Early Volunteers in Morocco – David Denison

It was January 1964, aged 18, when my first visit to Morocco began. My companion was waiting to go up to Cambridge and the start of my RAF jet flying training was waiting for me at the RAF College, Cranwell later in March. Using buses and the “odd” lift we spent two wonderfully happy months […]

Election of New Chair

The BMS Committee elected Mike Wood as the new Chairman Mike holds degrees from LSE and HEC Paris. During his City career he was a Director at Hambros and Schroder Salomon Smith Barney. Since 2005 Mike and his wife Lucie have divided their time between Marrakech and their smallholding in Hertfordshire playing an active part […]

Administrator Position

The Committee are currently advertising for a new Administrator to facilitate ongoing society admin and events. If you think that you or someone you know would be a good fit for the position, please apply through the following link: https://www.charityjob.co.uk/jobs/the-british-moroccan-society/administrator/701227?tsId=8

Morocco on the move

In July 2019, the BMS co-organised a conference in London “Morocco on the move” on trade and commerce, education and culture. A Summary of the presentations and discussions is available HERE.

A Death in the Medina

A Death in the Medina

A thriller by James von Leyden   Marrakech, August. It is the start of Ramadan, the hottest in memory. Among the few foreigners left in the sweltering city are a riad owner, her French boyfriend and an English girl whose bag has been stolen after a hen weekend. At the local commissariat 24-year old detective […]

Pat Castle Exhibition at Highbury Arts Club

Pat Castle Exhibition at Highbury Arts Club

21st October onwards The Highbury Arts Club 73 Highbury Park London N5 1UA Private View 20th October 2.30 – 5pm patcastle.co.uk For further information;  highburyartsclub.com

At The Mosaic Rooms

The Mosaic Rooms, 226 Cromwell Road London SW5 0SW Listening: Encounters in Gendered NoiseThursday 15 August 7pm FREESound artist Gilles Aubry presents audio recordings and videos from his research in Morocco, exploring gender separation, female representation and resistance and the sounds of women’s daily life and struggle. Book here: https://mosaicrooms.org/event/encounters-in-gendered-noise/ Readings: The Moroccan Feminist You’ve […]

Visit of the Islamic Galleries at the British Museum

3 July 2019 at 6:30 PM Great Russell St, Bloomsbury, London WC1B 3DG, UK The British Tunisian Society (BTS) is arranging a visit to the new Islamic Galleries at the British Museum, from 18:30 to 20:30 on Wednesday 3 July, and welcome members of the British Moroccan Society.  We will be greeted by Dr Venetia Porter, […]

‘New Waves’, Art Exhibition

Mon 12 April – 22 June The first UK exhibition of works by the Moroccan abstract painter, Mohamed Melehi, and related archives from the Casablanca Art School https://mosaicrooms.org/event/new-waves/ 226 Cromwell Rd, Kensington London, SW5 0SW United Kingdom