Events list


Torriano Poetry readings 2017

Sundays at 7.30pm.

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


4th – Jennifer Johnson, John Snelling and Richard Leigh
11th – Pauline Sewards book launch of This is the Band (Hearing Eye)
18th – Chris Hardy and Matthew Paul introduced by Lisa Kelly
25th – Lucy Leagrave, Ray Blake and others introduced by Kevin Reinhardt


1st – No Reading (Easter Sunday)
8th – Katherine Gallagher, Angus Strachan and Tim Waller
15th – Dan Kennedy and Roy Lockett songs and poetry
22nd – Lisa Kelly introduces The Hairy Poets – Dónall Dempsey and Dino Mahoney
29th – Hylda Sims hosts poetry from Shanta Acharya,  and blues, skiffle and more from Simon Prager and Doc Stenson


6th – Dinah Livingstone and Kathryn Southworth
13th – Stav Poleg and Patric Cunnane introduced by Lisa Kelly
20th – Angela Kirby and Dominic Fisher introduced by Hylda Sims
27th – David Floyd and Lisa Kelly


3rd – Glyn Maxwell and others introduced by Nisa Saiyid
10th –  Benedict Newbery and Nicki Heinen
17th –Angus Strachan, Rosemary Drescher and others
24th – Norbert Hirschhorn and Ruth Smith introduced by Lisa Kelly


1st – Sarah Fletcher and others
8th – Joan Michelson, Anne Stewart & Katherine Gallagher: The Romanian Connection. Presenting their bilingual English-Romanian collections.
15th – Elizabeth Parker Jill Abram introduced by Pauline Sewards
22nd – Peter Raynard, Fran Lock, Martin Hayes, Nadia Drews & Alan Dunnett
29th – Linda Black, Steven Fowler, Lynne Hjelmgaard, Oliver Goldstein & Russell Bennetts


Poetry workshops led by regular Torriano host and Hearing Eye poet Lisa Kelly. Saturdays Saturday 16 June, 14 July 2018 1-5pm . £19 /£15 per day. Book with Lisa by email: lisakellyuk[at]yahoo[dot]com

Crafts workshop Wednesday 4th July 7-9pm. This week: learn macrame, all materials supplied. For info and prices contact Hannah on 07575773277.


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. 30 October, 27 November, 18 December

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


Saturday 12 May 3pm Hungarian Film club presents Time Stands Still,(1982Megáll az idödir. Péter Gothár

A teenager boy has to grow up in the shifting political and moral landscape of post-1956 Hungary.


Resistance.  A pop up history of protest and social change from the last 30 years in the UK, from The Peace Movement to Occupy, Squatting to Fracking and much more. Join us to reminisce, learn how to archive your own leaflets and photos.

8 -17 th June. More info


  • Socialist Party of Great Britain meet. For further details please contact:-Tel: 020 7609 0983 Email: nlb.spgb[replace with @sign]
    Thurs 19 April at 8pm“Socialism as a Practical Alternative” (facilitated by  SPGB prospective candidate, Bill Martin)
  • TORRIANO WORKING GROUP  This meeting runs TMH, planning events and sharing the practical and logistic work between us. All welcome.


9 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?


  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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