The Big Tidy Up poster

The Wombles launch The Big Tidy Up

Keep Britain Tidy launched its Diamond Jubilee Big Tidy Up with the help of The Wombles, Kirstie Allsopp and local schoolchildren on Wimbledon Common.

Great Uncle Bulgaria waves to the audience

Wombles storytelling at Wimbledon Bookfest 2011

In a big marquee on the edge of Wimbledon Common, families gathered to meet Great Uncle Bulgaria, listen to some stories and join in with a few songs. Find out more and see the photos.

Uncle Bulgaria saying 'Womble from page to big screen this summer'

Wombles activities for children and families

There are several Wombles-themed events taking place around the country – in Bradford, Newcastle, Cheltenham and Wimbledon – as well as online activities to keep kids entertained.