'Under Milk Wood' with Cerys Matthews

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College of Arts and Humanities


Cerys Matthews
Jeff Towns

Speaker's Biography

Cerys Matthews hosts and programmes award-winning radio shows across BBC 6, 2 and 4.

Cerys has composed music for Dylan Thomas' 'A Child’s Christmas in Wales' and poetry including 'Fern Hill' and 'Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night,' now a Ballet Cymru show - on currently across venues in Wales, and her musical take on 'A Child’s Christmas in Wales' is currently being made into a musical in America.

Her uncle, Colin Edwards amassed the most substantive collection of interviews in the 1960s for the Dylan Thomas archive.

Previous books: 'Tales from the Deep,' 'Gelert,' 'Where the Wild Cooks Go' and the singalong, Sunday Times bestseller; 'Hook, Line and Singer.'

Jeff Towns is also known as 'The Dylan Thomas Guy,' founded Swansea’s Dylan Bookstore and Dylan’s Mobile Bookstore, is a legend in literary circles, and has for decades been the go to book supplier for artists, presidents and rock royalty.

From: 8 Dec 2022, 7:30 p.m.
To: 8 Dec 2022, 9:30 p.m.
Location: National Waterfront Museum, Oystermouth Rd, Swansea SA1 3RD

'Under Milk Wood' with Cerys Matthews

Join Cerys and antiquarian and Dylan Thomas expert, Jeff Towns for an evening of 'Under Milk Wood': Storytelling, music and conversation for all ages including the very young and young at heart.

With talk of Captain Cat, Rosie Probert, Organ Morgan, Myfanwy, Nogood Boyo and others who live in Llaregubb we celebrate the new illustrated 'Under Milk Wood' by Cerys Matthews and artist Kate Evans

'We are not wholly bad or good
Who live our lives Under Milk Wood
And thou, I know will be the first
To see our best side, not our worst.'

Contact: Cultural Institute - Swansea University (Email: cultural-institute@swansea.ac.uk)

Website: https://bit.ly/cerysmatthews2022

Event created by: m.t.hughes