What’s on for Friday, June 20, 2014

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CLUBBING

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 11pm. It’s a Sin. (023) 9286 3911.

COMEDY

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Comedy Club. This is part of Portsmouth Festivities. Admission: £8. (023) 9282 8282.

CONCERT

PORTSMOUTH: St Thomas’ Anglican Church, High Street. 6pm. Choral Evensong. Music by Batten. This is part of Portsmouth Festivities. (023) 9282 8282.

DANCING

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 1.30pm-4pm. Ballroom and sequence with music provided by Brenda & W Sounds. Admission: £3. (023) 9242 5331.

EVENTS

FAREHAM: Stubbington Library, Stubbington Lane. 9am-midday. Stubbington Country Market. Freshly made cakes and dairy products. Handmade crafts.

FAREHAM: Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road (PO17 6AN). 11.30am, 1pm, 3pm. Gun Firings: Platform gun on the ramparts. Join uniformed gun crews from Portsdown Artillery Volunteers for specialist commentaries, firings and the chance to interact with the crew. 01329 233734.

FAREHAM: Rainbow Centre, Bishopsgrove, Osborn Road. 7pm-9m. Bubbles and Berries. Celebration of summer with music and a raffle. Each guest receives a glass of fizz and a bowl of berries on entry. Admission: £15 in advance. Call 01329 289500 for tickets.

FAREHAM: Hill Park Memorial Working Men’s Club, Highlands Road. (PO15 6JD). 8pm-12am. Ultrasounds disco. 01329 280782.

PORTSMOUTH: David Russell Theatre, Portsmouth Gramma School, High Street. 2pm. Carol Ann Duffy. Poetry Reading, question time and book sigining. This is part of the Portsmouth Festivities. Admission £7. (023) 8282 8282.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf. 2pm-4pm. Afternoon Teas. Have either a traditional or savoury afternoon tea. Admission: £16. Minimum 48 hours notice required. (023) 9277 8080.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 1pm.Amaranta De Francisci. Meet with the artist. Admission is free but a ticket is required. Call (023) 9282 8282.

WATERLOOVILLE:The Acron Centre, The Kestrels,Wecock. 9.30am-12pm. Table top sale. Variety of sellers. (023) 9225 8423.

EXHIBITIONS

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

FAREHAM: Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road (PO17 6AN). 10am-4pm. Inspired by Landings. Photography exhibition of Russell Squires’s work to mark the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings. 01329 233734.

HAVANT: The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre. 10am-4pm. Jewellers’ showcase. See and buy British craftmanship. (023) 9252 3463.

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 10am-5pm. Ebb and Flow. Art exhibition to commemorate and highlight Gosport’s role in D-Day. (023) 9252 3463.

GOSPORT: Driftwood Studio and Gallery, North Meadow, Royal Clarence Yard, Weevil Lane. (PO12 1BP). 11am-4pm. Marine Art Exhibition. Exhibition by Hampshire marine artist Colin M Baxter with watercolours, oils, chartworks and driftwood art.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Tricorn: Controversy in Concrete ... recollections of the Brutalist structure 10 years after demolition. No Place Like Pompey ... looking at some of the things that make Portsmouth special. A Study in Sherlock ... uncovering the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection. Admission free. (023) 9283 4779, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf. 11am-4pm. Joella Wheatle’s solo exhibition. (023) 9277 8080.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf. 11am-4pm. Lindsay Taylor’s textile exhibition. (023) 9277 8080.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf. 6pm-8pm. Jonny Hannah exhibition. Showing contemporary art from artists based in the south of England. (023) 9277 8080.

PORTSMOUTH: HMS Victory, Historic Dockayard. 8.30pm. Faces. The past will be brought back to life in thisvideo performance by Kye Wilson and Helena Eflerová. Tickets are free, but booking is requred. Call (023) 9282 8282.

GIGS

COSHAM: The Portsbridge, Portsmouth Road. 8.30pm. Booze Brothers.

CROOKHORN: Crookhorn Phoenix Club, Crookhorn Community Centre. 8.30pm. Pink Tribute.

HAVANT: The Westleigh, Martin Road. 9pm. The Glo. Soul, Funk, Blues and Jazz.

CROOKHORN: Crookhorn Phoenix Club, Crookhorn Community Centre. 8.30pm. Pink Tribute.

NORTH BOARHUNT: North Boarhunt Social Club, Trampers Lane. Boarhunt Blues Club. Featuring Moreland and Arbuckle. All welcome. Admission £20. (023) 9225 4909, boarhuntblues.com.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. The Steve Young Band. rmatavern.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH:the Froddington Arms, Fratton Road . 9pm. The Bootlegs.

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

SOUTHSEA: Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 8.30pm. Kent Duchaine. (023) 9282 1658.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. (PO19 6AP). 7.45pm. Pressure. Admission: £18-£22. cft.org.uk.

HILSEA: Blue Lagoon, Hilsea Lido, London Road. 7.15pm for a 7.45pm start. Tender Loving Care. Old salt and New Theatre Royal are presenting the play to commemorate the anniversary of the D-Day landings. Admission: £12, conc. (023) 9264 9000, blulagoon@hilsea-lido.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 7pm. 2014 Be Your Best Rock Challenge: Southern Open Final. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Square Tower, Broad Street. 7.45pm. Tender Loving Care. Production to commemorate the anniversary of D-Day. Admission £12. (023) 9264 6477.

PORTSEA: Groundlings Theatre, 42 Kent Street. 8pm. The Chairs. An experiement in theatrical possibilities as it follows an old couple passing their time by playing games. Admission: £10, . (023) 9273 7370, groundlings.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 5pm and 8.30pm. Dirty Dancing. Admission £19.50-£48.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 2.30pm and 7.30pm. Tommy. (023) 9282 8282.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. Volpone. An elderly Venetian, connives with his money-crazed servant to convince his greedy friends that he is dying. Admission: £8-£11. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WALKS & TALKS

PORTSMOUTH: Royal Naval Club and Royal Albert Yacht Club, Pembroke Road. 5pm-545pm. Pre concert talk by The Tallis Scholars. This is part of the Portsmouth Festivities. Admission is free but booking is required. (023) 9282 8282.

SOUTHSEA: meet Pyramids Centre, Clarence Esplanade. 10.30am. Seafront Walk. Walk along the promenade. Suitable for all. New walkers to arrive early to register. Organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. (023) 9284 1379.