Blog: 2014

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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.

I Want It Now: September 2014

19th September 2014

More delicious goodies to celebrate 50 years of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory this month. Watch out, Mr and Mrs Salt...

A Fox in San Antonio

18th September 2014

As Fantastic Mr Fox opens at OPERA San Antonio, we caught up with Emily Carew Woodard to find out how she re-imagined the story for the stage

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.

A Story You Can Play

14th September 2014

Poptropica's creators tell us how they adapted the story of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory to make it one you can play...

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 celebrations

13th September 2014

The Museum has had a fun-filled day celebrating Roald Dahl’s birthday, complete with magic, storytelling and a fair few visitors in fancy dress.

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

Mr Wonka Unpublished: Part 3

12th September 2014

Rachel White, archivist at the Roald Dahl Museum, takes us on a trip to the Warming Candy Room from Mr Wonka's Chocolate Factory

Mr Wonka Unpublished: Part 2

12th September 2014

The Roald Dahl Museum's archivist Rachel White on unpublished Charlie and the Chocolate Factory chapter, The Vanilla Fudge Mountain