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First-ever Roald Dahl Specialist Nurse tells her story

9th February 2021

To celebrate Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity’s 30th anniversary, we are looking back at our marvellous milestones with a special series of videos and blogs. We start off with a powerful interview with the first-ever Roald Dahl Specialist Nurse, Anne Sweeney who was also the very first paediatric specialist epilepsy nurse.

Marvellous Milestones

8th February 2021

Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity, which provides specialist nurses and support to seriously ill children, is celebrating its 30th anniversary by releasing a special timeline series to mark its marvellous milestones since it was set up in 1991 by Roald Dahl’s widow, Felicity Dahl.

What's it like to be a designer at the Roald Dahl Story Company?

27th January 2021

What a magnificent question!

We had a cup of tea with Juli, our Senior Graphic Designer, and Laura, our Graphic Designer and Illustrator to find out all about what goes on in the crafty and creative world of our in-house Design team.

30 years of doing Marvellous things!

18th January 2021

In 2021 Roald Dahl's Marvellous Children's Charity is celebrating 30 years since Founder Felicity Dahl created our charity in Roald Dahl's memory.

Dáire’s Story

15th January 2021

It is impossible to imagine how devastating it would be to find out that your child has a brain tumour and then suffers a stroke. That is what happened to Dáire and his family. Fortunately, Dáire has an excellent team in Belfast to help him through his rehabilitation including Roald Dahl Neurodisability Specialist Nurse, Jennifer. Dáire’s mum, Kerrie explains how Jennifer and the team made Dáire’s recovery as fun as it could be and involved the whole family in his care.

500,000 Steps January Challenge

11th January 2021

Samantha will be completing 500,000 steps in January to raise £500 for Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity.

Ten Ideas for Celebrating World Book Day in Lockdown

2nd March 2020

World Book Day 2021 might be a little different, but there are lots of ways to celebrate at home.