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A guide to what’s on in Portsmouth, Fareham, Gosport, Havant, Waterlooville and the rest of south east Hampshire.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 30

CLUBBING

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 7.30pm-1am. Terminal (house and techno). Special guests Oliver Lieb (Voodoo Junkie) and Stu Bryan. Admission £4 before 9pm, £6 after. (023) 9221 0437.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 10pm. 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.

COMEDY

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Wedge Comedy Club. Featuring Carey Marx, Mark Olver, and Paul Myrehaug. 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 Timothy Ravalde from Chichester Cathedral. 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.

SOUTHSEA: D-Day Museum, Clarence Esplanade. 11am-3pm. Meet Normandie Veterans. A chance to meet members of the local branch of the Normandy Veterans Association. Please telephone on the day to confirm that the veterans will be here. (023) 9282 8068.

SOUTHSEA: Southsea Common. 7.30pm. The Extreme Stunt Show. Family entertainment with a difference. Admission £12, concs. Tickets: 08444 771000 or www.ticketweb.co.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. Midday-3.30pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Belinda (paintings) and Steve Guilfoyle (photographs). Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

EMSWORTH: Museum, 10b, North Street. 2.30pm-4.30pm. The Boat Project: The Legacy. The boat Collective Spirit – made from a multitude of donated pieces including timber from Echo and Terror – was launched in May 2012 and this exhibition describes the ideas behind the project and what is hoped for the future. (01243) 373780, emsworthmuseum.co.uk.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Veolia Environment Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition. World-renowned annual exhibition puts the spotlight on the rarely-seen wonders of the natural world. All 100 winning and commended images from the 2012 competition are on display. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

HAYLING ISLAND: United Reformed Church Hall, Mengham. 10am-4pm. Hayling Island Camera Club Photographic Exhibition.

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.

PORTSMOUTH: The Lodge Arts Centre, Anglesea Road. 10am-5pm. Park Life. Paintings and photographs based in the natural world and life in our parks and gardens. (023) 9287 0880.

FILMS

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. Monsters University 2D (U); 5pm. Animated adventure. The World’s End (15); 8pm. Directed by Edgar Wright. Cast includes: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Martin Freeman, Rosamund Pike, Eddie Marsan and Paddy Considine. (01428) 642161 for further details.

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. Quartet. (12A); 2.30pm, 7.30pm. Directed by: Dustin Hoffman. Starring: Maggie Smith, Tom Courtenay and Billy Connolly. Admission £3-£4. (023) 9246 6363.

GIGS

FARNHAM: Rural Life Centre, Old Kiln Museum, Reeds Road, Tilford (GU10 2DL). 11am-11.30pm. Weyfest Day One. Music from 5pm, featuring: The Stranglers; Nine Below Zero; Tiny Dragons; and Rodney Branigan. (01252) 795571, rurallife.plus.com/rlc or weyfest.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 8pm-11.30pm. The Tiddly Kinks/Creedence Clearwater Revival Revival. Two great tribute bands! (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Clint Bradley and The Breeze. rmatavern.co.uk.

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

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 6pm. WTFest V – Off With Their Heads. Admission £10. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 8pm. Mayfields Tempo. An eight-piece soul and funk band launching their new CD. (023) 9229 5195.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 8.30pm. Absolute Zero. Rock covers band. (023) 9282 1658.

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

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui. By Bertolt Brecht. Starring Henry Goodman as Arturo Ui. Admission: £30.50, concs. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

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.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 8pm. Peter Shaffer’s The Private Ear and The Public Eye. Starring Jasper Britton, Steven Blakeley, Rupert Hill and Siobhan O’Kelly. Admission: £20.50-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7pm. Bugsy Malone. 1930s style comes to The Mayflower with dance routines and lots of splurge! Performed and staged by over 200 local young people. Admission: £15. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

TITCHFIELD: The Great Barn, Mill Lane. 7.30pm. Richard III. The luckless brother drowned in a butt of malmsey wine, the two young nephews brutally murdered in the Tower, the kingdom offered for a horse – just three of the events in this gripping Shakespeare’s English tragedy, part of Titchfield Shakespeare Festival. Admission £11, concs. (01329) 556156.

