What’s on for Friday January 17, 2014

Grimm's Fairy Tales for Young and Old. Hal Darling as The Wolf, Emily Wells as Little Red Riding Hood. Photo by Paul Inskip

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CLUBBING

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 7pm-1.30pm. Xyslem. Trance. Admission £3. (023) 9229 6352.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 10pm-2.30pm. It’s A Sin Room 2: Thunderdome. (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

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 8pm. Twitter Titters. The new show from Barry Cryer, with Colin Sell. Admission: £19-£20. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 8pm. Instant Soop. The life improvised comedy show is back! Admission: £10, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Wedge Comedy Club. Featuring Joe Bor, Funmbi Omatayo and Zoe Lyons. Compére Dinga. Followed by It’s A Sin till late. Admission: £8 (£6 NUS). (023) 9286 3911.

DANCING

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

PORTSMOUTH: Chi Coffee, 146, London Road, North End. 7.30pm-9.30pm. Medicine Wheel Healing Circle. Come and join us for a night of drum/sound ... tribal voice and dance. Admission £5 (inc tea/coffee and cake). (023) 9278 2412.

EXHIBITIONS

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: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf Quays (PO1 3BF). 11am-4pm. Emergency 6, 10 artists have been selected for this stage of the competition and from these a winner has been chosen to receive the prize of a solo exhibition at Aspex in 2015. Emergency: Rebrand, 2nd Year BA (Hons) Graphics Design students at Portsmouth University with their take on the brand identity. Creating Balance, the result of a year-long collaborative project initiated by Portsmouth University. (023) 9277 8080, aspex.org.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.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Short Term (12A); 7pm. USA, 2013. Directed by Destin Cretton. Starring: Brie Larson and John Gallagher Jnr. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

CHICHESTER: Pallant Suite, South Pallant. 6.30pm doors for 7.45pm-10.15pm. Chichester Jazz Club. Featuring The Adrian Cox Quartet. All welcome. Admission £11. (01243) 776001/380910, chichesterjazzclub.co.uk.

NORTH BOARHUNT: North Boarhunt Social Club, Trampers Lane. Boarhunt Blues Club. Featuring Cadillac Kings. All welcome. Admission £12.50. (023) 9225 4909, boarhuntblues.com.

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

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 8pm. Crazy’s Bday Bash. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 8.30pm. Somethin’ Else. Blues, rock covers band. (023) 9282 1658.

STAGE

BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. 7.30pm. The Snow Queen. Pantomime for all the family with all the traditional ingredients. Admission £9, concs. (01420) 472 664.

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. 7.30pm. Dick Whittington. Haslemere Thespians present a tale of how dreams can come true, but we need you to hiss and boo. (01428) 642161, haslemerehall.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Robin Cousins’ Ice: the skating stage experience. Redefining ice skating for a new generation with a spectacular show. Admission £17.50-£35. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7pm. Staircase. An often bitchy, satirical look at what the Lord Chamberlain once forbade! Admission: £11, concs. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WALKS & TALKS

PORTCHESTER: Parish Hall, Castle Street (PO16 9PY). 7.30pm. A Window on the Lives of Portchester People 1500-1750. A talk by James McInnes, organised by the Portchester Civic Society. All welcome. (023) 9238 2778, portchestercivicsociety.co.uk.

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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COMEDY

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 8pm. Havant Comedy Club. Featuring Tiffany Stephenson, James Acaster and Steve Parry. Hosted by Joe Wells. Admission £10 in advance, £11 on door. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

CLUBBING

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 7pm-1.30pm. Guesky. Classics (techno). Presented by Jan Perforate. Admission £5. (023) 9229 6352.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 10pm-2am. Wolf Cub Club. (023) 9286 3911.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 9pm-2am. Beats & Swings presents Madame Electrifie’s Discotheque. Admission £5. (023) 9286 3911.

