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What's On

The People's Choice Exhibition

Art Exhibition

Open until Saturday 19 December 2020

A unique opportunity to see some of our diverse collection of art that is not usually on display. 

'Lockdown' - Young People's Photography Exhibition

Art Exhibition Kids

Open until Saturday 12 December 2020

We asked young people to use their camera lens to provide a window into their world during lockdown. 

Abbey Christmas - POSTPONED

Family Music

Friday 4 December 2020 to Sunday 3 January 2021

Featuring seasonal food, drinks, crafts, live entertainment and real ice skating. 

Willow Star Workshop

Art Crafts Family Kids Teen Workshop

Friday 11 December 2020

Create a willow star with lights for your home with Willow Artist and Sculptor Victoria Westaway

Devon Heritage Centre Visits


Thursday 11 March 2021 to Sunday 12 December 2021

Researchers can order original documents and microfilms from the vast holdings of the Devon Heritage Centre to consult in the heart of Torquay.

Torquay Careers Fair

Thursday 8 April 2021

The UK Careers Fair arrives in Torquay to offer candidates from all backgrounds an opportunity to speak to an abundance of local employers.

Journey: Mayflower 400

Crafts Exhibition Family Historical

Thursday 1 July 2021 to Monday 30 August 2021

The Tamar Valley Printmakers (UK) and the Cape Cod Printmakers (USA) present work inspired by the journey taken by the Mayflower 400 years ago.

Torre Abbey Open Air Cinema Festival 2021

Thursday 19 August 2021 to Monday 30 August 2021

A fortnight of alfresco film screenings under the stars

International Agatha Christie Festival 2021

Art Crafts Exhibition Kids Music Talk Theatre Workshop

Saturday 11 September 2021 to Saturday 18 September 2021

The festival returns to Torre Abbey, celebrating 100 years of Agatha Christie stories