Blog: 2014

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Phizz-whizzing taste-tests

10th October 2014

Want to know your yuzu from your popping candy? Fancy trying a grasshopper or even squid ink? Well now’s your chance, if you dare…

Roald Dahl Day 2014: in cake

9th October 2014

We saw some marvellously unrevolting recipes this Roald Dahl Day - but the Cake Dahls character-inspired bakes were truly fantastic...

Roald Dahl Day 2014: in school

7th October 2014

This Roald Dahl Day we celebrated 50 years of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - here's how some schools marked the occasion...

Foodie fun with Glenn Cosby

7th October 2014

Join Glenn Cosby, star of series 4 of the Great British Bake Off, for some family foodie fun on Saturday 18 October at the Roald Dahl Museum

Poetry Day 2014

2nd October 2014

National Poetry Day 2014 takes place in the UK on 2 October. To celebrate, here are a few of our favourite Roald Dahl rhymes

The Oompa-Loompa Skydive

1st October 2014

On the day Mr Wonka opened up the Chocolate Factory gates in the 1971 film, we present our own star Oompa-Loompas...

Just Desserts with Rachel Khoo

30th September 2014

Rachel Khoo's recipe is inspired by Veruca Salt's adventures in the Nut Room, to celebrate 50 years of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

The Run of the Factory

29th September 2014

Poptropica's creators share their final insight into how they turned Charlie and the Chocolate Factory into an online game

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...