DANCING

WICKHAM: Community Centre, Mill Lane. 8pm-11pm. Anniversary Saturday Ballroom Dance. Admission by ticket only. 07980 058 310, ballroomrazzmatazz.co.uk.

EVENTS

COSHAM: Oasis Wellness Centre, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 11am-12.30pm. Mindful Living Club. Support for people interested in practising mindfulness in their daily lives. Admission £7 on door. 07540 751 910, goodmentalhealth.org.uk.

COSHAM: St Philip’s Church Hall, Hawthorn Crescent. 11am-2pm. Table Top Sale. Variety of tables and home-made cakes. Refreshments available with bacon rolls and home made soup, etc.

EMSWORTH: Palmers Road car park. 10am-2pm. Hampshire Farmers’ Market. Enjoy the taste of local food.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: St Thomas’ Cathedral, High Street. 6pm, Baptism and Confirmation Service.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-4pm. Egyptian 3D Paper Birds. Work with artist Eileen White to create a 3D bird inspired by representations of birds in Secret Egypt and bird specimens from museum collections. Beginners welcome. All materials provided. For adults aged 16 plus. Admission £15, concs (pre-booking required. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 10am-4pm. Open Day. An action-packed day of tours, activities and workshops. At 3pm, Showcase. Admission £4, concs. (023) 9282 8282 for tickets.

EXHIBITIONS

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: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf Quays (PO1 3BF). 11am-5pm. Emergency 6, 10 artists have been selected for this stage of the competition and from these a winner has been chosen to receive the prize of a solo exhibition at Aspex in 2015. Emergency: Rebrand, 2nd Year BA (Hons) Graphics Design students at Portsmouth University with their take on the brand identity. Creating Balance, the result of a year-long collaborative project initiated by Portsmouth University. (023) 9277 8080, aspex.org.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.

FILMS

HEDGE END: The Berry Theatre, Wildern Lane (SO30 4EJ). Turbo (U); 2pm. A freak accident might just help an everyday garden snail achieve his biggest dream. (01489) 799499.

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Hunger Games: Catching Fire (12A); 7pm. USA, 2013. Directed by Francis Lawrence. Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Phillip Seymour Hoffman. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

GOSPORT: The Park Tavern, Park Road. 9pm. The Monkey Butlers. 07789 510 608.

HAVANT: The Spring’s Cafe Bar, East Street. 1pm. Music Bites with Round the Edges. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: The Lifeboat Inn, 30, Seafront (PO11 9HL). 9pm. The Little Deep Band. Blues, Latin and soul.

PORTSMOUTH: Admiral Drake, Kingston Crescent. 8.45pm. Reactor 1. reactor1.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Harvest Home, 106, Copnor Road. 8.30pm. Dave Barrett.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Non-stop Funk/Soul. rmatavern.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Thatcher’s Bar, 95, London Road, North End. 8.30pm. Lori-Anne.

PORTSMOUTH: The Mermaid, 222, New Road. 8.30pm. Jessie J tribute by Verity.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. Nothing Yet (ex Running On Empty). All welcome.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. The Valiant. Album launch show. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 8.30pm. Vendetta. Pop, rock covers band. (023) 9282 1658.

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

STAGE

BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. The Snow Queen. Pantomime for all the family with all the traditional ingredients. Admission £9, concs. (01420) 472 664.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 8pm. Beloved Clara: a true story of passion, music and tragedy. With Gabrielle Drake, Henry Goodman and Lucy Parham. Admission: £21-£23. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. 2.30pm, 6.30pm. Dick Whittington. Haslemere Thespians present a tale of how dreams can come true, but we need you to hiss and boo. (01428) 642161, haslemerehall.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. Mother Goose. Pantomime, presented by Hayling Island Amateur Dramatic Society. Admission £7, concs. (023) 9246 6363.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2pm, 7.30pm. Robin Cousins’ Ice: the skating stage experience. Redefining ice skating for a new generation with a spectacular show. Admission £17.50-£35. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7pm. Staircase. An often bitchy, satirical look at what the Lord Chamberlain once forbade! Admission: £11, concs. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WALKS & TALKS

EMSWORTH: meet Recreation Ground car park (GR SU747067). 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. A six-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.30am. (023) 9225 2706.

