Esio Trot DVD launch at the Museum

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2:50pm, 31st March
Esio Trot, Museum
Dressing up and posing by the Wonka gates

Visitors had a terrifically tortoisey time at the Roald Dahl Museum, celebrating the DVD and digital release of Roald Dahl's Esio Trot

Universal Pictures hosted a unique, fun-filled Esio Trot extravaganza on Monday 30 March at the Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre.

The jam-packed day including a screening of the film, a tortoise hunt, craft activities, dressing up and face painting. Visitors were also treated to special Roald Dahl talks in the replica Writing Hut and were able to see some props from the BBC film, including Mr Hoppy's Tortoise Catcher, in Solo Gallery.

The BBC One adaptation of Roald Dahl's Esio Trot, starring Dame Judi Dench and Dustin Hoffman is now available on DVD and digital release in the UK.

Dressing up, craft activities and face painting

Dressing up, craft activities and face painting. Visitors decorated their own plaster of Paris tortoise.

Face painting and crafts

Visitors enjoying crafts and face painting in George's Crafty Kitchen.