LOST IN BOOKS is thrilled to announce our first annual IN OTHER WORDS Festival, held on Friday 23 and Saturday 24 February.

Join us in celebrating UNESCO’s International Day of Mother Language through storytelling, music, panel discussions, film, workshops, kids activities, a multicultural feast and more. All events are free!

Talks and panel discussions will be recorded for podcast and public broadcast. The topics explored will be mother language, identity and place, connection to and separation from home, family and community.

If you would like to partake in any panel discussions or the festival at large please contact

If you have any ideas or wishes, we want to hear from you! The full program will be released on Monday 5 February.