SUNDAY

EVENTS

CHICHESTER: Westgate Centre, Via Ravenna (PO19 1RJ) 10.30am-4pm. Antique and Collectors Fair. Wide variety of antiques and collectable items including china, glass, gold and silver, art deco, jewellery, clocks, Doulton, Wade, coins, stamps and postcards, etc. Buying and welling. One hundred tables in ground floor hall. Further information: Emmott Promotions, 07747 604 541, emmottpromotions.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Palmerston Road. 10am-2pm. Hampshire Farmers’ Market. Enjoy the taste of local food.

EXHIBITIONS

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: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf Quays (PO1 3BF). 11am-5pm. Emergency 6, 10 artists have been selected for this stage of the competition and from these a winner has been chosen to receive the prize of a solo exhibition at Aspex in 2015. Emergency: Rebrand, 2nd Year BA (Hons) Graphics Design students at Portsmouth University with their take on the brand identity. Creating Balance, the result of a year-long collaborative project initiated by Portsmouth University. (023) 9277 8080, aspex.org.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.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. Wall-E (U, 2008); 2pm. The animated adventures of a small waste collecting robot. Admission £4, concs. The Day the Earth Stood Still (U, 1951); 7.30pm. Directed by: Robert Wise. Starring: Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Hugh Marlowe. Admission £6, concs. (023) 9282 8282 for tickets.

GIGS

GOSPORT: New Inn, Melville Road. 6pm-8pm. Reactor 1. reactor1.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Rosie’s Vineyard, 87, Elm Grove. 1pm-4pm. Live Jazz. Featuring: the Milton James Hot Four. (023) 9275 5944.

STAGE

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. 3pm. Live from Moscow: Jewels. Presented by the Bolshoi Ballet. (01428) 642161, haslemerehall.co.uk.

LISS: Triangle Centre, Mill Road. 3pm. Alice in Wonderland. A Proteus touring production. Admission £5.50, concs. (01730) 301000.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2pm, 7.30pm. Robin Cousins’ Ice: the skating stage experience. Redefining ice skating for a new generation with a spectacular show. Admission £17.50-£35. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

MONDAY

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).

EVENTS

COSHAM: Cosham Conservative Club, Spur Road. 7.30pm. Cosham Phoenix Social Club. Variety of events for anyone over 60. (023) 9269 1740, 9237 0030.

PETERSFIELD: Winton House, High Street. 10.30am-12.30pm. JCPF Phoenix Centre Spiritual Healing Clinic. No appointment necessary. Donation gratefully received. (023) 9269 3169.

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 10.30am-12.45pm, 4pm-8pm. Spiritual Healing Clinic. No appointment necessary. Donation gratefully received. (023) 9269 3169 for further details.

EXHIBITIONS

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.

GIGS

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. Ashes To Angels/ These Days Are Numbered. Metalcore. (023) 8022 5612.

STAGE

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. 7.30pm. Mother Goose. Pantomime, presented by Hayling Island Amateur Dramatic Society. Admission £7, concs. (023) 9246 6363.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7pm. Staircase. An often bitchy, satirical look at what the Lord Chamberlain once forbade! Admission: £9, concs. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WALKS & TALKS

CLANFIELD: Petersgate Infant School, Green Lane (PO8 0UJ). 7.30pm. Memory and Me – Maintaining and Improving Your Memory. A talk by Mrs A Park, organised by the Hyden Clanfield Women’s Institute. Flower of the month competition. Book sale. Visitors and new members welcome.

EMSWORTH: Mountford Rooms, Church Path Community Centre, Church Path. 7.30pm. The Strange Coincidence That Led To WWI. Illustrated talk by local historian Philip Robinson, organised by the Emsworth Maritime & Historical Trust. Admission: £1.50 members; £3 non-members. (01243) 378091.

