ONE NIGHT ONLY - CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR - DECEMBER 17TH - DYLAN THOMAS THEATRE SWANSEA
ON TOUR AROUND WEST WALES
TOUR DETAILS AT: www.lighthouse-thestre.co.uk
ANNUAL WREATH LAYING AY WESTMINSTER ABBEY
You will have had information regarding the Annual Birthday Luncheon on Sunday 28th October 2012 when the guest speaker is Guy Masterson. I want to also remind you of the Dylan Thomas Society’s Annual Commemorative Memorial Service at Westminster Abbey which will be held on :
Saturday, 10th November 2012 at 12 noon.
After the service you may wish to tour Westminster Abbey, but please search me out and introduce yourself before you move on to enjoy your day.
With best wishes; Jeff Towns Chairman :: The Dylan Thomas Society of Great Britain
THIS WAS A MOVING AND FINE EVENT I WOULD URGE MEMBERS TO TRY AND JOIN US NEXT YEAR
A GREAT FIRST FESTIVAL - FULL OF GREAT MUSIC AND POETRY - LET'S GET BEHIND IT NEXT YEAR!
Do Not Go Gentle Festival pays tribute to Dylan Thomas
A new festival brings Welsh poet Dylan Thomas back to Swansea for a new generation this November. With the full support of his granddaughter Hannah Ellis, Do Not Go Gentle is a celebration of the legendary Welsh poet Dylan Thomas, all delivered in intimate and atmospheric venues - including in the poet’s newly-restored former home on Cwmdonkin Drive in the Uplands area of the city. Conceived as a festival Dylan might have liked, this eclectic mix of literature, music, comedy and visual art brings together established artists and up-and-coming talent.
Do Not Go Gentle festival’s debut on 3rd-4th November is set to put the event firmly on the cultural calendar.
The line up includes the world famous Dunvant Male Choir, eccentric Scottish funnyman Phil Kay, acclaimed Dylan Thomas Prize winner Rachel Trezise, award-winning Welsh poets Rhian Edwards and Mab Jones, acclaimed folk singer Julie Murphy - described by The Guardian as a “towering talent” and BAFTA Cymru winning actress Helen Griffin. Other highlights include best selling Irish author Jackie Hayden, singer-songwriter Peter Bruntnell – described by Rolling Stone as “one of Britain’s best kept musical secrets” and Welsh acts Rag Foundation, Andy Jones, Greta Isaac, Chailo Sim, Trwbador,The Gentle Good, Out Of The Woods, Scriber, Three Pairs of Shoes and many more.
There will also be a local produce market, vegetarian cafe by Govindas, and Scrabble Sunday held in St James Church Hall
Ticket prices £19/£15 conc for a weekend ticket.
Do Not Go Gentle will be held in the Uplands area of Swansea at St James Church, Mozarts, St James Social Club, Noah's Yard, The Chattery, and the poets former home on Cwmdonkin Drive.
Press contact : Pierre Davies
Phone: 07983 617 870