23.6.2015 - Polari at The South Bank
The Southbank Centre,
London SE1 8XX
Time: 7.30 start
Level 5, Function Room
Tickets: £5 (concessions £2.50)
Rosie Garland heads the bill.
Plus Helen Humphries, SJ Naude, Carl Stanley and Talim Arab
Rosie Garland reads from her second novel, Vixen.
Described as poetic, sexy and deeply moving, Vixen finds a natural home with Polari audiences. It's a tale of superstition and devotion in the time of the Black Death.
Garland is joined by Helen Humphries, Talim Arab, Carl Stanley and SJ Naudé.
Polari is London's celebrated literary den showcasing new and established queer talent across literature and spoken word. Resident at Southbank Centre, the award-winning LGBT salon was described by the Huffington Post in 2014 as 'The most exciting literary movement in London... crackling with energy, ideas and excitement'.
Polari is curated and hosted by author and journalist Paul Burston and won 'LGBT Cultural Event of the Year' in the Co-op Respect 'Loved By You' Awards 2013.
Level 5 Function Room at Royal Festival Hall
Please note that Polari contains adult themes. For ages 18+
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PRAISE FOR POLARI
"The most exciting literary movement in London... crackling with energy, ideas, excitement" – Huffington Post
Winner 'LGBT Cultural Event of the Year' in the Co-operative Respect 'Loved by You' Awards 2013
Winner 'Golden Kitty Award' for 'Best UK Event (Local)' 2013
"Always fun, always thought-provoking – a guaranteed good night out" – Sarah Waters