What’s On for Friday July 20, 2012

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

FRIDAY, JULY 20

CLUBBING

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

COMEDY

PORTSMOUTH: Tiger Tiger Portsmouth, Gunwharf Quays. 6pm doors for 8pm-10pm (last entry 7.45pm). Jongleurs Comedy Night. Featuring: Bryan Lacey, Prince Abdi, Michael Legge and Will E-Robo. Admission £15. (023) 9288 2244.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Wedge Comedy Club. Featuring Dave Fulton, Prince Abdi, and a special guest. Compére Dinga. Followed by It’s A Sin till late. Admission: £8 (£6 NUS). (023) 9286 3911.

DANCING

FAREHAM: 24/7 Fitness, Downend Road (PO16 8TS). 8.15pm-10.15pm. Social Dancing. Latin, ballroom and sequence dances. Admission £5. 07818 403 290, dizzyfeet.com.

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 1.30pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Ballroom and sequence with music provided by Brenda &W Sounds. Admission: £2.50. (023) 9242 5331.

EVENTS

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 10am-4pm. Book Sale. Come and grab a bargain. (023) 9252 3463.

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.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10.30am. Gallery Tour: A Tale of One City. Gain further insight into the exhibition with the museum’s specialist staff. Admission: £3, concs. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Eastney Community Centre, Bransbury Park. 1.30pm-3.30pm. Take Five Workshop: The Seven Habits of Mentally Healthy People. With Carolyn Barber. Includes strategies and exercises for good mental health. Admission: £10, in advance or on door. (023) 9286 4306, meetrelaxlearncreate.co.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by local artists Anahid, Terry Devaney and Pat Hoper. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road (PO12 1NS). 10am-4pm. Marine Art Paintings. New works by Gosport artist Colin M Baxter. (023) 92523463.

GOSPORT: Submarine Museum, Haslar Jetty Road (PO12 2AS). 10am-5.30pm. Horrible Science of Submarines. Subs are cool and exciting ... subs are horrible and scary ... (023) 9251 0354, submarine-museum.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Portraits and Landscapes: Rediscovering Richard Ubsdell ... marking the bicentenary of this local artist. A Tale of One City ... exploring the links between Charles Dickens and life in Portsmouth today. 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

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. July film season. Check the web or telephone for full details. Admission: £8 per film. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. The Five-Year Engagement. (15); 8pm. Directed by: Nicholas Stoller. Starring: Jason Segel, Emily Blunt and Chris Pratt. (01428) 642161 for further details.

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. (12A); 2.30pm, 7.30pm. Directed by: John Madden. Starring: Bill Nighy, Maggie Smith and Tom Wilkinson. Admission £3-£4. (023) 9246 7545.

GIGS

NORTH BOARHUNT: North Boarhunt Social Club, Trampers Lane. Boarhunt Blues Club. Featuring: The Paul Garner Band. All welcome. Admission: £10. (023) 9225 4909, boarhuntblues.com.

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Club Disco.

GOSPORT: New Inn, Mayles Road. 8.30pm. Reactor 1. reactor1.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Old House At Home Function Room, Locksway Road, Milton. Reggae Night. Featuring Blessing Lovejones Rufaro and guest DJs.

PORTSMOUTH: Old House At Home, Locksway Road, Milton. 8.30pm-10.45pm. Kames Lamb, 8pm; Charlie Law, 9pm; Tim Ot, 10pm.

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

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. Screw Loose.

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

SOUTHSEA: Lawrence Arms, Lawrence Road. 8pm. Arrows Karaoke.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. Heavy Jeli. Rock covers band. (023) 9282 1658.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.30pm. Kiss Me Kate. Music and lyrics by Cole Porter. Book by Sam and Bella Spewack. Director Trevor Nunn. Choreographer Stephen Mear. Admission: £15-£40. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui. By Bertolt Brecht in a translation by George Tabori. Admission: £29.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7.30pm. Life x 3. Yasmina Reza’s comedy is presented by Bench Theatre. Admission £8, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Victory Arena, Historic Dockyard. Gates 6.30pm for 7.30pm. Much Ado About Nothing. Presented by the Royal Navy Theatre Association. Part of the Dockyard at Dusk season. Admission £12, concs. 0844 880 5406, historicdockyard.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7pm. The Hayley Sexton School of Dance: A Celebration of Children 2012. A showcase of tap, modern and song from the musicals. (023) 9282 8282.

