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Polari: feat VG Lee 


Southbank Centre
Belvedere Road



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Polari favourite VG Lee headlines as the much-loved literary salon marks LGBTQ+ History Month with mayhem and sparkle.


She is the author of five novels and a collection of short stories and has been nominated for a Stonewall Award. In 2014, she won the Ultimate Planet Award for Best Established Author.


The author Sarah Waters has said, ‘Lee writes with unfailing warmth and wisdom about the comedy and complexity of childhood and family’ while writer Andrea Levy has praised her ‘light touch, wonderful laconic style and spot-on humour’.

Lee is also a contributor of humour to The Lady magazine.

Her second short story collection, Oh You Pretty Thing!, is published this month.


In its twelfth year of residency at Southbank Centre, Polari was described by the Huffington Post as ‘The most exciting literary movement in London... crackling with energy, ideas and excitement’.


The salon is curated and hosted by Paul Burston, described by Attitude magazine as ‘easily one of the most important commentators of his generation’.


Full line-up to be announced shortly.






Suitable for ages 16+

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Venue Details

Southbank Centre
Belvedere Road

0844 875 0073

Southbank Centre includes:

Royal Festival Hall – the world-famous concert hall, containing the magnificent auditorium, The Clore Ballroom and many other performance spaces and meeting rooms. Public spaces open 10am – 11pm daily.
Please note, The Royal Festival Hall will close at 10pm on Friday 20 Feb.

Queen Elizabeth Hall and the Purcell Room, where we host some of the biggest names in music, dance and performance as well as new and emerging artists.

Hayward Gallery – our acclaimed contemporary art gallery.

Saison Poetry Library – the most comprehensive and accessible collection of national poetry from 1912 in Britain.

London Wonderground - Situated next to Jubilee gardens, London Wonderground’s spectacular spiegeltent is home to the best in cabaret, circus, comedy, music and kids shows to delight and amaze.

Udderbelly - The big purple cow is back for a moo-vellous sixth year!

There are also restaurants, cafes, bars and shops to enjoy.


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