Replica of Dylan's iconic writing shed to be unveiled
A replica of Dylan Thomas’s iconic writing shed is to be unveiled at an event in Laugharne this week.
Welsh Government Minister Edwina Hart will officially open the shed on Friday, February 14, to give people their first glimpse inside.
Hannah Ellis, granddaughter of Wales’ most famous bard, will announce the first new word to be published in a Dictionary of Dylan.
Artist in residence at the shed Emily Hinshelwood will be delivering Poems on Prescription in celebration of Valentine’s Day, handing out love poems to the public.
Children from Laugharne Primary School will perform a dramatic presentation of some of Dylan’s work, including A Child’s Christmas in Wales.
Carmarthenshire County Council is organising the event and the Leader Cllr Kevin Madge, executive board member Cllr Meryl Gravell and Chair Cllr Terry Davies will all take part in the programme.
People are welcome to go along to the event which is taking place in Laugharne Castle car park from 10am.
The bespoke replica of Dylan’s shed will be open to the public after the official event has taken place.
The shed is an exact replica of the one so loved by Dylan, it even has the curled pictures on the walls and the view over the estuary.
It will be touring the country as part of the DT100 celebrations, popping up at places and events across the country, including the Hay Festival, the Royal Welsh Show and the National Eisteddfod.
For more information visit www.dylanthomasboathouse.com.
A new website has also been launched www.dt100.info which will feature a full festival programme and all information relating to it.