protestA  9-day residency by The Resistance Crew at Torriano. We’ll be showing our latest selection of artefacts from the last 30 years of UK protest.

Join us at the EXHIBITION PREVIEW at 7.30pm on Friday 8 June for music, drink and a chat about future plans.

If you’ve got any archive material from past campaigns, come to the HOW TO ARCHIVE session on Sunday 10 June 2-6 to learn how to put your precious stuff online in a permanent and accessible way (bring a laptop if possible, though this is not necessary).

Or simply bring in some archive photos, documents, or video at any of the following times:
Tues 12 June 2 – 5.30
Weds 13 June 2 – 5.30
Thurs 14 June 2 – 5.30
Fri 15 June 2 – 5.30
Sun 16 June 2 – 5.00

For further archiving details:

OPENING TIMES for the exhibit and FULL PROGRAMME are here:

FRI 8 June 2-10,
SAT 9 June 12-6,
SUN 10 June 12-6,
MON 11 June 2-10 (7.30 RiseUp Workshop),
TUES 12 June (6.30 Occupy films and chat),
WEDS 13 June 2-5.30,
THURS 14 June 2-10 (7.30 Resistance Stories),
FRI 15 June 2-10 (7.30 Music and social),
SAT 16 June 6-10 Film Night,
SUN 17 June 2-5.


This month’s happenings


Hungarian Film society

Saturday 12 May 3pm

Time Stands Still, dir. Péter Gothártime stands still
with English subtitles

Hungarian film classic made in 1982 about post 1956 youth in the 60s

Presented by Agnes Hay, free all welcome

Torriano workshops

Poetry workshops

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

Wood engravingbutterfly

Saturday 9th June, 11am – 5pm.
A one day introduction to wood engraving,
a delicate and powerful printmaking technique.

We will be covering history, tools, image making and printing.

A practice block of wood, ink and paper will be supplied. Use class tools or bring your own. Extra wood blocks and cutting surfaces can be purchased during the session.
Tutor: Emily Johns. 10 places. £50/£30/£20 according to pocket.

To book please phone Emily on 01424 719 570 or email emilyjohns[replace with an @ sign]

Film and poetry

Poets interested in putting moving images with their poems contact film maker Agnes Hay hayagi[replace with an at sign] for one to one sessions.

Excitements of the month

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Talking Stick

Thursday 26 – Saturday 28 April

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Alice Violet Campbell
Daisy Young
Martin Esseman
Marianne Murray 
Rachel Isabel
Simone de Villiers

And guests tbc ♥

Swing on over to the lovely Torriano Meeting house for our three day Talking Stick extravaganza.

A talking stick is a tool for speech we remember using at primary school. It wasn’t always a stick – often it was a bean bag or something with a face, but if you had it you could talk and if you didn’t you couldn’t. Everyone had a turn unless you were a mouthy little shit at school.

The talking stick is an instrument of democracy used by aboriginal and indigenous cultures. The stick is passed through the group to ensure that even the shyest are heard, and prevent loud voices from dominating conversation.

Thursday 26th
7pm Opening Night Performances

Friday 27th
12-6pm Exhibition open to public
7pm Life Drawing Class

Saturday 28th
Coffee Morning
Talking Stick Craft Workshop
Poetry Tombola

7pm Closing Night Film Screening

Stay tuned! More information to come!

Torriano Poetry Tonight

April 15th – Dan Kennedy and Roy Lockett: songs and poetry

7.30pm. £5/£4 according to pocket.

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Puppet Richard II comes to Torriano

Coming on Sunday 6th May The Life and Death of Puppet King Richard II performed by Pocket Epics

Torriano Film Society

For International Women’s Day:

“Make More Noise” suffragettes in silent film, plus surprise shorts. Free.
Thursday 8 March 7.30

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Magma deaf issue exhibition

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