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

Our Event

Oud, Darbuka & Music Literacy

11 May - 9 December '18

Partner Event

Palestine in dabke

2 September '18 - 25 November '18


Posted 14/09/2018

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

Dr Khalid Ali explains why ‘Wajib’ is an authentic Palestinian story with universal themes In her third feature film, ‘Wajib’, award-wining director Annemarie Jacir explores the opposing viewpoints of Palestinian emigrants and those who remained at home through a bittersweet tale of a son and his father. Shadi (Saleh Bakri) is Palestinian architect living in […]

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

Posted 16/08/2018

Exorcising demons on the roads of Cairo

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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.