WALKS & TALKS

PORTSMOUTH: meet third car park at Farlington Marshes, Eastern Road. 10.30am. Farlington Marshes Walk. Sturdy shoes for this walk across farmland and exposed open footpaths around the marshes. 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.

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.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 31

CLUBBING

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 7.30pm-1am. Carry On Raving (hard core, hard dance, reverse bass). Special guests Swankie DJ and Kajsi. Admission £5 before 8pm, more after. (023) 9221 0437.

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.

FAREHAM: Stable Suite, Red Lion Hotel, East Street. Crooner Night. Three course meal, coffee and disco with DJ Pete Cross from Angel Radio FM playing popular ballads from Tony Bennett through to Michael Buble. £24.95 pp. (01329) 822640.

HAVANT: Havant Spiritualist Church, Brockhampton Lane. 10am-midday. Coffee Morning and Mini Readings.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 7pm for 7.30pm. Varsity Pro Wrestling. A Clash of the Titans event. Admission £10-£15. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Progressive Spiritualist Church, 2, Vivash Road, Fratton (PO1 1PR). 7.30pm. Evening of Mediumship. With Jenny Docherty. Admission £3.50 members, £4 non-members.

STUBBINGTON: Bells Lane Recreation Ground. 10am-4.30pm. Stubbington Fayre and Donkey Derby. Attractions include donkey races, donkey rides, run rides train rides, over 120 mixed stalls, children’s entertainment. Organised by Fareham Lions. (023) 9278 0519, farehamlions.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Southsea Common. 6pm. The Extreme Stunt Show. Family entertainment with a difference. Admission £12, concs. Tickets: 08444 771000 or www.ticketweb.co.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

EMSWORTH: Museum, 10b, North Street. 10.30am-4.30pm. The Boat Project: The Legacy. The boat Collective Spirit – made from a multitude of donated pieces including timber from Echo and Terror – was launched in May 2012 and this exhibition describes the ideas behind the project and what is hoped for the future. (01243) 373780, emsworthmuseum.co.uk.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Veolia Environment Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition. World-renowned annual exhibition puts the spotlight on the rarely-seen wonders of the natural world. All 100 winning and commended images from the 2012 competition are on display. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

HAYLING ISLAND: United Reformed Church Hall, Mengham. 10am-4pm. Hayling Island Camera Club Photographic Exhibition.

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.

PORTSMOUTH: The Lodge Arts Centre, Anglesea Road. 10am-4pm. Park Life. Paintings and photographs based in the natural world and life in our parks and gardens. (023) 9287 0880.

GIGS

FARNHAM: Rural Life Centre, Old Kiln Museum, Reeds Road, Tilford (GU10 2DL). 9am-11.30pm. Weyfest Day Two. Music from midday, featuring: Echo & The Bunnymen; Toploader; Rochford; King King; The Wurzels; John Coghlan’s Quo; The Jackie Lynton Band; Eddie and the Hotrods; plus more. (01252) 795571, rurallife.plus.com/rlc or weyfest.co.uk.

NORTH MUNDHAM: Village Hall. 8pm. Chichester Country Music Club Dance. Featuring: Dave Sheriff. Admission: £5. (01243) 527966, 787008, or (01489) 896323.

PORTSMOUTH: Graham Arms, George Street. 8.30pm. Dicey Ricey.

PORTSMOUTH: Harvest Home, 106, Copnor Road. 8pm. The Squits. Comedy band.

PORTSMOUTH: Mermaid, New Road. 9pm. Jeff Bell. Singing country/pop from the 1950s to the 1970s.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm-late. Non-stop 70s and 80s. rmatavern.co.uk.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. Five By Five.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 4pm. WTFest V – Random Hand/ Bastion. Admission £8.50. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 8.30pm. The Soul Suspects. Ten-piece soul and blues band. (023) 9229 5195.

