The Henna Cafe is a space in Marrakech to enjoy food, henna, art and classes. All income from these cultural experiences is used to give free education and assistance to Moroccan people.

 The Henna Cafe Marrakech is a registered cultural foundation in Morocco.

Education...

A huge thank you to Louis and Esther….

A huge thank you to Louis and Esther….

A huge thank you to Louis and Esther…. You have made the most wonderful changes to Henna Cafe Marrakech , and we are so happy that you were able to volunteer with us. This photo was taken during a film shoot for an Indonesian TV company…. just one of the superb initiatives which this dynamic…

We taught 356 students this week…..

We taught 356 students this week…..

We are so happy to see the increase in students again this week .. well done to our education team and thank you to our volunteer teachers too. With 357 pupils taught this week, The students at Henna Cafe Marrakech really have lots to celebrate!! Thank you to each and every one of you who…

Become a teacher at Henna cafe’s Education centre

Art and culture...

The art of Henna

The art of Henna

We had a great afternoon demonstrating the art of henna at the Cafe yesterday, beautiful traditional designs, created by true artists. Three Nquashas (master craftswomen) with a combined 50 years of henna experience sharing their skills by giving an interactive demonstration for a group of lovely customers, who all enjoyed the chance to try using…

Where better to get adorned with natural henna in Marrakech

Where better to get adorned with natural henna in Marrakech

Such a beautiful place to hang out for henna! Our terrace has a beautiful new cover and heating , keeping you warm and dry in the winter. We had lots of henna guests today, and Fatima was showing her creative skills….. Fatima is a master of the art of henna, with many years of experience…

Sequins cabaret to benefit Henna Cafe

Sequins cabaret to benefit Henna Cafe

We are hugely grateful to breast cancer survivor and Londoner Yvette Cowles who is set to bring her one woman show Sequins on my Balcony to Marrakech for a one-off charity performance on Friday 16 January 2015 for the benefit of Henna Cafe. A soloist with Johara Dance Company and founder of Dance Yourself Happy classes which combine dance and…

Projects...

Fun at kids club

Fun at kids club

A huge thank you to I Chen for her continued hard work at kids club… I Chen is our  Kids activities co ordinator…….. from singing to yoga, and arts and crafts… the fun never ends at our Sunday Kids club…….

Assistance for flood victims

Assistance for flood victims

Henna cafe’s small contribution to a truck full of blankets, shoes, clothes and food which will be on the way to Goulmim tomorrow….Louis delivered the boxes to Kathryn ready to be loaded…….Henna cafe wishes all of the families who suffered loss during this terrible storm our condolences .

A weekend in Casablanca with Simply Paella

A weekend in Casablanca with Simply Paella

We recently visited a centre for homeless people in Casablanca, where in conjunction with Mohammed Essakhi of www.simply-paella.com we prepared and funded a meal for 800 homeless people. Khalid and Louis travelled to Casablanca to meet Mohammed and the shopping started before sun up, and the day was very busy with preparation and cooking. A…

Henna Cafe News...

Welcome to Henna Cafe Marrakech

Welcome to Henna Cafe Marrakech

Warmest welcome to the Henna Café Mission of The Henna Café Project Offering free education to local residents of Marrarkech alongside a unique traditional Moroccan experience for those visiting the city, the Henna Café is a cultural center in the native heart of the Marrakech Medina providing professional clean Henna tattoos and wonderfully traditional food…

Fun at kids club

Fun at kids club

A huge thank you to I Chen for her continued hard work at kids club… I Chen is our  Kids activities co ordinator…….. from singing to yoga, and arts and crafts… the fun never ends at our Sunday Kids club…….

The art of Henna

The art of Henna

We had a great afternoon demonstrating the art of henna at the Cafe yesterday, beautiful traditional designs, created by true artists. Three Nquashas (master craftswomen) with a combined 50 years of henna experience sharing their skills by giving an interactive demonstration for a group of lovely customers, who all enjoyed the chance to try using…

Where better to get adorned with natural henna in Marrakech

Where better to get adorned with natural henna in Marrakech

Such a beautiful place to hang out for henna! Our terrace has a beautiful new cover and heating , keeping you warm and dry in the winter. We had lots of henna guests today, and Fatima was showing her creative skills….. Fatima is a master of the art of henna, with many years of experience…

Assistance for flood victims

Assistance for flood victims

Henna cafe’s small contribution to a truck full of blankets, shoes, clothes and food which will be on the way to Goulmim tomorrow….Louis delivered the boxes to Kathryn ready to be loaded…….Henna cafe wishes all of the families who suffered loss during this terrible storm our condolences .

Henna production

Henna production

Ladies grinding henna leaf to powder in the old spice market of Marrakech..

Redesign brings a touch of luxury to our new Henna salon

Redesign brings a touch of luxury to our new Henna salon

Welcome to our luxurious new Henna salon, the ultimate Marrakech destination for your Henna experience. Our wonderful team of high class artists with years of experience of bridal henna in Morocco are waiting to adorn you while you sip one of our mint teas , and relax in style.

