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 […]

One Hundred Summers: A Family Story by Vanessa Branson

One Hundred Summers: A Family Story by Vanessa Branson Book Talk at the National Liberal Club (1 Whitehall Pl, Westminster, London SW1A 2HE) Wednesday 14th October at 7.30pm BMS members are invited to hear Vanessa Branson talk about her newly published memoir, “One Hundred Summers: A Family Story,” at the National Liberal Club on Wednesday 14th […]

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 […]

Kashmirwala | Journey to the Blue City

Kashmirwala | Journey to the Blue City

Through a series of personal accounts and documentary photography, the book captures stories of a few individuals from the calisthenics community who share the effects the sport has had in changing their lives and transforming their community. Proceeds from book sales will be used to further expand the non-profit calisthenics programme in Morocco. The exhibition […]

Shubbak Festival

The following Moroccan Artists are performing during the Shubbak Festival: Acrobats from Tangier, Street artist, Illustrator, graphic designer, creative director, Sculptures & video works, Performance, Kabareh Cheikhats – Music,
Music, Film, Leila Sleimani – Literature, Samira Saleh – Literature