SOUTHSEA: Royal Beach Hotel, South Parade. 7pm. Manic Showcase. A night full of musical theatre, professional cabaret performances, in a dinner theatre setting. Admission £25. manicsp.co.uk for further details.

SOUTHSEA: St Peter’s Theatre, Fraser Road. 7.30pm. Hats Off. A charity show by local students in aid of charity helping students through drama college. 0845 293 9350.

TITCHFIELD: Great Barn, Mill Lane. 7.30pm. Juliet and her Romeo. Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet with a diffference. Admission: £11. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. Edward Albee’s The Zoo Story plus Harold Pinter’s The Dumb Waiter. Two stunning one-act plays in one night. Admission: £11. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WALKS & TALKS

GOSPORT: meet at Grange Farm, Little Woodham Lane (off Howe Road, PO13 8AB). 9pm. Guided Bat Walk. A guided walk led by countryside ranger Jim Park in Golsport Wildgrounds. Organised by Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust, Gosport branch. Suggested donation: £1.50.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Dolphin, 41, High Street. 7.30pm. Portsmouth and Southsea Tree Wardens Open Meeting. With John Stokes, director of the Tree Council. All welcome. (023) 9266 7962, portsmouthsouthseatreewardens.co.nr.

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, JULY 21

COMEDY

PORTSMOUTH: Tiger Tiger Portsmouth, Gunwharf Quays. 6pm doors for 8pm-10pm (last entry 7.45pm). Jongleurs Comedy Night. Featuring: Bryan Lacey, Prince Abdi, Michael Legge and Will E-Robo. Admission £15. (023) 9288 2244.

CONCERTS

ALTON: Allen Gallery, 10-12, Church Street. 2pm. The Ancora Choir in concert. With guest appearances by the Alton Brass Quintet and tenor Stephen Chaytow. The programme is a mixture of classical, traditional and popular light musical items, something for everyone. Admission free with a retiring collection in aid of the Rosemary Foundation. Tickets should be booked in advance from (01420) 82802.

DANCING

FAREHAM: 24/7 Fitness, Downend Road (PO16 8TS). 7.30pm-11pm. Sumer Ball. Latin, ballroom and sequence dances. Admission £10 in advance, £12.50 on door. 07818 403 290, dizzyfeet.com.

WICKHAM: Community Centre, Mill Road. 8pm-11pm. Saturday Ballroom Dance. Plus some sequence dancing. BYO, no wet bar. Admission: £4. (023) 9273 3393, 07980 058 310, ballroomrazzmatazz.co.uk.

EVENTS

CHANDLER’S FORD: meet ref SU 434220 (SO53 1LL). 10am. Cycle ride to Kimbridge Trout Farm, Alderbury and Romsey. Organised by the Portsmouth CTC. All welcome. ctcportsmouth.hampshire.org.uk.

EMSWORTH: International House, Emsworth Square. 9.30am. Grand Book Sale. Bargain second-hand book sale with all proceeds to Christian Aid.

FARNHAM: Maltings, Bridge Square. 10am-5pm. Festival of Gardening. A festival celebrating all that grows! Be inspired by the allotment show, marketplace and demonstrations. Admission: £2.50, concs. (01252) 745444.

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 10am-4pm. Book Sale. Come and grab a bargain. (023) 9252 3463.

LIPHOOK: Hollycombe Steam Collection, Iron Hill. 11am-5pm. Fairground Weekend and Mechanical Organ Gathering. Roll up! Roll up! It’s all the fun of the fair! Admission £13, concs. (01428) 724900, hollycombe.co.uk.

PORTCHESTER: Wicor Primary School Hall and Grounds, Hatherley Crescent. 8am-3pm. Car Boot/Table Top Sale. Pitches are £7 in advance, £8 on day. All proceeds to St Mary’s Church, Portchester building development fund. (023) 9234 7037 in the evenings or email ray.norman1@ntlworld.com.

PORTSMOUTH: St Faith’s Church, Crasswell Street, Landport. 10.30am. Coffee Morning and Mini Market. Coffee, dchat, cakes and a chance to raise funds for St Faith’s Church.

PORTSMOUTH: St Mark’s Church Social Area, Derby Road, North End. 4pm-8pm. Strictly Strawberry Tea Dance. Music and dancing with your maestro Christopher Bell. High tea with waitress service to your table. Admission £4 (children £2), in advance or on door. (023) 9267 8538, 07803 931 905.

PORTSMOUTH: St Mary’s Church, Fratton Road. 10am. The Syrian Orthodox Church in Europe Service. The Syrian Orthodox Church in Europe community meet for the liturgy.

