Events list


Torriano Poetry readings 2017

Sundays at 7.30pm.

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



1st – Wanda Barford and Scott Elder, introduced by Dempsey & Windle
8th – Fawzia Kane and Sonia Jerama
15th – Bruce Barnes / Kosuke Shirasu
22nd – Mel Pryor and Stuart McKenzie, introduced by Lisa Kelly
29th – Imruh Bakari and Nairobi Thompson – introduced by Milverton Wallace


5th – Stephen Watts
12th – Dónall Dempsey and Alexandra Davis, introduced by Janice Windle
19th – Katherine Gallagher, Maggie Butt, Ruth Smith and Anne Stewart, (Grey Hen poets) introduced by Joy Howard
26th – Jeremy Reed


3rd – Magma Poetry magazine the Deaf Issue edited by Lisa Kelly
10th Jessica Pujol Duran and Jon Clay, introduced by Chris Gutkind
17th – 4.30pm – 8pm Come all ye, bring poems and food and drink to share

January 2018

21st – John Hegley
28th – tbc

February 2018

4th –  Launch of Metamorphic – contemporary responses to Ovid’s Metamorphosis. Readers including: Philip Gross, Steven Matthews, Anne Caldwell, John O’Donoghue, Jane Yeh, George Szirtes and Maggie Butt
11th – Launch of Pauline Sewards’ first collection This is the Band
18th – Donald Gardner and Jehane Markham


Poetry workshops led by regular Torriano host and Hearing Eye poet Lisa Kelly. Saturdays 1-5pm. 27th May, 24 June, 15th July 1-5pm . £19 /£15 per day. Book with Lisa by email: lisakellyuk[at]yahoo[dot]com



“Libres” Songs from the Spanish Revolution
Pilar Lopez brings stories, songs and images from 1930s and makes connections with contemporary currents striving for peace & liberty.
7pm Friday 17 November. Donations welcome. For more info

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. 



Coming shows by:
October/November: Russian Revolution
December: Agnes Hay


  • Socialist Party of Great Britain meet. For further details please contact:-Tel: 020 7609 0983 Email: nlb.spgb[replace with @sign]
  • 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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