SOUTHSEA: The 149 Club, Albert Road. 7.30pm doors. The Popular RPM Disco. Admission free before 8pm; after, members £2, guests £3. (023) 9282 5197.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 8.30pm. Blackout. Rock covers band. (023) 9282 1658.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms/Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 9pm. Beats & Swings presents ... Room One: The Stanton Warriors, Trix & Mayhem, a, Audio Corruption, and Caós Doble. Room Two: Hosted By The Random Scarves. Admission: £12. (023) 9286 3911.

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

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 2.45pm, 7.45pm. The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui. By Bertolt Brecht. Starring Henry Goodman as Arturo Ui. Admission: £30.50, concs. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

CHICHESTER: Theatre in the Park, Oaklands Park. 2.30pm, 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.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 2.30pm, 8pm. Peter Shaffer’s The Private Ear and The Public Eye. Starring Jasper Britton, Steven Blakeley, Rupert Hill and Siobhan O’Kelly. Admission: £20.50-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 1.30pm, 5.30pm. Bugsy Malone. 1930s style comes to The Mayflower with dance routines and lots of splurge! Performed and staged by over 200 local young people. Admission: £15. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

TITCHFIELD: The Great Barn, Mill Lane. 7.30pm. Richard III. The luckless brother drowned in a butt of malmsey wine, the two young nephews brutally murdered in the Tower, the kingdom offered for a horse – just three of the events in this gripping Shakespeare’s English tragedy, part of Titchfield Shakespeare Festival. Admission £11, concs. (01329) 556156.

WALKS & TALKS

WICKHAM: meet lay-by north of B2177, east of Wickham (GR SU592 109). 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. A seven-and-a-half-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.30am. (01730) 263367.

SUNDAY, SEPT 1

CLUBBING

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 2pm-11pm. Merle’s Sunday Sessions: first birthday celebrations. House guest DJs: Lush (FM Radio) launch party. (023) 9221 0437.

DANCING

GOSPORT: Thorngate Halls, Bury Road. 7pm-10pm. 50-50 Dance. Admission £4.50.

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.

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Evening Bingo and Quiz in the Lounge.

PETERSFIELD: Market Square. 10am-2pm. Hampshire Farmers’ Market. Enjoy the taste of local food.

PORTSMOUTH: Bransbury Park, Eastney. 2pm-5pm. Miniature Railway Rides. Portsmouth Model Engineering Society members offer rides on steam and/or electric locomotives (weather permitting). Rides are 40p per person for two circuits of track. portsmouthmes.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Eastney & Milton Allotments Showground, Locksway Road, Milton. 1.30pm. Autumn Produce Show. Home made cakes, tombola, welly throwing, scarecrow competitition, tea/coffee, etc. Admission 50p. eastneyandmiltonallotments.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Southsea Common. 3pm. The Extreme Stunt Show. Family entertainment with a difference. Admission £12, concs. Tickets: 08444 771000 or www.ticketweb.co.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. Midday-3.30pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Lisa Kerry (acrylics) and the Rev David Lacey (watercolours). Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

EMSWORTH: Museum, 10b, North Street. 2.30pm-4.30pm. The Boat Project: The Legacy. The boat Collective Spirit – made from a multitude of donated pieces including timber from Echo and Terror – was launched in May 2012 and this exhibition describes the ideas behind the project and what is hoped for the future. (01243) 373780, emsworthmuseum.co.uk.

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.

GARDENS

WICKHAM: Meon Orchard, Kingsmead, north of Wickham. 2pm-6pm. Garden Open. One and a half acres with an exceptional range of rare, unusual and architectural plants. Plants for sale, teas. Admission £3.50.

GIGS

CHICHESTER: Bull’s Head, 99, Fishbourne Road, Fishbourne (PO19 3JP). 8.15pm-11pm. Milton James Duo and Friends. Traditional jazz band. (01243) 839895.

