Bijou Torriano Event

Torriano Meeting House is holding its first live poetry evening on Sunday 13th September. The Torriano has continued with its poetry evenings via Zoom since Lockdown, but live events have been missed. The first guest reader since March to share his poetry to a select and bijou audience is Barney Ashton-Bullock. (Biography below). Tentative Tender Tendrils from the Torriano will be for an audience of five with new COVID rules. The reading will start at 7.30 and the audience members will remain seated and wearing masks. There will be Readers from the Chair sharing their own poems.
Anyone who would like to find out more information to see if there is a ticket available should email lisakellyuk[at]yahoo[dot]com
Barney Ashton-Bullock, is the poet/librettist in the ‘Andy Bell is Torsten’ music-theatre collective and he narrates his own verse on the Downes Braide Association albums. He is the founder of Soho Poetry Nights. He has poetry published, or pending publication, in a wide range of cult poetry journals**, in the ‘Avalanches In Poetry’ tribute anthology to Leonard Cohen, in the Dreich pamphlet ‘Famous’, in the Pilot Press ‘Queer Anthology Of Healing’ and in the ‘Soho Nights’ anthologies published by The Society Club Press who also published his first collection ‘Schema/Stasis’ in 2017. His latest poetry pamphlet ‘Café Kaput!’ was published by Broken Sleep Books in 2020.
(**the Wellington Street Review, the New River Press Yearbook, SPAMzine, Re-Side Magazine, –
algia Press, Scab Mag, Pink Plastic House Journal, Lucky Pierre Zine, Poetry Bus, Neuro Logical Magazine and the Babel Tower Notice Board)

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