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

In the shade of the sun

6 September '23 - 22 December '23

Partner Event

Exhibition, Sara Shamma: Bold Spirits

26 September '23 - 25 February '24

Partner Event

Shall We Sit Together? Settings of Care

19 November '23 - 3 December '23


Posted 20/10/2023

Palestine Resource List: Donate, Visit, Watch, Read, Listen

In light of the current situation in Gaza, we have compiled a list of resources exploring Palestine: its history, its culture and its struggle. This list of course only covers a tiny fraction of that which is out there, but we have tried to include some that are free, which are widely available (e.g. on […]

Posted 20/10/2023

Our Statement on Palestine

Posted 20/09/2023

REVIEW: A Symphony for a Common Man

Posted 18/09/2023

REVIEW: 3eib Launch Party

Posted 15/09/2023

REVIEW: Alexandria…Why?

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.