Colin King

Details of talks given by Colin King

West Midlands
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For 26 years Colin was a science teacher at a special school for visually impaired and physically disabled pupils. After retiring from full-time teaching Colin was employed by the local education authority to support pupils to whom English was a second language. Part of his job was also to take storytelling sessions in schools and at festivals.

During the past 20 years Colin has presented more than 250 storytelling events in over 180 schools, libraries, village halls, festivals, over 50s clubs, Women's institutes, Probus and even a prison.

As well as teaching in schools Colin has worked as a research chemist for ICI in Edinburgh and as a university lecturer in Jamaica.

Originally from County Down in Ireland Colin has lived in Canada, Scotland, and Jamaica and spent some time with the Maya people in Mexico.

To contact Colin King select a talk listed below.

Listed talks

Entertainment Amusing observations on Life in the 21st Century
Colin King Tagged: After Dinner Entertainment | Amusing | Humour
West Midlands
History The Legend & History of Coffee
Colin King Tagged: Coffee | History | Legends
West Midlands
History The Only Woman to Escape from the Penal Colony of Australia
Colin King Tagged: History | Women
West Midlands
History How chocolate came to England
Colin King Tagged: Chocolate | History
West Midlands
Uncategorised Tales of Murder & the Supernatural
Colin King Tagged: Murder | Tales | Crime | Ghosts
West Midlands
Entertainment Warwickshire Folk Tales
Colin King Tagged: Story Telling | Tales | Warwickshire
West Midlands
History Grace O'Malley The Irish Pirate Queen
Colin King Tagged: Ireland | Adventure
West Midlands
History Leicestershire Folk Tales
Colin King Tagged:
West Midlands
Entertainment Myths & Legends From Around The World
Colin King Tagged: Legends
West Midlands