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Dylan Thomas' old haunt to get a revamp

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Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain | 16:24 UK time, Monday, 14 February 2011

There's a great story on the BBC Wales News website today about the planned revamp of one of Dylan Thomas' old drinking spots.

Dylan Thomas smoking a cigarette

Dylan Thomas smoking a cigarette. Photo: Jeff Towns/Dylan's Bookstore

Browns Hotel in Laugharne was a favoured watering hole with the Welsh poet. It has been closed for five years but is now set for a new lease of life as a boutique hotel - and will have the makeover in time for the centenary of its most famous customer's birth.

The current owner has been awarded £230,000 towards the refurbishment of the Grade II listed building - with the aim to return it to how it would have looked in Thomas' 1950s heyday.

Read more on the story on BBC Wales News online.

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