All Contributions from Numbi Arts

Somali-originated and African-centred with a completely globally inclusive outlook and programme. Numbi Somali archive & local Collab Space. http://numbi.org/heritage-archive-projects/

Ali's Cafe

Jack the Ripper Museum, 12 Cable Street | Numbi Arts

One of the last surviving Somali Cafes in Cable Street. During our research we uncovered a series of Artist, Photographers and Histori...


Map showing the Rio club on Grace's Alley and Ensign Street, before demolition

Shapla Primary School | Numbi Arts

Rio Cafè/Club a forgotten landmark Building, that shared Graces Alley with Wilton's Music Hall, what used to be a Somali Cafe. Rio Cafe w...

Ali's Cafe

Jack the Ripper Museum, 12 Cable Street | Numbi Arts

One of the last surviving Somali Cafe's in Cable Street. During our research we uncovered a series of Artist, Photographers and Histories...

The Rio Cafe (on the right)

Shapla Primary School | Numbi Arts

Rio means river in Castilian Spanish; in Somali Rio (spelt Riyo) means dream. The artifacts that we are looking at include photographs ...