Southsea restaurant holds Bollywood night for charity

Faz Ahmed outside The Akash in Albert Road, Southsea

Faz Ahmed outside The Akash in Albert Road, Southsea

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AN INDIAN restaurant is inviting people to an evening of entertainment and glamour to raise money for a good cause.

The event at the Akash Restaurant in Southsea will be raising money for the charity Pompey in the Community, an independent charitable trust affiliated to Portsmouth Football Club.

Diners will be able to enjoy saxophone music performance by Ian Thomas followed by big-screen glitz and sparkle thanks to Bollywood dancers from the University of Portsmouth.

After dinner there will be music from Bongo Drummers and a raffle and auction with prizes to be won thanks to the generosity of businesses and Portsmouth Football Club.

Faz Ahmed, owner of the Albert Road restaurant, said: ‘My family has been running this restaurant since the late seventies and we know how important the football team is to the city.

‘Last year we become a sponsor of the Portsmouth football team so we are really excited to be hosting this charity evening for Pompey in the Community.

‘We hope as many people possible will join us for a wonderful evening.’

The evening starts at 7pm on Tuesday, February 9,

Tickets are £15 and can be bought at The Akash or online with a booking fee of £2.02 at eventbrite.co.uk. The price includes a set menu and entertainment.

For more information search ‘The Akash Restaurant’ on Facebook.

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