Events list



Poetry readings 2015

Sundays at 7.30pm.

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


  • 1st – John Hegley
  • 8th – Declan Ryan and Sophie Baker introduced by Lisa Kelly
  • 15th – Linda Rose Parkes, launch of her new book, Familiars, (Hearing Eye).
  • 22nd – Paul Birtill and Tim Wells


  • 1st – Joe Horgan and Antony Owen, accompanied by musician Adrian Boyle, introduced by Hylda Sims
  • 8th – Lisa Kelly and David Floyd
  • 15th – Bruce Barnes and Frances Presley, introduced by Chris Gutkind and Stephen Watts
  • 22nd – Jemma Borg and Agnieszka Studzinkska, introduced by Linda Black
  •  29th – Chrissie Gittings and Lorraine Marriner


  • 5th – Easter Sunday (no meeting)
  •  12th – Torriano Poetry Competition winners’ readings
  •  19th – Amy Acre, Dave Bryant and Helen Moore, introduced by Pauline Sewards
  •  26th – Ian McEwen and David Penn, introduced by Lisa Kelly


  • 3rd – Dinah Livingstone
  • 10th – Martyn Crucefix June English and Patricia Griffin
  • 17th – Sara Boyes, Mary Michaels, Katherine Gallagher and Barbara Zanditon
  • 24th – Jane Grell + others
  • 31st – Marina Sanchez and Jeri Onitskansky


  •  7th – Mario Petrucci and Helen Calcutt
  •  14th – organised by Jill Abram
  •  21st – Daphne Gloag and Carol De Vaughn
  •  28th – Katherine Gallagher group


  • 5th – Ross Donlon and Brian Docherty



LEARN TO DO YOUR POEMS JUSTICE! A voice workshop with Eve Pearce (LGSM Speech & Drama). Thursday 15 January, 7–9.30pm. Reduce your stage nerves, project with presence and let your poems speak! To book a place phone 0208 348 2658 or 0207 482 0044
or email Cost: £12, £9 concessions. This workshop is a benefit for Torriano Meeting House.

Poetry and Voice workshops led by Katherine Gallagher.  Saturday 1-5pmNext sessions  20 September, 18 October, 6 December 2014. £19 /£15 per day. Book with Katherine on 020 8881 1418 or email: mail[at]katherine[hyphen]gallagher[dot]com

Storytelling for beginners Spring Term Course 2015 Start date: Mon 19th Jan 2015 7.30- 9.30pm
This 12 week course includes: 9 workshop sessions 7.30 – 9.30pm; 2 storytelling shows at Soho Theatre ; 1 showcase night for an invited audience. Contact Nell to book your place: More info

Fee: £216

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. £3. Next gathering  29 December, 26 January 2015

Story Night

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


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

Thurs 19th – public meeting 8pm “A Beginners’ Guide to Economic Crises” “This talk will attempt to explain in a clear, jargon free, way how the current economic crisis was not caused by greedy bankers nor by incompetent governments but by capitalism itself, and why the only way to rid ourselves of such crises is to abolish the market system”

Kentish Town branch of Camden Labour Party

Anarchist Research Group

6 thoughts on “Events list

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  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. Leah Fritz says:

    8 June, Alan Brownjohn and Leah Fritz

  6. Leah Fritz says:

    I don’t know what I was supposed to say here, and our event is over, so you might as well remove the above line. Thanks.

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