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Celebration of Multilingualism CANCELLATION!!!

14 March 2020, 10:00 – 16:00

The Barbican Centre, Level 4, Silk Street, London

Over the past week, we have been monitoring the situation with the Coronavirus carefully, and we had hoped to be able to go ahead with the Celebration of Multilingualism as planned. After careful consideration, we have decided to cancel the event. This has been a difficult decision and will no doubt be disappointing news for many people. The health and safety of our visitors, staff and volunteers is our most important priority, and we therefore feel that this is the most appropriate course of action at this time. We apologise for any inconvenience this late cancellation causes you, and thank you for all the support you have given - and continue to give - to the project.

Join us for a fun-filled and family-friendly day of events to celebrate multilingualism!

  • The Pop-Up World of Languages
    The UK’s first museum of languages! Discover the weird and wonderful world of languages through hands-on activities & games. Languages are fun and easier than you think!
  • Language tasters
    Come and try out a new language in one of our 13 different language taster sessions. Suitable for anyone over 8. Registration on Eventbrite required (link below).
  • Cultural performances
    Multilingual theatre and Chinese New Year show
  • In-conversations
    How does language shape our identities? Are we ever too old (or too young) to learn a language? Come and find out!
  • Book launch
    Meet some of the subjects of our book “How languages changed my life”, and discover their personal inspiring experiences of multilingualism!

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Programme Celebrating Multilingualism

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10:00 - 16:00


The Barbican Centre, Level 4, Silk Street, London, EC2Y 8DS

Free entry. Evenbrite registration essential for our language taster sessions (link above). CANCELLED.
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