A POPULAR Stroud pub will host two nights of Arabian inspired feasts complete with fantastic entertainment next weekend, with all proceeds going to a refugee centre in Lesbos.

The Crown and Sceptre, in Horns Road will host the events next Friday and Saturday, and attendees can expect a spring vegetarian feast with a Syrian flavour, whilst supping on botanical cocktails, before being entertained by the extraordinary Haziz Egyptian dance troupe.

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Previous feasts featuring dishes such as this Moroccan spread have been very popular

Doors open at 7pm, and diners will be welcomed with a pomegranate orange blossom Bellini, before sitting down to a four course meal prepared by The Natural Cookery School founder Erin Baker, former head chef at Woodruffs, Britain's first totally organic cafe.

Erin, says that her deeply rooted love for bringing ingredients and cooking together, to create memories, makes her a chef at heart and her previous themed evenings are always widely attended and appreciated.

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The Natural Cookery School founder Erin Baker, will be cooking up a feast for the lucky guests

All profits from the two evenings, will go to the Humans 4 Humanity refugee centre on Lesvos.

Humans 4 Humanity is a grassroots non-profit and collective of volunteers who are committed to relieving the suffering of the vulnerable refugees.

The organisation's refugee centre in the Greek island of Lesvos helps those who have fled war-torn countries by providing maximal emergency humanitarian relief aid, food and shelter.

Their volunteers are among the emergency first responders who pull in the rubber rafts just arriving to Greece from Turkey and provide dry clothes, water, snacks, other essentials and basic first aid.

Arabian Nights Spring Banquet

20 and 21 April 2018

Doors 7pm Dinner 7:30

Four courses and welcome drink

British veg Syrian flavour feast • Botanical cocktail bar

Entertainment from Haziz Egyptian Dance Troupe

Tickets £35 from the Crown and Sceptre or by calling Erin on 07809 245657.

Vegan or gluten free diets can be accommodated, please request when booking.

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