To celebrate UNESCO International Mother Language Day, Multilingual Manchester is hosting a public discussion event, ‘Mancunian Tongues: Why language diversity matters for Manchester’. The event will take place on Thursday 21 February 2019, 6:30pm, at Central Library (Performance Space), and the speakers are:

– Esme Ward, Director, Manchester Museum

– Lemn Sissay MBE, Author and Chancellor of The University of Manchester

– Councillor Luthfur Rahman, Executive Member for Schools, Culture and Leisure, Manchester City Council

The event is free to attend and open to all! Please register in advance on Eventbrite: http://manctongues.eventbrite.co.uk