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Research participants needed

Citizens of London:Participants wanted!

Would you like to join a Focus Group to discuss how your digital health data is shared?

We are looking for volunteers aged 18+ years to participate in a focus groupstudy investigating attitudes towards the sharing of health data for differentpurposes in a digitally connected world.

You will be part of a focus group to discuss opinions relating to the sharing of data relevant to health for different purposes, such as research, improving healthor other services, and marketing.

We want to explore what people think are the risks and benefits to them if data relevant to their health is shared in different situations.

There are no right or wrong answers.

Participants will receive an honorarium of £20 for their time, and up to £30 for reasonable travel expenses will be reimbursed.


Date: Saturday 7th September 2019 @ 1.15pm 

Duration: Approximately 2-2.5 hours

Location: Torriano Meeting House

If you would like more information, please contact:


Tel: 01865 287 896

Central University Research Ethics Committee number: R63378/RE001


September exhibition

Kumiko Shimizu ‘Luna & I and Jeremy Corbyn’, ABUSED Searching for Democracy and Justice + Hope

Sunday 1 September 6.30pm: Exhibition opening and performance
Kumiko will be present 1.30–4.30pm each Wed & Thurs, throughout the month.

August Sunday poetry readings

A Sunday reading in the late 1980s

11th August – Canadian visiting poet Jeanette Lynes,  Nancy Mattson and Jacqueline Saphra
25th August – Bendigo Australian poet Tru Dowling and Katherine Gallagher

7.30pm. £5/£4 according to pocket. Poets from the floor welcome

Dan Kennedy and Roy Lockett

Great poetry and fine singing at Torriano Poetry on Sunday 21 July, 7.30pm. £5/£4 according to pocket. Poets from the floor welcome.

New book from Dinah Livingstone

Friday 12 July, 7pm

Dinah Livingstone Embodiment book launch

Dinah Livingstone has published 9 pamphlets and 9 books of her poetry and received three Arts Council Writer’s Awards for it. Her first book collection, Saving Grace, was published by Rivelin Grapheme in 1987; Rockingham Press published her Time on Earth: New and Selected Poems in 1999; her ninth, collection is The Vision Splendid (Katabasis 2014).

Her books have received some good reviews. Her poems have also been published in newspapers, magazines and anthologies, and she has given many poetry readings and talksin London, throughout Britain and abroad. Her most recent prose book is The Making of Humanity: Poetic Vision and Kindness.

She ran the Camden Voices Poetry Group for twenty years (1978-1998) and her Poetry Handbook for Readers and Writers (Macmillan 1993) is dedicated to them.

Her translations include Poets of the Nicaraguan Revolution, (ed. and trans.), The Music of the Spheres by Ernesto Cardenal and Prayer in the National Stadium by Maria Eugenia Bravo Calderara (all bilingual text).

She runs the small press Katabasis and edits the magazine Sofia. Dinah loves London and has lived in the same house in Camden Town since 1966. She has 3 children and 2 grandsons.

 The Filthy Quiet

Tuesday, 18 June 2019

To celebrate publication of her new collection, The Filthy QuietKate Noakes has invited a number of friends to read with her.
As well as reading, I’ll be introducing – the other poets are Michelle Penn, Gale BurnsCath Drake, Kate PottsPeter Daniels and special guest from Paris, Margo Berdeshevsky.

Tickets are £5 with all proceeds going to Asthma Research. Refreshments will be available by donation.Kick off 7.30pm.

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