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...

Thank you Amalou.

Thank you Amalou.

Henna cafe were recently visited by the very lovely Ellie from Amalou collection. Ellie gave us a donation to refurbish our classrooms, we were able to decorate, buy furniture and supplies.. A huge thank you to Ellie for her generosity. Such a huge help to our work…. but it does not end there.. Ellie is…

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…

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…

Still at the top of our game after all these years…..

Still at the top of our game after all these years…..

We are delighted to be number 1 at Tripadvisor! To shoot to the top at the start of a business is truly exhilarating, to remain at the top for years is truly wonderful. To all of the fabulous staff and volunteers and also to the so very important visitors who support this cultural association THANK…

Great results from our event at Riad Star.

Great results from our event at Riad Star.

We are very grateful to the wonderfully talented Yvette Cowles, who gave a dazzling performance to raise funds for Henna cafe. The evening raised an amazing £480. We will use this fund to develop further educational programs. Thanks a million to all who attended and to Riad Star for hosting.

A wonderful review of a trip to Henna cafe

A wonderful review of a trip to Henna cafe

if you want to be sure of a guaranteed price, and know where your money is going then I suggest taking the short walk from the Jemaa to the Henna Café. Henna Café is a social enterprise, where all profit from the café on the roof (which serves food just as beautiful as the patterns…

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…….

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 .

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

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…

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…

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!)            …

Things to do...

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