Fantastic Exhibitions coming to Torre Abbey in 2020.

Royal Photographic Society: South West Region Biennial Exhibition

Saturday 11 January to Sunday 22 March (closed on Mondays)

An exhibition of works by the Royal Photographic Society: South West Region, featuring a range of images including visual art, landscapes, nature, people and travel. Suitable for all ages. Entry to this exhibition is included with normal admission charges.

Torbay Guild of Artists: Vision of Art

Friday 7 February to Friday 28 February (closed on Mondays)

A showcase of stunning images by the Torbay Guild of Artists. This exhibition takes place in our Spanish Barn, this exhibition is free to view.

Exhibitions by local artist Sarah Strachan

Saturday 8 February to Sunday 23 February (closed on Mondays)

Entry to this exhibition is included with normal admission fee.


Made up of 100s of second hand plastic animals painted a chalky white, arranged as a herd. They stand facing us, not only as a visual representation of very possible mass extinction, but also as an unflinching body of judgement. Ghost will be displayed in our Gatehouse which does require access by several steep steps.

The theatre of the extinct

A cornucopia of illustrations cut from vintage nature books and arranged directly onto the wall. It’s overlooked by three skeletons and is a representation of the bounty of nature that we could lose if the Climate Crisis is ignored.

Journeys: Mayflower 400

Saturday 4 July to Sunday 23 August (closed on Mondays)

The Tamar Valley Printmakers (UK) and the Cape Cod Printmakers (USA) are presenting a new body of artistic work inspired by the journey taken by the Mayflower 400 years ago. Each artist will use their own interpretation on the theme ‘Journeys’, some are looking at social issues as well as the historic elements of this subject. This joint new body of work will be exhibited in both countries during 2020. Entry to this exhibition is included with normal exhibition fee.

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