17 Aug 2020

Mystery short story prize competition is now closed

Mystery Competition

On the 1st of July 2020, the International Agatha Christie Festival launched a Mystery Short Story Competition for children and young people in Devon. For full details, click here. The Competition is now closed and the entries are being reviewed by the judges. the standard was incredibly high this year with a range of fascinating stories submitted by children across the county. The winners will be announced in September 2020.

The 2021 Competition will be launched in late Spring 2021.


Next year, the Festival will run from the 11th to the 18th of September 2021. Events will take place at Torre Abbey Museum and at other locations across Torbay. As well as the main programme there will be a wide range of fringe events around Torbay.

We will announce the programme and special guests early in 2021 when tickets will go on sale.

We look forward to welcoming you to the International Agatha Christie Festival in September 2021.