FARNHAM: Rural Life Centre, Old Kiln Museum, Reeds Road, Tilford (GU10 2DL). 9am-11pm. Weyfest Day Three. Music from midday, featuring: UB40; From The Jam; Snakecharmer; The Temperance; Movement; Hawklords; Heavy Metal Kids; The Robin Bibi Band; plus more. (01252) 795571, rurallife.plus.com/rlc or weyfest.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Pelham Arms, 78, Chichester Road. 6pm. Mojo Dollar. Playing 60s mod, beat and soul.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 5pm. WTFest V – Jim Lockley and The Solemn Sun. Admission £8.50. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 6pm. The Fabulous Rachael Hawnt. (023) 9229 5195.

WALKS & TALKS

PORTSMOUTH: Charles Dickens Birthplace Museum, 393, Old Commercial Road. 3pm. Readings/Talks on the works of Charles Dickens ... by the Dickens Fellowship, Birthplace Branch. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £1. (023) 9238 2241.

MONDAY, SEPT 2

DANCING

COSHAM: Cosham Community Centre, Wootton Street. 7.30pm-10pm. M&M’s Modern Sequence Dance Club. All welcome to this modern sequence club. Admission £2.50. (023) 9271 0060.

GOSPORT: Thorngate Halls, Bury Road. 1.30pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Admission £2 (inc tea/biscuits).

SOUTHSEA: Royal Beach Hotel, South Parade. 1pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Admission £4. (023) 9273 1281.

EVENTS

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 7pm-9pm. Dowsing Club. Join our friendly group to find out more about dowsing and share experiences. Everyone welcome, including absolute beginners. Admission free. (023) 9252 3463.

PETERSFIELD: Winton House, High Street. 10.30am-12.30pm. JCPF Phoenix Centre Healing Clinic. Donation gratefully received. (023) 9269 3169.

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 10.30am-11.45am. JCPF Spiritual Healing Clinic. Donation gratefully received. (023) 9269 3169 for further details.

PORTSMOUTH: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place (off Clive Road). 10.30am-midday. New Age Kurling. Friendly competitive fun with gentle exercise. All welcome. Admission: £2.50/session. (023) 9278 0500.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Lisa Kerry (acrylics) and the Rev David Lacey (watercolours). Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Veolia Environment Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition. World-renowned annual exhibition puts the spotlight on the rarely-seen wonders of the natural world. All 100 winning and commended images from the 2012 competition are on display. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui. By Bertolt Brecht. Starring Henry Goodman as Arturo Ui. Admission: £30.50, concs. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.45pm. Peter Shaffer’s The Private Ear and The Public Eye. Starring Jasper Britton, Steven Blakeley, Rupert Hill and Siobhan O’Kelly. Admission: £20.50-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

COSHAM: Cosham Baptist Church, The Links, Havant Road. 7.15pm for 7.30pm start. Sources for Family History at the Hampshire Record Office. Talk by Sarah Farley, organised by the Hampshire Genealogical Society Portsmouth Group. Visitors and new members welcome. hgs-familyhistory.com/groups/portsmouth.

PETERSFIELD: Community Centre, Love Lane. 7.30pm. Petersfield and District Philatelic Society Meeting. Prussia and Berlin, presentation by Jack Davey. Visitors and new members welcome. petersfieldstamps.hampshire.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: meet The Bridge Centre, Fratton Road. 10.30am. Victoria Park Walk. Buggy and wheelchair friendly walk. 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.

SOUTHSEA: meet South Parade Pier. 1pm. Pier to Pier Walk. Ideal for buggies and wheelchairs. 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.

SOUTHSEA: meet South Parade Pier. 7.30pm. Eastney Seafront Walk. An evening stroll along the seafront towards Eastney, returning via Eastern Parade. 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.

TUESDAY, SEPT 3

DANCING

TITCHFIELD: Titchfield Community Centre, Mill Street. 1.30pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Admission £2 (inc tea/biscuits).

EVENTS

GOSPORT: Local and Naval Studies Centre, High Street. 10.30am-12.30pm. Beside the Seaside. Drop-in opportunity for grown-ups to have a chance to explore the seashore specimens in Search Museum free. (023) 9252 3463.

