The Black Heroes Soul Food Cafe

The Black Heroes Soul Food Café™ provides a creative space for inclusive artistic expression celebrating Black Heroes and exploring the historical and contemporary presence of Black Britons in the community. These gatherings facilitate cultural enquiry whilst celebrating the significant contributions to humanity by peoples of Africa and the African diaspora.

The home of the Black Heroes Soul Food Cafe is the Leilani Restaurant on Lavender Hill, with support from the Wandsworth Grant Fund, it was held here on the last Thursday of every month for a year in 2017/18.


Kofi performing Etta James’ “At Last” at the Black Heroes Soul Food Café™

The artistic vision for Black Heroes Soul Food Café ™ performances is inspired by the original Black Heroes in the Hall of Fame show, that is celebrated nationally and internationally, for its moving tribute to 5000 years of Black History and to Black men and women whose contributions are recognised in the creation of freedom, equality and world peace; and whose achievements have made history and created excellence in the world of science, sports and entertainment.

A Black Heroes Foundation project. Developing cultural awareness, promoting a world where Black Heroes are acknowledged, respected and celebrated.

The Black Heroes Soul Food Cafe ™. A Black History Month event, that runs throughout the year! Every month is a Black History Month.

Please come along ready to share your thoughts, music, word, dance and drama regarding your favourite hero.