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

Permanent Transience – Online Exhibition

17 September '20 - 10 October '20

Partner Event

Re-Telling our hiSTORIES via 3D Digital Art

14 October '20


Posted 14/09/2020

SAFAR Film Development Workshop: Meet the Participants!

We are delighted to announce the 6 early-career filmmakers that have been selected to take part in the Arab Film Development Workshops hosted by SAFAR co-founder, Saeed Taji Farouky. These two-day project development workshops bring together early career Arab filmmakers or filmmakers working on projects connected to the Arab world. Created as an intensive and collaborative experience, participants receive in-depth mentorship exploring […]

Posted 17/08/2020

Get Involved: Beirut Relief Initiatives

Posted 14/08/2020

Press Release: SAFAR is going digital!

Posted 27/07/2020

SAFAR Film Festival Open Call: Film Development Workshop

Posted 15/07/2020


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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.