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10 Reasons Why You Have To See The Palestine Youth Orchestra’s UK Tour This Summer by Sophia Smith Galer

06 July '16

The Palestine Youth Orchestra maintains a unique position amongst youth orchestras internationally, uniting Western and Arabic music and bringing together talented Palestinians from around the world to create an orchestral ensemble of the highest standard.  For details on booking tickets, please click here: http://bit.ly/1TJM1cW 1 – This will be the first time that the Palestine […]

The Arab British Centre mourns the loss of long-standing board member Jamil Bullata

30 June '16

It is with great sadness that we learnt about the death of long-standing member of the Arab British Centre board, accountant and life-long server of the Palestinian cause, Jamil Bullata. Our beloved trustee, Brian Constant, shares a few lines in tribute to Jamil Bullata. Jamil Bullata was part of The Arab British Centre board for […]

WELCOME LITERARY SALON

22 June '16

Refugee Week 20 – 26 June 2016 21 June 2016 We would love to give a huge THANK YOU to everyone who joined us yesterday at our Welcome Literary Salon with Banipal as part of Refugee Week. What a wonderful evening full of poetry, readings, performance, new projects, and film. The event was a wonderful […]

Meet Roberta Marin: Our Islamic Art and Architecture Course Tutor!

22 March '16

The Arab British Centre is excited to announce a new course in Islamic Art and Architecture! We speak to the course leader Roberta Marin, to find out more about her interest in Islamic art and what students can expect from the course. Roberta, could you tell us how you became interested in Islamic Art and […]

Blueprint Beirut Winner of Curator Award at International Fashion Showcase 2016

23 February '16

London, 23 February 2016 Blueprint Beirut winner of Curator Award at International Fashion Showcase 2016 Dates: 19 – 23 February 2016 Opening Hours: 10.00 – 18.00 Daily Address: West Wing Galleries, Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 1LA www.somersethouse.org.uk Admission: free; pre-registration advised via Biletto https://billetto.co.uk/fashion-utopias-international-fashion-showcase-2016 The Arab British Centre and Starch Foundation are proud to announce that ‘Blueprint Beirut’ won the […]

Fashion: The Meeting Point of Art, History and Culture

11 February '16

If you have been following us on social media for the past few weeks, you may have noticed our recent fixation on fashion. This is because in just over one week the Arab British Centre and Starch Foundation will debut at London Fashion Week with an exhibition of phenomenal designers from Lebanon! From 19 – […]

Meet the Designers representing Lebanon in Blueprint Beirut at the International Fashion Showcase 2016

29 January '16

Blueprint Beirut: Meet the Lebanese Designers participating at the International Fashion Showcase 2016!  #Blueprint Beirut opens as part of #IFS2016 at Somerset House  from 19 – 23 February 2016. The Arab British Centre in partnership with Starch Foundation is pleased to present ‘Blueprint Beirut’ as part of Fashion Utopias, the British Council and British Fashion Council’s […]

The Arab British Centre and Starch Foundation Showcase Lebanese Design During London Fashion Week 2016

13 January '16

London, 14 January 2016 ‘Blueprint Beirut’ Lebanon showcase at International Fashion Showcase 2016 Dates: 19 – 23 February 2016 Opening Hours: 10.00 – 18.00 Daily Address: West Wing Galleries, Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 1LA www.somersethouse.org.uk Admission: free; pre-registration advised via Biletto https://billetto.co.uk/fashion-utopias-international-fashion-showcase-2016 The Arab British Centre in partnership with Starch Foundation is pleased to present ‘Blueprint Beirut’ as part of […]