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 22/02/2019

IFS 2019: Talking Sustainable Fashion with Roni Helou

The International Fashion Showcase (IFS) runs until 24 February, inviting 16 of the best emerging designers from across the globe to question, provoke, and explore their worlds through fashion installations at Somerset House. This year, we’ve been delighted to support the sole entry from the Arab world, Lebanese designer Roni Helou, in partnership with Creative Space Beirut […]

Posted 10/01/2019

Celebrating Syria – an interview with Rethink Rebuild Society

Posted 13/12/2018

Becoming Scheherazade – an interview with Kamaal Hussain of The Thief of Baghdad Theatre Company

Posted 21/11/2018

Hala Kaiksow on Bahrain Art Week in London

Posted 24/10/2018

‘That’s Why I’m Here’ – An Interview with Comedian Jenan Younis

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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.