Torre Abbey

What's On

Tor Bay & The Sea

Open until Tuesday 31 December 2019

A new exhibition centred around the relationship Torbay has with the sea.

Open Air Cinema: Groundhog Day (PG)

Comedy Family

Thursday 16 August 2018

We open this year’s outdoor cinema festival with a 25th anniversary screening of this romantic comedy classic.

Scrap-bots! at Torre Abbey

Art Crafts Family Kids Workshop

Thursday 16 August 2018 to Thursday 30 August 2018

Come and join in our scrapstore challenge and make your very own robot out of scrap

Open Air Cinema: The Jungle Book (U)

Family Kids

Friday 17 August 2018

Don't miss this magical screening of the 1967 classic, about a young boy's adventures in the jungle.

Open Air Cinema: The Greatest Showman Sing-Along (PG)


Saturday 18 August 2018 to Monday 27 August 2018

Open Air Cinema: Back to the Future (PG)

Sunday 19 August 2018

Teen Marty McFly is thrown back into the ‘50s when an experiment by his eccentric scientist friend Doc Brown goes awry.

Open Air Cinema: The Princess Bride (PG)

Thursday 23 August 2018

Due to popular demand we will be screening this magical cult classic in the fairy tale setting of Torre Abbey.

Open Air Cinema: Grease Sing-Along (PG)

Friday 24 August 2018

Prepare for some summer lovin’, as we celebrate the 40th anniversary of the musical classic.

Free Artist Talk - Hawa Jande Golakai


Friday 24 August 2018

Author Hawa Jande Golakai will be in conversation at Torre Abbey Museum reading and discussing her work. 

Open Air Cinema: The Rocky Horror Picture Show (15)

Saturday 25 August 2018

Prepare to give yourself over to absolute pleasure as the the campest of cult classics comes to Torre Abbey.

Build a Robot Workshop

Family Kids Workshop

Wednesday 29 August 2018

Build a two-wheeled robot in this exciting computing and electronics workshop.

Crafternoons (every Thursday)

Crafts Workshop

Thursday 13 September 2018 to Thursday 13 December 2018

Bring your project and join other like minded crafters for a relaxed afternoon of creativity.

Agatha Christie Birthday Weekend: Elephants Can Remember


Friday 14 September 2018 to Sunday 16 September 2018

Hear Agatha Christie deliver the first scene of a Poirot story and become immersed in the sight of her imagination coming to life!

Torbay Art Collective/Open Studios

Art Crafts Exhibition Workshop

Friday 14 September 2018 to Saturday 29 September 2018

An art exhibition and workshops, coinciding with Devon Open Studios.

Agatha Christie Birthday Weekend: A Garden Party to Die For

Family Music

Sunday 16 September 2018

Come and celebrate Agatha Christie’s birthday weekend with a charming garden party in the stunning grounds of Torre Abbey Museum.

Mindfullness Play Workshops for Kids (Breathing on Purpose)

Family Kids Workshop

Saturday 29 September 2018

These workshops are the perfect way to give your child a gentle introduction to mindfulness.

Never Mind the Pollacks: Here's the Great Seaside Quiz

Thursday 4 October 2018

Join us for a fun and social evening of seaside shenanigans and fishy-themed fun at as part of England’s Seafood Feast.

Mindfullness Play Workshops for Kids (Brilliant Bodies)

Family Kids Workshop

Saturday 27 October 2018

These workshops are the perfect way to give your child a gentle introduction to mindfulness.

Coding for Adults Workshop

Adults only Workshop

Tuesday 30 October 2018

A two hour hands on session aimed at adults with no coding knowledge or experience.

Mindfulness Play Workshops for Kids (Our Wise Minds)

Family Kids Workshop

Saturday 24 November 2018

These workshops are the perfect way to give your child a gentle introduction to mindfulness.

Winter Fest

Art Crafts Family

Saturday 1 December 2018 to Sunday 2 December 2018

Following the huge success of our inaugural Winter Fest, we will be again host this craft and gift fair in the historic setting of the...

Mindfulness Play Workshops for Kids (Kind Connections)

Family Kids Workshop

Saturday 15 December 2018

These workshops are the perfect way to give your child a gentle introdution to mindfulness.

Creative Torbay

South Devon has a rich, creative and artistic landscape, which Torre Abbey Museum is pleased to support. Click to visit The Creative Torbay website, where hundreds of great exhibitions, events, activities and jobs are listed.