Posted by: Tim Dodds | April 23, 2011

Robert Sellers: An A-Z of Hellraisers

Robert Sellers talks about his latest book An A-Z of Hellraisers at the Camberley Theatre on Saturday 21st May from 7.0pm – 8.0pm. Robert was interviewed about his book in the Yorkshire Post. Read More…

Posted by: Tim Dodds | April 23, 2011

Children’s bookmark workshop: Fun with bookmarks

On Saturday 21st May in the Ian Goodchild Centre from 2.0pm – 3.0pm is a practical workshop for children to have fun making bookmarks. Whatever they make, they get to keep.

David and Janet Allen of Essential Address in Frimley are experts in labelling, and all things to do with parcel packaging. All materials are provided, including, coloured card, glue, coloured pencils, ribbons, hole punches and laminator.

Posted by: Tim Dodds | April 23, 2011

The BIG READ Debate

Ever wanted to share your opinion on a book with others, and understand how other readers interpret a story, now is your chance.

Our chosen book is The Blasphemer by Nigel Farndale. The Big Read Debate is from 5.30pm – 6.30pm on Saturday 21st May at the Camberley Theatre. You don’t have to have read the book to be part of the debate,  but it will help.

Nigel Farndale says “I’m pretty sure I know what it means, but, as I’m discovering from the letters and emails people have been sending me, it is open to interpretation.”  Listen to our panel Read More…

Posted by: Tim Dodds | April 23, 2011

Short Story Competition Award Presentation

On Saturday 21st May in the Camberley Theatre between 5pm – 5.30pm the prizes for the children’s short story competition will be awarded.

  • 1st prize: an eReader for the overall competition winner
  • 2nd prize: a family ticket to Cinderella for six for the runner-up in each group
  • 3rd prize: Waterstones goodie bag
  • Winners of each group are invited to the presentation on Saturday 21st May
  • Winning story will be published in the Camberley News

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Posted by: Tim Dodds | April 23, 2011

John Lenahan: Fantasy, Magic and Shadowmagic

John Lenahan is a popular magician on the live circuit and has appeared numerous times on radio and television. He is a regular at Sci-Fi and Fantasy conventions both in is role as a writer of fantasy fiction and as the voice of the toaster in Red Dwarf!

John’s talk on the fantasy adventure Shadowmagic is at the Camberley Theatre on Saturday 21st May at 3.30pm – 4.30pm.

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Posted by: Tim Dodds | April 22, 2011

Paul Moorcraft: So you want to be a war correspondent?

Professor Paul Moorcraft is Director of the Centre for Foreign Policy Analysis. He is an international media relations expert specialising in security issues.  Paul has worked for Time magazine, the BBC and most of the Western TV networks as a freelance producer/war correspondent.

Paul talks about his experiences as a war correspondent from his book, Inside the Danger Zones, on Saturday 21st May at the Camberley Theatre from 2.0pm – 3.0pm.

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Posted by: Tim Dodds | April 22, 2011

Chris Hunter: Defeating the Bomb Makers

In 2007 Major Chris Hunter left the British Army after seventeen years of active service in bomb disposal and intelligence.

On Saturday 21st May at the Camberley Library between 2.0pm and 3.0pm Chris will talk about countering the threat posed by international terrorist bomb makers. Chris’s latest book Extreme Risk is reviewed in the Independent.

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Queen of Indian cooking, Mridula Baljekar talks about writing about food, from pitch to publication, describing all the high’s and low’s involved. 

For budding food writers, and writers in general, her talk on Saturday 21st May at Camberley Theatre at 12.30pm – 1.30pm is an absolute ‘must attend event’. With over 20 cookery books to her name, Mridula has proven experience. Read More…

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.

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William Sutton hosts a workshop for children in Camberley Library on Saturday 21st May from 10.30am – 12.o noon.

William’s book, The Worms of Euston Square, is reviewed in The Bookbag.

William’s workshop supplies the practical knowledge of Victorian life not covered in the standard education syllabus. Learning some of the street slang of Victorian children will sure to fascinate today’s children.

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