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Technical translation Translation company Clare Round-the-clock interpreting in 3 languages.Can we help you with any interpreting? Whether you need one interpreter or 25, phone or in person, call Atlas. Product launch, game localisation and much more!  Linkee launching in Norway, featured in Dragons’ Den, Tris, Dean and Ben were a delight to work with. Polish translation

Happy Birthday to Atlas Translations!

Happy birthday to Atlas Translations! Yes, 28 years, millions and millions of words translated, countless hours of interpreting, voiceovers, subtitles… Time whizzes by and it’s hard to keep track of everything we have achieved since 1991! That’s when we started, as a small translations agency in a tiny room above a bank in Cambridge in […]

Many moons ago – 50th Anniversary of the moon landing

50th Anniversary of the moon landing What started out as mere fiction in the early 20th century became reality 50 years ago and to this day is one of the biggest achievements of mankind: Apollo 11, the first successful crewed moon landing on the 20th of July 1969. The following (earth) day at 3am UTC, […]

Word of the Day

Learn a new language or broaden your vocabulary with the “word of the day”! Word of the Day? Several times a day, do you find yourself wasting precious time waiting for something? Waiting in line at the cash desk at the supermarket, waiting for the bus at the bus station, waiting to get called into […]

Counselling Foundation

One of the local charities Atlas Translations is delighted to support is the Counselling Foundation. Their mission is to ensure long term counselling is available to anyone experiencing anxiety, depression or grief. If you live near St Albans, or even if you don’t, you may want to get involved with this fun, family-friendly charity cycle ride in […]

Anne Frank in Translation

Language and translation in Anne Frank: the diary of a young girl Reading Anne Frank as someone working in the translation industry one notices how central language is to Anne and the others living in the annex. What stood out reading the book is how multi-lingual the Franks all were and what a role language […]

St David’s Day

 Happy St David’s Day –  Dydd Gŵyl Dewi Hapus Being a quarter Welsh (maiden name ‘Morgan’ thankyouverymuch), I have taken it upon myself to chat to you about St David’s Day. And also confess that I knew very little about it until a couple of hours ago. The other 75% of me makes most of […]

Exeter Chamber of Commerce

Atlas offers a very personal translation service to Devon and the South West!  Many, many years ago (well, in 1991) when we started, location was everything, so we had four offices dotted around the country. Couriers were regularly cursing us for having our London office tucked away down a pedestrian alley. Then the internet arrived. […]

Valentine’s Day

Did anyone notice Valentine’s day was coming up? Someone should probably tell the major retailers and social media platforms? Sense my sarcasm? Let’s start with the history bit as we usually do. St Valentine has been linked to a couple of historical figures (called Valentine, obviously), one of whom is allegedly Saint Valentine of Rome […]

Translation into Swedish

Swedish It is interesting that so many Swedish exports have found significant success in the UK. Abba, Bjorn Borg, IKEA, Pippi Longstocking, Steig Larsson and Zlatan, along with many others have become household names in Britain. It can’t be a coincidence that so many attract such fame in English speaking nations and I wonder if […]

Greek Mythology in Language and Translation

In the summer we had the wonderful Alice with us on a work experience placement. While here, Alice took a look at Greek myths and the impact these have had on language and translation. After having spent my summer holidays in Crete, supposedly the island of Zeus the God of the skies’ birth, I decided […]