We bring together research expertise and community engagement work to raise awareness of linguistic diversity, and to support interest in language learning and the maintenance of heritage languages and family and community multilingualism.

See below for a list of our recent events and activities, and for a video featuring our exhibition. If you’d like us to hold the exhibition at your school or organisation, please contact us at

For news of upcoming events, see our News Feed where we will be highlighting our current activities.

Date/Time Event
Multilingual Manchester presentation at Speak to the Future symposium, Language Show Live
Olympia London, London
Responding to language diversity: The role of partnerships
Kanaris Lecture Theatre, Manchester Museum, Manchester
Exhibition at Bilingual Café - “Barriers, Brick Walls and Filling Out Forms”
Geoffrey Manton Building, Manchester
Exhibition at Bilingual Café - “Borders, Voting and Dis/Enfranchisement”
Geoffrey Manton Building, Manchester
Exhibition at Bilingual Café - “Catalunya: Llengua i dialect”
Geoffrey Manton Building, Manchester
Public lecture at the University of Queensland
213 Richards Building, University of Queensland, Queensland
02/05/2014 - 03/05/2014
Valuing Community Languages conference
The University of Manchester, Manchester
'Responding to Language Diversity' Information and Consultation Event
The University of Manchester, Manchester
Engaging with local ethnic and linguistic communities
The University of Manchester, Manchester
Manchester: A city of many languages
University of Manchester, Manchester
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Photos of our events

Multilingual Manchester Interactive Exhibition

If you are interested in hosting our interactive exhibition at your organisation or school, please get in touch!