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The Gallery 12 Waterloo Place St James London

The Gallery 12 Waterloo Place St James London 12 The Gallery Waterloo Place, St James

Black Heroes @ The Gallery This event opens on Windrush Day, 22nd June, and finishes on the 31st of July 2021. Exhibitions Windrush Living Room Black Heroes Wall of Fame the Classic Collection London’s Great Women of Colour An Oral History, Wandsworth People Artist at Work Rehearsals for the new play The Story of John Archer for Wandsworth Arts […]

Wandsworth Art Fringe 2nd of July 2021

Wandsworth Art Fringe 2nd of July 2021 Black Heroes at WAF 2021

Black Heroes Soul Food Café™ at the Wandsworth Arts Fringe (WAF) Celebrates John Archer Learn more about the event here https://www.wandsworthfringe.com/whats-on-2021/a-celebration-the-story-of-john-richard-archer-batterseas-first-black-mayor Celebrating John Archer The British Collective Don-E Junior Giscombe Noel Mckoy Omar The Peoples’ Poet Dave Neita SEE ALL DATES  DONATE TO THE ARTIST Celebrating John Archer, Black Heroes Foundation returns to Wandsworth Arts Fringe […]

Bazil Meade

Bazil Meade Bazil Meade London Community Gospel Choir

Bazil Meade founder of the London Community Gospel Choir visits the Black Heroes Soul Food Cafe. Talking about his international life in gospel music. Good Friday 2nd April. Plus Old School Videos, Dance, Talk & Fun. 7.30pm FREE tickets on https://www.blackheroesfoundation.org/black-heroes-soul…/

Lockdown Breakout

Lockdown Breakout The Virtual Locomotion Weekly Event

Lockdown Breakout with The Black Heroes Virtual Locomotion Club. Providing a safe online virtual space for those shielding, isolating and alone to meet and share stories, make friends, and support each other during lockdown. This is a free and online event. Please contact bookings@blackheroesfoundation.org for further details or click on the links below. Locomotion Lockdown Buster! […]

Black History Month 2020

Black History Month 2020 Sam Beaver King MBE (20 February 1926 – 17 June 2016)

The Legacy of Sam King goes to Southwark Schools The Legacy of Sam King project went into four Southwark based schools during Black History Month 2020. Greatly impeded by the pandemic, this project was delivered digitally using Zoom to take the program into the socially distanced classrooms of Kingsdale Foundation School, St Saviour’s and St […]

Kings College University African-Caribbean Society

Kings College University African-Caribbean Society Let's Talk Black African-Caribbean Society

Black Heroes Foundation Chair spoke on Tuesday 2nd October 2018, at Kings College University (KCL) African-Caribbean Society (ACS). Theme: Talk B(l)ack and what blackness means to you. African-Caribbean Society. KCL ACS https://kcl-acs.com Exeter University Students’s; Guild (BIPOC Society) 30 October 2020 How to Find Success as BIPOC in the Real World Host: Bethan Neil (Secretary) […]

London’s Great Women of Colour BHM 2020

London’s Great Women of Colour BHM 2020 Black History Month Women of Colour

https://www.better.org.uk/library/london/wandsworth Wandsworth Libraries celebrate Black History Month 2020 The following video is the recording of a webinar, presenting London’s Great Women of Colour, using Black Heroes Foundation’s collections from exhibitions held since their launch at London’s Living Room, City Hall in 2016. #womenofcolour #blackwomenheroes #wandsworth #bhf #blackheroesfoundation #bhm #blackhistorymonth #blm #blackhistory #blacklivesmatters #blackculture #blackpride #blacklives […]

Virtual Locomotion Features Diane Abbott

Virtual Locomotion Features Diane Abbott Diane Abbott who in this World Quiz

Diane Abbot   June 1987 June 2013 Who will we feature next week? Join us and see!   #dianeabbott #whointheworld #lockdownquiz #bhf #blackheroesfoundation #bhm #blackhistorymonth #blm #blackhistory #blacklivesmatters #blackculture #blackpride #blacklives #blackheroes #blacklives #blackculture

National Diversity Awards 2020

National Diversity Awards 2020 National Diversity Awards 2020

We are proud to announce that our Chair Joyce Fraser has been nominated for the National Diversity Awards! The National Diversity Awards – a prestigious black-tie event, which celebrates the excellent achievements of grass-root communities that tackle the issues in today’s society, giving them recognition for their dedication and hard work. Charities, role models and […]

