ONE: A medley of fine music - and all in the very best of causes

DONATIONS will be most welcome at a free concert in aid of the charity Action for Children.

Described as a 'musical medley' there will be something for all, with a varied programme including some classical, some jazz, some Gilbert and Sullivan and an arrangement of folk music from around the world. The musicians include a wind quintet, a solo soprano plus bass voices and piano.

What: Musical Medley Charity Concert

Where: Ruislip Methodist Church, Ickenham Road, Ruislip

When: Saturday June 20 at 7.30pm

Cost: Tickets in advance but donations welcome

See: 01895 471952

TWO: Cancer research concert

A POPULAR music event is being held again this year to raise funds for Cancer Research UK in memory of a woman who died of the disease.

Live Wire 4 will this year be held at St Mary's Church Hall, in High Street, Harefield, on Saturday.

The event is now in its fourth year and is being held in memory of Pam Webber, who lived in Clyfford Road, Ruislip Gardens.

The event will feature local music talent Pete And Two Veg and headlining will be Any Buddy Out There.

What: Live Wire 4 concert

Where: St Mary's Church Hall, High Street, Harefield

When: Saturday,June 20, 6.30pm-11.30pm

Cost: £5


THREE: At the carwash

THERE will be bubbles on the forecourt as hard working volunteers offer to leave your car spick and span, all for a good cause.

Roy Hill and his band of scouts and junior church members will be hard at work to raise money in aid of the CLICK Rukiga charity in Uganda.

Bring along your car and be part of the fun, even better, bring a sponge and a helping hand.

Refreshments will be available while you wait for your car to be cleaned.

What: Charity Car Wash

Where: United Reformed Church forecourt, Swakeley's Road, Ickenham,

When: Saturday, June 20, 10am-2pm

Cost: £5 per car

See: Turn up on the day

FOUR: I went to a garden party

YOU can win super prizes and enjoy a grand day out at a glorious setting at the Abbeyfield Ickenham annual garden party.

As well as visiting the house and strolling around the gardens, visitors can enjoy a cream tea, search for bargains on the bring and buy stall, or even win on the raffle.

Abbeyfield Ickenham is a large family house, which has been thoughtfully converted to provide sheltered accommodation for older people.

What: Annual garden party

Where: Abbeyfield Ickenham, Court Road, Ickenham

When: Tuesday, June 23, 2-4.30pm

Cost: £2 entry to include refreshments

See: Turn up on the day

FIVE: Let 20 years' experience of playing jazz and swing carry you away to a bygone era

JAZZ and swing hits will be performed by a dance orchestra who have been together for more than 20 years and are visiting Hillingdon for the first time.

Michael Law's Piccadilly Dance Orchestra, now in their 21st year, chase the blues away with a cocktail of uplifting songs and stories from the last great depression.

Join The PDO, performing at The Beck, for an unashamed wallow in pure nostalgia for the lost, magical world of Broadway and Hollywood music from between the wars.

Stylish, sophisticated, and smooth, the 10 piece orchestra with a superb lady crooner recreate with skill and enjoyment the glamour of a golden age of popular music.

What? Piccadilly Dance Orchestra

Where? Beck Theatre, Grange Road, Hayes

When? Sunday, June 21 at 5pm

Cost? £16.50; concs -£1