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Dahl Day Sees Games Galore


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.

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