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.

TUESDAY

DANCING

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

EVENTS

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 10.30am-11.30am. HMS Alliance – Her Story. Learn about the last surviving A class submarine using real objects and anecdotes from some of HMS Alliance’s former crew. Admission free but please book in advance. (023) 9252 3463 to book.

EXHIBITIONS

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.

GIGS

PETERSFIELD: Upstairs at The Square Brewery, Market Square. 7.15pm for 7.30pm. Write Angle Poetry and Music Open Mic Night. Featuring special guest Steve Pottinger. Plus open mic for anyone to show what they can do, or just come and enjoy. Admission £4. petersfieldwriteangle.co.uk.

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

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 8pm-11.30pm. Drum Nation. Drummers of all levels welcome. (023) 9229 6352.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. James George and Friends Open Mic Night. All welcome.

SOUTHWICK: Golden Lion, High Street (PO17 6EB). 8.15pm-11pm. Delta Syncopators. Traditional jazz band. (023) 9221 0437.

STAGE

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. 7.30pm. Mother Goose. Pantomime, presented by Hayling Island Amateur Dramatic Society. Admission £7, concs. (023) 9246 6363.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7pm. The Snowman. Stage show based on the book by Raymond Briggs. Music and lyrics by Howard Blake. Admission £16-£29. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. What Is It About That Night. A backstage musical by Catherine Ireton, proudly presented by House. Admission £10, concs. (023) 9282 8282 for tickets.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7pm. Staircase. An often bitchy, satirical look at what the Lord Chamberlain once forbade! Admission: £9, concs. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WALKS & TALKS

LISS: Triangle Centre, Mill Road. 7.30pm. Liss In Stitches. Visitors and new members welcome. Visitors admission £5. (01730) 895058, lissinstitches.blogspot.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: British Rail Social Club, Selbourne Terrace, Fratton. 7.30pm. West Highland Railway. Illustrated talk by Allan Inder. Organised by the Portsmouth Regional Group of the Mid-Hants Railway Preservation Society. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission: by £2 donation. (023) 9267 1251.

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.

STUBBINGTON: Stubbington Snooker Club, 27a, Stubbington Green. 7.30pm for 8pm. Restoring and Flying a Hawker Hurricane. Illustrated talk by Peter Vacher, organised by the Gosport Aviation Society. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £3.

WEDNESDAY

COMEDY

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 8pm. Much A-Stew About Nothing. Presented by Stewart Lee in preparation for his third BBC TV series. Admission £21. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

DANCING

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

ROGATE: Village Hall. 7.30pm. Scottish Country Dancing. Suitable for both new and experienced dancers . Partner not necessary. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission: £3. (01730) 263008.

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. Admission £3. (023) 9271 0060.

EVENTS

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 7.15pm-10pm. Healer Training Workshop. Admission £6. 07989 534 673 for further details.

EXHIBITIONS

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: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf Quays (PO1 3BF). 11am-4pm. Emergency 6, 10 artists have been selected for this stage of the competition and from these a winner has been chosen to receive the prize of a solo exhibition at Aspex in 2015. Emergency: Rebrand, 2nd Year BA (Hons) Graphics Design students at Portsmouth University with their take on the brand identity. Creating Balance, the result of a year-long collaborative project initiated by Portsmouth University. (023) 9277 8080, aspex.org.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.

FILMS

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. The Butler (12A); 7.45pm. Directed by Lee Daniels. Starring: Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey and John Cusack. (01428) 642161 for further details.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. Before Midnight (15); 1.45pm, 8pm. Directed by: Richard Linklater. Starring: Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy and Seamus Davey-Fitzpatrick. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

GIGS

GOSPORT: Gosport and Fareham Rugby Football Club, Dolphin Crescent, PO12 2HE. 8pm-10.30pm. Gosport Jazz Club. Featuring: Colin Kingswell’s Jazz Bandits. (023) 9252 5487, gosportjazz.org.uk.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: The Wellington, 62, High Street (PO1 2LY). 8.30pm. Open Mic Night. Come on down. All welcome, whether to perform or listen. (023) 9281 8965.

