PREVIEW: Polari tenth birthday tour comes to Marlborough Theatre

Besi Besemar August 29, 2017

London’s multi award-winning LGBT literary salon returns to the Marlborough Theatre, Brighton, as part of its tenth birthday tour, funded by Arts Council England.

Paul Burston: Photo: Krystyna FitzGerald-Morris
Paul Burston: Photo: Krystyna FitzGerald-Morris

Curated and hosted by author Paul Burston with readings and performances from Sylvia Brownrigg, Cerys Evans, Alexis Gregory, VG Lee and John McCullough.

Previous events at the Marlborough have sold out so book early to avoid disappointment. The event will be BSL interpreted.

‚ÄúThe most exciting literary movement in London… crackling with energy, ideas, excitement‚ÄĚ…..¬†Huffington Post

‚ÄúLively, funny and inspiring¬†‚Äď a gay-themed salon of interest to anyone remotely interested in literature, whatever their sexual bent”…..¬†Patrick Gale

‚ÄúAlways fun, alway thought-provoking – a guaranteed good night out‚ÄĚ…..¬†Sarah Waters

Alexis Gregory: Photo Yanny Tokyo
Alexis Gregory: Photo Yanny Tokyo

There will be a 2 hour creative writing workshop held during the day at each destination, facilitated by Paul Burston, VG Lee and/or Karen Mcleod. £5 per workshop (or free at library events).

One person at each workshop will be offered a place on the bill that evening.

For further details, and to reserve a place, email:

For more information about Polari Literary Salon, click here:

Event: Polari, Tenth Birthday Tour

Where: the Marlborough, Princes Street, Brighton

When: Friday, October 20

Time: 7.30pm

Cost: Tickets £9.50 or £7.50 conc

To book tickets online, click here: