Celebrating Poetry and International Mother Language Day with MACFEST

  • DATE

    24 February 2022

  • TIME

    6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

  • AGES

    All ages welcome

    Young people



Join the Muslim Arts and Culture Festival for an exciting event with young people from the UK and around the world, on a literary and poetic journey.

Young poets will recite or perform their poetry in English or their mother tongue. Three young poets from a school in Salford, two poets from Loretto College and Withington High School and will be introduced by their teachers or headteachers.

  • Sabkhat Un-Nisa
  • Alyamama Issa
  • Syeda Zainab Mazhari – talking about Indian Urdu literatureHosted by: Sidra Choudhury, English teacher, Withington High School.
    Chief Guest: Yaron Matras (Manchester multilinguals)