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Agatha Christie Festival 2013 - Events (part 3)

Posted on August 28th 2013 by

The Agatha Christie festival is getting ever closer and here is part 3, a continuation of further events planned for one of Torquay's premier events of the 2013 calender year.

1) Dinner, Tour and Talk from Doctor Joan Oates, contemporary of Agatha Christie at Nimrud: An Archaeologist's View of Northern Iraq in the 1950s. (17/9/2013)

Taking place at Kents Cavern in Torquay enjoy three course dinner, tour of the caves and talk from eminent archaeologist Dr Joan Oates, who worked at Nimrud with Max Mallowan and his wife Agatha Christie-Mallowan. A wine reception begins at 6.30pm and tickets are priced at £50 per person.

2) 1940s and 50s soiree and cruise aboard WWII heritage ship Fairmile (18/9/2013)

Departing Torquay Princess Pier at 7pm the Fairmile a WWII heritage ship welcomes you aboard to enjoy a soiree and cruise. Dress to impress in the style of the 1940's and 1950's as music from the era is played whilest canapés and a welcome glass of champagne is served. Tickets are priced at £20 per person.

3) Mathew Prichard and Mystery Guest (19/9/2013)

Come to see Mathew Prichard with a mystery special guest to be announced shortly before the festival

4) Thriller writer Val McDermid as special guest at Literary Dinner (19/9/2013)

Val McDermid will be the special guest at the the Agatha Christie Festival Literary Dinner at Torquay's Grand Hotel. McDermid is a top ten best seller, translated into over 30 languages, and author of the recently published The Vanishing Point. A three course dinner will be served with the event being a black tie event. Tickets are priced at £45.00 per person.

5) Literary Panel with Kate Mosse and Simon Brett (20/9/2013)

Join Kate Mosse and Simon Brett the special guests for a Literary Panel event at the Grand Hotel, Torquay. Both authors will be talking about their inspirations drawn from Agatha Christie. There will be welcome drinks and canapes for this event and tickets are priced at £25 per person

If you would like more information on the main events in the #agathachristiefestival feel free to see our what's on in Torquay page or contact us by email, facebooktwitter for more information. Also if you are looking for accommodation for the Agatha Christie Festival check out our Special Offers page

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