A guide to what’s on today.
PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. Fever present Nicky Blackmarket. Drum n bass. Admission £3 before 8pm, £5 after. Over 18s ROAR. (023) 9221 0437.
SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 11pm. Wolf Cub Club Goes Large. Admission free. (023) 9286 3911.
BORDON: Phoenix Theatre and Arts Centre, Station Road. 8pm. Pappy’s Last Show Ever! Pappy’s return with a brand new show full of sketches, songs and silliness! Admission £12, concs. (01420) 472664, phoenixarts.co.uk.
HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 8pm. Improv. With Instant Soop. A must for any fan of ‘Whose Line Is It Anyway?’ Admission £8, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 1.30pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Ballroom and sequence with music provided by Brenda &W Sounds. Admission: £2.50. (023) 9242 5331.
BOSHAM: Hamblin Hall, Bosham House, Main Road. 7pm-9pm. Reiki Sharing Circle. All welcome. (01243) 373746.
EMSWORTH: Emsworth Methodist and Pastoral Centre, High Street. 12.30pm-2.30pm. Emsworth Arts and Crafts Market. Browse the many arts and crafts made by local people. Unique Christmas gifts for friends and family. 07812 938 719.
GOSPORT: Search, 50, Clarence Road. 5.30pm-8.30pm (doors close 7.30pm). Search by Torchlight. Family event, but not for the faint-hearted! Strange goings-on in the museum at night! Bring a torch and go on a trail around our old building. Admission £1 per person on door. Just drop in, but allow up to an hour. (023) 9250 1957 and children must be accompanied by an adult.
COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Belinda. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.
PORTCHESTER: Portchester Library, West Street. 9.30am-5pm. Flynns’ Art Exhibition. Featuring recent works by Maureen and Terry Flynn. 0845 6035631, flynnspaintings.com.
PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Portraits and Landscapes: Rediscovering Richard Ubsdell ... marking the bicentenary of this local artist. No Place Like Pompey ... looking at some of the things that make Portsmouth special. Football in the City: a space in the heart of Portsmouth ... devoted to the beautiful game. A Study in Sherlock ... uncovering the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Hope Springs (12A) pictured below. 7pm. Directed by David Frankel. Starring: Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones and Steve Carrell. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.
EMSWORTH: The Railway Inn, 95, North Street. Malfunction. (01243) 372351.
FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Jamie Smith’s Mabon. With a blend of world music, Celtic roots and rabble-rousing folk. Admission £12.50, concs. (01329) 223100.
FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Cream of Clapton. Admission £16.50, concs. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.
FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Robi Lee Disco.
GOSPORT: RNA Club, Fareham Road. 8pm-midnight. Soul and Motown Charity Night. Admission £3 on door. All money going to charity (Vitalise and The Daring Club).
HAVANT: The Wheelwright Arms, 27, Emsworth Road. 9pm. The Trevor John Band. (023) 9248 3365.
LAVANT: Memorial Hall. 8pm. Chichester Country Music Club Concert. Featuring Travis Logan. Admission: £5. (01243) 527966, 787008, or (01489) 896323.
SOUTHSEA: Auckland Arms, Netley Road. 9pm. Helen Love. (023) 9275 2488.
PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm. Filthy Pig presents – Feed The Pigs. Remedy Sounds. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 7pm doors. Lost Prophets. Support from We Are The Ocean and Pure Love. Admission £22.50 in advance. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: Harvest Home, 106, Copnor Road. Double Barrell.
PORTSMOUTH: Kitsch N D’Or Restaurant, 37, Eldon Street. 7.30pm-10.30pm. Sweet ’n’ Hot. Jazz duo (vocal and piano). (023) 9286 1519.
PORTSMOUTH: Old House At Home, Locksway Road, Milton. Jinder, 8pm; PR Dewhurst, 9pm; Daisy Train, 10pm.
PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Spike’s Legendary Classic Vinyl Rock Roadshow. rmatavern.co.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: The Stag, New Road. 8.30pm. Belle and the Beaus.
ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. The Cheese Doctors.
SOUTHAMPTON: The Brook, 466, Portswood Road. 8pm doors. Sad Cafe. Admission: £16 advance, £18 door. (023) 8055 5366.
SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 8pm. Pompey Rumble 3 Pre-Party. With The Sin Kings; Go Go Cult; DJs Spikey Mark and Dolly. Admission £3. (023) 9286 3911.
SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 9pm. Hazzard County. Southern rock band. Plus support. (023) 9282 1658.
SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Race Car Hearts. Plus special guests: Zenthetix; and The Planes. Admission £6. (023) 9286 3911.
ALTON: Alton Abbey, Abbey Road (GU34 4AP). 7pm. Rare Riotous and Random Entertainment by the Community and Friends. With Abbey Footlights. Includes soup, rolls and wine. Admission: £15. (01420) 562126, altonabbey.org.uk.
GOSPORT: Thorngate Theatre, Bury Road. 7.30pm. Little Shop of Horrors. A musical with book and lyrics by Howard Ashman, music by Alan Menken. Presented by Gosport Musical Theatre. (023) 9251 0012.
GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 8pm. Duet for One. Starring William Gaunt and Haydn Gwynne. Admission: £15-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.
HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. 7.30pm. Twelfth Night. Presented by The Southsea Shakespeare Actors. Admission £9, concs. (023) 9246 6363.
PETERSFIELD: Festival Hall, Heath Road. 7.30pm. Count Dracula. The classic Bram Stoker story staged by the Lion and Unicorn Players. Admission £10, concs, available from One Tree Books or on door. (01730) 261199, lionandunicornplayers.co.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, Curzon Howe Road, Portsea. 8pm. Oh! What A Lovely War. An entertaining and exuberant ride through the ironies and tragedies of the First World War. Admission £9.50, concs. (023) 9273 7370, groundlings.co.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: Tiger Tiger Portsmouth, Gunwharf Quays. 10pm. X Factor Friday. If your favourite X Factor finalist was voted off the show last Sunday, see them perform live tonight. Admission £5 before 11pm. (023) 9288 2244.
SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap. On its first ever UK tour. Admission: £15-£29.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.
SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. West End Showstoppers. Discover why London’s West End is the heartbeat of musical theatre. Admission £10-£14, concs. (023) 9282 8282.
WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 7.30pm. The Merry Widow. Presented by Winchester Operatic Society. Admission: £14.50. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.
WALKS & TALKS
SOUTHSEA: meet Pyramids Centre, Clarence Esplanade. 10.30am. Seafront Walk. Walk along the promenade. Suitable for all. New walkers to arrive early to register please. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. (023) 9268 8390.