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Wed, 02 Dec


Zoom Video-Conference

Fabulosa! Paul Baker Q&A | £10/£5 conc.

Join the writer of 'Fabulosa! The Story of Polari, Britain's Secret Gay Language' for an informal 'round-table' Q&A where we explore, amongst other things, his experience of emerging as a writer. Paul will also do a short reading from his work. Limited to 25 places.

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Fabulosa! Paul Baker Q&A | £10/£5 conc.
Fabulosa! Paul Baker Q&A | £10/£5 conc.

Time & Location

02 Dec 2020, 20:00 – 21:30 GMT

Zoom Video-Conference

About the Event

Our Co-ordinator Paul Bradley-Cong will introduce and facilitate the event.   

Paul Baker is Professor of English Language at Lancaster University. Since 2002 he has published 20 books including Fantabulosa: A Dictionary of Polari and Gay Slang, and Hello Sailor: Seafaring life for gay men.  His 2019 book Fabulosa: The Story of Polari, Britain’s Secret Gay Language was a Times Literary Supplement book of the year. He is a member of the Royal Society of the Arts and occasionally DJs at the Royal Vauxhall Tavern. More information about Fabulosa can be found here


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