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

Partner Event


6 June '19 - 28 July '19

Partner Event

Amma Baad

2 July '19 - 10 August '19


Posted 21/06/2019

Call Out for Artists and Writers: London’s Theatre of the East

We have recently secured funding from the City of London to run a collaborative project with our neighbour, the museum Dr Johnson’s House, home of the writer and playwright Samuel Johnson, best known for compiling the first comprehensive ‘Dictionary of the English Language’ (1755). Together, we’ll be commissioning 3 artists of different practices to examine […]

Posted 22/02/2019

IFS 2019: Talking Sustainable Fashion with Roni Helou

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

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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.