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...

Classes during Ramadan

Classes during Ramadan

We will continue to offer classes during Ramadan. This is a very special festival for Muslims, and many of our teachers and pupils travel to visit family in other regions. We continue to offer classes during Ramadan, and we are happy to have educated 311 pupils this week.   We would like to wish a…

Awards for our pupils

Awards for our pupils

On the 26 th April, we held an award ceremony for students of Henna Cafe Marrakech. Certificates of achievement were given to over 100 pupils, and we celebrated their successes with music and dance after the ceremony. Huge thanks to our education team and also to Hassan, for use of the terrace of his home…

Numbers just keep growing…..  757 pupils this week!

Numbers just keep growing….. 757 pupils this week!

Thanks to the ongoing support of our wonderful visitors we are delighted to report a rise in the number of people attending classes at Henna Cafe this week.

Art and culture...

Singapore event is a big hit…Thank you Kadambari Jewels!

Singapore event is a big hit…Thank you Kadambari Jewels!

One of the Trustees of Henna cafe travelled to Singapore to attend a charity event held by Rashantha Devanesan of Kadambari Jewels. At this beautiful event Rashantha offered an astounding array of her one off jewel designs to raise funds to purchase a tuktuk to assist those with mobility issues in Marrakech. Following the great…

Famous festival artist helps Henna cafe with A Khamsa exhibition

Famous festival artist helps Henna cafe with A Khamsa exhibition

Henna cafe are delighted to announce an exhibition of Khamsa art by Famous festival decor artist Tree Gilroy. Tree is well known for her vibrant neon decor, and her energy and style are well known in the Uk and worldwide festival scene. A selection of specially painted pieces will go on display at Henna cafe…

Working with Lmanar Association to help those in need.

Working with Lmanar Association to help those in need.

One of the Henna cafe team had a busy shopping trip …lots of trolleys were filled by Mohamed with food to gift to those in need during Ramadan. Henna Cafe Marrakech are delighted to support LMANAR ASSOCIATION with their great work in the city. Thanks to Mohamed for his help in arranging and facilitation of…

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...

Classes during Ramadan

Classes during Ramadan

We will continue to offer classes during Ramadan. This is a very special festival for Muslims, and many of our teachers and pupils travel to visit family in other regions. We continue to offer classes during Ramadan, and we are happy to have educated 311 pupils this week.   We would like to wish a…

Awards for our pupils

Awards for our pupils

On the 26 th April, we held an award ceremony for students of Henna Cafe Marrakech. Certificates of achievement were given to over 100 pupils, and we celebrated their successes with music and dance after the ceremony. Huge thanks to our education team and also to Hassan, for use of the terrace of his home…

Numbers just keep growing…..  757 pupils this week!

Numbers just keep growing….. 757 pupils this week!

Thanks to the ongoing support of our wonderful visitors we are delighted to report a rise in the number of people attending classes at Henna Cafe this week.

Another bumper week for Education 737 pupils

Another bumper week for Education 737 pupils

The kids club crew were drawing snails this week. The Darija word for snail is Harazon, and these beautiful pics are en route for an art exhibition. Thank you to Nour Dine for leading the kids club. And thank you to the kids for all of these fab pictures.  

826 Students attended our free classes this week.

826 Students attended our free classes this week.

The classes at Henna cafe Marrakech just keep growing! We are so proud of our Education team. This week their dedication and hard work has brought another increase in our education numbers. We are only able to do this beacuse you , our wonderful guests choose to visit to eat and be hennaed. Thank you all…

Education is soaring at Henna Cafe Marrakech.

Education is soaring at Henna Cafe Marrakech.

What a great week for our education team. We have expanded our classroom area, and have been able to offer more spaces to students this week. We gave free lessons to 635 pupils this week! A huge thank you to the team for making such good progress.  

This week 489 pupils attended classes at Henna cafe

This week 489 pupils attended classes at Henna cafe

We are so happy to see our education attendance soaring. We are arranging extra teaching areas to enable us to continue to fit everyone into our lesson timetable. We are proud of our team of teachers who make this all possible in Marrakech. A huge thank you to all of you.  

New timetable
Lessons in creativity for younger pupils this week

Lessons in creativity for younger pupils this week

Every Sunday sees our Kids club gather to enjoy creative learning at our outdoor classroom…Art, Craft, Drama, Singing, Drumming and yoga have been on the timetable over the past few weeks, and the children love their club.. Henna Cafe Marrakech would like to thank their friends at Hassan’s centre for hosting our Kids club sessions.

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…

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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…

Darija Lessons at Henna cafe
Henna Cafe Video
Sunday Club for kids  in Bab Doukalla

Sunday Club for kids in Bab Doukalla

Henna Cafe Sunday clubs for kids .   the Children attending are enjoying lots of fab creative activities.               The cafe provided Abdellah with a new set of strings for his guitar, so the music was especially good (six strings instead of four!)            …

Amber and the Sunday kids club.

Amber and the Sunday kids club.

Since arriving in Marrakech in September Amber has been running a kids club in Bab Doukalla every Sunday. Offering creative classes and lessons to Children from the area around Henna Cafe. Here are a few pics from the past weeks.  

Volunteering @ Henna cafe.

We have been so fortunate to have been supported by some wonderful and dedicated volunteers @ Henna cafe this year. Their help and positivity has helped us to take the project to a new level of excellence and output. A huge thank you to all who have helped.   If you feel that a volunteers…

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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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