Next IACF dates: Weds 13th – Sun 17th September 2017, Torquay
Thank you to everyone who joined us for the 2016 Birthday Celebrations at Torre Abbey, Torquay. We are now busy preparing the next International Agatha Christie Festival which will take place across Torquay from 13-17th September 2017.
Programme details to be announced in April. Sign-up to our festival updates to be the first to hear.
We look forward to welcoming you to Torbay in September!
James Tyson, Director and the IACF Board.
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Agatha Christie died on the 12th of January 1976 at the age of 85. She had published 79 crime novels, 19 plays, 22 short story collections, 6 romantic novels and 2 non-fiction works including her autobiography.
Agatha Christie’s daughter Rosalind gifted Greenway, Agatha’s summer residence in South Devon, to the National Trust in 1999.
Agatha never did any writing work at Greenway but she did read current manuscripts to her family there.
In 1971 Agatha was made a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire.
Agatha became Lady Mallowan in 1968 after her husband Max was knighted for his contribution to archaeology.