Tuesday, July 26, 2011

D’Gaf community hub launched

D’Gaf a new urban arts and dining venue to revive the concept of the ‘Public House’ has opened in the heart of London’s 2012 Olympic district of Stratford.

The ‘Public House’ has through the ages acted as a vital outlet for creative expression and exchange of ideas, leading to some of the world’s great cultural and intellectual renaissance.

Founder and proprietor Raja-Saddiq: Khan said: “D’Gaf aspires to continue the tradition of the ‘public house’ in the multicultural heart of London a contemporary venue which will include a Restaurant, Eastern inspired VIP Ghakhar room, Shisha Terrace, Performance Stage and Private Members Area. Our aim is to provide a platform for alternative artistic expression; from Underground Hip Hop to Open House Discussions and Comedy Shows.”

Hip Hop artist, Lowkey, the UK’s most innovative beat box and flute performer, Nathan Lee, one of Britain's leading stage magicians, Michael Vincent and celebrated comedian, Romesh Ranganathan all attended the opening.

In the coming months D’Gaf will provide some of London’s most cutting edge performances; ranging from underground Hip Hop and slam poetry to open house discussions and comedy shows.

D’Gaf’s unique combination of London’s rich, diverse and international heritage will cement the venue as a focal point of Stratford as the borough becomes a focal point for the capital’s Olympic dream.

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