PORTSMOUTH: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place (off Clive Road). 2pm-4pm. Knit and Natter. Friendly group of beginners and experienced knitters. Just turn up and give it a go. Just £1 a session. (023) 9278 0500.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Lisa Kerry (acrylics) and the Rev David Lacey (watercolours). Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Veolia Environment Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition. World-renowned annual exhibition puts the spotlight on the rarely-seen wonders of the natural world. All 100 winning and commended images from the 2012 competition are on display. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

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.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Lounge. Acoustic showcase night. rmatavern.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. Drum Nation. Drummers of all levels welcome. (023) 9221 0437.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 6pm. Splash Music presents ... Admission £8.50. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: Little Johnny Russell’s, Albert Road. Nick Courtney presents ... Willy Carkeet, 7pm; Glen Malo, 7.30pm; Eloise Keating, 8pm; Matt Jarvis, 8.30pm; Marley Blandford, 9pm; Winters Hill, 9.30pm; Aviv, 10pm; Fugative Orchestra, 10.30-11pm. vinylrecords.co.uk/gigguide.txt.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui. By Bertolt Brecht. Starring Henry Goodman as Arturo Ui. Admission: £30.50, concs. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.45pm. Peter Shaffer’s The Private Ear and The Public Eye. Starring Jasper Britton, Steven Blakeley, Rupert Hill and Siobhan O’Kelly. Admission: £20.50-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

FAREHAM: United Reformed Church Hall, Osborn Road South (PO16 7DG). 7pm for 7.30pm start. All You Need To Know About Hardy Geraniums. Talk by Thomas Stone, organised by the Solent Fuchsia Club. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £1.

PORTSMOUTH: meet Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 10.30am. Stamshaw Foreshore Walk. Healthy walk with views to Portchester Castle. 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.

PORTSMOUTH: meet outside Civic Offices, Guildhall Square. 12.15pm. Lunchtime Walk. Take a break with this brisk walk to Gunwharf or Southsea and back. 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.

PORTCHESTER: Portchester Methodist Church, Castle Street. 7.30pm. Diabetes: An Ancient Disease; A Modern Epidemic. Talk by Professor Ken Shaw, organised by The Portchester Society. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission by donation of £1 per head.

WEDNESDAY, SEPT 4

DANCING

PORTSMOUTH: St James’ Hospital Main Entrance, Locksway Road. 8pm-10.15pm. Wednesday Ballroom Club. Come and enjoy some social ballroom dancing, ideal for couples. Admission £3. (023) 9307 7368.

WATERLOOVILLE: Waterlooville Community Centre, 10 Maurepas Way (Asda car park). 7.45pm-10.15pm. WACA Sequence Dance Club. Visitors and new members are always welcome. (023) 9261 3409, 9271 0060.

EVENTS

PORTSMOUTH: 54th Scout Group Headquarters, Paignton Avenue, Baffins. 10am. Coffee Morning. Coffee, bric-a-brac, books, clothing , etc. Organised by the 54th Portsmouth Scout Group.

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 7.30pm. Mediumship and Healing Demonstration. Admission £5. (023) 9269 3169 for further details.

PORTSMOUTH: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place (off Clive Road). 10am-midday. Arts and Crafts Group. Join in with what’s happening or bring your own project to do. Admission: £2.50 a session. (023) 9278 0500.

PORTSMOUTH: St Mary’s Church, Fratton Road. Midday. Charity Lunch. A chance to enjoy a light lunch – the money raised will be used to support a charity.

SOUTHSEA: Florence Arms, 18, Florence Road (PO5 2NE). 8.30pm. Solent Socialising S&S Club Night. A member of IVC. Have fun and meet new friends. Host Becky. 07837 097 687, solentsocialising.org.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Lisa Kerry (acrylics) and the Rev David Lacey (watercolours). Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Veolia Environment Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition. World-renowned annual exhibition puts the spotlight on the rarely-seen wonders of the natural world. All 100 winning and commended images from the 2012 competition are on display. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

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

SOUTHSEA: Southsea Castle, Clarence Parade. Open Air Screening of John Dies at the End (15), 7.30pm for 8.30pm. US, 2012. Directed by Don Coscarelli. Starring Chase Williamson, Rob Mayes and Paul Giamatti. (023) 9229 1346, portsmouthfilmsociety.org.uk.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 8pm-midnight. Naked Beats. Live poetry plus music fusion. (023) 9221 0437.

