Diwali is the festival of lights. This is an auspicious festival that signify the triumph of the good over the evil. People use to celebrate this festival with lights, music and firecrackers.
In order to celebrate this festival, South Gloucestershire Asian Project is organising a Diwali Dinner and Dance Party on Saturday, the 26th of October 2013 at one of the finest restaurants in the Bristol City Centre. This is a ticketed event which provides a 3-Course authentic Indian meal along with DJ churning the top Bollywood hits. Car parking facilities are available at Queen Charlotte Street, Bristol BS1 4ES and Rupert Street, Bristol BS1 2PY. The programme starts at 6.15 pm in the evening and goes until midnight with Dinner, Games, Dance and DJ.
The starter options of the Dinner includes Paneer Tikka, Aloo Tikki, Onion Bhaji, Chicken Tikka or Seekh Kebab while the main course options include Rice, Naan, Pulao or Tandoori Roti with Dal Makhni, Paneer Karahi, Mix Vegetable, Butter Chicken or Hyderabadi Lamb. Gulab Jamun and Gajar Halwa shall be served as Desserts.
This event is subsidized by the South Glos Asian Project, but the discounted tickets cost £17 for anyone above 10 years and £10 for children between 5 to 10 and free for kids under 5's. For tickets, please email to
clearly stating your name, contact number and how many adult and children's ticket you require. The details of the programme and the venue shall be given to participants via email. There are only limited tickets available and the tickets are going off quickly now. So please book your tickets as soon as possible. Let us enjoy together.
Page created on 26th September 2013.
The South Gloucestershire Asian Project (SGAP) successfully held its 2013 Annual Show at Filton Community Centre, Bristol on Saturday, the 26th January 2013. This marked the 14th anniversary of SGAP.
The SGAP Annual Show was really a Fun-Food Gala that included top notch entertainment by talented artists displaying wide variety of music and dance pursuits ranging from Bollywood to classical art forms as well as delicious dinner by Myristica (South-West England's finest Indian restaurant).
Many dignitaries in the socio-cultural spheres attended this year's Annual Show. Honourable Robert Bernays OBE (Her Majesty the Queens's Vice Lord Lieutenant), Cllr Janet Biggins (the Chair of South Gloucestershire Council) and Cllr Tom Aditya (the Vice Chairman of Avon & Somerset Police IAG [SG]) addressed the gathering.
The preparations for the Annual Show were made marvellously well under the guidance of the organising committee led by Mr Sachin Singhal (Chair), Mr Abhijit Davande (Secretary) and Dr Vasumathi Prasad (Programme Co-ordinator). All the tickets for this year's Annual Show were fully booked.
The programme schedule of the Show was as follows:. 1800 - Opening ceremony
· 1825 - South Asian cultural programmes
· 1840 - Dinner Starters
· 1915 – Variety Show
· 2015 - Dinner & Music
· 2100 – DJ & Dance until late
The event was elegantly covered by the local media. The news link is available at http://www.bradleystokejournal.co.uk/2013/01/30/asian-cultural-group-celebrates-dinner-dance-show/
During the recent 2011 local elections, SGAP member Tom Aditya was elected Councillor of a Local Authority (Bradley Stoke Town Council) in S Gloucestershire.
Councillor Tom Aditya is a Social campaigner and Management Consultant living near Bristol in South West England. He is a man of ideals, who strives to spread goodwill and harmony among all sections of the society with positive attitude and universal values.