Polari - a FUN beginners guide to the lost gay language of 1960's

Saturday, August 17, 2019 - 13:00 to 14:45

How Bona To Vada Your Dolly Old Eek! A guide to Polari the slang used in the 50's/60's by the gay community.

About this Event

In the 1950s and 60s, gay men spoke a slang, Polari, to avoid detection and prosecution. 

In the 1hr 45 mins we will guide you through some of the Polari used and what it meant. We end the session with a fun mock exam with prizes.

Light food and drink supplied by the Forum.

If you have any allergies please contact us to let us know.


Please feel free to pass on to your friends.

Available to all the LGBT community, friends, family and allies who either live, work or study in Sutton or Epsom.

Click here to find out more and reserve your place

The Dolphin
316 High Street
Sutton • SM1 1PR


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