PETERSFIELD: The Square Brewery, 7, The Square, 8pm doors for 8.30pm. Acoustix featuring Joe Booley.

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 7pm-midnight. Open Mic Nite. Friendly atmosphere. Musicians of all levels welcome. Full turbo sound system. (023) 9229 6352.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. The Cheesedoctors. All welcome.

SOUTHSEA: Little Johnny Russell’s, Albert Road. Nick Courtney presents ... Jamin Gallier, 7.30pm; Tommo Bryan, 8pm; Iscalis, 8.30pm; Winters Hill, 9pm; Electric Eden, 9.30pm; Treasure Smiths, 10pm; Fugative Orchestra, 10.30pm-11pm. vinylrecords.co.uk/gigguide.txt.

STAGE

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.45pm. Time of My Life. Written and directed by Alan Ayckbourne. Admission: £16.50-£28. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. 7.30pm. Mother Goose. Pantomime, presented by Hayling Island Amateur Dramatic Society. Admission £7, concs. (023) 9246 6363.

PORTSMOUTH: Gun Room, RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8pm. Zones of Avoidance. Written and performed by Maggie Sawkins. The incidental music was composed and performed by Portsmouth-based musician Nick Evans on pedal-steel guitar. Admission £6. tongues-and-grooves.org.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2pm, 7pm. The Snowman. Stage show based on the book by Raymond Briggs. Music and lyrics by Howard Blake. Admission £16-£29. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. What Is It About That Night. A backstage musical by Catherine Ireton, proudly presented by House. Admission £10, concs. (023) 9282 8282 for tickets.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7pm. Staircase. An often bitchy, satirical look at what the Lord Chamberlain once forbade! Admission: £9, concs. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WALKS & TALKS

EMSWORTH: meet Emsworth by-pass bus stop, 10.41am. CHA Walking Club Walk. Four/five-mile flat circular walk in the Emsworth/Westbourne area, no stiles. (023) 9225 4289 for further details.

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Road. 1.45pm for 2pm. Haslemere Flower Club Monthly Meeting. Demonstrator Sue Tausig with Floral Cocktail. Exhibit: Dream of Spring. Visitors and new members welcome. nafas.org.uk.

HAVANT: Warblington School Drama Studio, Southleigh Road. 7.30pm. Blashford Lakes Nature Reserve – Development, Habitats and Wildlife. An illustrated talk by Bob Chapman, organised by the Havant, Hayling and Emsworth Group of the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust. All welcome. Admission: £2.50 (inc refreshments). hiwwt.org.uk.

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.

PORT SOLENT: meet in front of the Odeon Cinema. 2pm. Port Solent Walk. Suitable for beginners but does include an area of uneven ground, sturdy shoes recommended. 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.

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.

ROGATE: meet Tullecombe car park (GR SU808254), one-and-a-half miles north of Rogate. 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. A seven-and-a-half-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.30am. (01730) 231539.

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.

THURSDAY

CONCERTS

OLD PORTSMOUTH: St Thomas’ Cathedral, High Street. 1.10pm. Lunchtime Recital. Featuring: Portsmouth Cathedral Choral Scholars. Admission £3, concs. 023 9282 3300 extn 228, portsmouthcathedral.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 7.30pm. Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra: A Taste of Spain. Featuring works by de Falla, Turina, Rodrigo and Tchaikovsky. Conductor: Pablo González. Soloist: Xuefei Yang. Admission £15-£25. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

DANCING

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

EVENTS

HAVANT: Bedhampton Social Hall, 21, Bedhampton Road (PO9 3ES). 7.30pm-10pm. Folks in Harmony – a new a cappella four-part mixed harmony singing group. Rehearsals every Thursday. We very much welcome new singers, particularly you fellas! 07712 687 911.

