What’s on for Friday August 2, 2013

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A guide to what’s on around the area today.

CLUBBING

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 7pm-1.30am. Total Dubwise presets: Silent Code. A night of ragga/jungle/old skool. Admission £3 before pm, £5 after. (023) 9221 0437.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 11pm. Thunderdome. It’s A Sin Room 2. (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.

CONCERTS

FAREHAM: Holy Trinity Church, West Street. 7.30pm. Duo Kyiv Classic Accordion. A return visit by this superb duo playing classical and traditional Ukranian music. Admission free, retiring collection in aid of Hippokrat Society that supports families affected by Chernobyl. (01329) 232688.

COMEDY

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

CONCERTS

GOSPORT: St Mary’s Church, Green Road, Alverstoke. 12.30pm-1.15pm. Lunchtime Organ Recital. With Rosemary Field from St Stephen’s, Westminster. Admission £4/£3.50.

EVENTS

FAREHAM: Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road (PO17 6AN). The Commando Course, 10am-4.30pm, challenging assault course for children aged three plus, £3 per child. Craft Activities, 10.30am-4pm, Commando masks, colouring, word search and puzzles for children aged three plus, £2 per child. History of Fort Nelson Guided Tour, 1.30pm, £3 per person. Handling Sessions, 11am, midday, 2.30pm, 3.30pm, handle objects from our collection, led by museum guides, objects include flak jacket, webbing, uniforms, WW2 Lee Enfield Rifle, etc. (01329) 233734, royalarmouries.org.

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 6.15pm-9.20pm. Reiki Therapy and Indian Head Massage. Drop-in therapy session, no appointment necessary. Don’t knock it until you’ve tried it. Admission: £5-£8.

PORTSMOUTH: Victory Gallery, National Museum of the Royal Navy, Historic Dockyard. 11am-12.30pm. Telescope Tales. Explore the world under the sea. Under-fives (accompanied by an adult) can take part in craft, dressing up and story time. Free sessions, no ticket required.

SOUTH HARTING: British Legion Hall, Church Lane. 11am-midday. Harting Village Market. Local produce and craft stalls. Home baking, cards, knitwear, jewellery, woodwork, home wares, gifts and more.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by June Cousins, Ros Croft and Michael Taylor. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

EMSWORTH: Museum, 10b, North Street. 2.30pm-4.30pm. Silver Anniversary Celebrations. Celebrating the history and growth of the museum which opened on July 29, 1988. (01243) 373780, emsworthmuseum.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. 10am-midday. HB50 Exhibition. To commemorate 50 years since the closure of the Hayling Billy train line, the Station Theatre is hosting historical displays about the railway line, the people who ran it and used it and the communities it supported. The exhibition features photographs and artefacts, many of which are on loan to the Hayling Billy 50 project from members of the local community. (023) 9246 6363.

PORTCHESTER: Library, West Street. 9.30am-5pm. Exhibition of Works by Maureen and Terry Flynn. Original water colour paintings and fine art prints: wildlife, land and seascapes, planes, etc. flynnspaintings.com.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Teddy Bear Story ... featuring 150 teddy bears, including many rare and diverse examples of the toy. 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

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. The Croods 2D (U); 3pm. A prehistoric comedy. Man of Steel 2D (12A); 7.45pm. Starring: Henry Cavill, Russell Crowe and Amy Adams. (01428) 642161 for further details.

LIPHOOK: Millennium Hall Cinema, 2-10, Ontario Way. Lincoln (12A); 8pm. Directed by Steven Spielberg. Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field and David Strathairn. Admission £5, concs. (01428) 723889.

GIGS

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. McMillan Nurses Charity Night. Admission £10.

PORTSMOUTH: Brewers Arms, 170, Milton Road. 8.30pm. Stolen.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Spike’s Legendary Classic Vinyl Rock Roadshow. rmatavern.co.uk.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. The Cheese Doctors.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. Saints of Sin. Admission £5. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: The Birdcage, The Festing, 1a, Festing Road. Old Sarum. Support from: Looten Duke and The Boy I Used To Be. Entry £5 on door.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 8.30pm. Father Jack. Irish/Celtic band. (023) 9282 1658.

WICKHAM: The Kings Head, The Square. 9pm. Andy Bad Robinson. (01329) 832123.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Theatre in the Park, Oaklands Park. 7.30pm. Barnum. A revised version by Cameron Mackintosh and Mark Bramble, starring Christopher Fitzgerald. Admission: £16-£40, concs. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Buddy and The Killer. A non-stop unmissable rock n roll celebration to the music of legendary icons Buddy Holly and ‘The Killer’ Jerry Lee Lewis. Admission £16. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.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.