Numbi Presents: Portrait of Colossus by Samatar Elmi Poetry Pamphlet Launch

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Join us on March 5th @ 7pm (GMT) to celebrate the launch of Samatar Elmi’s searingly forthright debut Portrait of Colossus! Elmi’s poetry pamphlet navigates parenting, masculinity, racism and ambiguities of identity. Joined on the night by poets Ubah Cristina Ali Farah and Ahmed Buurmaax, who’ll be blessing us with Italian and Somali translations of […]

Hiddo Raac: Somali Language Literary Salon

Granby Hall Community Hub 37 St Matthew's Row, London

We kick-off the festival with the first of a series of literary salons discussing key Somali language texts together with a stellar array of poets and authors including Somali-Glaswegian Poet Buurmaax Yare, the brilliantly stunning Londoner Caasha Luul, the inimitable Finish-Somali writer, journalist and translator Hassan Mohamed Alto and many more. Book tickets using the […]

£5

All Flourishing is Mutual – An Evening of Culture – Habeenka Dhaqanka

Rich Mix 35 - 47 Bethnal Green Road, London

Habeenka Dhaqanka is an evening celebrating culture with live music, film, dance, spoken word and good company including the legendary Dur-Dur Band, Anab Uud Dance Troupe, resident Numbi Arts poets Sai Murray, Sam Elmi and Elmi Ali. Plus a special appearance from British Somali boxing sensation Ramla Ali, Mohammed Yusef and Abdisalam Hereri. Book tickets […]

£13

Rooted In Faith

Rooted 25 Cafe 116B Bow Road, London

This workshop is an exclusive women’s event designed for people of any cultural background. Inside the beautiful and intimate Root 25 Cafe, we will host discussions around faith and the meaning of justice and allyship considering the plight of Uyghur peoples and centering the many other oppressed communities across the world fighting for justice. We […]