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 – Susannah Hart and Leah Umansky  – introduced by Lisa Kelly
27th – Easter Sunday – No reading


3rdFiona Sinclair & Nancy Charley
10thKatherine Gallagher and Joan Michelson
17th Paul Lyalls
24th Torriano Poetry Competition winners reading


1stDinah Livingstone, a celebration of May Day
8thProletarian Poetry – introduced by Peter Raynard
15th – Ella Frears and R.A. Villanueva – introduced by Lisa Kelly
22ndHighgate Poets
29th – Leah Fritz & Carol Rumens


5th – Memorial reading for Rosemary Dillon with Brian Docherty and Frances Presley, music from Louis Cennamo & Special Edition
12th – Linda Black and John McCullough19th – Camden Mews Translators Ruth Ingram, Graham Mummery and Jean Morris
26thDaphne Gloag and Carol DeVaughn


3rd ­- Isabel Galleymore, Ben Smith, Matthew Griffiths
10th – ­ Patric Cunnane and Lesley Saunders ­ hosted by Lisa Kelly
17th – ­ Angela Kirby & Kate Foley
24th ­- Music and poetry, hosted by Hylda Syms
31st -­ Tom McColl and Neil Laurenson



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


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.

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. Free. Contributions in the hat welcomed.

Story Night

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


MAY: Gianna Lapini


  • Socialist Party of Great Britain meet. For further details please contact:-Tel: 020 7609 0983 Email:
  • TORRIANO WORKING GROUP MEETS Thursday 7th April 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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