The International Agatha Christie Festival

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Agatha Christie Festival

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The International Agatha Christie Festival 2017 (13 Sep 2017 - 17 Sep 2017)


Torre Abbey
The Kings Drive


Tel: 01803 293593

We are thrilled to announce that tickets are now on sale for the biennial International Agatha Christie Festival, to be held over the week of 13-17th September 2017. Please visit to see programme highlights and more details on tickets. The day-by-day schedule will be announced in the coming weeks.

We look forward to welcoming you to Torquay in September for five days of wonderful curiosity and a celebration of the great Queen of Crime.

Tickets available now are:

Your ticket to all scheduled talks, performances and activities across the week 13th -17th Sept.


~ Festival pass: Your ticket to all scheduled talks, performances and activities across the week 13th -17th Sept (click here to see a list of highlights)

~ Exclusive tour and talk at Agatha Christie’s favourite cinema, the historic Paignton Picture House, with Mathew Prichard : Come and see behind the scenes of one of the oldest purpose-built cinemas in Europe, soon to undergo a full restoration and where the doors were last open to the public 20 years ago. You will be able to sit in Agatha Christie's favourite seat on the balcony and hear stories of childhood visits from her grandson, Mathew Prichard. 

~ Champagne Breakfast and reading at The Grand Hotel: Take your seat in the resplendent, sea-view Brasserie at Torquay’s iconic Grand Hotel and enjoy a leisurely breakfast with bubbles whilst listening to a reading of an Agatha favourite.

 ~ A copy of an Agatha Christie classic signed by Mathew Prichard


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