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Esio Trot in translation

20th January 2015

Museum Archive Assistant, Annie, looks at how translators from around the world have tackled the challenges faced with translating Esio Trot.

A peek at the Museum’s new display

16th January 2015

We take a closer look at some of the new Esio Trot exhibits in the Roald Dahl Museum, from the Tortoise-Catcher film prop to Roald Dahl's notes.

Tailored Tortoise Competition

15th January 2015

Help the Roald Dahl Museum create a terrifically tortoisy art exhibition by entering the Volunteens’ Esio Trot Tailored Tortoise Competition.

Esio Trot at the Roald Dahl Museum

12th January 2015

Dame Judi Dench’s costume and props from the BBC’s recent film adaptation of Roald Dahl’s Esio Trot will be on display at the Museum

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2nd January 2015

To translate... as Roald Dahl's Esio Trot comes to BBC One, here are Twelve Fascinating Esio Trot Facts you might not know

Terrific Esio Trot events

27th December 2014

The Roald Dahl Museum is hosting a terrific range of tortoise-themed events over the next few months to celebrate Esio Trot on the BBC.

Christmas at the Museum

11th December 2014

As the festive season gets underway, we take a look at what’s happening at the Roald Dahl Museum in Great Missenden this Christmas.

Turning tortoises into tall tales

9th December 2014

The Roald Dahl Museum is on the hunt for 141 toy tortoises for a special Chiddlers’ Hour session and to raise money for storytelling in hospitals.

Roald Dahl and Norway

27th November 2014

Born to Norwegian parents, how Norwegian did Roald Dahl consider himself to be and how much did his cultural heritage influence his stories?

Volunteens: we need you!

19th November 2014

After the success of the Roald Dahl Museum’s Volunteens project in 2014, they’re on the look out for some new recruits aged 13 to 15.