“ I have never before, in my long and eclectic career, been gifted with such an abundance of natural beauty as I experienced filming War Horse on Dartmoor.” Steven Spielberg.

The Creation of Burracombe

24mar7:30 pm9:00 pmThe Creation of Burracombe

Event Details

The Dartmoor village of Burracombe is the creation of author Donna Baker, who writes under the name of Lilian Harry. She has written 12 books in this series as well as historical novels and works of non-fiction under her own name and as Nicola West.

Donna will be talking about how she created Burracombe and some of the characters who appear in her books. Meavy Parish Hall is the perfect venue for this meeting, set as it is within the area of Dartmoor that was the inspiration for the series.

Copies of Donna’s books are available from booksellers and some will be available on the night at reduced prices, for cash only. The proceeds of the day will be split between The Brain Tumour Charity and the Dartmoor Society.

Book online or by phoning Bill Murray on 01647 231297. All welcome.

  • £5.00 each.
  • Includes tea and biscuits.


(Thursday) 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm