On Thursday 7th June at 2pm, Okehampton Library will be launching ‘Moor Memories’ a chance to listen to memories from the Dartmoor National Park oral history project that recorded stories of everyday life on the moor during the 20th Century.Read: Okehampton Library: Moor Memories
Dartmoor author Tania Crosse
Catherine Cookson of Hound of the Baskerville Country
Okehampton library will play host to the Catherine Cookson of Hound of the Baskerville Country on Wednesday 12 October, 2011, as author Tania Crosse shares a cream tea with guests and presents her latest novel, The Wrong Side of Happiness.
The author’s novels, which include; The River Girl, Cherrybrook Rose, and Hope at Holly Cottage, are all based on and around Dartmoor, and provide a vivid and evocative insight into local history.Read: Okehampton Library: Cream Tea with Tania Crosse
Dante Summer Festival 13-17 July 2011
How often can you hear an internationally famous string quartet playing great music in your local church, schoolchildren performing alongside top professionals, and a celebrated flamenco/jazz Spanish guitarist playing by candlelight in an old village school?Read: Dante Summer Festival
A weekend of impromptu performances from young professional musicians in Barkham valley garden and Gallery on Exmoor.
At the end of June each year a host of sensational musicians descend on Exmoor to enjoy a weekend of merry music making in the sublime surroundings of Barkham valley garden. Listen to anything from Carnival of the Animals to the Brahms Horn Trio and enjoy exploring the beautiful gardens at Barkham on Exmoor.Read: Two Moors Festival Garden Party