SOUTHSEA: The Marple Cross Centre, Osborne Road (PO5 3LB). 1pm-3pm. Take Five Workshop: Making Sense of the Therapy Marketplace. With Carolyn Barber. Includes strategies and exercises for good mental health. (023) 9229 5757.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by local artists Anahid, Terry Devaney and Pat Hoper. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

EMSWORTH: Museum, 10b, North Street. 10.30am-4.30pm. Paintings by Angela Loader. Many of Angela’s pictures are of subjects related to the sea, of boats and lcoal seascapes. Most of the printings and some prints will be on sale. (01243) 373780, emsworthmuseum.co.uk.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road (PO12 1NS). 10am-4pm. Marine Art Paintings. New works by Gosport artist Colin M Baxter. (023) 92523463.

GOSPORT: Submarine Museum, Haslar Jetty Road (PO12 2AS). 10am-5.30pm. Horrible Science of Submarines. Subs are cool and exciting ... subs are horrible and scary ... (023) 9251 0354, submarine-museum.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Portraits and Landscapes: Rediscovering Richard Ubsdell ... marking the bicentenary of this local artist. A Tale of One City ... exploring the links between Charles Dickens and life in Portsmouth today. 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

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. July film season. Check the web or telephone for full details. Admission: £8 per film. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. Life in a Day. (12A); 11.30am. Directed by Kevin MacDonald, Jan Haubrich and Frederic Lumiere. Starring: Cindy Baer, Moica and Matthew Irving. Admission £4.75, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

GIGS

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Jive Street. Plus DJ Zodiac 59. Members £4; guests £7.

HORNDEAN: Colonial Bar, Portsmouth Road. The Senators.

PORTSMOUTH: Druids, Binstead Road. 8.30pm. Kenny Mayes.

PORTSMOUTH: Harvest Home, 106 Copner Road. 8.30pm. Joe Butt.

PORTSMOUTH: Old Canal, Shirley Avenue, Milton. 4pm-8pm. Phil Owen.

PORTSMOUTH: Old House At Home, Locksway Road, Milton. 8.30pm-11pm. All or Nothing.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. A2 Acoustic.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Brook, 466, Portswood Road. 8pm doors. Rufus Stone. Admission: £9 advance, £10 door. (023) 8055 5366.

SOUTHSEA: Bandstand, West Battery Gardens, Clarence Esplanade. 1pm-4pm. The Beth Oliver Band, 1pm; England Road, 1.30pm; All or Nothing, 2pm; Hot Betty, 2.30pm; Sound of the Sirens, 3pm; The Rackateers, 3.30pm.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. Sahara Snow. Metal originals. (023) 9282 1658.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 8pm. COR presents: Rough Around the Edges. (023) 9286 3911.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 7.30pm. The Exits. Plus special guests: The Harrassments; Coburgs Widow and Midday Committee. DJs till late. Admission £6. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park. 2.15pm, 7.30pm. Kiss Me Kate. Music and lyrics by Cole Porter. Book by Sam and Bella Spewack. Director Trevor Nunn. Choreographer Stephen Mear. Admission: £15-£40. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 2.30pm, 7.45pm. The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui. By Bertolt Brecht in a translation by George Tabori. Admission: £29.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

COSHAM: St Phillip’s Hall, Hawthorn Crescent, Highbury. 7.45pm. Old Herbaceous. A play by Reginald Arkell, performed by Cliff Mullins of Highbury Players. Admission £10, concs (includes ploughman’s supper). Profits to Breakthrough Breast Cancer and the British Heart Foundation. (023) 9238 7329.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 3pm, 7.30pm. Showcase 2012: A Night at The Movies. Presented by Southern Arts Academy. Admission £11. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. 8pm. Concert for Ria 2012. A one night only concert, raising money for Epilepsy Bereaved, including performances from Street Dance Nation, Polejam and the band Today We Fly. (01428) 642161 for further details.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7.30pm. Life x 3. Yasmina Reza’s comedy is presented by Bench Theatre. Admission £8, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Bedales, Church Road, Steep. 2.30pm, 7.45pm. Petersfield Shakespeare Festival: Much Ado About Nothing. In the open air. Gates open 6pm for picnics. Luxury hampers available to order. Admission: £10, concs. (01730) 711599 or One Tree Books for tickets.

