Events list


Torriano Poetry readings 2016

Sundays at 7.30pm.

Poets from the floor welcome. Admission £5/£4 (according to pocket)


7th – Kathleen McPhilemy & Ben Parker
14th – Nancy Mattson, Michael Bartholomew-Biggs and Roisin Tierney, introduced by Timothy Ades
21st – Barbara Cumbers and Sue Spiers, introduced by Adrian Green
28th – Tiffany Anne Tondut and Gale Burns – introduced by Lisa Kelly


6th – Stephen Watts and Jane Duran
13thAmir Darwish
20th – Josephine Corcoran and Leah Umansky  – introduced by Lisa Kelly
27th – Easter Sunday – No reading


3rd – Fiona Sinclair & Nancy Charley
10th – Katherine Gallagher and Joan Michelson
17th – Paul Lyalls
24th – Torriano Poetry Competition winners reading


1st – Dinah Livingstone TBC
8th – Proletarian Poetry – introduced by Peter Raynard
29th – Leah Fritz & Carol Rumens


5th –
12th –
19th –
26th – Daphne Gloag and Carol DeVaughn


Poetry and Voice workshops led by Katherine Gallagher.  Saturdays 1-5pm £19 /£15 per day. Book with Katherine on 020 8881 1418 or email: mail[at]katherine[hyphen]gallagher[dot]com

Writing poetry and prose in response to Howard Fritz’ paintings led by
Katherine Gallagher – Friday 26 Feb, 2-5pm, £10 (TMH benefit)

Extra readings

Saturday 20 February 7.30 Tristram Cooke reads newly published poems. Introduced by Peter Dietrich.


Unity Folk Night

8pm last Monday of each month the Unity Folk Club meets at Torriano Meeting House. Songs, ballads, poems and music. All welcome. £4. Next session 28 December, 25 January, 29 February

International Women’s Day
Sunday 6 March, 3pm, a celebration with The New Factory of the Eccentric Actor. Free.

The 24 Hour Non-stop Connolly Show by Margaretta D’Arcy and John Arden
29 and 30 April, 10am-10pm
To mark the 100th anniversary of the Easter Rising The New Factory of the Eccentric Actor will be performing this epic work with contributions from the audience.
The story of the Irish patriot and socialist James Connolly, told in six parts over 24 hours.

Story Night

StoryNight is storytelling for adult audiences, hosted by Nell Phoenix. Monthly, second Wednesday. 13 January: Christine MacMahon


HOWARD FRITZ. Paintings and drawings.
Opening reception Tuesday 11 January 1pm and also Sunday 21 February 1pm.  The work will be on view before and during all the advertised events at Torriano Meeting House and by appointment until 4 March.


  • A conversation about Hungary. 1848 and All That. Saturday 12 March 3pm.
    Ask your questions. Tell your opinion. Listen to others. Introduced by Agnes Hay
  • Socialist Party of Great Britain meet. For further details please contact:-Tel: 020 7609 0983 Email:
  • TORRIANO WORKING GROUP MEETS noon Mon 12 March 2016. This meeting runs TMH, planning events and sharing the practical and logistic work between us. All welcome.

6 thoughts on “Events list

  1. […] Torriano Meeting House, 99 Torriano Avenue, Kentish Town, London NW5 2RX […]

  2. […] Bruce Carson, Catharine Scholnick, Jenni Christian, Chris Burroughes and Jack Wilkes perform at Torriano Poets (7.30pm, £5 / […]

  3. […] Stasiak and Christopher Williams are at Torriano Poets, introduced by Lisa Kelly (7.30pm, £5 / […]

  4. […] Burgess, Anita Pati, Richard Scott and Fran Lock are the performers at Torriano Poets (7.30pm, £5 / […]

  5. Lantern Carrier says:

    Would like to read Poetry tomorrow night. Any space for Open mic?

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