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

Art History Courses with Roberta Marin

5 May '21 - 9 June '21

Partner Event


6 April '21 - 1 May '21


Posted 14/04/2021

Interview: Ali Al-Jamri on Between Two Islands, Poetry by Bahrainis in Britain

Between Two Islands, edited by writer and poet Ali Al-Jamri, is a multilingual poetry anthology showcasing the talent of the UK’s Bahraini community. Over a series of online workshops, thirteen Bahrainis living in the UK gathered each week to express their unique diaspora community experience and learnt how to read and write poetry. Together, they […]

Posted 10/02/2021

Interview: Bahia Shehab on You Can Crush the Flowers, A Visual Memoir of the Egyptian Revolution

Posted 17/12/2020

Arab Film Development Workshop 2021: Meet the Filmmakers!

Posted 14/09/2020

SAFAR Film Development Workshop: Meet the Participants!

Posted 17/08/2020

Get Involved: Beirut Relief Initiatives

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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.