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In pictures: Roald Dahl celebrations at Moat Brae

Images from the site of a planned Scottish centre for children's literature during celebrations of the centenary of Roald Dahl's birth.

Moat Brae Image copyright Jessica Lee
Image caption Moat Brae in Dumfries, the site of a planned Scottish centre for children's literature, was among many places across the country to mark the centenary of Roald Dahl's birth recently.
Moat Brae Image copyright Jessica Lee
Image caption The Peter Pan Moat Brae Trust said the event had been the best attended of any it had staged.
Moat Brae Image copyright Jessica Lee
Image caption Storyteller Renita Boyle regaled children with a tale or two during the celebrations.
Moat Brae Image copyright Jessica Lee
Image caption The Wonka inventing room - where you could invent your own sweet - was another attraction.
Moat Brae Image copyright Jessica Lee
Image caption The Dumfries mansion where the event was held was credited by author JM Barrie as helping to inspire the Peter Pan story.
Moat Brae Image copyright Jessica Lee
Image caption Hundreds of visitors of all ages, from babies to grandparents, attended the event run by a team of volunteers and The Peter Pan Moat Brae Trust.
Moat Brae Image copyright PPMBT
Image caption The Roald Dahl celebration was held over Saturday and Sunday at the Dumfries site.

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