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Roald Dahl's Tremendous Adventures at Tatton Park
Working closely with the Roald Dahl Literary Estate and legendary illustrator Quentin Blake, the year-long programme of events at Tatton Park is just one of a host of activities taking place throughout 2016 as part of Roald Dahl 100.
Amongst the jam-packed year of surprises at Tatton Park are the most imaginative trails for children. From Easter to the end of September you'll be invited to join Danny the Champion of the World in the Gardens, Fantastic Mr Fox at the Farm and Matilda in the Mansion. Out in the Parkland The Enormous Crocodile will be lurking.
Kicking off the year's celebration will be a Splendiferous Scarecrow Festival in the Gardens in February, an opportunity to meet some terrific scarecrows inspired by the best-loved of Roald Dahl's characters.
Expect to be entertained as Illyria outdoor theatre puts on a grand performance of Danny the Champion of the World in the spectacular outdoor setting of the Old Hall.
Outdoor cinema comes to Tatton's beautiful Parkland with a late summer evening screening of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory starring the legendary Gene Wilder. And there will be plenty of invitations to settle down and listen in as Roald Dahl's extraordinary storytelling weaves its way through the park throughout the year.
In September Tatton will be joining many others in a worldwide celebration of Roald Dahl's 100th year with a scrumdiddlyumptious picnic day. A Frightsome Halloween will be full of witchy mischief and the Christmas Mansion will be packed full with Roald Dahl's unique imagination, his beloved characters and unforgettable stories.
The Mansion will be hosting a unique opportunity to see a magnificent display of Roald Dahl book covers from around the world and throughout time.
For more information go to tattonpark.org.uk/roalddahl.