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Unseen tricks in the archive

21st April 2015

Stored in the archive of the Roald Dahl Museum are several drafts for each of Roald Dahl’s stories, some of which contain mischievous tricks.

Esio Trot DVD launch at the Museum

31st March 2015

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

Storytellers visit Roald Dahl Nurse

19th March 2015

Museum storytellers visited Roald Dahl Nurse Liz Odeh at King's College Hospital for a day of mischief and goodness this week.

World Book Day party at the Museum

3rd March 2015

Celebrate World Book Day at the Roald Dahl Museum with an afterschool party this Thursday 5 March. There’ll be free entry from 3.30pm to 5pm.

Roald Dahl’s Welsh connections

28th February 2015

To celebrate St David's Day this Sunday 1 March, we’re taking a look at Roald Dahl’s memories and lasting ties with his birthplace, Wales.

The Antics of Alma the nanny goat

19th February 2015

As 2015 is the Year of the Goat in the Chinese Zodiac, we take a look at a very special pet in Roald Dahl’s life – his nanny goat, Alma.

Roald Dahl and awesome animals

3rd February 2015

Find out about some of the creatures from Roald Dahl’s books and real-life animal encounters ahead of the Museum’s Awesome Animals Day

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.

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.