Frequently Asked Questions

Q: When can I buy tickets?

Tickets will be available via TicketSource when the programme in published in May 2023.

Q: Where can I buy tickets?

Tickets are available to purchase online via Ticketsource and you will be able to find a link to the site from here when we open for purchase.

Q: When will I get my tickets?

This information is provided at the time of purchase.

Q: Where does the Festival take place?

The Festival takes place chiefly at venues in Torquay including Torre Abbey Museum. and The Grand Hotel, Torquay.

Events also take place at other venues across Torbay and the English Riviera, and where this is the case details are set out on the ticketing website and on this website.

Q: Is the Festival suitable for families and young people?

Generally, yes. Where that is not the case, this is stated explicitly in the information for the event.

Q: Can I bring a group of students to a Festival event?

Please contact the Festival Office at

Q: Is there access for people with disabilities?

We aim to stage events at events with full access for people with disabilities. Where access is limited for reasons beyond our control, details will be provided in the information on each event when we publish the programme.

Q: Can I bring my dog to Festival events?

The Festival’s main venue is Torre Abbey, where dogs are not allowed in the house or gardens. For Torre Abbey, please contact the Torre Abbey team on 01803 293593

For other Festival venues, please contact the Festival Office.

Q: Will there be food and drink available?


For events held at Torre Abbey and The Grand Hotel, there will be a range of food and drink available throughout the festival week, and there are cafes, bars and restaurants within walking distance of Torre Abbey.

For events at other venues, arrangements vary so please contact the Festival Office at

Q: Where can I stay during the festival?

Find recommendations on the English Riviera.

Kindly Supported by:

English Riveria Bid Company

Rosalind Hicks Charitable Trust

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