Headliner Paul Bailey is an award-winning author whose novels include 'At the Jerusalem', 'Peter Smart's Confessions', 'Gabriel's Lament' and 'Chapman's Odyssey'.

Rebecca Chance, Kerry Hudson, Fidelis Morgan and a very special surprise guest also feature in this celebrated space of queer hearts and lives.

The monthly Polari salon provides a platform for new and emerging LGBT literary talent.

It has been described by Patrick Gale as 'lively, funny and inspiring - a gay-themed salon of interest to anyone remotely interested in literature, whatever their sexual bent.'

Level 5 Function Room at Royal Festival Hall, 7.45pm