Agatha Christie, was born in Torquay and the famous festival brings visitors from all over the world to Devon’s English Riviera and this year will be no exception, it’s predicted to be better than ever! The festival gained two prestigious awards last year including ‘Visit Devon’s Tourism Event of the Year’.
The English Riviera Tourism Company have just announced the amazing line-up of stars and events taking place in Torquay, Paignton and Brixham on 15th – 22nd September 2013.
Festivalgoers will also be able to visit Greenway, her stunning holiday residence located on the banks of the River Dart, referred to by her, as ‘the loveliest place on earth’, visitors can also meet Agatha Christie’s grandson, Mathew Prichard as well as the one and only Hercule Poirot (actor Martin Gaisford).
World renown authors will include Kate Mosse and Simon Brett plus top crime and thriller writer, Val McDermid.
For theatre lovers, the Princess Theatre, Torquay will be hosting ‘Go Back For Murder’, presented by the official Agatha Christie Theatre Company. A true Agatha Christie classic. Book your seat for opening night on Monday 16th September at 7.30pm.
Jump aboard the Riviera Belle Dining Train for a murder mystery dining evening, in conjunction with the Candlelight Theatre Company and Hennessy Restaurant, Torquay, book your table today to guarantee a great evening of entertainment and wonderful food, Tuesday & Saturday 17th & 21st September, 7.30pm.
If you are visiting the Agatha Christie Festival in September why not stay at our hotel in Torquay. There is a huge range of events to attend, fancy dress, fabulous food, literary fun and so much more and is available to the whole family.
So don’t delay book your fun filled weekend in Torbay today and enjoy the Agatha Christie Festival.