Posted by: Tim Dodds | April 22, 2011

Vince Cross: Making History

Vince Cross is a prolific author of fiction for children, and also adult history books, having written five books in the popular My Story series.

In his talk Making History on Saturday 21st May at the Camberley Theatre, 11.0am – 12.0 noon, Vince will discuss some of the histories from his My Story books.

Vince Cross taught for a number of years before he wrote and produced million-selling cassettes of music for children.Vince will also host a children’s workshop in the Camberley Theatre Studio at 12.30pm – 1.30 pmon Saturday 21st May, see below for more information.

Talk description: Vince Cross reads from his exciting books set in the Second World War, and talks about why and how everyone should learn history. Vince has contributed to the popular ‘My Story’ series, with subjects that range from ancient Egypt to the Second World War via seventeenth century England and nineteenth century South Africa. His treatment of the subject matter is designed to draw in children and teenagers, but over the years he’s found grown-ups to be secret and enthusiastic consumers too! 

Children’s workshop: Vince also hosts a workshop for children of stories and music in the Theatre Studio from 12.30pm after this presentation. Vince Cross has a long and distinguished career as a writer and producer of children’s music – his extensive recording catalogue has entertained and educated countless young people around the globe.


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