Events list


Torriano Poetry readings 2016

Sundays at 7.30pm.

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



22nd – Dempsey & Windle publishing Eddie Chauncy, Kyle McHale and Dónall Dempsey introduced by Janice Windle
29th  – Thistles and Andromeda, a themed reading first presented last November at Poetry in Aldeburgh 2016 by members of the Torriano Meeting House Poetry Group: Chris Dodd, Stephen Elves, Wendy French, Lisa Kelly, Christopher Williams, Christine Webb, Cheryl Moskowitz, Norbert Hirschhorn, Ruth Ingram and Susannah Hart


5th – Meet The Editors: Anne Stewart (www. poetrypf), Alwyn Marriage (Oversteps Books) and Jeremy Page (The Frogmore Papers) introduced by Peter Phillips
12th – Joan Michelson and Amali Rodrigo 
19th – Murray Shelmerdine, Peter Phillips and Dan Kennedy
26th – Ruth Ingram’s launch of translations of Selected Poems by Hans Sahl and Anne Boileau introduced by Lisa Kelly


5th – Katherine Gallagher and Jane McLaughlin
12th – Sue Macintyre, Roddy Maude-Roxby and Lynne Hjelmgaard
19th – Leah Fritz, Frances White, Nancy Mattson
and Jane Duran
26th – Adnan al-Sayegh (Iraqi poet-in-exile) Stephen Watts and John White. Hosted by Hylda Sims


2nd – Donald Gardner and Mary O’Donnell
9th – tbc
16th – Easter Sunday – No Reading
23rd – Tom Rubens, Christine Webb and Ian McEwen
30th – Dinah Livingstone


7th –Belinda Singleton reading from her new collection ‘Foxes Don’t Wear Watches’ and Janice Windle
14th – June Hall, Patricia  Debney and Rosie Bailey, introduced by Katherine Gallagher and Maggie Butt
21st – Jodie Hollander, Sarah Wescott and others – Liverpool University Press reading 28th – Brondesbury Group (tbc)


4th – Jehane Markham and Cheryl Moskowitz
11th – Daphne Gloag, Carol De Vaughn and Rosie Johnston
18th – Shanta Acharya and Ruth Sharman


Poetry workshops led by regular Torriano host and Hearing Eye poet Lisa Kelly. Saturdays 1-5pm. Saturdays 1-5pm.  Saturdays 25th Feb; 18th March 1-5pm . £19 /£15 per day. Book with Lisa by email: lisakellyuk[at]yahoo[dot]com


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.

INTERNATIONAL WOMENS DAY: 3pm Sunday 5 March  with The New Factory of the Eccentric Actor

Story Night

StoryNight is storytelling for adult audiences, hosted by Nell Phoenix. Monthly, second Wednesday. 7.30.

8th March 2017

WILD EDRIC, The Hero under The Hill with AMY DOUGLAS & LUCY WELLS



Coming shows by:

February: Kunda
March: Saad Khalaf
April: Ruth Ingram
June: Stonewood Press
July/August: Jan
September: Urja Burkhardt
October/November: Russian Revolution
December: Agnes Hay


  • Socialist Party of Great Britain meet. For further details please contact:-Tel: 020 7609 0983 Email:

    Thursday, 18 May 2017 – 8:00pm ‘The Overpopulation Myth’ Open discussion facilitated by Carla Dee

  • TORRIANO WORKING GROUP  This meeting runs TMH, planning events and sharing the practical and logistic work between us. All welcome.

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  5. Lantern Carrier says:

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


  6. Leah Fritz says:

    On 19 March, Nancy Mattson, Frances White, Jane Duran and I will be reading our poetry at the Torriano Meeting House, the usual time. Hope you can come.


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