Blog: 2014

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Oompa-Loompas speed at 120 mph

13th September 2014

Today, forty fearless fundraisers took the leap of a lifetime in the first ever Oompa-Loompa Skydive for Roald Dahl's Marvellous Children's Charity

Roald Dahl Day celebrations

13th September 2014

The Museum has had a fun-filled day celebrating Roald Dahl’s birthday, complete with magic, storytelling and a fair few visitors in fancy dress.

Roald Dahl Day 2014

13th September 2014

The big day is finally here! On what would have been Roald Dahl's birthday, we're celebrating with a big chocolate-themed Roald Dahl Day party

Mr Wonka Unpublished: Part 3

12th September 2014

Rachel White, archivist at the Roald Dahl Museum, takes us on a trip to the Warming Candy Room from Mr Wonka's Chocolate Factory

Mr Wonka Unpublished: Part 2

12th September 2014

The Roald Dahl Museum's archivist Rachel White on unpublished Charlie and the Chocolate Factory chapter, The Vanilla Fudge Mountain

Mr Wonka Unpublished: Part 1

11th September 2014

To celebrate 50 years of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, a rare chance to read unpublished chapters from this iconic story

Roald Dahl Day at the Museum

10th September 2014

The Roald Dahl Museum in Great Missenden, will be hosting a jam-packed day of fun to celebrate Roald Dahl's birthday on Saturday 13 September.

Claudia Winkleman gets crafty

10th September 2014

Watch Claudia Winkleman get creative in one of three videos for the Marvellous Costume Competition and make not one but two Roald Dahl costumes.

Just Desserts with Gerhard

9th September 2014

Konditor and Cooke's Gerhard Jenne shares his Just Desserts recipe for the Willy Wonka-inspired Square Cakes That Look Round

Virtually Live: Roald Dahl Day

8th September 2014

One week to Virtually Live: Roald Dahl Day! From the home of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, to schools around the world...