October half-term at the Roald Dahl Museum

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10:00am, 10th October
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Roald Dahl Museum October half-term

Find out about our Bogtrotting Baddies October half-term activities and events

This October half-term the Roald Dahl Museum invites you to celebrate some of Roald Dahl's famous baddies. From Miss Trunchbull to Mr Twit, everyone has a favourite Roald Dahl baddy worth celebrating this October...

Family workshop and activities

Complete your visit to the Museum by booking onto one of the Museum's family workshops; join in with a Bogtrotting Baddies Party, make a Trunchpot (will it look just like Miss Trunchbull?!), decorate a Disgusterous Dinner Plate for Mr Twit, or create a Mix 'n' Match Baddies Book. 

Looking for a family activity? Adults are welcome to book on to the workshops too! 

What's on at the Roald Dahl Museum this October half-term

Aunt Sponge and Spiker Puppets
Saturday 21 October

Bogtrotting Baddies Party
Sunday 22 October

Trunchpots
Monday 23 October

Rastamouse with Michael de Souza
Tuesday 24 October
*all adults and children attending must book a space

Aunt Sponge and Spiker Puppets
Tuesday 24 October

Vermicious Knid Masks
Wednesday 25 October

Trunchpots
Thursday 26 October

Disgusterous Dinnerplates
Friday 27 October

Mix 'n' Match Baddies Book
Saturday 28 October

Sponge and Spiker Spoon Puppets
Sunday 29 October

Take a look at our What's On page for times, prices and booking details.

Or book Roald Dahl Museum entry and workshops now!

If Roald Dahl workshops aren't your thing, don't miss everything else a Museum visit offers:

Take a Museum trail!

Pick up a Bogtrotting Baddies Trail and find some of Roald Dahl's villains as you explore the Roald Dahl Museum. 

You can also pick up a self-guided Village or Countryside Trail from the Museum to explore Roald Dahl country. Walk in the woods that inspired Fantastic Mr Fox, see Matilda's library and visit Roald Dahl's grave.

Explore the Roald Dahl Museum galleries

Find out some fascinating facts about Roald Dahl's life and writing and explore over 40 hands-on activities. Dress up like a fighter pilot, peek into Roald Dahl's Writing Hut, make a stop-frame animation, or head to the craft room for drop-in crafts. 

Quentin Blake exhibition 

While your visiting don't miss the new Quentin Blake exhibition featuring illustrations for the new edition of Billy and the Minpins, alongside extracts from Roald Dahl's manuscripts.

Museum workshops