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Collections Spotlight: Girl in a Pink Veil

Tue 24 Nov 2015

Collections Spotlight: Girl in a Pink Veil

On display at Torre Abbey is this intimate portrait 'Girl in a Pink Veil', oil on canvas, painted by Jules Bastien-Lepage. Bastien-Lepage (1848-18.....Read more

Holman Hunt on display at Torre Abbey

Wed 04 Nov 2015

Holman Hunt on display at Torre Abbey

Our Collections Spotlight shares some of the highlights from Torre Abbey's stunning collections. The Children’s Holiday by William Holman Hunt is on p.....Read more

Grinagog Festival nominated....

Thu 05 Oct 2017

Grinagog Festival nominated....

Grinagog Festival has been nominated for Best New Festival at the UK Festival Awards. Please vote for us and share on social media so that all your fr.....Read more

Wed 21 Jun 2017

"Get Into Programme" - Princes Trust in Torbay

This summer the Prince’s Trust will be offering a unique opportunity to support young people’s creative ambitions, in partnership with Torre Abbey and.....Read more

A Beautiful Classical Music Concert at Torre Abbey 23rd June..

Wed 08 Jun 2011

A Beautiful Classical Music Concert at Torre Abbey 23rd June..

Torre Abbey brings to you a fantastic evening of summer classics, with a beautiful concert live within the Spanish Barn starring the amazing The Corre.....Read more

Torre Abbey needs your Vote for Museums at NIght!

Tue 03 May 2016

Torre Abbey needs your Vote for Museums at NIght!

Torre Abbey Historic House and Gardens has been shortlisted to go to a public vote in order to secure a spectacular event as part of Connect! and the .....Read more

Another Refurb for Torre Abbey

Mon 21 Mar 2011

Another Refurb for Torre Abbey

Torre Abbey doesn’t rest on its laurels. Hot on the heels of their successful redevelopment project, they have just received more lottery money to con.....Read more

Collections Spotlight: William Blake on display

Tue 06 Oct 2015

Collections Spotlight: William Blake on display

Torre Abbey’s new Spotlight project is sharing some of the highlights from our collections. This week look at significant engravings by William Blake .....Read more

Collections Spotlight: Pietro Calvi, Othello

Wed 04 Nov 2015

Collections Spotlight: Pietro Calvi, Othello

Pietro Calvi was an eminent sculptor whose work reflected a fascination with the Orient. Othello was amongst his early groundbraking models and was on.....Read more

Thu 18 May 2017

Torbay Museums - Volunteers Week

Volunteers Week Volunteers play an important part of the success of many organisations in Torbay. They support and champion local visitor destinat.....Read more

Controversial Hirst Piece Comes To The English Riviera

Sat 03 Apr 2010

Controversial Hirst Piece Comes To The English Riviera

VENICE " LONDON " TOKYO " OSLO " TORQUAY This year Torbay Council is borrowing from Tate and the Arts Council Collection for an exhibition for the Sp.....Read more

Abbey  reopens - 27 July 2013

Wed 24 Jul 2013

Abbey reopens - 27 July 2013

Torre Abbey Historic House Reborn Torre Abbey Historic House in Torquay is reopening after an extensive restoration programme on Saturday 27 July......Read more

Parkdean Holidays recommends Torre Abbey to its guests...

Sat 23 Oct 2010

Parkdean Holidays recommends Torre Abbey to its guests...

Torre Abbey has just received a Badge of recommendation from Parkdean Holidays to state it is one of the Top Tourist Attractions in South Devon.. We a.....Read more

Artist Volkhardt Mueller has won the Artist of the Year award

Sat 23 Oct 2010

Artist Volkhardt Mueller has won the Artist of the Year award

Exeter-based artist Volkhardt Mueller has won the Artist of the Year award at TACO 3D Torre Abbey, in the summer exhibition Tamed, which was linked to.....Read more

COMING SOON 'Death and The Maiden by Robert Lenkiewicz...

Wed 11 May 2011

COMING SOON 'Death and The Maiden by Robert Lenkiewicz...

Coming to Torre Abbey this summer will be the fantastic exhibition Death and The Maiden which will focus on works from the painter's 1974 'project' ex.....Read more

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