LISTEN to a free unplugged evening acoustic session to wind up, or wind down, from your weekend.

The Sunday Cruise event takes place at The Good Ship, in Kilburn High Road, and this week features Dodo Bones, Ryan Williams, Chloe and Joe Allen.

what? Sunday Cruise

where? The Good Ship, Kilburn High Road, Kilburn

when? Sunday, July 25 from 6.30pm

cost? Free


The Hindu Experience

A CULTURAL event to practise, preserve, promote and protect the Hindu way of life comes to Kingsbury this weekend.

The Hindu Experience will be split into seven areas - baal (kids), dharma (values), conferences, earth, talent, taste and health and lifestyle.

It will explore and celebrate how the elements of the religion can be used in our everyday lives, for example, yoga to help improve health.

Nilesh Solanki, project co-ordinator said: "This event is very important to the community and the younger generation, to show what culture is and to embrace the good of India and our heritage, while also nurturing that around us."

what? The Hindu Experience

where? Kingsbury High School

when? Sunday, July 25 until August 1 from 9.30am-6.30pm

cost? Admission £2, free for under-8s


Metroland Media

SHORT films and photographic and text montages produced by teenagers will go on display at a West Harrow gallery.

All the pieces in Metroland Media were produced by the 14 to 18-year-olds who took part in the gallery's digital arts learning programme that started in May.

The project offered hands-on creative arts learning in photography and video, poetry and lyric writing, and music skills.

what? Metroland Media

where? Usurp Art Gallery and Studios, West Harrow

when? Monday (July 26) until August 1, daily from 2pm-8pm

cost? Free

call: The Gallery on 020 8426 6264

Swinging at the Barn

SAMPLE blues, jazz or swing for free in the surroundings of one of Harrow's oldest buildings.

Every Sunday a different guest group showcases an hour of songs at the Tithe Barn at Harrow Museum and Heritage Centre (pictured above) and this week the Swing Street Band will step up to the microphone.

Other performers appearing next month include Hooker and Davies (August 1), Apache John (August 8), Shadowsmix (August 15) and Garden Trio (August 22).

what? Jazz and blues at the Tithe Barn

where? Tithe Barn, Harrow Museum and Heritage Centre, Pinner View

when? Sunday, July 25 at 12.15pm

cost? Free but bands welcome a donation of £1

contact: 020 8861 2626

Try your hand at African drumming at Harrow Arts Centre

FAMILIES can try a variety of creative and sporting activities for free at the Open Weekend at Harrow Arts Centre.

There are demonstrations, talks, workshops and entertainment for all ages, so children can learn circus skills or try their hand at African drumming or Bollywood dance.

Beginners can sample tai chi, origami, children's yoga, painting or photography on Saturday and enjoy performances of dhol drumming and storytelling on the Sunday, among many other events.

It is part of the celebration in the run up to the 2012 London Olympics.

what? Arts Centre Open Day

where? Harrow Arts Centre, Hatch End

when? Saturday, July 24 and Sunday, July 25 from 11am to 4pm

cost? Free although pre-registration is necessary for some activities


call: 020 8416 8989