney
20/06/2017

We're celebrating the opening this month at the London Palladium of The Wind in the Willows: the Musical with a selection of things you might not know about the bok and its author, Kenneth Grahame.

The Miracle of Creativity's Springs, Coils and Gears
19/06/2017

As his epic new standalone thriller is published, Deon Meyer reflects on the creative process.

View all Blog Entries
Twitter
Show/Hide Tweets
© W&G Foyle Ltd