Maté Café: Intercultural Social Club

Join us for the last Maté Café sessions of 2019. Details here.

Maté Café is organised by a group of friends living around Brighton. We are from Brighton, The UK, Europe, Syria, the World.

Through Maté tea; we aim to share, food, stories, music, language and friendship. You are welcome to join in.

Pronounced 'mat-heh' maté is made from dried Yerba maté  leaves, and is often a shared drink, with glasses being passed between friends. known for its rejuvenating qualities.


Maté Café Is a shared community social club. People from all backgrounds are welcome.

We focus on collaboration and support for communities and individuals who have come to the city as refugees from Syria. We hope  to build relationships with people from other refugee and migrant backgrounds. If you have ideas or something to share please come and have a chat or email via the website

Activities include

Vegan Syrian Breakfast

Maté Tea

English & Arabic conversation

Sufi Dervish Dance Workshops

Multilingual Choir

Percussion Workshops

Children's Art Workshops


Drop in advice for people newly arrived in the area

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