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Agatha Christie Festival 2013 - Events (part 2)

Posted on August 27th 2013 by

As promised here is part two of my focus on the Agatha Christie Festival 2013.. In this update I am going to look at some of the highlight events on between the 15th September 2013 - 22nd September 2013 with the events taking place across Torquay and Torbay. We are offering some great special offers on our Torquay Hotel including a discount up to 15% Off.

1) Cocktails, Costumes, Cake and Cole Porter (15th September 2013)

 Enjoy a birthday celebration at the Grand hotel which was where Agatha Christie enjoyed her honeymoon. A cocktail and piece of cake await you on arrival before a sing-along with a Cole Porter trio. Cost is set at £20 per person but could change before the event.

2) Literary Supper with Laura Thompson (16th September 2013)

A literary supper with Agatha Christie’s biographer Laura Thompson is being hosted by the Cary Arms in Babbacombe. Laura Thompson was recently seen with David Suchet on the ITV documentary “Perspectives” the programme where Suchet follows in Christie’s footsteps.

Cost is set at £35.00 per person to include a welcome drink and 3 course supper. (price may change before the event)

3) Agatha Christie Festival: Murder Mystery Dining Train (17th September 2013)

A great evening has been organised by some great local companies who have come together to offer a great Murder Mystery event aboard the Riviera Belle Dining Train. The Candlelight Theatre Company will be performing with cuisine provided by Hennessy Restaurant in Torquay. Cost is set at £60 per person but may change before the event

4) Go Back For Murder - Princess Theatre (16-21st September 2013)

The Agatha Christie Theatre Company presents a production of the queen of crime’s classic Go Back For Murder. Tickets range from £10- £29.50. Call into the English Riviera Visitor Information Centre on Torquay harbour side to book.

5) In Character Lunch at Burgh Island (17th September 2013)

Enjoy a character themed lunch at Burgh Island the fanous Art Deco retreat. Make sure you dress the part as the period lunch is served followed by a tour of the hotel's private grounds which will focus on significant markers in Agatha Christie's writing history. Unfortunately no transport from Torquay will be provided for this event however transport from Bigbury to the island will be provided. Lunch is to be served at 12:30 and tickets cost £60 per person.

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