Poetry


Sundays; 7.30pm; £5/4 according to pocket
see here for upcoming readings

There have been poetry readings on Sunday nights at Torriano Meeting House

John Heath-Stubbs reciting at Torriano

John Heath-Stubbs reciting at Torriano

since 1982. As well as the evening’s main readers invited from a broad range of literary practice, there are usually a number of  ‘poets from the floor’, who may include full-time poets and also beginners presenting a piece in public for the first time. The range has spanned Stephen Spender and John Heath-Stubbs to Labi Siffre and John Hegley.

A Sunday reading in the late 1980s

A Sunday reading in the late 1980s

The publishers Hearing Eye was born from the Sunday readings and has its base at Torriano.

Poetry readings 2016

Sundays at 7.30pm.

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

 2017

 June

4th – Jehane Markham and Cheryl Moskowitz
11th – Daphne Gloag, Carol De Vaughn and Rosie Johnston
18th – Shanta Acharya and Ruth Sharman
25th –  Brian Docherty and  Alice Denny

July

2nd – David Floyd and Lisa Kelly
9th –  Dave Bonta and Dick Jones 
16th – Jude Rosen and Fawzia Kane
23rd –  Hylda Sims and Jo Roach 
30th – Poetry from Germany, France and Romania translated by Ruth Ingram and Graham Mummery

One thought on “Poetry

  1. Leah Fritz says:

    Please note that on 19 March the following poets will be reading at the Torriano Meeting House:

    Jane Duran, Leah Fritz, Nancy Mattson and Frances White.

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