Roald Dahl

A Frightsome Halloween as The Witches Take Over Tatton Park

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This October half term, get into the Halloween spirit with a week of witchy fun and mischief – part of Roald Dahl’s Tremendous Adventures at Tatton Park, a year-long programme of events celebrating 100 years since the beloved author’s birth.                                                                                                                            From Saturday 22 to Sunday 30 October, The Old Hall – the park’s […] Read more…

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Possible Snozzcumber discovered in Historic Gardens

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Tatton Park‘s volunteers uncover an unusual large, striped vegetable in their historic walled kitchen garden This year marks 100 years since the birth of Roald Dahl, the world’s number one storyteller. Cheshire’s Tatton Park* is part of the official Roald Dahl 100 celebrations with Roald Dahl’s Tremendous Adventures at Tatton Park – a year-long programme of fun activities […] Read more…

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Win a family ticket to tatton park

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Continuing with the blogaversary celebrations, I have a family ticket to Tatton Park to giveaway. Located in 1,000 acres of the most beautiful deer park, the former Egerton family home is open for you to explore. You’re welcome to uncover centuries of history at the Tudor Old Hall and witness life above and below stairs in the […] Read more…

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Sir Quentin Blake Takes on Tatton Park Mansion

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Tatton Park’s 18th century mansion houses a number of precious and historical works of art from the 14th to 20th century, including paintings by Canaletto, Van Dyck, Chardin and Guercino (as part of the Egerton family’s diverse collection). This year, Tatton is delighted to add a temporary addition to this collection – a wonderful illustration […] Read more…

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Exploring Tatton Park With Roald Dahl

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I’ve previously written about Roald Dahl at Tatton Park and more recently about how to spot a witch there. Lucas and I took my Grandma for a day exploring Tatton Park* last month as we knew how much she would love the gardens. As we drove up to the car park we were greeted by herds of […] Read more…

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How To Spot A Witch With Roald Dahl

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As every Roald Dahl fan knows, real witches are all around us. They don’t wear black hats and fly around on broomsticks – they are much more difficult to spot…..unless you know the telltale signs. In celebration of its new How to Spot a Witch Manual installation – part of Roald Dahl’s Tremendous Adventures at […] Read more…

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Roald Dahl At Tatton Park This Half Term

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Treat the kids to something gloriumptious this May Half Term with a host of tremendous activities taking place at Tatton Park. The fun includes a brand new scrumptious menu in the Stables Restaurant, Phizz-Wizzing trails in the parkland, mansion, gardens and farm and Cover to Cover, a fascinating exhibition of Roald Dahl book covers from […] Read more…

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