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The Oompa-Loompa Skydive

1st October 2014

On the day Mr Wonka opened up the Chocolate Factory gates in the 1971 film, we present our own star Oompa-Loompas...

Claudia: The Grand Finale

23rd September 2014

In this final video instalment watch Claudia Winkleman use her hat and bow tie to finalise her Willy Wonka outfit AND turn a little girl Violet.

Claudia makes a Wonka bow tie

18th September 2014

Watch Claudia Winkleman get creative in the second of three videos for the Marvellous Costume Competition making a Willy Wonka bow tie.

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 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

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.

Living Legends

8th September 2014

Flying in a Great Glass Elevator at 96 ½ or leaving a gift to charity in your Will. This week discover there’s a legend in all of us.

One week until Roald Dahl Day!

6th September 2014

One week to go until Roald Dahl Day 2014 - from skydiving Oompa-Loompas to chocolate trails and much more...

Back to school

2nd September 2014

Getting ready to face the new term this week? Never fear, September's not all bad - there's Roald Dahl Day, for starters!

Classical Roald Dahl events

18th August 2014

A round-up of upcoming performances of Roald Dahl operas and orchestral performances around the world