Blog: 2014

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An Oompa-Loompa story

20th June 2014

Actor and VIP guest for charity event Singalonga "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" Rusty Goffe shares his memories of this iconic film.

Marvellous Nurse Inventing Room

19th June 2014

Roald Dahl's Marvellous Children's Charity offers exciting new research opportunities for UK specialist children's nurses with sparky ideas

The Museum at Wychwood Festival

18th June 2014

The Roald Dahl Museum team celebrated Charlie’s 50th and Wychwood’s 10th birthdays at the wondercrump family festival earlier this month.

The BFG film set for 2016 release

16th June 2014

DreamWorks and Disney set US release date for Steven Spielberg's adaptation of Roald Dahl's The BFG for July 1, 2016

Find Mr Wonka and win!

16th June 2014

Willy Wonka is hiding in the Camp Bestival tent somewhere on this website. Find him and you could win a family ticket, plus a host of Charlie prizes

The Museum's Chocolate-Off

12th June 2014

Katie from the Museum's education team talks about their Youth Panel programme and their plans for chocolate fun this weekend...

Meet a real Oompa-Loompa!

10th June 2014

Join guest Rusty Goffe, from Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, at the London Singalonga event for Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity

Charlie quotes, part one

9th June 2014

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory turns 50 this year - so we're sharing some of our fave quotes from the story...

Dad, the Champion of the World

4th June 2014

With Father's Day fast approaching, we celebrate two of Roald Dahl's best-loved father figures, Fantastic Mr Fox and Danny's champion Dad

Celebrating 50 years: June

28th May 2014

Find out what's going on in June as we celebrate 50 years of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory