People of Peckham, a new hi-fi rum shack, music bar and restaurant is heading your way courtesy of Nathanael T Williams of Colour Factory and Bradley Zero of Rhythm Section. Jumbi, which looks to be taking over the Mike’s site in Copeland Park, will be a celebration of the flavours and sounds of the African-Caribbean diaspora, and is named after the mischievous yet protecting spirit in Caribbean folklore. As Bradley Zero posted on Instagram, Jumbi is an “ancestral apparition said to have survived the journey from Africa to the new world. Thought to be derived from the Congolese word Nfumbi, Jumbi translates as Zombie in Haitian Creole and Duppy in Jamaica/Barbados.Known to drink rum and easily distracted….”
That’s all the info we have on the place so far but it sounds like it’s going to be a lot of fun. Watch this space for more….
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133 Copeland Rd, Peckham, London SE15 3SN