WATERLOOVILLE: St George’s Church Hall, Hambledon Road. 9.30am-11.30am. St George’s Market. Eggs and home made preserves, honey, cards, jewellery, woodcraft, craft, cakes, and plants. Coffee and tea available. (023) 9226 4583, stgeorgesnews.org.

EXHIBITIONS

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: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf Quays (PO1 3BF). 11am-4pm. Emergency 6, 10 artists have been selected for this stage of the competition and from these a winner has been chosen to receive the prize of a solo exhibition at Aspex in 2015. Emergency: Rebrand, 2nd Year BA (Hons) Graphics Design students at Portsmouth University with their take on the brand identity. Creating Balance, the result of a year-long collaborative project initiated by Portsmouth University. (023) 9277 8080, aspex.org.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.

FILMS

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (12A); 7.30pm. Directed by Peter Jackson. Starring: Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman and Richard Armitage. (01428) 642161 for further details.

PORTSMOUTH: Eldon Cinema Room, Eldon Building, University of Portsmouth, Winston Churchill Avenue (PO1 2DJ). The Pervert’s Guide to Ideology (15); 7.30pm Directed by Sophie Fiennes. Starring: Slavoj Zizek. Admission £6, concs. 07580 715 982, portsmouthfilmsociety.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Blue is The Warmest Colour (18); 6.30pm. Subtitles. France, 2013. Directed by Abdellatif Kerchiche. Starring: Adèle Exarchopoulos and Léa Seydoux. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 7pm-midnight. Play at The RMA. Nick Courtney presents: Jack New, 7pm; Kelvin Jones, 7.30pm; Sam Cutbush, 8pm; The Milkmen, 8.45pm; Savage Jaw, 9.30pm; Thin Wire Fence, 10.15pm-11.15pm. Thursdaymusic.co.uk.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. James George and Friends Open Mic Night. All welcome.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. Giants, plus Black Shapes. Hardcore, punk. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Neil McSweeney plus Hometown Show. Admission £5. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. 7.30pm. The Snow Queen. Pantomime for all the family with all the traditional ingredients. Admission £9, concs. (01420) 472 664.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 1.45pm, 7.30pm. Thirsty. Presented by The Paper Birds. Both performances are followed by a post-show discussion. Suitable for ages 13 plus. Admission £7.50 (matinee); £12.50, concs (evening). (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 2.30pm, 7.45pm. Time of My Life. Written and directed by Alan Ayckbourne. Admission: £16.50-£28. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. 7.30pm. Mother Goose. Pantomime, presented by Hayling Island Amateur Dramatic Society. Admission £7, concs. (023) 9246 6363.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2pm, 7pm. The Snowman. Stage show based on the book by Raymond Briggs. Music and lyrics by Howard Blake. Admission £16-£29. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7pm. Staircase. An often bitchy, satirical look at what the Lord Chamberlain once forbade! Admission: £9, concs. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WALKS & TALKS

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 7.30pm. Queen Victoria’s Last Journey. Talk on one of the most unusual and remarkable railway journeys in history. Admission free, but please book in advance. (023) 9252 3463 to book.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Becket Hall, Cathedral House, St Thomas’ Street. 2.45pm. Southsea Castle. Talk by Peter Galvin, organised by the Portsmouth Cathedral Club. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £3. (023) 9285 1177.

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

CLUBBING

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 10pm-2am. Wolf Cub Club. (023) 9286 3911.

EVENTS

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 6.15pm-9.20pm. Reiki Therapy, Seichen, also Metamorphic Technique. Drop-in therapy session, no appointment necessary. Don’t knock it until you’ve tried it. Donation £5/£6.

PORTSMOUTH: 250, Chichester Road, North End (PO2 0AU). Chakra Meditation Course. Nine-week course with teacher Pam Ashenden. (023) 9269 3169.

