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I had the privilege of chatting with Gerald Robinson who shared his memories of that fateful night on 30 November 1936 when flames destroyed the Crystal Palace. Listen to the recording here!

1936 Fire - Gerald Robinson's memories
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Book Launch Celebration at The Crystal Palace Museum

Book Launch Celebration at The Crystal Palace Museum - It was a thrill to share Star of Nimrod in one of the last remaining remnants of the Crystal Palace, surrounded by its past and by people who are as passionate as me in wanting to bring it to life for the young and the young at heart.  And to have one of the books main characters Bertie - aka H. G. Wells-  lead my Q&A made it a night I’ll never forget (so glad he got his Time Machine working…)

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Talks, Workshops and School Visits

I’d love to come to your event or school to share some of my writing, help bring the fascinating world of Victorian Crystal Palace to life and inspire storytelling in people of all ages, calling on over three decades of running workshops with young people.

I’m happy to tailor-make sessions to suit the needs and interests of your group so don’t hesitate to get in touch for a chat click the button below!

"Graham was amazing, the students were very engaged and loved his novel." -

Maria Smith, Librarian, St Augustine School, Kilburn

OR you can find out more on my Contact an Author page at 

Graham Whitlock | Contact an Author 

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The Crystal Palace Chronicles Star of Nimrod has launched!  It's available at Waterstones and in local independent bookshops across South London including;

Bookseller Crow Bookshop // Crystal Palace South London in Crystal Palace 

Kirkdale Bookshop in Sydenham

Books | Chener Books | London  in East Dulwich 

Welcome - Dulwich Bookshop in West Dulwich 

The Beckenham Bookshop  in Beckenham 

Tales on Moon Lane Children's Bookshop in Herne Hill

Herne Hill ( in Herne Hill

Clapham Books | England | London Bookshop in Clapham

Village Books in Dulwich Village

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