Black Heroes Foundation @ The Gallery

Tuesday 22 June 2021

Black Heroes @ The Gallery event image

Opens Windrush Day, 22 June, closes 31 July. 

Location: 12 Waterloo Place, St. James, London, SW1Y 4AU

Off Pall Mall, nearest tube stations Piccadilly Circus and Trafalgar Square.


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


Black Heroes @ The Gallery will House:


  • Windrush Living Room
  • Black Heroes Wall of Fame
  • the Classic Collection
  • London’s Great Women of Colour
  • An Oral History, Wandsworth People
  • Mary Martin Fashion Display

Artist at Work

  • Rehearsals for the new play The Story of John Archer for Wandsworth Arts Fringe festival
  • Picture framing of African Art

Events and Activities

  • Award-winning Soul Food Café – stories, quizzes, music, with live streaming
  • Virtual Locomotion – exercise, dance, black history, songs, with live streaming
  • Art therapy sessions
  • Film screenings – the Story of Sam King and The Story of Claudia Jones
  • Afternoon bun, cheese, Blue Mountain Coffee and laberish (chat).
  • Guided tours of the exhibition with light refreshments


View the event image here


Follow this link to Black Heroes Foundation’s website for dates of events.

Contact Black Heroes Foundation
12 Waterloo Place, St James
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