What’s on for Friday, April 11, 2014

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A guide to what’s on around the area today

CLUBBING

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 10pm-2.30am. It’s A Sin Room 2: Thunderdome. (023) 9286 3911.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 11pm-2.30am. It’s A Sin. With resident DJs Lemon and Spikey Mark. (023) 9286 3911.

COMEDY

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 8pm. Mitch Benn is the 37th Beatle. Comedy musical satirist. Admission £12, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Wedge Comedy Club. Compére Dinga. Followed by It’s A Sin till late. Admission: £8 (£6 NUS). (023) 9286 3911.

DANCING

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 1.30pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Ballroom and sequence with music provided by Brenda &W Sounds. Admission: £3. (023) 9242 5331.

EVENTS

FAREHAM: Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road (PO17 6AN). 10am-5pm. Defend the Fort! Come and explore the tunnels, ramparts and fortifications and discover how to defend the fort. There will be a range of activities for all the family. (023) 9271 0060.

LISS: Triangle Centre, Mill Road. 2.30pm-4.30pm. Scrabble. Join us for an afternoon of words. All levels welcome! Admission £2.50 (inc tea/coffee). (01730) 301000.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Easter Animal Trail. Follow a trail around the museum to discover objects inspired by birds and animals. Suitable for families. Trail sheets cost 50p. Admission free. (023) 9283 4779, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

SELBORNE: Gilbert White’s House and Garden, The Wakes, High Street (GU34 3JH). 10.30am-4.30pm. Wild at White’s Easter Bunny Hunt. Fun for all the family. Enjoy exploring the 30 acres of glorious garden and parkland, bursting with spring blossom and flowers, whilst hunting for our Easter bunnies. (01420) 511275, gilbertwhiteshouse.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: D-Day Museum, Clarence Esplanade. 10am-5pm. Meet Normandy Veterans (11am-3pm). Please check on the day of your visit in they will be in attendance. (023) 9282 6722.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Maureen and Terry Flynn. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Blooming Marvellous: intergenerational community knitted garden. Over 2,500 knitters and crocheters worked with participatory visual artist Pauline Stanley to create the garden. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Tricorn: Controversy in Concrete. No Place Like Pompey. A Study in Sherlock. Admission free. (023) 9283 4779, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Only Lovers Left Alive (15); 7pm. Cyprus, Germany, France, UK, USA 2014. Subtitles. Directed by Jim Jarmusch. Starring: Tom Hiddleston, Tilda Swinton and Mia Wasikowska. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. 8pm. Phoenix Jazz. Featuring: The Esmond Clements Trio. Admission £10, concs. (01420) 472 664.

CLANFIELD: Rising Sun, North Lane (PO8 0RN). 9pm. Eloise Keating.

LAVANT: Memorial Hall. 8pm. Chichester Country Music Club Concert. Featuring Bonnie Diamond and Coe. Admission: £5. (01243) 527966, 787008, or (01489) 896323.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm-11.15pm. Ian Prowse and Amsterdam. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Rated R. Queens of the Stoneage tribute. rmatavern.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. Endless Remedy. Admission £6. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Parade. 7.30pm. Dave Pepper’s 70s Spectacular. (023) 9229 5195.

SOUTHSEA: Kitsch N D’Or Restaurant, 37, Eldon Street. 7.30pm-10.30pm. Sweet ’n’ Hot. Jazz duo (vocal and piano). (023) 9286 1519.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 8.30pm. Voodoo Cats. 50s rock n roll. (023) 9282 1658.

SOUTHSEA: The Loft (above) Kings Pub, Albert Road (PO5 2SE). 7.30pm. Naomi House Charity Gig. Featuring Three 4 A Girl. Includes raffle and a short talk by a guest speaker from Naomi House. Admission £5.

WATERLOOVILLE: The Phoenix Community Centre, Crookhorn Lane. 8.30pm. Beyonce tribute.

STAGE

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.15pm. Gala Dinner Performance of Gosport Gang Show 2014. Musical revue combining the talents of over 100 young members of the Gosport and Fareham Scout and Guide associations. Includes a three-course meal. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

GOSPORT: Thorngate Halls, Bury Road. 6.30pm-10pm. Big Night Out. Hosted by local entertainer Damian Jay. And star cabaret from the international comedy magician Paul Zee. Raising funds for local charity Kids. Admission £6. (023) 9251 0012.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 8pm. Pygmalion. Starring Alistair McGowan as Henry Higgins, with Rula Lenska and Jamie Foreman. Admission £19-£30.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAMBLEDON: Hambledon VillageHall, West Street. 8pm. Bedroom Farce. Play by Alan Ayckbourn, presented by Hambledon Arts Society Drama Group. (023) 9238 7329.

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. 7.30pm. Company. Musical by Stephen Sondheim, presented by CCADS. Admission £12, concs. (023) 9246 6363.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 8pm. Derren Brown: Infamous. His new one-man show. Admission £39-£45, concs. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Immortal Chi: a warrior’s quest for harmony – world tour. Admission £12-£22.50. (023) 9282 8282 for tickets.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. Round and Round the Garden. One of the Norman Conquests by Alan Ayckbourn. Admission: £11, concs. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 8pm. Joe Orton’s Entertaining Mr Sloane. Seduction, blackmail and murder. Admission £17, concs. Pre-show lecture, 6pm, free, but please reserve your place. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.