Sir Elton John and Russell Brand put on special performances in London on Thursday (19June14) to raise money for Palestinian refugees.

The Rocket Man star took to the stage at London hotspot Cafe de Paris to perform his hits at The Hoping Foundation's Starry Starry Night benefit, which raises funds for young Palestinian children, who fled the region to escape the political unrest.

Brand provided some light-hearted entertainment with a short stand-up routine.

The two stars, who have both supported the foundation in previous years, were watched by guests including former Oasis rocker Noel Gallagher.