SARISBURY GREEN: Royal British Legion, 366, Brook Lane. 8pm-10.30pm. The Clive New Big Band. (023) 9269 3988.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. Kissed By Kate. Admission £5. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Showcase 2013: Semi-final Two. Admission £4. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 3pm, 8pm. The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui. By Bertolt Brecht. Starring Henry Goodman as Arturo Ui. Admission: £30.50, concs. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.45pm. Peter Shaffer’s The Private Ear and The Public Eye. Starring Jasper Britton, Steven Blakeley, Rupert Hill and Siobhan O’Kelly. Admission: £20.50-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7.30pm. Nil By Mouth. Comedy by John Chapman, presented by Dynamo Youth Theatre. Admission £8, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

COSHAM: meet at King George V Playing Fields car park, Northern Road. 2pm. Lakeside, North Harbour Walk. Gentle paced walk around the private grounds of IBM. New walkers to arrive 1.45pm to register please. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. (023) 9268 8390.

NORTH HAYLING: meet Havant Bus Station, 10.20am or North Hayling Petrol Sation, 10.50am. CHA Walking Club Walk. Leisurely four/five-mile flat circular walk. (023) 9225 4289 for further details.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: meet Royal Garrison Church, Grand Parade. 1.30pm. Old Portsmouth Walk. Taking in the views of the Spinnaker Tower. 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.

PORTSMOUTH: meet The Stacey Centre, Walsall Road, Copnor, 10.30am. Baffins Pond/Milton Foreshore Walk. Short walk to Baffins Pond/longer walk to Milton foreshore. Ideal for buggies and wheelchairs. 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.

SOUTHSEA: meet outside Canoe Lake Café, St Helens Parade. 10.30am. Canoe Lake/Southsea Seafront Walk. Through the Rose Garden and Rock Garden. 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.

WINCHESTER: meet St Catherine’s Hill car park (GR SU483 280). 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. An eight-and-a-half-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.15am. (01730) 269253.

THURSDAY, SEPT 5

CLUBBING

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 7pm-12.30am. Spectrum (gay/straight/lesbian/bi/transexual). Guest DJs playing electro and nu disco. Admission free before 9pm, £2 after. (023) 9221 0437.

COMEDY

BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. 8pm. The Phoenix Theatre Comedy Club. Featuring Owen O’Neill. Admission £9.50, concs. (01420) 472 664.

CONCERTS

GOSPORT: Thorngate Halls, Bury Road. 11.30am-1pm. Gosport Theatre Organ Concert. Featuring Brian Padwick. Admission free, retiring collection for GCA. (01329) 310592.

DANCING

HORNDEAN: Merchistoun Hall, London Road. 2pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Sequence and some ballroom. Admission £2.50. (023) 9226 6177.

EVENTS

PORTSMOUTH: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place (off Clive Road). 2pm-4pm. Friendship Group for the over 55s. Different activity each week from speakers, quizzes, bingo, seated exercises, plus a time to socialise and make new friends. Admission: £2.50 a session. (023) 9278 0500.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Lisa Kerry (acrylics) and the Rev David Lacey (watercolours). Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Veolia Environment Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition. World-renowned annual exhibition puts the spotlight on the rarely-seen wonders of the natural world. All 100 winning and commended images from the 2012 competition are on display. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

