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Announcing the new Creative Director of the Agatha Christie Festival.

Monday 9th January 2023, 12:00pm,

Announcing the new Creative Director of the Agatha Christie Festival

We are delighted to announce we have appointed a new Creative Director of the Agatha Christie Festival. Matt Newbury is no stranger to the festival, having worked on the programming since the early days when it was organised by the English Riviera Tourist Board. Indeed for the 120th anniversary of Agatha Christie’s birth in 2010 he helped devise a treasure hunt that saw 120 ‘Red Herrings’ being hidden across the region with the prize of lunch on the Orient Express for whoever found the most!

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Winners Of The 2022 Agatha Christie Festival Mystery Story Writing Competition Announced

Saturday 17th September 2022, 11:30am,

Winners Of The 2022 Agatha Christie Festival Mystery Story Writing Competition Announced

We’re delighted to announce the winners of this year’s Mystery Story Writing Competition for young people aged between 8 and 18 years who live or go to school or college in the county of Devon.

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Celebrating Agatha Christie’s Grand Adventure 100 Years Ago

Thursday 15th September 2022, 9:30am,

Celebrating Agatha Christie’s Grand Adventure 100 Years Ago

100 years ago, aged 31, Agatha Christie set off on her greatest adventure. She travelled around the world for ten months, visiting South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Hawaii, Canada and the United States.

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Eight-day Agatha Christie Festival Begins

Tuesday 13th September 2022, 9:00am,

Eight-day Agatha Christie Festival Begins

Torquay, 12 September: The 2022 International Agatha Christie Festival opened on Saturday, 10 September. At a time of national mourning, the Festival is running – respectfully – across 8 full days of events and performances.

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Statement From Agatha Christie Festival Ltd On The Passing Of Her Majesty The Queen

Friday 9th September 2022, 10:50am,

Statement From Agatha Christie Festival Ltd On The Passing Of Her Majesty The Queen

The Trustees and staff of Agatha Christie Festival Limited are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Her Majesty The Queen.

The Trustees and staff of Agatha Christie Festival Limited are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Her Majesty The Queen.

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