The History Keepers
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    20th April - The British Museum Samsung Centre: talk and workshop

    25th April - Talk at the Chipping Norton Literary Festival

    30th April - Reading for Pleasure event with Just Imagine. Damian will talk to 400 trainee teachers.

    8th May - Book launch of NIGHTSHIP TO CHINA at Daunt Books, Holland Park

    16th May - Special Museums At Night event at The Great Tower, Guilford Castle

    21st May - Bookfeast School Festival at Ashmolean Theatre Oxford

    24th May - Talk and Meet The Authoor event at Thetford House, Norfolk

    18th June - Event at Ralph Sadlier School in Hertfordshire

    25th June - Talk at Chalke Valley Literary Festival

    20th July - Talk at Curious Arts Festival, Pylewell Park, Hampshire

    02 August - Special event at Cirencester Children's Book Festival

    04 October - The Ming Dynasty Sleepover at The British Museum


  • Cirencester Children's Literary Festival

    Damian will be closing the very first  ‪#‎CirenLitFest‬  on Saturday 17th August at 2.30pm at Octavia's Book Shop in Cirencester in the UK. Tickets are only £1, available from the bookshop. Come and say hello!

    The bookshop was voted best children's Independent Bookseller this year at the Bookseller Industry Awards.
  • MakeBelieveArts Event

    Damian will be talking at an event for the boys at MakeBelieveArts in a couple of weeks. They have been reading The History Keepers this term and have been creating some AMAZING things on their blog:

  • Hay Festival

    Damian will be talking at an event at HayFever UK, part of the Hay Festival on Wednesday 29th May at 11.30am.

    Whilst the event was sold out, some new tickets have been released. You can get them here:

  • Kids in Museums Workshop

    Damian will be speaking as part of a workshop organised by the organisation 'Kids in Museums' on July 9th in London, aimed at helping to encourage more teens into museums.

    For more information or to book tickets:

  • Damian's Tour Schedule for Circus Maximus

    Perhaps you've met him on his travels..
    this is where he's been: 

    Royal Barnton High School  & Craigmount High School in Edinburgh on the 11th September.
    Falkirk High on the 12th September.
    Hillhead Secondary School on the 13th.
    Parkhead Primary School on the 14th.
    The British Museum Launch on the 15th.
    Peterborough Library on the 17th.

    And this is where he's going to be..

    Today he is at Woodfield Academy in Redditch, tomorrow St Bede's Catholic High School on Lancashire and on Friday he will be atStoneyhurst College in Clitheroe

    He then gets a few days off before he hits the road again.
  • Would you like to Meet Damian

    Please let us know if you would like Damian to come and visit you at your school, or perhaps at a Library or at a Children's Book Club.. He loves to Travel and meet his young readers..

  • Plans are underway for the launch of Book two

    at The British Museum..

    Please get in touch if you would like to know more about this event. You can pop along and meet the author and take part in lots of fun activities suitable for young and older readers..

  • British Museum Fun day!

    When: Saturday the 24th of September, 2011 at 11:00
    Where: The British Museum London

    Time travelling at the British Museum!
    Saturday 24 September 14.00–19.00
    Clore Education Centre
    An event for Young Friends. Join The History Keepers author Damian Dibben to celebrate the launch of his new children’s book. Travel through centuries of world cultures and see what you discover during this afternoon of historical timetravelling activities! Discover secrets about the centuries featured in the book and listen to excerpts read by Damian himself. Plus each Young Friend goes away with a goodie bag.

  • St Josephs RC Secondary. Newport. Meet Competition

    When: Friday the 23rd of September, 2011 at 14:00
    Where: Newport Wales.

    Damian will be meeting over 240 children. Give books to the competition winners:- Rebecca Harper & Myah Seivwright Williams Congratulations:)

  • Lady's RC Primary School, Freshfield Primary Schoo

    When: Thursday the 22nd of September, 2011 at 09:00
    Where: Meet and Sign Event

    Damian will be meeting over 100 year 5 and 6 children.

  • Woodlands Primary School, St Likes Primary

    When: Thursday the 22nd of September, 2011 at 13:30
    Where: Meet and Sign Event

    Damian will be meeting over 100 year 5 and 6 children.

  • Baynes High School with Silverdell Bookshop

    When: Wednesday the 21st of September, 2011 at 09:00
    Where: Meet the children of the school and Sign Books in

  • Broughton Business and Enterprise Centre

    When: Wednesday the 21st of September, 2011 at 12:30
    Where: Meet and Sign Event

  • Lindley Junior School Huddersfield

    When: Tuesday the 20th of September, 2011 at 13:00
    Where: Meet the children of the school and Sign Books

  • Meet and Sign with Year 7 Students

    When: Monday the 19th of September, 2011 at 10:00
    Where: Kemnal Technology College with Waterstones Orpingt

  • Bullers Wood Girls School

    When: Monday the 19th of September, 2011 at 13:00
    Where: Meet and Sign in association with Waterstones

  • Book Official Launch

    When: Wednesday the 31st of August, 2011 at 14:00
    Where: Royal Festival Hall, London Southbank

    Come along and meet Damian Dibben, listen to an excerpt from the book and have some fun with the History Keepers games.