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Read all the latest news from the International Agatha Christie Festival.


2023 Festival Programme Announced

Tuesday 9th May 2023, 7:00am,

The 2023 Festival Programme Announced

We are excited to announce that we have now released the programme for this year’s Agatha Christie Festival in September.

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Mystery Writing Competition - 2023

Friday 21st April 2023, 5:00pm,

Mystery Writing Competition - 2023

Wanted! Aspiring young writers across Devon 8-18 years of age!

The Agatha Christie Festival is inviting aspiring young writers, 8-18 years of age, who live or go to school or college in Devon to enter our exciting mystery-story writing competition. Superb prizes to be won! It’s free and easy to enter.

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The Mousetrap 70th Anniversary Tour is coming to Torquay

Monday 3rd April 2023, 9:00am,

The Mousetrap 70th Anniversary Tour is coming to Torquay

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First Event of the Festival now on Sale

Wednesday 8th March 2023, 12:00pm,

First Event of the Festival now on Sale

Although we won't be releasing our full festival programme until April, we are so excited about our opening event that we have decided to put it on sale today!

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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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