An Indian wedding celebration at the Rock Institute? No, but seemingly not far off with the pop-up "Best Exotic Curry Night" restaurant experience, courtesy of CEYS in mid-March.

In the space of a few hours trustees and friends of CEYS transformed the building into a cross between a curry house and a festival, with over 70 guests - many dressed as brightly as the fairy lights, marigolds and colourful fabrics about them, sitting down to a lively meal of epic proportion.

Authentic Aisan dishes were lovingly prepared by the same trustees and friends at their own homes; extra hobs were imported for the night and a mountain of coins was offered up to the electricity meter to keep it all on song. Sing it did. Chicken Passanda, Nepalese Lamb and Aubergine Bhaji curries were voraciously well received along with the mango and berry desserts which followed. Sharp's, Wadebridge Wines and the former No.1 Rock Road restaurant were very generous with their drinks support - as were local friends and businesses with their prizes - and many stayed long into the night as testament to the event's success.

In all, an astonishing £2043.20 profit was achieved for CEYS on the night.  Huge thanks to everyone who helped and attended.

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