PORTSMOUTH: Victory Arena, Historic Dockyard. Gates 6.30pm for 7.30pm. Much Ado About Nothing. Presented by the Royal Navy Theatre Association. Part of the Dockyard at Dusk season. Admission £12, concs. 0844 880 5406, historicdockyard.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7pm. The Hayley Sexton School of Dance: A Celebration of Children 2012. A showcase of tap, modern and song from the musicals. (023) 9282 8282.

SOUTHSEA: St Peter’s Theatre, Fraser Road. 7.30pm. Hats Off. A charity show by local students in aid of charity helping students through drama college. 0845 293 9350.

TITCHFIELD: Great Barn, Mill Lane. 7.30pm. Juliet and her Romeo. Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet with a diffference. Admission: £9. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. Edward Albee’s The Zoo Story plus Harold Pinter’s The Dumb Waiter. Two stunning one-act plays in one night. Admission: £9. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WALKS & TALKS

RAKE: meet Chapel Common (GR SU812281). 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. An eight-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.35am. All welcome. (01730) 269253.

SUNDAY, JULY 22

COMEDY

PORTSMOUTH: Rose in June, 102, Milton Road. 7pm doors for 8pm. Mirth Control Comedy Club. Featuring: Matt Price, Neil McFarlane, Alex Voakes and TJ Shoesmith. MC Sam Stone. Admission £15 (inc meal in a basket). (023) 9282 4191.

CONCERTS

PORTSMOUTH: Royal Marines Museum, Eastney Esplanade. 2pm. Royal Marines Band Concert. royalmarinesmuseum.co.uk.

EVENTS

COSHAM: meet outside Cosham Library, Spur Road. 9.30am. Cycle ride to Goodwood , Selham and West Stoke. Organised by the Portsmouth CTC. All welcome. ctcportsmouth.hampshire.org.uk.

LIPHOOK: Hollycombe Steam Collection, Iron Hill. 11am-5pm. Fairground Weekend and Mechanical Organ Gathering. Roll up! Roll up! It’s all the fun of the fair! Admission £13, concs. (01428) 724900, hollycombe.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Bransbury Park, Eastney. 2pm-5pm. Miniature Railway Rides. Portsmouth Model Engineering Society members offer rides on steam and battery-powered locomotives (weather permitting). Rides are 40p for two laps. portsmouthmes.co.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 1pm-5pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by local artists Anahid, Terry Devaney and Pat Hoper. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

EMSWORTH: Museum, 10b, North Street. 2.30pm-4.30pm. Paintings by Angela Loader. Many of Angela’s pictures are of subjects related to the sea, of boats and lcoal seascapes. Most of the printings and some prints will be on sale. (01243) 373780, emsworthmuseum.co.uk.

GOSPORT: Submarine Museum, Haslar Jetty Road (PO12 2AS). 10am-5.30pm. Horrible Science of Submarines. Subs are cool and exciting ... subs are horrible and scary ... (023) 9251 0354, submarine-museum.co.uk.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Square Tower, Broad Street. 11am-4pm. Crafts in the Tower. An exhibition by artists and makers from the local area showcasing jewellery, ceramics, fine art, glass work, textiles and photography. craftsinthetower.com.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Portraits and Landscapes: Rediscovering Richard Ubsdell ... marking the bicentenary of this local artist. A Tale of One City ... exploring the links between Charles Dickens and life in Portsmouth today. 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

HAYLING ISLAND: 4, Avenue Road. 10.30am-4.30pm. Irene’s Open Garden. Organised by Hayling Support Group for the Rowans Hospice. Admission: £2. (023) 9246 4683.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: Old House At Home, Locksway Road, Milton. 7pm-10pm. Open Mic/ Karaoke. Featuring and hosted by Matt McGowan. Everyone is welcome to simply turn up and perform a few songs.

SOUTHSEA: Marmion Tavern, Marmion Road. 5pm-8pm. Kelly G.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. Slippery Things. Acoustic/vocal duo. (023) 9282 1658.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Muncie Girls Fighting Fiction. Plus special guests: El Morgan; Stars & Flights; also Catherine McClean. Admission £5. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. An Audience with Jack the Ripper. Since 2002, retired murder squad detective Trevor Marriott has been investigating the infamous Whitechapel murders of 1888. Admission £12.50, concs. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Roy Orbison: The Legend Returns. Featuring Alan Morris. Packed with all the great songs from the early rock n roll years, through to The Travelling Wilburys. Admission: £15-£17. (023) 9282 8282.

SOUTHSEA: St Peter’s Theatre, Fraser Road. 7.30pm. Hats Off. A charity show by local students in aid of charity helping students through drama college. 0845 293 9350.