Dylan Thomas in Fitzrovia

October 20 - 26

Welcome to the Dylan Thomas in Fitzrovia website. Here you can view events, see who's involved, contact the team and buy tickets.

Full event details can be found by clicking on the event logo at the top of this page or the event images (there are a selection below), where you will find the event page, booking details and a map.

Join us for an explosion of festivities to celebrate the centenary of the life, work and riotous pleasures of Dylan Thomas in Fitzrovia.

Festival Events

There are a wealth of fantastic events throughout the festival week and weekend. You can explore below, or for a more refined perspective view our listings page.

Festival Patrons

Sian Phillips CBE, Jonathan Pryce CBE, Griff Rhys Jones, Owen Sheers, Sir Patrick Stewart.

Festival Director: Jason Morell.

We are extraordinarily lucky to have the support of such a distinguished group of patrons drawn from the worlds of performance and poetry, many of whom will be appearing at the festival itself.

Owen Shears

Owen Sheers

Owen Sheers is one of Dylan Thomas in Fitzrovia’s Honorary Patrons. He is a pre-eminent Welsh poet, author, scriptwriter and broadcaster.


Griff Rhys Jones

Griff Rhys Jones, long-time Fitzrovia resident, and life-long Dylan Thomas fan, is one of Britain’s best loved entertainers.

Sian Phillips

Sian Phillips

Phillips was born in Gwaun-Cae-Gurwen, West Glamorgan, Wales. She is one of our finest actresses.


Tom Hollander

Tom Hollander’s performance as Dylan Thomas in A Poet in New York has been one of the highlights of the centenary year.

Festival Sponsors

Without the generosity of our sponsors Dylan Thomas in Fitzrovia would not be possible.

A range of private individuals, funding bodies and businesses from Wales and Fitzrovia have come together to fund our events and activities.

We are enormously grateful to them.