Polari + Special Guests
Wed 1st December 2021 @ 7pm


+ Special Guests
Open to 14s and over (Under 16s to be accompanied by an Adult 18+). Photo ID required.
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Polari + Special Guests
Under The Arches, Villiers Street, London, GB, WC2N 6NG

Polari In Heaven

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

About this event

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.