Roald Dahl's Marvellous Children's Charity funds Roald Dahl Specialist Children's Nurses in communities across the UK. They provide expert care and support to children with serious illnesses, and their families. We believe every seriously ill child should have access to the best possible healthcare.
I honestly believe that children should have the most magical and amazing childhood filled with love and laughter. It pains me to think that some children have to spend more time in hospital than anyone should ever have to."
Simon Williams 1
Fundraiser who climbed Everest Base Camp for Roald Dahl's Marvellous Children's Charity.
Mummy and me have sat and read my story before I had my injection. My brothers now know about my arthritis and we talk about it.
Marvellous Nurse Inventing Room, The Superhero Kit, South Warwickshire NHS Trust
It felt like children's nursing was where I belonged
Roald Dahl Nurse Anne Sweeney, the first Roald Dahl Specialist Children's Nurse 1
Nursing Times, 2017
Roald Dahl nurse Jodi's support means everything. It's not that it's her job, it's her personality. When we've been sat there in tears wondering why Bella hasn't grown out of her condition and it's so frustrating, she's just so supportive.
Sara, Mum to Bella 1
Telegraph Christmas Charity Appeal 2016
Edith being there on the end of the phone for advice and support calms me down. She gives me strength and has taught me how to manage my boys' condition at home. She's given me confidence and it's meant that they spend less time in hospital. We feel that nothing is impossible with Edith on our side.
Lisa, Mum to Taye and Tyrell 1
Marvellous interview, talking about Roald Dahl Nurse Edith
The best feeling was when one of my Young Adults told me I was her role model and she looks up to me and is now in university aspiring to become a qualified Nurse so that she can be kind, caring, and compassionate and show empathy for patients and their families like I do. I will never forget this conversation; I know I make a difference in my patients’ lives.
Roald Dahl Nurse Giselle 1
The role of transition nurses in patient care, South Thames Sickle Cell & Thalassaemia Network, 2017
A new exhibition, James’s Peachy Pictures, has just opened at the Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre. It shows beautifully detailed drawings by the artist Nancy Ekholm Burkert from the first edition of James and the Giant Peach.
Come and visit our brand new exhibition, James's Peachy Pictures, featuring illustrations from the first edition of James and the Giant Peach by Nancy Ekholm Burkert.
Find out all the fascinating facts that didn't make it into the final version of James and the Giant Peach...
July means summer holidays and freedom, according to Roald Dahl's My Year...
Roald Dahl's Marvellous Children's Charity receives marvellous support from local business Fit Club Amersham.
We get a lot of questions here at the Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre, so we thought we’d squibble down the answers to the top 7 questions we get about Roald Dahl’s life – enjoy!
Roald Dahl the researcher. How did Roald Dahl research his stories? We take a look at the June chapter of Roald Dahl's My Year to find out.
Celebrate all things James and the Giant Peach at the Roald Dahl Museum this summer.