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...


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 ...

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...