October 2017

The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Billy and the Minpins: An Exhibition of Quentin Blake’s New Illustrations For Roald Dahl’s Last Book

Thursday 7th September until Sunday 15 April 2018
The Roald Dahl Museum, Great Missenden

See brand-new drawings with extracts copied from Roald’s original manuscripts for the book.

Phizz-whizzing Puppets

Sunday 1st October
12.00pm, 1.30pm and 3.00pm
The Roald Dahl Museum, Great Missenden

Make your own puppet version of a Roald Dahl character

Chiddlers’ hour: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Friday 6th October
10.30am to 11.30am
The Roald Dahl Museum, Great Missenden

Splendiferous sessions for toddlers aged 0 to 3 years.

Awesome Animation

Saturday 7th October
12.00pm, 1.30pm and 3.00pm
The Roald Dahl Museum, Great Missenden

Join animator Adam Childs and make your own moving masterpiece based on a Roald Dahl character.

Chiddlers’ hour: Fantastic Mr Fox

Friday 13th October
10.30am to 11.30am
The Roald Dahl Museum, Great Missenden

Splendiferous sessions for toddlers aged 0 to 3 years.

Discover Dahl’s archives

Saturday 14th October
12.00pm, 1.00pm and 2.00pm
The Roald Dahl Museum, Great Missenden

A behind-the-scenes peek at our archive store, which houses Roald Dahl’s unique collection of original letters and manuscripts

Chiddlers’ hour: Esio Trot

Friday 20th October
10.30am to 11.30am
The Roald Dahl Museum, Great Missenden

Splendiferous sessions for toddlers aged 0 to 3 years.

Sponge and Spiker Spoon Puppets

Saturday 21st October
11.30am, 12.30pm, 2.00pm and 3.00pm
The Roald Dahl Museum, Great Missenden

Make your own puppet version of a Roald Dahl character

Bogtrotting Baddies Party

Sunday 22nd October
11.30am, 12.30pm, 2.00pm and 3.00pm
The Roald Dahl Museum, Great Missenden

Celebrate Roald Dahl’s funny but bad characters as we play baddy bingo and other party games.

Trunchpots

Monday 23rd October
11.00am, 12.00pm, 1.00pm, 2.00pm, 3.00pm and 4.00pm
The Roald Dahl Museum, Great Missenden

Make your own clay Trunchpot to take home.

Rastamouse! with Michael de Souza

Tuesday 24th October
11.00am and 12.30pm
The Roald Dahl Museum, Great Missenden

Join Michael De Souza, the creator of CBeebies’ Rastamouse and da Easy Crew.

Sponge and Spiker Spoon Puppets

Tuesday 24th October
2.30pm and 3.30pm
The Roald Dahl Museum, Great Missenden

Make your own puppet version of a Roald Dahl character

Vermicious Knid Masks

Wednesday 25th October
11.00am, 12.00pm, 1.00pm, 2.00pm, 3.00pm, 4.00pm
The Roald Dahl Museum, Great Missenden

Make your own mask and look to like a Vermicious Knid, the baddies in Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator.

Captain Beastie with Lucy Coats

Thursday 26th October
12.00pm, 1.30pm and 3.00pm
The Roald Dahl Museum, Great Missenden

Meet children’s writer Lucy Coats, author of Captain Beastie’s Pirate Party.

Disgusterous Dinner Plates

Friday 27th October
11.00am, 12.00pm, 1.00pm, 2.00pm, 3.00pm, 4.00pm
The Roald Dahl Museum, Great Missenden

Decorate a disgusterous plate to take home!

Mix ‘n’ Match Baddies Book

Saturday 28th October
12.00pm, 1.30pm and 3.00pm
The Roald Dahl Museum, Great Missenden

Make your own bogtrotting baddies book with artist Ruby Runnalls

Sponge and Spiker Spoon Puppets

Sunday 29th October
11.30am, 12.30pm, 2.00pm and 3.00pm
The Roald Dahl Museum, Great Missenden

Make your own puppet version of a Roald Dahl character