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

Artist Call-Out LAAF 2022

26 November '21 - 7 January '22

Partner Event

Film Programme | Art, Ecology and the Commons

1 December '21 - 19 December '21

Partner Event

Majazz Project Release

9 December '21


Posted 18/11/2021

OPEN CALL: The Circular University with MOU7I6

MOU7I6 Collective is inaugurating The Circular University, a series of workshop sessions for SWANA (south west Asian and North African) young people to find out more about creative careers, and exchange knowledge with not only each other, but boss industry professionals smashing it in their fields. The Circular University – designed by MOU7I6 members Erkan […]

Posted 25/10/2021

Meet the Filmmakers! SAFAR Arab Film Development Workshop October 2021

Posted 21/09/2021


Posted 10/08/2021

Interview: Curator Sherif Dhaimish on Resistance, Rebellion & Revolution

Posted 13/07/2021

SAFAR Guest Blog: A journey back to the cinema by Ja’far ‘Abd al-Hamid

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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.