WATERLOOVILLE: The Acorn Centre, 3, The Kestrels, Wecock (PO). 9.30am-midday. Table Top Sale. Variety of sellers offering great bargains. Tables cost £3.50. (023) 9225 8423, acorncentre.org.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

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: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf Quays (PO1 3BF). 11am-4pm. Emergency 6, 10 artists have been selected for this stage of the competition and from these a winner has been chosen to receive the prize of a solo exhibition at Aspex in 2015. Emergency: Rebrand, 2nd Year BA (Hons) Graphics Design students at Portsmouth University with their take on the brand identity. Creating Balance, the result of a year-long collaborative project initiated by Portsmouth University. (023) 9277 8080, aspex.org.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.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Saving Mr Banks (PG); 7pm. USA, 2013. Directed by John Hancock. Starring: John Hancock, Colin Farrell, Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

GRAYSHOTT: Grayshott Village Hall, Headley Road. 7.30pm. The Bully Wee Band. Support from Simon Kempston (who hails from Edinburgh). Organised by Grayshott Folk Club. New members welcome. Admission £14. (01428) 607096, grayshottfolkclub.co.uk, grayshott.com/folk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 8pm. The John-Paul Gard Trio. Jazz. Admission £10, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. This Way Up. Rock/blues covers. rmatavern.co.uk.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. Ben and James. All welcome.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. Chlöe Howl. Pop. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 7pm. Waking Aida, Deluxe Flamingos, Two Thirty Two, and Rickyfitts. Admission £3. (023) 9286 3911.

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

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Sex Pistols Experience/Ed Tudor-Pole. Tribute bands. Admission £10. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. 7.30pm. The Snow Queen. Pantomime for all the family with all the traditional ingredients. Admission £9, concs. (01420) 472 664.

CLANFIELD: Clanfield Memorial Hall, South Lane. 7.30pm. Aladdin. A traditional family pantomime presented by the Windmill Players. Admission £6, concs. (01730) 231474.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 8pm. Time of My Life. Written and directed by Alan Ayckbourne. Admission: £16.50-£28. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

GUILDFORD: Mill Studio, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 4pm. Farcicals: Chloë With Love/The Kidderminster Affair. A double bill of neighbourly short plays written and directed by Alan Ayckbourne. Admission: £16.50-£28. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. 7.30pm. Mother Goose. Pantomime, presented by Hayling Island Amateur Dramatic Society. Admission £7, concs. (023) 9246 6363.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7pm. The Snowman. Stage show based on the book by Raymond Briggs. Music and lyrics by Howard Blake. Admission £16-£29. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7pm. Staircase. An often bitchy, satirical look at what the Lord Chamberlain once forbade! Admission: £11, concs. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

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.

SATURDAY, JAN 25

CONCERTS

OLD PORTSMOUTH: The Michael Nott Rotunda, Portsmouth Grammar School, High Street. 7pm. Portsmouth Music Club Concert. Featuring Portsmouth Grammar School Music Scholars. Visitors and new members warmly welcomed. Admission: non-members £7 on door. (023) 9282 0317, portsmouthmusicclub.org.uk.

DANCING

COSHAM: Cosham Conservative Club Function Room, Spur Road. 7.30pm for 8pm-11pm. Club-50 Disco. Golden oldies and disco classics. With Denis Kaye. All welcome. Admission: £4 members, £5 guests. (023) 9225 1958 or club-50.co.uk.

GOSPORT: Thorngate Halls Ballroom, Bury Road. 7.30pm-11.45pm. Freestyle Jive Dance to the music of The Unconditionals, plus DJ. 50s era jive music. (023) 9242 8732.

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

PORTSMOUTH: Admiral Lord Nelson School, Dundas Lane (PO3 5XT). 8pm-11pm. ALN Ballroom Dance. Admission £4. No bar, BYO. 07980 058 310, ballroomrazzmatazz.co.uk.

