The Arab British Centre aims to further understanding of the Arab world by promoting its culture, sharing its knowledge and supporting a community of individuals and organisations that work to enhance friendship and collaboration between people of the UK and the Arab world.

What's On

Featured: Our Event

Oud, Darbuka & Music Literacy

19 January - 8 April '18

Featured: Our Event

Modern and Contemporary Art from the Arab World

1 - 22 February '18

Partner Event

Islamic Pattern Introductory Course

30 September '17 - 6 January '18


Posted 14/07/2017

Winner Hannah Khalil on receiving The Arab British Centre Award for Culture 2017

I’m beginning to bore people with my insistence that I’m shocked to have been given the Arab British Centre’s Award for Culture 2017. But it is true. When you are nominated alongside luminaries like Reem Kelani, Ahmed Masoud, Issam Kourbaj and Elhum Shakerifar you don’t expect to be taking home a prize. I showed up for […]

Posted 02/06/2017

‘Camouflage’ by Ahmed Masoud – Review by Rosa Pérez

Safar Film Festival 2016
Posted 31/01/2017

Celebrating Safar’s Success – Video

Season's Greetings 2016 The Arab British Centre
Posted 21/12/2016

The Arab British Centre 2016 Review

Posted 24/11/2016

Interview with Ahmed Najar, writer and director of ‘Project 51’

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The Arab British Centre library is a public borrowing library. Formerly a private collection put together over the past 40 years.

We organise and promote cultural and artistic events, and host a community of like-minded resident organisations at our central London premises.

Our meeting room is in the heart of the City of London and can be hired for use by registered organisations, societies and NGOs associated with Arab-British issues.