Roald Dahl 100

February 2016

The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Discover Dahl’s archives: Esio Trot

Saturday 6th February
12.00pm, 1.00pm and 2.00pm
The Roald Dahl Museum, Great Missenden

A behind-the-scenes peek at our archive store, which houses Roald Dahl’s unique collection of original letters and manuscripts

Esio Trot tortoise magnets

Sunday 7th February
12.00pm, 1.00pm and 2.00pm
The Roald Dahl Museum, Great Missenden

Make a swishwhiffling Esio Trot magnet out of craft foam and decorations

Chiddlers’ hour: Esio Trot

Tuesday 9th February
10.00am to 11.00am
The Roald Dahl Museum, Great Missenden

A splendiferous session for children aged 0 to 3 years. Songs, craft and play based on Esio Trot

Buzzwangling bug jars

Saturday 13th February
12.00pm, 1.30pm and 3.00pm
The Roald Dahl Museum, Great Missenden

Decorate your own bug jar, the perfect place to collect and spy on some insect specimens

Miniature insect worlds

Sunday 14th February
12.00pm, 1.30pm and 3.00pm
The Roald Dahl Museum, Great Missenden

Create your own miniature version of James’ giant peach

Peach party

Monday 15th February
10.30am, 12.00pm, 2.00pm and 3.30pm
The Roald Dahl Museum, Great Missenden

A complete peach of a party! One hour of creepy-crawly party games and prizes

James’ peachy pots

Tuesday 16th February
10.15am, 11.15am, 12.15pm, 1.15pm, 2.15pm, 3.15pm and 4.15pm
The Roald Dahl Museum, Great Missenden

Make a peachy pot out of clay then decorate it with your favourite characters from James and the Giant Peach

A giant peach of a story with Sandra Agard

Wednesday 17th February
11.00am, 1.00pm and 3.00pm
The Roald Dahl Museum, Great Missenden

A wondrous hour with our Centenary Storyteller in Residence, Sandra Agard

Meet the minibeasts

Thursday 18th February10.30am, 12.00pm, 2.00pm and 3.30pm
The Roald Dahl Museum, Great Missenden

Meet the bug experts from The Natural World Experience and learn about all the creepy crawlies from James and the Giant Peach

A giant peach of a story with Sandra Agard

Friday 19th February
11.00am, 1.00pm and 3.00pm
The Roald Dahl Museum, Great Missenden

Another chance to be inspired with tales from our Centenary Storyteller in Residence, Sandra Agard

James’ marvellous mobiles

Saturday 20th February
12.00pm, 1.30pm and 3.00pm
The Roald Dahl Museum, Great Missenden

Make a peachy mobile, complete with James’ insect friends and some fantabulous flying seagulls

Creepy crawly pencil pals

Sunday 21st February
12.00pm, 1.00pm, 2.00pm, 3.00pm and 4.00pm
The Roald Dahl Museum, Great Missenden

Turn a boring old pencil into an interesting insect!

Chiddlers’ hour: James and the Giant Peach

Tuesday 23rd February
10.00am to 11.00am
The Roald Dahl Museum, Great Missenden

A splendiferous session for children aged 0 to 3 years. Songs, craft and play based on Esio Trot

Wondrous Welsh trail

Saturday 27th February
11.00am to 5.00pm
The Roald Dahl Museum, Great Missenden

Find out about Roald Dahl’s childhood in Wales by following the daffodils around the Museum

Fantabulous flowerpots

Sunday 28th February
12.00pm, 1.30pm and 3.00pm
The Roald Dahl Museum, Great Missenden

Celebrate Roald Dahl’s Welsh connections and decorate your own flowerpot with daffodil pictures