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KHEIT – Family Fun: Introduction to Palestinian Embroidery

22 May '23

Children will learn how to cross-stitch their own birds, a traditional motif in Palestinian embroidery, in this fun, calm and creative workshop, supporting their fine motor skills along the way.  Children will also learn more about the significance of this special Palestinian tradition. The workshop is led by The Tatreez Collective, a group of artists […]

Saudi Cinema Night

03 May '23

Generation 2030 and the Arab British Centre are excited to be hosting a night of Saudi Cinema with director Sara Mesfer and actor Ahmad Yaqoub. The evening will include a screening of Sara Mesfer’s The Girls who Burned the Night, and a screening of Khaled Zidan’s Othman, starring Ahmed Yaqoub, followed by a Q&A. This event is supported […]

Taqasim Music School Open Day

20 April '23

Thank you for your interest in attending the Taqasim Open Day event at the Arab British Centre. Where: 1 Gough Square, London EC4A 3DE When: Saturday, 6th May 2023, 12:00 – 16:00 By appointment ONLY Join us on Saturday 6th of May at 12:00 pm for an afternoon of music and introductions to our courses. […]

Kheit | Stitching Circle #3

28 February '23

Spend a relaxing Sunday morning stitching and chatting with fellow embroidery enthusiasts in these free guided stitching circle sessions at Leighton House. Bring your own project or make use of the materials provided. This event is free, but booking is essential. Tickets can be booked on the right of this page under “Click to find […]

Kheit | Stitching Circle #2

28 February '23

Spend a relaxing Sunday morning stitching and chatting with fellow embroidery enthusiasts in these free guided stitching circle sessions at Leighton House. Bring your own project or make use of the materials provided. This event is free, but booking is essential. Tickets can be booked on the right of this page under “Click to find […]

Kheit | Stitching Circle #1

28 February '23

Spend a relaxing Sunday morning stitching and chatting with fellow embroidery enthusiasts in these free guided stitching circle sessions at Leighton House. Bring your own project or make use of the materials provided. This event is free, but booking is essential. Tickets can be booked on the right of this page under “Click to find […]

AWAN Festival: Music Industry 101 (in-person workshop)

22 February '23

We’re delighted to once again be partnering with Arab Women Artists Now Festival (AWAN) to host an industry-focused workshop in March. Demystify the music industry in this 2-hour session led by Sarah El Miniawy, founder of Simsara Music, tarkeeza.com and most recently Simsara Records. We will start by identifying the entities and specialisations found in any […]

Nour Hage: Kheit خيط | Exhibition and Events Programme

27 January '23

Nour Hage: Kheit خيط  (28 April – 16 July 2023) is an exhibition and event series in collaboration with Leighton House, the 19th century home of artist Lord Frederic Leighton. Meaning ‘thread’ in Arabic, Kheit presents three artworks created in response to the tiles in the Arab Hall and staircase hall. An award-wining textile artist, Nour has also researched the museum’s collection of antique […]

The History of Modern Iraqi Art

25 January '23

This course ran in May 2023. We are considering releasing it as a “watch only” course in 2024. If you would be interested in accessing this, let us know by writing to info@arabbritishcentre.org.uk and we can keep you informed.