Polari Up North + Section 28 Short


Polari Up North

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Tuesday, 7 March 2017 - 7:00pm
Syngenta Cellar, 7pm
£8 / Kirklees Passport holders £3 off
Huddersfield Literature Festival

Entertaining, engaging and eclectic – Polari showcases top LGBT performers with universal appeal.


Featured performers are:


Paul Burston

Polari host, award-winning journalist and novelist, author of critically acclaimed chilling domestic noir The Black Path.


Jackie Hagan

An award-winning cosmic scally; poet, comedian, live artist, playwright and community artist, who downs champagne from her glittery false leg.


Juno Dawson

Queen of Teen 2014, multi-award-winning author of YA novels and non-fiction (This Book Is Gay, Mind Your Head and new novel Margo & Me).


VG Lee

Crazy hat lady and author of many magazine articles and five novels, the most recent being Mr Oliver’s Object of Desire.


Paul McVeigh

Bearded Irishman who likes to laugh and make other people cry – in a nice way. Writer of comedy, plays, short stories and novel The Good Son.


Plus: Bettina Carpi & Gary Lloyd – Ending At Section 28: an original dance and music short, inspired by Alan Moore's Prose History of Gender.


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