A huge thank you to Louis and Esther….

A huge thank you to Louis and Esther….

A huge thank you to Louis and Esther…. You have made the most wonderful changes to Henna Cafe Marrakech , and we are so happy that you were able to volunteer with us. This photo was taken during a film shoot for an Indonesian TV company…. just one of the superb initiatives which this dynamic…

New Henna styles book by Nic CArtier

New Henna styles book by Nic CArtier

Master artist in Henna and many other medium Nic Tharpa Cartier has done it again, world leader in innovative henna teaching books, and a creative genius…. At last a guide to hone my henna skills in this most difficult of regional styles… thank you Nic x

We taught 356 students this week…..

We taught 356 students this week…..

We are so happy to see the increase in students again this week .. well done to our education team and thank you to our volunteer teachers too. With 357 pupils taught this week, The students at Henna Cafe Marrakech really have lots to celebrate!! Thank you to each and every one of you who…

Follow the signs to Henna cafe

Follow the signs to Henna cafe

Follow these signs in the Medina to find your way to the Henna cafe Marrakesh charity …..turning beautiful adornment into free education….a win win situation, and the way to give something back to the people of Marrakech. See you soon at henna cafe x

A weekend in Casablanca with Simply Paella

A weekend in Casablanca with Simply Paella

We recently visited a centre for homeless people in Casablanca, where in conjunction with Mohammed Essakhi of www.simply-paella.com we prepared and funded a meal for 800 homeless people. Khalid and Louis travelled to Casablanca to meet Mohammed and the shopping started before sun up, and the day was very busy with preparation and cooking. A…

Become a teacher at Henna cafe’s Education centre
Thank you to our supporters in Marrakech

Thank you to our supporters in Marrakech

We would like to thank The Hajj and his family for their support of Henna cafe. They have provided spices oils and henna for the cafe, and have also kindly assisted us with accommodation for volunteers. We appreciate their kindness and generosity. Their amazing spice shop is an education in itself, with professional advice for…

We taught 307 students this week…

We taught 307 students this week…

this week 307 pupils attended free classes at Henna Cafe

Timetable November 2014
Responsible tourism in Marrakech

Responsible tourism in Marrakech

Our henna tattoos leave a lasting impression. Help us to provide free education by making a positive vacation plan! Beautiful art becomes bright futures at Henna Cafe Marrakech. We are delighted to have given 300 pupils free lessons last week. Your visits to the cafe to eat, drink and be adorned are touching the lives…

Sequins cabaret to benefit Henna Cafe

Sequins cabaret to benefit Henna Cafe

We are hugely grateful to breast cancer survivor and Londoner Yvette Cowles who is set to bring her one woman show Sequins on my Balcony to Marrakech for a one-off charity performance on Friday 16 January 2015 for the benefit of Henna Cafe. A soloist with Johara Dance Company and founder of Dance Yourself Happy classes which combine dance and…

Henna during Eid-el-Fitr

Henna during Eid-el-Fitr

Originating from Yemen, Libya, Sudan, India and, of course, Morocco, the art of Henna spread to Europe in the 19th century and is now seen as a desirable fashion all over the world as well as a tradition. In the Arab-Muslim world it is often used at times of celebration such as holidays, weddings and Eid….

Darija Lessons at Henna cafe
Associaton Assafou

Associaton Assafou

Henna Cafe are proud to support the Association Assafou for rural development. The specific project we are supporting is in Agounsane a village which is in less than an hour from Marrakech but in an isolated position in the mountians behind Tahanout. The Assafou association has built a school and hired a teacher.  The school opened…

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Redesign brings a touch of luxury to our new Henna salon

Redesign brings a touch of luxury to our new Henna salon

Welcome to our luxurious new Henna salon, the ultimate Marrakech destination for your Henna experience. Our wonderful team of high class artists with years of experience of bridal henna in Morocco are waiting to adorn you while you sip one of our mint teas , and relax in style.

Sequins cabaret to benefit Henna Cafe

Sequins cabaret to benefit Henna Cafe

We are hugely grateful to breast cancer survivor and Londoner Yvette Cowles who is set to bring her one woman show Sequins on my Balcony to Marrakech for a one-off charity performance on Friday 16 January 2015 for the benefit of Henna Cafe. A soloist with Johara Dance Company and founder of Dance Yourself Happy classes which combine dance and…

Darija Lessons at Henna cafe

Henna...

Henna production

Henna production

Ladies grinding henna leaf to powder in the old spice market of Marrakech..

Bridal henna

Bridal henna

The henna ceremony the bride to Tangier In Morocco, the wedding traditions differ from one region to another, and each region or city customs that are specific to it. In Tangier , on the morning of henna , the bride goes to the hammam with her ​​friends and family to wash and be beautiful ….

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Henna Cafe Marrakech is proudly sponsored by marrakech-riad.co.uk and berbersilver.com