The Great Welsh Bake Off

Woman with table of cakes.

Visitors to Fitzroy Square today were given the chance to taste Welsh cakes, bara brith, teisen lap and other treats baked especially  for the Dylan Thomas centenary celebrations. Heather Shaill cooked up some of the cakes and also vegetarian savory dish, Camarthen sausages. Also in Fitzroy Square today were sheep (from Hackney City Farm) and poetry …

Sheep, shed and events to celebrate Dylan Thomas’s birth centenary

Woman standing on steps of shed.

Monday 27 October marks 100 years since the birth of Dylan Thomas -- Welsh poet and member of Fitzrovia's 1930s literary scene. This weekend (25-26 October) the Dylan Thomas in Fitzrovia festival celebrates his life in London with a number of events, including some special last-minute literary offers and some unusual visual sites around the neighbourhood. In Fitzroy …

The creative spirit of Dylan Thomas is alive in Fitzrovia

Man holding oil painting.

By Nikki Shaill Since joining the Dylan Thomas in Fitzrovia festival team just three weeks ago, I’ve delighted in discovering the creative community and lively neighbourhood that lies between the busy streets of Tottenham Court Road and Warren Street. This week I had the pleasure of meeting members of collective Art Fitzrovia, discussing Dylan Thomas with them …