Blog: 2015

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Anita conquers Kilimanjaro

31st January 2015

As National Storytelling Week begins, Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity shares Anita’s fundraising story.

A Welsh storytelling adventure

30th January 2015

William Dawson, of the Museum’s Front of House team, recounts a trip to Venue Cymru to inspire the crowds with some Revolting Rhymes.

"Eschew all those beastly adjectives."

28th January 2015

When student Jay Williams wrote to Roald Dahl in 1980, he didn't expect a response - but that's what he got...

I Want It Now: January 2015

22nd January 2015

You might not be flying away aboard a Giant Peach this January, but we've got some delicious Roald Dahl goodies to cheer you up...

Esio Trot in translation

20th January 2015

Museum Archive Assistant, Annie, looks at how translators from around the world have tackled the challenges faced with translating Esio Trot.

A peek at the Museum’s new display

16th January 2015

We take a closer look at some of the new Esio Trot exhibits in the Roald Dahl Museum, from the Tortoise-Catcher film prop to Roald Dahl's notes.

Tailored Tortoise Competition

15th January 2015

Help the Roald Dahl Museum create a terrifically tortoisy art exhibition by entering the Volunteens’ Esio Trot Tailored Tortoise Competition.

Esio Trot at the Roald Dahl Museum

12th January 2015

Dame Judi Dench’s costume and props from the BBC’s recent film adaptation of Roald Dahl’s Esio Trot will be on display at the Museum

Julie Walters celebrates 50th nurse

9th January 2015

Julie Walters, patron of Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity, joined the Roald Dahl nurses at West End musical.

The Tortoise-Catcher

1st January 2015

In the BBC One adaptation of Roald Dahl Esio Trot, Dustin Hoffman creates a tortoise catcher very like Roald Dahl's original sketch...