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.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm-11pm. Free’s Company. Tribure to the music for Fee and Bad Company. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 7pm-midnight. Play at The RMA. Nick Courtney presents: Sean Michael Fisher, 7pm; David Jones, 7.30pm; Brendon McVeagh, 8pm; Jimi Laren, 8.30pm; The Nuts, 9pm; Red Seals, 9.30pm; The Underground Pilots, 10.15pm; Aviv, 10.45pm; Open Mic (three songs each, just turn up and put your name down to play), 11.15pm. Thursdaymusic.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 8pm. Southsea’s Got Talent: Semi-Final One. (023) 9229 5195.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Chris Ricketts. Plus: Ash Lee, Riddled Cats, and Marley Blandford. Admission: £10. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui. By Bertolt Brecht. Starring Henry Goodman as Arturo Ui. Admission: £30.50, concs. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 2.30pm, 7.45pm. Peter Shaffer’s The Private Ear and The Public Eye. Starring Jasper Britton, Steven Blakeley, Rupert Hill and Siobhan O’Kelly. Admission: £20.50-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7.30pm. Nil By Mouth. Comedy by John Chapman, presented by Dynamo Youth Theatre. Admission £8, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2pm, 7.30pm. Fiddler on the Roof. Starring Paul Michael Glaser as Teyve. Admission: £19-£37. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

PORTSMOUTH: meet Scott Road car park (off Military Road by The News Centre). 10.30am. Hilsea Lines Walk. Uneven footpaths take you around ‘Foxes Forest’ with its abundance of wildlife. 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.

FRIDAY, SEPT 6

CLUBBING

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 7pm-1.30am. Calibrate. Hard dance, hard core charity event. Fracus and Darwin with MC Obie, Frontrunners D4RK Generator. Fundraising for Help for Heroes. Admission £9pm. (023) 9221 0437.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 11pm-2am. Wolf Cub Club. Admission free. (023) 9286 3911.

DANCING

PORTCHESTER: New Portchester Community Centre, Westlands Grove. 2pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Ballroom, sequence, old tyme and more. Dance the afternoon away. Refreshments available. Admission £2.50. (023) 9278 9124.

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

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. 7pm-11pm. Haslemere Beer Festival. Over 40 cask-conditioned cooled ales plus cider, perry and wine. Many will be locally sourced from Surrey, Hampshire and West Sussex. Admission £6. (01428) 642161 for further details.

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.

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 Lisa Kerry (acrylics) and the Rev David Lacey (watercolours). Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Veolia Environment Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition. World-renowned annual exhibition puts the spotlight on the rarely-seen wonders of the natural world. All 100 winning and commended images from the 2012 competition are on display. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

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.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: St John’s Church, 120, Redhill Road. 9am-5pm. Flower Festival. Celebrating the 175th anniversary of the church.

GIGS

BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. 8pm. Petteri Sariola and Mike Dawes. Admission £10, concs. (01420) 472 664.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 8pm-11.15pm. Mountain of Love. Alabama 3 founding members Mountain of Love and Sir Eddie Real bring their new project to The Cellars. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Sons of The Delta. rmatavern.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Stag, 183, New Road. 9pm. Helter Skelter. Playing rock hits.

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

SOUTHSEA: Rosie’s Vineyard, 87, Elm Grove. 8.30pm-11pm. Live Jazz. Featuring: the Milton James Hot Four. (023) 9275 5944.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, 1, Delamere Road. 8.30pm. Lynchpin. Rock covers band. (023) 9282 1658.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. The Doors Alive. Plus special guests. Followed by Wolf Cub DJs till 2am. Admission: £8. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui. By Bertolt Brecht. Starring Henry Goodman as Arturo Ui. Admission: £30.50, concs. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 8pm. Peter Shaffer’s The Private Ear and The Public Eye. Starring Jasper Britton, Steven Blakeley, Rupert Hill and Siobhan O’Kelly. Admission: £20.50-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7.30pm. Nil By Mouth. Comedy by John Chapman, presented by Dynamo Youth Theatre. Admission £8, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Fiddler on the Roof. Starring Paul Michael Glaser as Teyve. Admission: £19-£37. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 7.30pm. Big Screen to Broadway. A celebration of those big musicals which started lie as much-loved Hollywood musicals, presented by the Southampton Musical Society. Admission £212.50. (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.

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