Children and Young People

Agatha Christie Festival collaborates through the spring and summer months with local community-based charitable organisations to deliver a series of arts participation and performance events with residents and schools across the English Riviera.


The Murder of Roger Ackroyd – Uncovered!

Monday 14th October 2024, 10:30am

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd – Uncovered!

New exclusive for A-Level Eng Lit students at Torbay schools

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Creative Writing Workshops 2024

Monday 9th September 2024, 9:00am

Creative Writing Workshops 2024

A Sleuth’s Trail; The Mystery of the Golden Arm-Ring

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Mystery Writing Competition - 2023

Saturday 16th September 2023, 5:00pm

Mystery Writing Competition - 2023

Winners Announced!

Agatha Christie Festival is delighted to announce the winners of this year’s Young People’s Mystery Story Writing Competition.

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Creative Writing Workshops for Schools - 2023

Monday 11th September 2023, 10:00am

Creative Writing Workshops for Schools - 2023

For five full days during Festival Week, September 11th through September 16th 2023, we took up residence at Torre Abbey in partnership with The Writers Block for a series of creative writing and puppetry workshops called ‘Shady & Shadowy Characters’. Each was designed to engage even the most reluctant young writer at Year 6 or Year 5 going to school in Torbay.

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Under the Patronage of the UK National Commission for UNESCO

Under the Patronage of the UK National Commission for UNESCO

Kindly Supported by:

English Riveria Bid Company

Rosalind Hicks Charitable Trust


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