London's Great Women of Colour

Wandsworth Libraries EXHIBITION

Welcome to The Black Heroes® Great Women of London Exhibition.

Welcome to The Black Heroes Foundation® and London’s Great Women of Colour Exhibition.
Wandsworth Libraries celebrated Black History Month in 2020 by presenting London’s Great Women of Colour, using Black Heroes Foundation’s collection of posters which we started building during our launch of Black Heroes Foundation, October 2016.

Arinola Arab

Dr Arinola Arabe MBBS MSc, Inventor of bMoneywise

Claudia Jones

Claudia Jones, Founder of West Indian Gazette and Carnival at St Pancras Town Hall

Connie Mark

Connie Mark MBE Founder of the Mary Seacole Memorial Association

Elizabeth Anionwu

Dame Elizabeth Anionwu lifted the profile of nursing

Doreen Lawrence

Baroness Doreen Lawrence Anti Racism campaigner and mother of Stephen Lawrence

Hilary Carty

Hilary Carter Champion of the Arts and Black Dance

Diane Abbott

Diane Abbott First Black Woman to hold a seat in the House of Commons

Mary Seacole nurse and the real angel of the Crimea War

Centenary of the Emancipation of Women

#BehindEveryGreatCity : London’s Great Women of Colour  – London Living Room @ City Hall.

Black Heroes Foundation celebrates the Emancipation of Women during Black History Month at City Hall.

The top floor of City Hall, London’s Living Room, is lit up in purple as we hold our Gala Celebration of “London’s Great Women of Colour” – Claudia Jones, Mary Seacole, Elizabeth Anionwu, Baroness Doreen Lawrence to
name but a few.

During the evening Jamaica’s High Commissioner to the UK, His Excellency Seth George Ramocan announced his Patronage of the Black Heroes Foundation.

Watch Video of the event below

Black Heroes Foundation Youtube video

Celebrating Great Women of Colour

London’s Great Women of Colour event at City Hall, London. History Month 2018. The Centenary year of the Women's Vote.


"We are able to set up our a range of exhibitions for use at schools, universities, corporate functions, including public and private events across London and the UK" Please contact us at if you are interested in booking one of our exhibitions.

Previous Black History Months

Past Black History Month Events

Past events by Back Heores Foundation Celebrating Black History Month.

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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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