Poetry readings

Hearing Eye is based at Torriano Meeting House, an arts and community space in Kentish Town, North London. There are weekly guest readings proceeded by poets from the floor. Writers groups and poetry workshops also take place here.

Sundays at 7.30pm. Poets from the floor welcome. Admission £5/£4 (according to pocket) 

Address: Torriano Meeting House, 99 Torriano Avenue, Kentish Town, London NW5 2RX
Directions: From Kentish Town tube station walk up Leighton Road and turn left onto Torriano Avenue. Map
Phone for enquiries: 0207 267 2751

September 2014

  • 7th – Roisin Tierney and Martin Malone, introduced by Lisa Kelly
  • 14th – Grey Hen Press reading – Maggie Butt, Wendy French and Anne Stewart, reading from Running Before the Wind, Poems about the Sea
  • 21st  – Sue Hubbard and Margaret Eddershaw
  • 28th – John Harvey and Beata Duncan with music from blues duo Doc Stenson & Pete Burke, introduced by Hylda Sims


  • 5th – Osita Nwankwo (poetry) and Mark Mayoral guitar and voice
  • 12th – Lynne Hjelmgaard and Danielle Hope
  • 19th – Hamja Ahsan reading his brother Talha Ahsan’s poetry; Kirsten Irving and Patric Cunnane introduced by Lisa Kelly
  • 26th – Dan Kennedy and Peter (The Racker) Donnelly


  • 2nd – Kate Foley and Donald Gardner, introduced by Angela Kirby
  • 9th – Jennifer Johnson and others
  • 16th – Chrys Salt and Ghareeb Iskander
  • 23rd – Jo Roach and others
  • 30th – Emma Press reading –Jacqueline Saphra and Ruth Wiggins, introduced by Emma Wright


  • 7th – A reading of Brian Heiser’s work.
  • 14th – Dennis Evans plus musicians



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