Professor Paul Baker, Lancaster University, joins us to discuss the history of Polari – a ‘form of theatrical slang incorporating Italianate words, rhyming slang, and Romany, used especially by homosexuals’ (Oxford Dictionaries).
Free, all welcome. Register online.
Part of our LGBT History Month 2016 celebrations. For a full gallery of events, visit our LGBT History Month blog.
Tags: equality and diversity, history, Lancaster University, language, LGBT, LGBT Histor Month, LGBT History Month 2016, linguistics, Nottingham Lakeside Arts, Paul Baker, people and culture, theatre
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