Image: Picnic in Baghe Babur (Jolyon Leslie, 2012)

All events will be virtual for the foreseeable future, but please see our podcasts and resources page for new material.

Events: Autumn 2020 - Summer 2021

The Afghanistan Society organises a wide range of events to show case the rich cultural life of the country. These events, usually London based, provide the occasion to bring together anyone with an interest in Afghan related cultural and development matters. 

Please note: The schedule of events may change due to unforeseen circumstances. We will keep you informed of any changes as soon as possible. All events must be pre-booked. Members are encouraged to bring guests. Ticket prices vary, given that they are calculated to cover the event costs.

Please let us have your ideas for future events at

The Afghanistan Society’s Virtual AGM 2021 and Poetry Reading, Thursday 3rd June  6.00-7.30pm (BST)

The formal notice has already gone to all members of the Afghanistan Society, but this online evening is free and open to all. Do join us!

Following the Annual General Meeting, at around 6.15pm, we will move onto a wonderful Poetry Reading. Shirazuddin Siddiqi, our Co Chair will present a selection of poems, some in translation, to illustrate the richness of this Afghan literary tradition from ancient times to the emerging talents today. Please do join us for an enjoyable and informative evening!

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We look forward to having your company on 3rd June. For any queries, please contact:

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The Afghanistan Society is the working name of the Afghan Refugee Information Network (ARIN), a charity registered in the UK, charity no 327194.

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