A Story of Our Heroes

A Story of Our Heroes Wandsworth Art Fringe Living Room

A new and unexpected chapter in the journey to re-imagine a new theatre show inspired by the legendary Black Heroes in the Hall of Fame. Our storyteller is inspired by heroes: John Archer, Claudia Jones, Stormzy and Ty as we pass from off to on-line, from live to recorded, with a mono-vlog that lightly traces […]

The Story of Claudia Jones

The Story of Claudia Jones A Story of Our Heroes Wandsworth Art Fringe in your Living Room

Part of WAF20, Wandsworth Arts Fringe: In your Living Room A short play telling the story of Claudia Jones, fondly known as the mother of the world-famous Notting Hill Carnival by some, although the event that she held was at St Pancras Town Hall. She died young. The significance of her work is indicated by […]

Wandsworth Arts Fringe 2020

Wandsworth Arts Fringe 2020 Wandsworth Art Fringe Living Room

Black Heroes Foundation were at WAF2020 – Wandsworth Arts Fringe – In Your Living Room Wandsworth Arts Fringe (WAF) is an open-access arts festival based in Wandsworth. There is no selection process so everyone can jump on board and join in. Wandsworth Arts Fringe is brought to you by Wandsworth Council, supporting the arts and […]

Black Heroes: Wall of Fame 2019

Black Heroes: Wall of Fame 2019 Black History Month Putney Library 2019

Black History Month 2019 An exhibition sharing Wandsworth Stories and the contribution of Black people to the community. The Black Heroes Wall of Fame is an exhibition of pictures, people telling their stories, and a show for school children. Visit the Wall of Fame Oral Histories Launched in Black History Month, on 22 October through to 15 November […]

Black History Month 2019

Black History Month 2019 Black History Month Joyce Fraser and Chancellor Paul Boateng

Black History Month 2019 Screening of Black Heroes Foundation documentary ‘The Story of Sam King’ at the Chartered Institute of Fundraising (CIoF) RAISE event at Blackburn House, Liverpool. Presenting the Black Heroes Wall of Fame and ‘Wandsworth’s People Exhibition’ across Wandsworth Libraries – York Road Library, Balham Library, Battersea Park Library, and Earlsfield Library. This […]

Black History Month 2018

Black History Month 2018 2 Celebration of Black History Month at Woolwich

The year of 2018 was a busy Black History month. We were honoured to give a presentation at the Kings College London, African Caribbean Society’s Black History Month, and the Launch of Greenwich University’s staff BAME group events. We presented a series of events at Battersea and Woolwich libraries, together with visiting foodbanks in Southwark. […]

Wandsworth Arts Fringe 2018

Wandsworth Arts Fringe 2018 Black Heroes the Debate 2018

We were part of the Wandsworth Arts Fringe Festival (WAF18) WAF18.  Black Heroes: The Debate Inspired Musical Reflections on Freedom, Equality and World Peace. Cultural pioneers Kofi and Noel McKoy and emerging artists Roman Harris and ArA Harmonic, performed unique artistic responses to monologues from Black Heroes in the Hall of Fame; inspired by speeches and […]

Windrush Day

Windrush Day 16 Windrush Stories - Pops Grip Passport

Windrush Day Celebrations at the Soul Food Café, 22nd June 2018 Leilani Restaurantand Ashanti Lounge Bar Windrush and the Deep Level Shelter An impromptu visit was made to the Clapham South Deep Level Shelter by Kofi, who spoke to Joyce about her feelings as she visited the site and took photos. The place where many […]

Wandsworth Heritage Festival

Wandsworth Heritage Festival Wansworth Heritage festival 2018

We were part of the Wandsworth Heritage Festival! 31st of May 2018 The Wandsworth Heritage Festival is programme of events brought together by Heritage Wandsworth: the local history and historic environment partnership for the Borough of Wandsworth.   #waf #wandsworthartsfringe #inyourlivingroom #bhf #blackheroesfoundation #bhm #blackhistorymonth #blm #blackhistory #blacklivesmatters #blackculture #blackpride #blacklives #blackheroes #blacklives #blackculture

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