A guide to what’s on in Portsmouth, Fareham, Gosport, Havant, Waterlooville and the rest of south east Hampshire.
EMSWORTH, St Thomas’ Church, 24, New Brighton Road. 9.30am. Procession of Witness.
HAVANT, St Joseph’s Church, West Street. Good Friday Services. Procession of Witness, 11am; The Passion of Christ, 3pm
OLD PORTSMOUTH, St Thomas’ Cathedral, High Street. Good Friday Services. Journey through Holy Week (informal service for children), 10am; At the Foot of the Cross, readings, prayers and music, midday; Good Friday Liturgy with the Cathedral Choir, 2pm; John Stainer’s The Crucifixion, 6pm
PORTSMOUTH, St Mary’s Church, Fratton Road. Good Friday Services. Service led by young people, midday; Reflections on the Cross, 1pm; The Liturgy of the Cross, 2pm
PORTSMOUTH, St Faith’s Church, Crasswell Street, Landport. Good Friday Service. The Liturgy of the Cross, 2pm
PORTSMOUTH, St Wilfrid’s Church, George Street. Good Friday Service. The Liturgy of the Cross, 2pm
STUBBINGTON, Stubbington Green. 11am. Churches Together Open Air Service.
SOUTHSEA, Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 11pm-late. It’s A Sin. With residents DJ Lemon and Spikey Mark. (023) 9286 3911.
SOUTHSEA, Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 10pm. Thunderdome. (023) 9286 3911.
SOUTHSEA, Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Wedge Comedy Club. Featuring Roger Monkhouse, Holly Walsh and Rob Beckett. Compére Dinga. Followed by It’s A Sin till late. Admission £8 (£6 NUS). (023) 9286 3911.
LEE-ON-THE-SOLENT, St Faith’s Church, Victoria Square. 7pm. The Saviour. By W S Lloyd Webber. Meditation on the death of Christ. Free admission, retiring collection
BURSLEDON, Manor Farm Country Park, Pylands Lane (SO31 1BH). 10am-5pm. Holiday Activities at Manor Farm. A wide variety of fun activities for all the family over the Easter holidays. (01489) 787055, hants.gov.uk/manorfarm.
CHICHESTER, Weald & Downland Open Air Museum. 10.30am - 6pm. Enjoy Easter! Demostrations of Easter preparations in the working Tudor kitchen and other themed activities with arts, crafts, games and entertainment. Admission £10 and under. (01243) 811363.
FAREHAM, Royal Armouries, Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road. 10am-5pm (11am-5pm, Tues). Easter Fun at the Fort. Guided tours, children’s craft activities, storytelling, gun firings, etc. Fun for all the family. (01329) 233 734, royalarmouries.org.
HORNDEAN, Butser Ancient Farm (Chalton/ Clanfield turnoff on A3). 10am-5pm. Oestara. Chick hunt around the farm. Also children’s craft activities using natural materials. Admission £7, concs. (023) 9259 8838, or butserancientfarm.co.uk.
PORTSMOUTH, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. 10am-4.30pm. Family Activity Area. Come aboard HMS Warrior and enjoy pirate art and crafts, costumed role play as sailors swabbing the decks and colouring and quiz sheets. (023) 9289 4558.
PORTSMOUTH, Mary Rose Museum, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. 11am-1pm & 2pm-4pm. Family Activity Area. Try on one of our costumes and step back in time. Bring your camera to capture the moment!. (023) 9289 4558.
PORTSMOUTH, Mary Rose Museum, Historic Dockyard. Costumes from ‘The Tudors’. Featuring some of the costumes, which were worn during the final season of the Emmy Award-winning series. (023) 9275 0521 for further details.
PORTSMOUTH, City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm (closed Mondays). No Place Like Pompey. An exhibition looking at some of the things that make Portsmouth special. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.
PORTSMOUTH, City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm (not Mondays). Football in the City: a space in the heart of Portsmouth. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.
PORTSMOUTH, City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm (closed Mondays). The Arthur Conan Doyle Collection, Richard Lancelyn Green’s Bequest. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.
PORTSMOUTH, Royal Marines Museum, Eastney Esplanade. 10am-5pm. Shoulder to Shoulder. An exhibition of front line photos. (023) 9281 9385, royalmarinesmuseum.co.uk.
FAREHAM, Hill Park MWM Club. Robi Lee Disco.
HAVANT, The Westleigh, Martin Road, West Leigh. 8.30pm. Force 4.
HAVANT, Wheelwrights, Emsworth Road. 8.45pm. Delicate Sounds of Floyd. (023) 9248 3365.
PORTSMOUTH, Old House At Home, Locksway Road, Milton. Piefinger, 8pm; Jinder, 9pm; and Bemis, 10pm-late.
PORTSMOUTH, Alma Arms, Highland Road, Eastney. 8pm-late. Karaoke with Chris. 07746 725 948.
PORTSMOUTH, The Tap, London Road, North End. 8.30pm. Stolen. reactor1.co.uk.
PORTSMOUTH, RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. This Way Up. Rock/blues covers. rmatavern.co.uk.
PORTSMOUTH, Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm. John J Presley. Admission £6 in advance, £7 on door. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.
ROWLANDS CASTLE, Fountain Inn, The Green. 8.30pm. The Raiders. (023) 9241 2291.
SOUTHAMPTON, The Brook, 466, Portswood Road. 8pm doors. Geno Washington. Admission £15 advance, £16 door. (023) 8055 5366.
SOUTHSEA, The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. Spike’s Classic Vinyl Rock Roadshow. (023) 9282 1658.
SOUTHSEA, The Rifle Club, Goldsmith Avenue. Coldplace. Plus DJ Rob. Admission £5. (023) 9235 5245.
SOUTHSEA, Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Parade. 8.30pm. The Fliks. Also featuring the Soultime DJs. (023) 9229 5195, thejollysailorsouthsea.co.uk.
SOUTHWICK, Golden Lion, High Street. 9.15pm-11.15pm. Angie Haynes Blues Band.
CHICHESTER, Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya. Translated by Michael Frayn and starring Roger Allam, Dervla Kirwan and Timothy West. Admission £29.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.
HAVANT, The Spring, East Street. 8pm. Blue Remembered Hills. Apollo Theatre Company presents a brand new production of Dennis Potter’s childhood tale. Admission £12, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.
SOUTHAMPTON, Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 5pm, 8.30pm. Dirty Dancing. The classic story on stage. Admission £19.50-£48.50, concs. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.
SOUTHSEA, Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 2pm. Cinderella on Ice. The Russian Ice Stars deliver a dazzling interpretation of this enchanting story loved by all ages. A treat for the whole family. Admission £14-£28. (023) 9282 8282.
WINCHESTER, Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 7.30pm. The Producers. Presented by the Southampton Musical Society. Admission £15, concs. (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 Health Development Team. (023) 9268 8390.