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What’s on for Saturday December 22, and Sunday December 23, 2012

A guide to what’s on in the area today and tomorrow.

TODAY

CLUBBING

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. Hard Fast and Dirty. DJs Lucy Fir and Ben Stephens. Hard core. Admission £8 in advance, £10 on door. Over 18s ROAR. (023) 9221 0437.

CONCERTS

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. 7.30pm. Haslemere’s Christmas Cracker. Carol concert for massed choir and audience. Admission £8.50-£10, concs. (01428) 642161 for further details.

EVENTS

FAREHAM: West Street pedestrianised precinct. 9am-2pm. Farmers’ Market. Sample before you buy from the people who actually produce, and taste the difference in quality whilst supporting your local farming and rural community. Fareham Methodist Church will be performing a Nativity Play from 10am-11am, followed by music from the Sensational Debbie C from midday to 2pm.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 1pm-4.15pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by June Cousins and Michael Taylor from Wallington and Bob Read. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-4pm. Dazzle Exhibition. Featuring a spectacular display of art deco beaded dresses from the roaring twenties. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Round Tower, Broad Street. 10am-2pm. ART. Work by Portsmouth artist Michael Jones.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. 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.

FILMS

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. Mindreader 7.30pm. The life story of a stage mind reader and the experiences that shaped his act. A short film produced with support from HIADS video production team. Admission free. (023) 9246 6363.

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. The Muppet Christmas Carol (U); 5pm. USA, 1992. Directed by Brian Henson. Featuring Frank Oz, Dave Goelz and Steve Whitmire (all puppeteer/voice). Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 8pm. The Jackie Generation. Taking you down memory lane in their 70s time machine with some of the biggest classic hits including Queen, The Carpenters, ELO, 10cc and more. Admission £10, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7pm. Dirty Sky Jones presents: A Very Dirty Christmas Party. Acoustic. Admission £5.95. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Harvest Home, 106, Copnor Road. Joe Butt.

PORTSMOUTH: Old Canal, Shirley Avenue, Milton. 8.30pm. Tony Laine.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. The Sensational Jonny Deps. rmatavern.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Froddington, Fratton Road. Kenny Mayes.

ROGATE: Village Hall, North Street. 7pm doors for 8pm. Logic. Presented by Oakgate CMC. (01730) 892498.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. The Dolphins.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Brook, 466, Portswood Road. 8pm doors. The Bjorn Again Girls (ABBA). Admission: £12 advance, £14 door. (023) 8055 5366.

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. Freestyle Funk Collective Christmas Extravaganza. Thefull eight-piece band. (023) 9229 5195.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 9pm. Vendetta. All-girl band. (023) 9282 1658.

SOUTHSEA: The Rifle Club, Goldsmith Avenue. 7.30pm doors. The Silver Beatles, plus Paul Weller Tribute. Plus DJ Rob Moore. Admission £6. (023) 9235 5245, therifleclub.com.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms and The Edge, Albert Road. 8pm. Let’s Rock Again. With Hipbone Slim and The Kneetremblers, The Curstsons, The Racketeers, and more. Admission £10. (023) 9286 3911.

WICKHAM: The Kings Head, The Square. 9pm. Rehab. (01329) 832123.

STAGE

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 11.30am, 2.30pm. Pinocchio. A family show presented by the Image Musical Theatre. Admission £7, concs. (01329) 223100.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 2.30pm, 6.30pm. Cinderella. Pantomime starring Anne Charleston. Admission £11-£17, concs. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 10.30am, 2.30pm, 7pm. Aladdin. Traditional family panto. Admission: £15.50-£24, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, Curzon Howe Road, Portsea. 2pm, 7pm. Christmas New Musical: Nutcracker. Directed by Richard Stride. Music and lyrics by Heather Uden. Admission £20, concs. (023) 9273 7370. groundlings.co.uk..

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 1.30pm, 7.15pm. Jack and the Beanstalk. Traditional family pantomime starring Julian Clary, Lee Mead and Nigel Havers. Admission: £14-£35. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 11am, 3pm, 7pm. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Pantomime starring Lisa Riley, Marcus Patrick and Aiden J Harvey. Admission £8-£21.50, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 11am, 2.30pm, 7pm. Aladdin. Traditional pantomime. Admission: £11.50-£21, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

TOMORROW

CHURCH SERVICES

COSHAM: St Philip’s Church, Hawthorne Crescent, Highbury. 4pm. Service of Lessons and Carols. With the choirs of St Peter and St Paul and St Philip.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: St Thomas’ Cathedral, High Street. 6pm. Carol Service (2).

PETERSFIELD: St Peter’s Church, The Square. 6pm. Nine Lessons and Carols.

PORTSMOUTH: St Mary’s Church, Fratton Road. 3pm. Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols. A traditional telling of the Christmas story through readings and carols sung by the congregation and choir.

STUBBINGTON: St Edmund’s Church, Lychgate Green. 4pm. Nine Lessons and Carols.

COSHAM: Arthur Dann Court, Medina Road. 6.30pm. Mass.

COMEDY

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 8pm. Instant Soop! Improv comedy. Admission £10.12. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 1pm-4.15pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by June Cousins and Michael Taylor from Wallington and Bob Read. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Round Tower, Broad Street. 10am-2pm. ART. Work by Portsmouth artist Michael Jones.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. 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.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: Gun Room, RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8pm-11pm. Tongues and Grooves. Featuring Les Kazoos d’Amour, there is also a chance to enter the limerick competition; plus open mic and raffle. 07775 244 573, tongues-and-grooves.org.uk, rmatavern.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Christmas Party Nite. With DJ Mark Winter and Four and A Half Men (covers band). rmatavern.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Stag, New Road, St Mary’s Road. 3.30pm-7.30pm. Two Rivals. 50s/60s music.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Eden in Vain. Plus special guests: Seasons In Wreckage; Failure To Follow; Walt Jnr; and The Obsolete. Admission £3. (023) 9286 3911.

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. Mojo Dollar. (023) 9229 5195.

SOUTHSEA: Marmion Tavern, Marmion Road. 5pm-8pm. Marcus T.

SOUTHSEA: Sirloin of Beef, 152, Highlands Road. 1pm-3.30pm. Helen McD and the Hot Club MacDiva Trio. Enjoy some cool jazz and blues tunes plus some Christmas spirit, with guitar, bass and the versatile vocals of Helen MacD.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 2pm. Two Magoos. Rock duo. (023) 9282 1658.

SOUTHSEA: The Rifle Club, Goldsmith Avenue. 4pm-9pm. Afternoon Event. DJ Dave Shirley with songs from the 60s and 70s. (023) 9235 5245, therifleclub.com.

STAGE

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 2.30pm, 6.30pm. Cinderella. Pantomime starring Anne Charleston. Admission £11-£17, concs. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 1.30pm, 5.30pm. Aladdin. Traditional family panto. Admission: £15.50-£24, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, Curzon Howe Road, Portsea. 2pm, 6pm. Christmas New Musical: Nutcracker. Directed by Richard Stride. Music and lyrics by Heather Uden. Admission £20, concs. (023) 9273 7370. groundlings.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 1.30pm, 5.30pm. Jack and the Beanstalk. Traditional family pantomime starring Julian Clary, Lee Mead and Nigel Havers. Admission: £14-£35. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. Midday, 4pm. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Pantomime starring Lisa Riley, Marcus Patrick and Aiden J Harvey. Admission £8-£21.50, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 11am, 2.30pm. Aladdin. Traditional pantomime. Admission: £11.50-£21, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

 

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