Culture is more than a great day out. It shapes the place we call home. It enriches lives. Our mission is to enable the cultural and creative development of Torbay through collaboration, making our home – the English Riviera UNESCO Global Geopark - a better place in which to live, work, learn and visit.

Torbay Culture staff and board members collaborate with a huge range of partners to make the cultural offer here bigger, better and more visible. Between us, we ensure Torbay's ten-year cultural strategy achieves what it has set out to do and contributes towards a prosperous future for Torbay.

Read Torbay's cultural strategy here:

You can find out more about how we deliver our strategy through our projects.

During 2019, at the mid-point of this ten-year strategy, we reviewed our progress and prioritised our objectives for the years ahead. A summary of our achievements and plans is available to download here:

“Collaborating with a range of partners and local people, Torbay Culture has developed and delivered projects and activities that are working to make Torbay a great place to live, work, play and visit by promoting health and wellbeing, developing civic pride and making the most of the area’s natural beauty and rich heritage.”

– Darren Henley, Chief Executive, Arts Council England