Black Heroes @ The Gallery

Black Heroes Foundation

The Gallery

22nd June - 27th of July

Black Heroes @ The Gallery
Opened on Windrush Day, 22 June and closed on the 27 of July.

Where: 12 Waterloo Place, St James, London SW1Y 4AU.
Off Pall Mall, nearest tube stations Piccadilly Circus and Trafalgar Square.

We are delighted at the selection of our Trustee Joyce Fraser as an artist-in-residence, in Westminster’s Voids Activation & Pop-up Project. It is an important step on our journey. Allocated the prestigious building 12 Waterloo Place, the installation is named Black Heroes @ The Gallery.

Opportunity to Engage

We used this opportunity to provide a place to engage with a wider audience, test out new ideas and gather new materials for consideration in new productions. Providing a space for participatory, conscious experiences, reflecting Black Heroes in a Windrush Living Room: A celebration of our heroes, our life and our times.

Black Heroes @ The Gallery Housed:


Artist at Work

  • Rehearsals for the new play The Story of John Archer for Wandsworth Arts Fringe festival
  • Picture framing of African Art
  • Mary Martin of London Fashion and Costume Artist – Live Free Hand Cutting Workshops

Events and Activities

The Launch Windrush Day 22 Jun 2021

Youtube video

V1 Black Heroes

Produced by Black Heroes Foundation: A Black Heroes Foundation production © 2020

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from when you enter the door you start to learn!

Jamaican High Commissioner's wife Dr Lola Ramacon recommends Black Heroes @ the Gallery Produced by Black Heroes Foundation:

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We Brought Colour

We brought colour! Black Heroes @ The Gallery, 12 Waterloo Place


What we do

The Black Heroes Foundation brings joy, confidence and pride by using the Arts to tell the stories of Black Heroes to enlighten, educate and empower people. Sharing knowledge and experiences about Black History, the Windrush Generation, moving away from Lockdown and COVID-19.  Showing and sharing the contributions Black people have made to humanity.

Promoting a world where Black Heroes are acknowledged, recognised and celebrated.

Where to find the gallery

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Exhibitions at the Gallery

Black Heroes Foundation Exhibitions

Black Heroes Throughout History

Black Heroes through History
Classic Collection Exhibition

Wandsworth Stories Exhibition

Wandworth Stories Wall of Fame
Wandsdworth Stories Exhibition

London's Great Women of Colour

London's Great Black Women
Great Women of Colour Exhibition

Your Support

The Foundation is dependent upon support from the community, businesses and government bodies. Please support this great cause in order to help fulfil Flip Fraser’s dream, and preserve his legacy created from the internationally acclaimed show “Black Heroes in the Hall of Fame”.

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We need your support, please donate where you can.

Help us to make a difference. To be that bright light in the corner of a dark room, giving diversity a Voice.

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