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International Friendship Day

30th July 2015

Today, 30 July, is the United Nations' International Day of Friendship, so we're celebrating some of the wonderful friendships in Roald Dahl's books

Charlie is teachers' number one

24th July 2015

UK teachers say Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is the book children should read before finishing school, with Matilda at four

Happy Ice Cream Month!

14th July 2015

It's National Ice Cream Month in the USA - surely an opportunity to remember some of our fave Willy Wonka-inspired sweet treats...

The Gremlins and the Battle of Britain

10th July 2015

Rachel White on how Roald Dahl's World War Two experiences helped inspire his first children's story, about the RAF's mythical Gremlins...

I Want It Now: July 2015

9th July 2015

Inspired by the new scratch 'n' sniff edition of The Twits, here are a few other smelly (ish) gift suggestions for the discerning Roald Dahl fan...

Children's Book Week

7th July 2015

Why not re-read some of your fave Roald Dahl stories this Children's Book Week? Here are a few ideas to get you started...

Top ten archive treasures

19th June 2015

As part of the Roald Dahl Museum’s 10th birthday celebrations, Collections Manager Rachel White picks her Top 10 archive treasures

Ten magical Museum years

10th June 2015

We take a look back over the last 10 years to bring you the best bits; from Fantastic Mr Fox film sets, to record numbers of visitors.

National Inventor's Month

21st May 2015

To celebrate National Inventor's Month let's take a look at some of Roald Dahl's most inventive characters. Which one is your favourite?

We're live on PopJam!

18th May 2015

Calling all Popjammers! We're delighted to be launching our Roald Dahl HQ account today - come on and join us...