september, 2021

11sepAll Day18International Agatha Christie Festival

Agatha Christie Festival

Event Details

PLEASE NOTE: The 2020 Festival has been cancelled. The 2021 festival will take place on 11th-18th September 2021.

Agatha Christie is Torquay’s most well-known resident and the best selling author of all time. Every year Torquay celebrates the life and work of its most famous resident with a Festival, supported by the Arts Council of England, and this year is no exception.

2020, marks the 100th anniversary of the publication of Agatha Christie’s first story, ‘The Mysterious Affair at Styles’, and the debut of her most famous detective Hercule Poirot.

Between 15th and 19th September 2020, Torquay will mark the centenary in style. Over 5 days, packed with expert speakers and other features, the International Agatha Chrisite Festival will celebrate Agatha Christie and her astonishingly rich and diverse legacy.

Leter this year, full details of the festival and fringe events, and how to buy tickets will be published on the festival website: and announced on social media: @AgathaFestival.

All images © Agatha Christie Archive Trust.



september 11 (Saturday) - 18 (Saturday)


Torre Abbey

Torre Abbey, The Kings Drive, Torquay, TQ2 5JE

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