Oompa Loompas, Willy Wonka and Fantastic Mr. Fox help celebrate Roald Dahl Day at Thomas Eaton Primary School, Wimblington

Children at Thomas Eaton Primary School in Wimblington celebrating Roald Dahl Day.

Children at Thomas Eaton Primary School in Wimblington celebrating Roald Dahl Day. - Credit: Archant

Children at Thomas Eaton Primary School in Wimblington celebrated Roald Dahl Day by dressing up as their favourite characters - and getting drawing tips from illustrator Quentin Blake.

Children celebrate Roald Dahl Day by dressing up.

Children celebrate Roald Dahl Day by dressing up. - Credit: Archant

Twenty-nine children from Year 3 and 4 took part in the day which saw Oompa Loompas, Willy Wonka, Charlie Bucket and Fantastic Mr. Fox turn up to school for the centenary celebration.

At 2pm the school joined a live link with the Cambridge Theatre in London and watched part of ‘Matilda’ before getting drawing tips from Dahl’s illustrator Quentin Blake.

Children celebrate Roald Dahl Day by dressing up.

Children celebrate Roald Dahl Day by dressing up. - Credit: Archant

Class teacher Jo Turner said: “Everyone really enjoyed it.”


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