Events list


Torriano Poetry readings 2016

Sundays at 7.30pm.

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


4th – Chrys Salt and Pete Brown
11th – Linda Black and John McCullough
18th – Poetry Kit
25th – Green Bottle Press reading – Green Bottle Poets Sarah Sibley, Claire Booker and Ivonne Piper, introduced by Jennifer Grigg


2nd – James Trevelyan , introduced by Lisa Kelly
9th – Alan Price, Claire Booker, Louise Warren
16th – TBC – introduced by Kevin Reinhardt
23rd – Rosemary Norman, John Lucas and Matthew Barton, introduced by Hylda Sims
30th – Yvonne Green and Jennifer Langer


6th – Tim Waller  introduced by Katherine Gallagher
13th – Roy Lockett & others
20th – Danielle Hope and Caroline Carver
27th – tbc introduced by Katherine Lockton


4th – Peter Ebsworth, introduced by Lisa Kelly


Poetry workshops led by regular Torriano host and Hearing Eye poet Lisa Kelly. Saturdays 1-5pm. September 24th; October 15th; November 19th. £19 /£15 per day. Book with Lisa by email: lisakellyuk[at]yahoo[dot]com

‘From Page to Stage Poets’ led by Lisa Kelly. A unique opportunity for up to six poets to develop a set of poems for performance on 11 December at the Torriano Meeting House at 7.30pm. Over five workshop sessions you will develop your poems and performance techniques leading up to your Sunday night reading at the Torriano.  Tuesdays 11.30am – 2.30pm. November 8th; November 15th; November 22nd; November 29th; December 6th. £95. Book with Lisa by email: lisakellyuk[at]yahoo[dot]com

T’ai Chi

From Tuesday 31 May, weekly, 10-11am. £5. Led by Neil Rogers. More info 020 7609 2758


Tuesday 28 June 7.30. A Wave of Dreams by Louis Aragon with spoken word from Alex Walker and music from Tymon Dogg and Alex Thomas. Special guest performance by Parisian chanteur Thomas Baigneres. Pay what you can.

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 meetings 27th June; 25th July 2016.

Story Night

StoryNight is storytelling for adult audiences, hosted by Nell Phoenix. Monthly, second Wednesday. 11th May 7.30. £7. THE DIAMOND GIRL & THE GOAT-HORN BEE told by Shonaleigh Cumbers


15 May – 12 June Gianna Lapini: SATURN TO SATURN – An intimate and time bound journey between lines. Opening Event Monday 23rd May 7-9pm


Saturday 14th may 3pm. Conversations about Hungary 4: Living in Socialism: How did it feel? Politics, ambitions, sex… With contemporary songs.  Hosted by The Hungarian association of London


  • Socialist Party of Great Britain meet. For further details please contact:-Tel: 020 7609 0983 Email:
  • TORRIANO WORKING GROUP MEETS Monday 13 June at 12 noon; Monday 4 July at 7pm 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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