Roald Dahl 100

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Roald Dahl 100

Are you ready for a year of gloriumptious treats and squiffling surprises to celebrate 100 years since Roald Dahl’s birth?

It’s going to be more MARVELLOUS than George’s medicine, more GIANT than James's peach and more ENORMOUS than a crocodile!

Throughout 2016 there will be celebrations for Roald Dahl 100, focusing on Roald Dahl's gloriumptious stories and characters, delivering a year packed with fantastic festivities.

Below are just a few of the events happening in the coming months, but take a look at the full Roald Dahl 100 events calendar for much more!

Imagine Children's Festival (10 – 21 February 2016)

Southbank Centre, London

Imagine Children’s Festival

Visit The Southbank Centre for some half-term fun! Hear Dahl's last epic story The Minpins brought to life by live narration, animation and an orchestral score by Sibelius, experience Dahl in a Day as a whole host of people read Matilda aloud and create your own BFG-inspired dream jar! Find out more

The Wondercrump World of Roald Dahl (10 February - 3 July 2016)

Southbank Centre, London

The Wondercrump World of Roald Dahl

Did you know that Roald Dahl used to be a spy? And also a fighter pilot, inventor and historian of chocolate?

Embark on a magical and interactive journey through The Wondercrump World of Roald Dahl and discover the secrets of a writer beloved by gazillions of children.

Splendiferous Scarecrow Festival (13 - 21 February)

Tatton Park, Cheshire

Scarecrows at Tatton Park

The Education team, with the help of community groups in Knutsford, have created a whole story book full of scarecrows for the Splendiferous Scarecrow Festival. Explore the Walled Kitchen Gardens and meet Mr Twit, The Grand High Witch, Violet Beauregarde and Alfie the Tortoise. Get set for adventure as you follow the trail of quotes and tasks to learn about Roald Dahl's stories.

World Book Day (3 March 2016)

World Book Day

World Book Day is a celebration of authors, illustrators, books and (most importantly) it's a celebration of reading.

It’s also about the amazing books you can buy with your special World Book Day £1 book vouchers, and in 2016 one of those books will be Roald Dahl's The Great Mouse Plot! Find out more

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