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

Our Event

Oud, Darbuka & Music Literacy

11 May - 9 December '18

Partner Event

Syrian Supper Club South London

31 May '18 - 31 July '18

Partner Event

Rachid Koraïchi: Les Maîtres du Temps (Masters of Time)

21 June '18 - 28 July '18


Posted 29/06/2018

Arab Arts in London: Degree Show Spotlight

In the London art lover’s calendar, June is a busy month, bringing a wave of new artists into the spotlight via the platform of the university degree show. From fine art and fashion, to textiles and ceramics, there really is something for everyone to immerse themselves in at the many art schools across the city, […]

Posted 18/05/2018

We’re Hiring an Office Manager (Part Time)

Posted 11/05/2018

Arts Canteen Visit the UAE

Posted 09/05/2018

Connection, cause, collaboration: an interview with Ahmed Masoud by Marnie Langeroodi

Posted 01/05/2018

@70: Celebration of Contemporary Palestinian Culture

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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.