EVENTS

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 11am-midday. Snowy Fun Story Time Special. Warm up with our snowy activities and story. For under-10s accompanied by an adult. Admission free, just come along. 2pm-3pm. Horrible Science of Submarines Show. Learn about the truly horrible side of living on board HMS Alliance and how smelly submariners coped with life on board. Admission free but please book in advance. (023) 9252 3463 to book.

FAREHAM: Holy Trinity Parish Centre, West Street. 10am-4pm. Table Top Sale. Admission 30p.

HAYLING ISLAND: United Reformed Church Small Hall, Mengham. 9.30am. Coffee Morning. Organised by The Rowans Haying Island Support Group.

LEE-ON-THE-SOLENT: The Bulson Hall, St Faith’s Church, Victoria Square. 9.30am-12.30pm. Table Top Sale. Do come and browse. Everyone welcome.

EXHIBITIONS

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: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf Quays (PO1 3BF). 11am-5pm. Emergency 6, 10 artists have been selected for this stage of the competition and from these a winner has been chosen to receive the prize of a solo exhibition at Aspex in 2015. Emergency: Rebrand, 2nd Year BA (Hons) Graphics Design students at Portsmouth University with their take on the brand identity. Creating Balance, the result of a year-long collaborative project initiated by Portsmouth University. (023) 9277 8080, aspex.org.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.

FILMS

LISS: Triangle Centre, Mill Road. The Eye of the Storm (15); 7pm doors for 7.30pm. Directed by: Fred Schepisi. Starring: Charlotte Rampling, Maria Theodorakis and Geoffrey Rush. Admission: £6 in advance, £7 on door. (01730) 301000.

GIGS

GOSPORT: The Park Tavern, Park Road. 9pm. Max Bona. 07789 510 608.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. The Trevor John Trio. All welcome.

PORTSMOUTH: Harvest Home, 106, Copnor Road. 8.30pm. Khal Shamia. Performing their own versions of soul and RnB.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. The Meniscus Brothers. Blues. rmatavern.co.uk.

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

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

STAGE

BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. The Snow Queen. Pantomime for all the family with all the traditional ingredients. Admission £9, concs. (01420) 472 664.

CLANFIELD: Clanfield Memorial Hall, South Lane. 2pm, 7.30pm. Aladdin. A traditional family pantomime presented by the Windmill Players. Admission £6, concs. (01730) 231474.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 2.30pm, 8pm. Time of My Life. Written and directed by Alan Ayckbourne. Admission: £16.50-£28. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. Mother Goose. Pantomime, presented by Hayling Island Amateur Dramatic Society. Admission £7, concs. (023) 9246 6363.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2.30pm, 7pm. The Snowman. Stage show based on the book by Raymond Briggs. Music and lyrics by Howard Blake. Admission £16-£29. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7pm. Staircase. An often bitchy, satirical look at what the Lord Chamberlain once forbade! Admission: £9, concs. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WALKS & TALKS

RAKE: meet Chapel Common (side road off the B2070, north east of Rake, GR SU813281). 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. A five-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.30am. (01730) 895386.

SUNDAY, JAN 26

COMEDY

GUILDFORD: Mill Studio, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.30pm. Punt and Dennis. Admission: £23-£25. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

CONCERTS

CHICHESTER: Christ Church, Old Market Avenue (off South Street). 2pm doors for 2.30pm-4.30pm. Music on Sundays. Featuring Evgeny Soifertis (piano) playing music by Chopin, Liszt, Cimarosa, Rachmaninov and Mozart. Visitors and new members welcome. (01243) 527425, musiconsundays.co.uk.

EVENTS

WINCHESTER: Middlebrook Street and car park. 9am-2pm. Hampshire Farmers’ Market. Celebrating Farmhouse Breakfast Week. Enjoy the taste of local food.

EXHIBITIONS

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.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Square Tower, Broad Street. 11am-4pm. Crafts in the Tower. A monthly exhibition of original artwork by selected local artists, designers and makers. Painting, print making, collage, ceramics, origami, glass work, wood turning, textiles and jewellery. craftsinthetower.com.

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. A Study in Sherlock. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.