Saturday 12th March 2022, 12:00pm

Paignton Picture House Secures Cultural Development Funding

Agatha Christie Festival sets up an event inside Paignton Picture House, 2021 (c) Cody Weaver.

Agatha Christie Festival is a partner within a consortium supporting the restoration and development of Grade II* listed Paignton Picture House which secured £3m grant from the government’s Cultural Development Fund this month. The art-nouveau-fronted 450-seat cinema, which opened in 1914, is one of the earliest purpose-built cinemas in Europe. It was a favourite cultural destination of Agatha Christie.

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