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Translation! Festival 2019

Languages In Motion

Fri 27 Sep 2019



Free (first come first served – no advance booking)


10am - 6.30pm

Translation! Festival 2019

Translation! Festival 2019

Languages In Motion

Translation! Festival 2019: Languages in Motion is a one-day festival celebrating the rich linguistic and cultural diversity found in the UK, with events at Exeter Phoenix, Exeter Library and RAMM. The festival is organised by the University of Exeter’s Translation MA group, and kindly supported by the British Academy.

The events are all free and offered on a first come, first served basis. A diverse range of workshops, performances and interactive events run by local and international experts provide something for all ages and interests, including…

Interactive Workshops
‘The Spectacular Translation Machine’ Roll up your sleeves and help us bring a French illustrated novel alive in English, in this all-day live translation event.

Wordkeys: The 4D Translation Game Work together to find hidden clues and solve the puzzle. Messages written in a variety of languages, phrasebooks provided!

Valeria Brancaforte Art Exhibition
Meet the Italian graphic artist and illustrator based in Barcelona and discover the power of words as images.

Live Performances
Hear poetry, music and bilingual readings throughout the day.

Foreign Language Films
Enjoy a specially selected schedule of foreign language films including ‘El Munde Sigue‘ with introductions and Q&A sessions with the subtitlers!

Discover Translation talks
Find out about translation and topical issues such as immigration and self-translation, the impact of machine translation, and the need for re-translation.

Find the full programme here >>

Venue: Exeter Phoenix

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