Festival

Our biennial 5-day festival is a platform for new works created through our year-round programmes, with guest writers, artists and a wider celebration of the life and legacies of Dame Agatha Christie Mallowan. Join us for five days of eclectic and unexpected song, stories, dance, extraordinary objects from ordinary lives, provocative lectures and other amazing journeys.

13th September

13 Sept

Exhibition, Film, Installation | 13 Sep 17, 2pm
IACF takes over Torre Abbey's galleries, with exhibitions and interventions throughout the building inspired by Agatha Christie’s motivations and passions.
Talk | 13 Sep 17, 9pm
A mysterious note left on a motorcycle begins a mind-opening journey across the complexities and wonders of one of the countries Agatha Christie most loved - Iran.

OTHER LOCAL EVENTS

14th September

14 Sept

Exhibition, Film, Installation | 14 Sep 17, 10am
IACF takes over Torre Abbey's galleries, with exhibitions and interventions throughout the building inspired by Agatha Christie’s motivations and passions.
Talk | 14 Sep 17, 4pm
Writer and historian Janet Morgan reflects on the processes, insights gained and legacy of writing the only official biography, and forthcoming new edition, of Agatha Christie’s life.
14 Sep 17, 6pm
An open platform to celebrate new voices inspired from Agatha Christie’s 1946 travel book, “Come, tell me how you live”.
Performance | 14 Sep 17, 7.15pm
Agatha Christie was no stranger to packing up one’s bags and seeking inspiration from distant horizons. This solo theatre performance is a tender and intimate story of ambition and 21st century love.

OTHER LOCAL EVENTS

15th September

15 Sept

Exhibition, Film, Installation | 15 Sep 17, 10am
IACF takes over Torre Abbey's galleries, with exhibitions and interventions throughout the building inspired by Agatha Christie’s motivations and passions.
15 Sep 17, 6pm
An open platform to celebrate new voices inspired from Agatha Christie’s 1946 travel book, “Come, tell me how you live”.
Performance | 15 Sep 17, 7pm
A durational reading of one of Christie’s most well-known ‘late’ works. Created with Valmai Jones, John Rowley, Mary-Anne Roberts and guest readers.

OTHER LOCAL EVENTS

15 - 17 Sept 2017
A journey of discovery for explorers of all ages through artworks and performances around the coastal area of Torbay.

16th September

16 Sept

Exhibition, Film, Installation | 16 Sep 17, 10am
IACF takes over Torre Abbey's galleries, with exhibitions and interventions throughout the building inspired by Agatha Christie’s motivations and passions.
Exhibition, Music, Outdoor | 16 Sep 17, 10am
Over the festival weekend, the historic gardens of Torre Abbey will come alive with m...
Families | 16 Sep 17, 10.30am
Enjoy International Agatha Christie Festival for Families on Saturday and Sunday at T...

OTHER LOCAL EVENTS

15 - 17 Sept 2017
A journey of discovery for explorers of all ages through artworks and performances around the coastal area of Torbay.

17th September

17 Sept

Exhibition, Film, Installation | 17 Sep 17, 10am
IACF takes over Torre Abbey's galleries, with exhibitions and interventions throughout the building inspired by Agatha Christie’s motivations and passions.
Exhibition, Music, Outdoor | 17 Sep 17, 10am
Over the festival weekend, the historic gardens of Torre Abbey will come alive with m...
Families | 17 Sep 17, 10.30am
Enjoy International Agatha Christie Festival for Families on Saturday and Sunday at T...
Exhibition, Talk | 17 Sep 17, 2pm
Designer Esna Su discusses her intricate wearable sculptures crafted through traditional Turkish techniques of weaving, twining, crochet and needlework.
Music | 17 Sep 17, 6pm
A sequence of five new songs inspired from Devon’s most famous literary daughter. Surprising, delicate, energetic and insurmountable, featuring different elements and voices, technologies old and new.
17 Sep 17, 6pm
An open platform to celebrate new voices inspired from Agatha Christie’s 1946 travel book, “Come, tell me how you live”.

OTHER LOCAL EVENTS

15 - 17 Sept 2017
A journey of discovery for explorers of all ages through artworks and performances around the coastal area of Torbay.

OTHER LOCAL EVENTS

15 - 17 Sept 2017
A journey of discovery for explorers of all ages through artworks and performances around the coastal area of Torbay.