Events & Exhibitions case study: International Agatha Christie Festival

The ultimate pilgrimage for Agatha Christie fans, the International Agatha Christie Festival takes place annually around Christie's birthday, in her birthplace of Torquay, England. The programme includes a mix of arts and literary events celebrating the life and works of Agatha Christie.

The festival has charitable status and is supported by the Arts Council for England. It is a partnership initiative between the local authority and local and regional cultural organisations, with support from Agatha Christie Ltd and HarperCollins publishers.