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Int. Agatha Christie Festival

Int. Agatha Christie Festival / Events / Wed 13 to Sun 17 Sep 2017 (5 days)

International Agatha Christie Festival 2017

International Agatha Christie Festival 2017

This year's International Agatha Christie Festival transforms Torre Abbey's historic house and gardens into five days of eclectic and unexpected stories, song, dance, extraordinary objects from ordinary lives, provocative lectures and other amazing journeys. a celebration of unheard voices both near and far, gathered to "Come, tell me how you live".

All the while, enjoy tea on the lawn, find other more adventurous and mysterious places to stretch out, curl up, and conjure up the missing clue...

Festival 2017 programme highlights

Weds 13 September
The Mystery Orchestra - Anne Martinetti & Guillaume Lebeau - Lois Pryce

Thurs 14 September
In Agatha's Footsteps - John Risdon - Julius Green - Janet Morgan - The Mystery Orchestra - Chanje Kunda - Dr John Curran's Mystery Film - Philip Hoare

Fri 15 September
In Agatha's Footsteps - Lurker-Linane Investigations - Agatha Christie Bus Tour - Erik Satie's Vexations - Joan Nott - Dr. John Curran -Travelling Icons - Ragnar Jónasson & Niki Orfanou - Endless Night - The Mystery Orchestra - Open Air Cinema - Escape Room

Sat 16 September
In Agatha's Footsteps - Children's trails & investigations - Institute of Making - Garden Party - Mark Aldridge - Potent Plants - Travelling Icons - Al Saddiq Al Raddi - Doorstep Arts - The Mystery Orchestra - Stephanie Ridings - Open Air Cinema - Garden & Families Programme - Escape Room

Sun 17 September
Dawn walk to Greenway - Sea-swimming - Garden & Families Programme - Travelling Icons -The Persian Garden - Dance in Devon's "Come, dance with me..."- Music on the Garth - The Mystery Orchestra - Escape Room

PLUS exhibitions, films and workshops with Chanje Kunda, Encounters Arts at Torre Abbey, shuttle bus to Greenway and the latest Agatha Christie previews.

Tickets available: for individual days, weekend pass and 5-day festival passes. Garden Party tickets are available for those wanting to enjoy House, garden & family activities only. Children and young people 15 years and under go free with an accompanying adult. Up to two children per adult. Just book a free child ticket on eventbrite with your adult ticket. Subject to availability, tickets also available on the day. Some events are also available to access via individual tickets, also available on eventbrite.

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Event Location

Torre Abbey

The Kings Drive

Telephone: 01803 293 593