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Polari In Heaven

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Heaven

Villiers Street

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WC2N 6NG

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London's multi award-winning LGBTQ+ literary salon returns for another night in Heaven!

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Polari turns 15 and marks World AIDS Day with a special site-specific event in support of National AIDS Trust.

Hosted by author Paul Burston with special guests -

Neil Bartlett - legendary theatre director, performer and author, reading from his new short story collection Address Book

Diana Souhami - trail-blazing historian and Polari Prize winning author of No Modernism Without Lesbians

Adam Zmith - debut author of Deep Sniff - A History of Poppers and Queer Futures, sharing tales of celebs, nightclubs and cheeky bottles of poppers

Plus live performance from award-winning drag queen and LGBTQ+ activist Son of a Tutu

7pm doors, 7.30pm start.

14 years + over. Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult.

Refunds available until 48 hours before the event.

Unless exempt, audience members are asked to please wear a face covering when not seated.


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Villiers Street

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WC2N 6NG

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Organiser Paul Burston

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Polari began in 2007 in a bar in Soho. Since 2009, we’ve been based at London’s Southbank Centre. We also tour regularly, funded by Arts Council England.

Writers and performers who’ve appeared at Polari include Amrou Al-Kadhi, Penny Arcade, Jake Arnott, Neil Bartlett, Dustin Lance Black, John Boyne, Russell T Davies, Maureen Duffy, Stella Duffy, Cerys Evans, Bernardine Evaristo, Patrick Gale, Garth Greenwell, Alexis Gregory, Saleem Haddad, Mari Hannah, Philip Hensher, Celia Imrie, Keith Jarrett, Jackie Kay, VG Lee, Kirsty Logan, David McAlmont, John McCullough, Andrew McMillan, Val McDermid, Karen McLeod, Paul McVeigh, Fiona Mozley, Must Okwonga, Diriye Osman, PJ Samuels, Ali Smith, Joelle Taylor, Tracey Thorn, Paula Varjack and Sarah Waters.

Polari was named Cultural Event of the Year in the Co-op Respect Loved By You Awards 2013.

“Always fun, always thought-provoking – a guaranteed great night out” - Sarah Waters

“Lively, funny and inspiring – a gay-themed salon of interest to anyone remotely interested in literature, whatever their sexual bent” – Patrick Gale

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