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.

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Posted 17/03/2020

Arab British Centre closed until further notice

17.3.20 Following the official advice to limit interactions and restrict all but essential travel in wake of the increasing Coronavirus threat, we have reached the difficult decision to close the Arab British Centre until further notice. All events, courses and access to the library are postponed in order to better preserve the safety of students, […]

Posted 04/03/2020

Meet our SAFAR 2020 curator: Rabih El-Khoury

Posted 18/12/2019

Award for Culture Winners: Marsm

Posted 18/12/2019

Award for Culture Winners: Nadine Kaadan

Posted 13/11/2019

OPEN CALL: SAFAR Film Festival 2020 Curator

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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.