Dylan Thomas and Cwmdonkin Park

The memories of Dylan Thomas and Cwmdonkin Park are closely interwoven. It is clear from his fond descriptions that he saw the park as a wonderful, safe place where the imagination of a young boy was allowed to run wild. "And in the park was a world within the world of the seatown," as he wrote in his Remiscences of Childhood.

For those of you keen on enjoying the Dylan Thomas experience, there is the Uplands Trail, a relatively short walk round the landmarks of Uplands, including Cwmdonkin Park. It is one of a series of walks in Wales. This one takes you round the area where the poet was born and lived much of his early life.

Green Fuse Performers

  • Trenchfoot (featuring Lorraine King)

    Trenchfoot are defined as "an original sound of acoustic British folk music, writing and performing songs themed on the Great War". 

  • Lost Tuesday Society

    The Lost Tuesday Society are a 5 piece band who have collectively come from a variety of differing musical backgrounds and therefore bring with them a

  • Peter Fulton

    Peter Fulton was raised on early American poets and inspired by Dylan Thomas’ Under Milk Wood to write and then perform his first verse drama entitled

  • Flossy and Boo

    Prepare to have your minds boggled by Flossy and Boo. You wont see them on stage, but you will find them mingling with the crowd with Flossy and Boo's

  • Izzy Young and Maria Lindström

    Izzy Young - the Folklorist and Maria Lindström will remind us of poems, songs and artists that will take us back to the 1960s when Izzy was the frien

  • Dunvant Male Voice Choir

    The Dunvant Male Voice Choir will be the final part of this year's Green Fuse event.

    They have promised extracts similar to the songs that went dow

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