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

Featured: Our Event

A World in Evolution: The Art of the Arab World from the 19th Century up to Now

8 November '18 - 29 November '18

Featured: Our Event

The Distance Is Always Other: UK Book Launch, Artists Talk & Display

5 December '18 - 7 December '18

Partner Event

Palestine in dabke

2 September '18 - 25 November '18


Posted 24/10/2018

‘That’s Why I’m Here’ – An Interview with Comedian Jenan Younis

Jenan Younis is a London-based comedian of Middle Eastern heritage, whose comedy has been described as ‘a slap in the face… so don’t sit within arm’s reach’. Boasting a very healthy list of accolades, including a nomination for the BBC New Comedy award, and being a finalist for the South East Comedian of the Year, […]

Posted 14/09/2018

Annemarie Jacir provokes and entertains the audience with her ‘generation game’ in ‘Wajib’

Posted 10/09/2018

What do you mean, here we are? An interview with co-curator Mariam Elnozahy

Posted 07/09/2018

Stories of Longing and Nostalgia

Posted 03/09/2018

Tints of Resilience: An interview with Rania Mneimeh

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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.