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What did Roald Dahl really think of Christmas?

28th December 2019

Roald Dahl loved giving presents, but he wasn't such a big fan of Christmas. Keep that in mind as you tackle these questions...!

The Curious Roald Dahl Quiz of Christmas Firsts

21st December 2019

Imagine a Christmas with cards, or crackers, or tinsel. Those things haven't been around forever - but the question is, when did they first arrive?

The Splendid Roald Dahl Quiz about Sweets

18th December 2019

Christmas wouldn't be Christmas without sweets from wonderful sweet shop, The Grubber! See how much you remember about its bestselling treats.

Seriously Ill Children Decorate Royal Christmas Tree with Duchess of Cornwall

13th December 2019

This week, five seriously ill children supported by Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity were invited to a magical event at Clarence House by the charity’s Royal Patron, Her Royal Highness, The Duchess of Cornwall.

"Thank You for Giving Me a Roald Dahl Nurse!"

10th December 2019

Ten-year-old Lara, who has an undiagnosed genetic disorder, and is supported by Roald Dahl Nurse, Anna, is fronting Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity Christmas Appeal in which she imagines a Christmas future where all seriously ill children have a Roald Dahl Nurse.

Revolting Rhymes and pantomimes!

9th December 2019

Revolting Rhymes is Roald Dahl's answer to panto. Find out about this book of fairytales with twists you might not expect...

The Frumptious Roald Dahl Quiz about Family

6th December 2019

For many, the festive season is a time to spend with family - whether that means parents, grandparents, or a horde of small foxes.

Roald Dahl Nurses & Children Enjoy A Christmas Carol

5th December 2019

A lucky group of Roald Dahl Nurses along with some children and families they support were treated to a fabulously festive performance of A Christmas Carol at the Old Vic Theatre in London this week.

Christmas at the Roald Dahl Museum

4th December 2019

Get some feel-good Roald Dahl fun planned this Christmas and head to the Roald Dahl Museum in Great Missenden.

Roald Dahl's reflections on December

2nd December 2019

Roald Dahl's crafty Christmas.