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Background (in depth) information on Dylan Thomas’ life and work is available in a variety of places not least the following:

at the City and County of Swansea’s official Dylan Thomas website where you can find;

Information on his early years

Dylan’s life in the 1930s

Dylan’s life in the 1940s

Dylan’s life in the 1950s and up to his death

Work and Bibliography


Dylan Thomas Centre, Swansea

Dylan Thomas Boathouse, Laugharne

Dylan Thomas Birth Place (5 Cwmdonkin Drive, Swansea)

Dylan Thomas connections in Newquay

National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth and its ever expanding Dylan Thomas collection including the Llareggub map

Visit planning:

Wales in general from Visit Wales

Carmarthenshire in detail from Discover Carmarthenshire

Ceredigion in detail from Discover Ceredigion

Swansea Bay in detail from Visit Swansea Bay

In addition, to the links above, the Dylan Thomas Society (GB) offers fascinating insight into the man and his work via their website (including blog). Find out how to join what has become a world wide network and become involved with the society to share study and enjoyment of the poet’s life and work.

Education – Developing Dylan 100:

More on the education programme and the exciting initiative developed by Literature Wales working in partnership with Welsh Government can be found the Developing Dylan/Dylanwadsite.