What’s on for Friday February 15, 2013

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

CLUBBING

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. Upfront UK. With Logan D, Sly, Evil B and Shay Dee. Jump up dnb. Admission £5, more on door. Over 18s ROAR. (023) 9221 0437.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 11pm-late. It’s A Sin. With residents DJ Lemon and Spikey Mark. (023) 9286 3911.

COMEDY

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

CONCERTS

PORTSMOUTH: Third Floor Arts Centre, Norrish Central Library, Guildhall Square. 7.30pm. Music in the Round: Peter Cropper and Benjamin Frith. All welcome. Admission £15, concs. (023) 9284 3023, music@port.ac.uk.

DANCING

PORTCHESTER: New Portchester Community Centre, Westlands Grove. 2pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Ballroom, sequence, old tyme, etc. Come and 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

CLANFIELD: Butser Ancient Farm, Chalton Lane, Chalton (PO8 0BG). An Evening of Earthly Delights. To celebrate the feast of St Valentine The Burning Glass are returning to entertain us while we enjoy an eastern-style feast in the romantic atmosphere of the Great Roundhouse in aid of the Romano-British Community Garden Project. Admission £20 pp. (023) 9259 8838, butserancientfarm.co.uk.

FAREHAM: Fareham WMC, Mill Road. ‘Come Fly with Us’. Charity disco evening. farehamwmc.com, 01329 232575.

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Club Disco, Key Draw and Meat Draw. hillparkclub.co.uk 01329 280782.

HAVANT: Staunton, Middle Park Way, Leigh Park. 10am-4pm. Butterfly House. Watch the butterflies take part in courtship flights and feed from plant nectar and fruit. (023) 9245 3405.

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 6pm-9.20pm. Reiki Therapy, Metamorphic Technique and Indian Head Massage. Drop-in therapy session, no appointment necessary. Don’t knock it until you’ve tried it. Admission: £5-£8.

WATERLOOVILLE: The Acorn Centre, 3, The Kestrels, Wecock. 9.30am-midday. Table Top Sale. Light refreshments also available. (023) 9225 8423. acorncentre.org.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

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

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.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Midnight’s Children (12A); 7pm. UK/Canada, 2012. Directed by Deepa Mehta. Starring Satya Bhabha, Shahana Goswami and Rajat Kapoor. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: The Portsmouth Film Society, Havelock Community Centre, 324, Fawcett Road. Portsmouth Archive Films (n/a), 2pm. A look back at Portsmouth and Southsea’s history an the big screen. Casablanca (U), 4pm; USA, 1942. Directed by Michael Curtiz and starring Humphrey Bogart. (023) 9229 1346, portsmouthfilmsociety.org.uk.

GIGS

BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. 8pm. Hats off to Led Zeppelin. Tribute to the rock band. (01420) 472664, phoenixarts.co.uk.

NORTH BOARHUNT: North Boarhunt Social Club, Trampers Lane. Boarhunt Blues Club. Featuring: The Steve ‘Bigman’ Clayton Trio. All welcome. Admission: £15. (023) 9225 4909, boarhuntblues.com.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm-11.15pm. Kelly Woods. Soul. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Lord Chichester, Chichester Road. 8.30pm. Stolen.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Veronique Devine and The Vixens present: Rock with the Foxes’ Valentease Show. An evening of delicious music and burlesque. Featuring: The Beth Oliver Band. Admission £5 in advance, £7 on door. rmatavern.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Old House at Home, 104, Locksway Road, Milton. 8.30pm. Lady Gaga Tribute.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Brook, 466, Portswood Road. 8pm doors. Larry Miller. Admission: £10 advance, £12 door. (023) 8055 5366.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 10pm. DJ Daddy Alex and His World of Hair. Classic 80s, 90s hair rock and metal. (023) 9286 3911.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 9pm. Free Beer and Naked Women. Rock/pop band. (023) 9282 1658.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 8pm. Animals and Friends with special guest the legendary Steve Cropper. Admission: £21.50, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

STAGE

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 8pm. Yes, Prime Minister. Written by Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn. Admission: £15-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. 7.30pm. Count Ory. Previously performed by Opera Omnibus (now Opera South) in 1994, this is one of Rossini’s rarer operas, setting a story of early 13th century romantic intrigue to his finest musical structures and accompanied recitatives. Admission £27-£35. (01428) 642161 for further details.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 8pm. Female Gothic. Presented by Dyad Productions. Admission £12.50, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera. A new production. Admission: £22-£52. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Barry Manilow’s Copacabana: a new musical. Presented by The Portsmouth Players. Admission £8.50-£15. (023) 9282 8282.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. The Wheel Spins (The Lady Vanishes!). A pre-war mystery. Admission: £11. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WALKS & TALKS

GOSPORT: St Mary’s Parish Centre, Green Road, Alverstoke (PO12 2ET). 7.30pm. Titchfield Haven and Beyond. A presentation by Richard Levett, HCC warden of Titchfield Haven, organised by the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust, Gosport Branch. All welcome. Admission: £2.50, refreshments included.

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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