A guide to what’s on in Portsmouth, Fareham, Gosport, Havant, Waterlooville and the rest of south east Hampshire.
FRIDAY, DEC 27
SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 10pm-2am. The Wolf Cub Club. (023) 9286 3911.
COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. Midday-3.30pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring the Cat Art Group. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.
GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Animated Hampshire. A collection of animated short films which celebrate the wealth of young creative talent in Hampshire. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.
GOSPORT: RN Submarine Museum, Haslar Road (PO12 2AS). 10am-3.30pm. Horrible Science of Submarines. Subs are cool and exciting ... subs are horrible and scary ... A funny family exhibition looking at the Horrible side of life as a submariner. (023) 9254 5036, submarine-museum.co.uk.
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.
HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. The Polar Express (U); 2.30pm. Directed by Robert Zemeckis. Starring: Tom Hanks, Chris Coppola and Michael Jeter. Gravity (12A); 8pm. Directed by Alfonso Cuarón. Starring: Sandra Bullock, George Clooney and Ed Harris. (01428) 642161 for further details.
FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Phil the Voice Kendal Karaoke Night.
PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm-11.15pm. Steve Roux and The Brass Knuckle Blues Band. Blues. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.
SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. Indie Local Showcase. The Cryptics; The Bayonettes; Los Kyoto; Outside Central. (023) 8022 5612.
SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 8.30pm. Monster. Rock covers band. (023) 9282 1658.
CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 2pm, 7pm. The Witches. Roald Dahl’s story is presented by Chichester Festival Youth Theatre. This is a story of courage in the face of a fiendish threat. For ages seven plus. Admission: £17-£20. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.
FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 2.30pm, 6.30pm. Jack and the Beanstalk. Starring John Altman and Tracey Penn. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.
GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 10.30am, 2.30pm, 7pm. Cinderella. Traditional family pantomime. Admission: £22.50-£24. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 3pm, 7pm DT. Aladdin. Fun, fantasy and flying carpets in this family panto. Admission: show only, £16, concs; dinner theatre, £22, concs. (023) 9273 7370, groundlings.co.uk.
SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2pm, 7pm. Robinson Crusoe and the Caribbean Pirates. A swashbuckling pantomime starring Brian Conley and Lesley Joseph. Admission £14-£35. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.
SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 2pm, 7pm. Sleeping Beauty. Starring Tony Adams, Christopher Maloney, Amy Morris and Danniella Westbrook. Admission £8-£22, concs. (023) 9282 8282 for tickets.
WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 2.30pm, 7pm. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Written and directed by James Barry with music by Simon Slater. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.
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.