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Reading with Open Mic
A poetry reading that includes time for readers from the floor

Usually starts at 7:30 pm

Presenter: Varies...

£5/£4 according to pocket

Half of the evening devoted to Open Mic. Do bring a poem to read.

See Torriano full events lists (includes workshops programme) at

individual events belonging to a series may sometimes differ, for instance, by being a different price or being held at a different location or time - see events for further details

Sun, 24 Jun

Smith & Hirschhorn

Norbert Hirschhorn and Ruth Smith will read from recently launched collections.

‘Stone, Bread, Salt’ is Norbert’s fourth full collection in which he takes stock of his life and aims to pass on the experiences of the generations before him.

‘The Art Of Unpicking’ is Ruth’s first chapbook and contains previously published work. Ruth is currently President of the Shortlands Poetry Circle poetry appreciation group.

Norbert Hirschhorn, Ruth Smith

Sun, 8 Jul

The Romanian Connection

In 2017, a series of 10 dual-language collections were published in Bucharest as the result of collaborations between the poet-showcase poetry p f and Prof Dr Lidia Vianu of the University of Bucharest. Please  come and join us for a reading by three of the poets: Katherine Gallagher (The Whtie Boat), Joan Michelson (Bloomvale Home) and Anne Stewart (Let It Come to Us All).

Katherine Gallagher, Joan Michelson, Anne Stewart, poets from the floor

Usual location

Torriano Meeting House [London (North West)] see map
Greater London

Some events may take place in an alternative location in which case see event for location details

99 Torriano Avenue

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