Adamski: KilleriTunesAmazon

Dahl Day Sees Games Galore

Roald-Dahl-festival-pic5

8:00am 7th July 2012

This year's Roald Dahl Festival is taking place today (Saturday 7 July) in Aylesbury Town Centre.

All the amazing Roald Dahl themes covered over the last ten years will be brought back for one spectacular show: James and the Giant Peach, The BFG, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The Twits, Fantastic Mr Fox, George's Marvellous Medicine, Revolting Rhymes and Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator. Everyone’s favourite Roald Dahl story will be there!

The spectacular Roald Dahl Parade starts at 11am and features a multitude of characters and themes from Roald Dahl's stories recreated in the form of giant puppets, as well as other original artwork made by young people from across Aylesbury Vale. In addition to the colourful and spectacular artwork and puppets created by school children, the parade is brim full of music and street theatre featuring some of the top Samba Bands in the region.

Why not stay for the day?! After the Parade there will be plenty to do in Aylesbury town centre and for this year only, the Roald Dahl Games are taking place in Vale Park, Aylesbury as part of Aylesbury Vale’s celebrations for the London 2012 Games.

The Roald Dahl Games are fun games with a Dahl twist! Have a go at tossing a snozzcumber or see how fast you can complete the Fantastic Tunnel Relay.

Share This Story

Delicious Submit this page to reddit
Email Icon Get the latest local news direct to your inbox.
Sign up now for our email updates
.

Comments

No comments have been posted and approved yet.

Submit a Comment

Please log in to comment on this page.

Suggested articles
Drink Driving

151 'distracted' drivers stopped over five days

The drivers stopped included one eating cereal and another having a shave.

SCAS (South Central Ambulance Service)  Logo

South Central Ambulance Service holds recruitment day

You can learn about the various roles and meet some of the team.

Most read
Mix96 Breaking News 1

18 Year Old Charged With Murder After Aylesbury Stabbing

The 26 year old victim has also been identified by Police as Daniel Lavender from Aylesbury.

Newer article

New Rail Line Given Go-Ahead

Local: Varsity East-West rail link given Government funding.

Older article

Amersham Murderer Jailed For Life

Local: 39 year-old Andrew Lambert sentenced to a minimum of 16 years for killing Ryan Cronin.

Top articles

£4,000 For Florence Nightingale Hospice

Local: Three Women have trekked through the Andes and raised thousands for the hospice.

Agent Provocateur chief's future in doubt amid sale talks

National: The chief executive of Agent Provocateur is in talks about his future with the lingerie retailer ‎as it progresses an urgent plan to inject new funds into the struggling business.

HS2: 'It's Stolen My Time & Things I'd Promised Myself For 40 Years'

Local: Stan Mason is 79 and has been fighting the High Speed route for over 6 years. We wanted to see how that's affected him

Trainspotting: Ewan McGregor admits he had 'bad sequel' fears

Showbiz: Ewan McGregor has told Sky News he was worried about tarnishing the reputation of the original Trainspotting with a bad sequel - but that all his reservations were forgotten after reading the script.

Two baseball stars die in separate car crashes in Dominican Republic

Sport: Two Major League Baseball stars have been killed in separate car crashes in Dominican Republic.

United Airlines grounded flights over IT glitch

World: A computer problem resulted in United Airlines grounding all of its US flights on Sunday night.