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

FRIDAY, JUNE 22

CLUBBING

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 10pm. Thunderdome. (023) 9286 3911.

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: Ryan McDonnell, Anthony King, Herbie Adams and Andre King. Admission £15. (023) 9288 2244.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Wedge Comedy Club. Featuring Richard Morton, Tom Crain and Dan Thomas. 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: £2.50. (023) 9242 5331.

EVENTS

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: Christ Church Milton URC, Milton Road. 10am-4pm. Art and Flower Festival. Presented by Christ Church Milton URC and the Bransbury Park Art Group of Eastney Community Centre. All proceeds to the Alzheimer’s Association and the Sailors’ Society.

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.

EXHIBITIONS

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

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-4pm. The Way of the Warrior. Arms and armour from epic movies! Includes replica arms and armour that can be handled and worn. (023) 9250 1957, hants.gov.uk/gdc.

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.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 10am-8pm. In Memoriam. This exhibition explores the language of remembrance through imagery of local memorials of the Great War 1914-18. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.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.

PORTSMOUTH: The Lodge Art Centre, Victoria Park, Anglesea Road. 9am-5pm. An Invitation to Discover ... Irene Strange exhibits her collection of eclectic art. (023) 9287 0880.

SOUTHSEA: St John’s College, Grove Road South (PO5 3QW). 6pm-8pm. Art and Textiles. A selection of work from GCSE and A-Level students.

GIGS

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Jaleo. Admission: £15.50, concs. (01329) 223100, box office.

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Club Disco.

FARNHAM: Maltings, Bridge Square. 7pm doors for 7.30pm-9.30pm. Oo-Bop-Sh’Bam. With a mix of rock ‘n’ roll and rhythm & blues from the 50s. Admission: £12.50 in advance, £14 on door. (01252) 745444.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 8pm. Mike Birch’s Almost Big Band. Jazz/ Admission £10 (inc Cajun chicken skewers, salad and spicy wedges). (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Half Moon pub, London Road, Sheet. 8pm-late. Jazz on the Moon. Featuring: Harry Strutters. Jump, jive and swing. (01730) 263859, halfmoonsheet.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Brewers Arms, 170, Milton Road. 9pm. Paul Weller Tribute. Playing all the classics and much more. (023) 9273 6583.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 8pm. Terry Reid. Isle of Wight Festival warm-up show. Admission: £16 in advance, £17 on door. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.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-11.30pm. Big Brother Soul/The Flicks.

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

SOUTHAMPTON: The Brook, 466, Portswood Road. 8pm doors. Tiddlykinks; plus Small Fakers. Tribute double-header. Admission: £9 advance, £10 door. (023) 8055 5366.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. Mooncats. Rock/pop band. (023) 9282 1658.

WATERLOOVILLE: The Heroes, London Road. 9pm. Thunderstruck. The AC/DC tribute.

STAGE

BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Station Road. 8pm. Simply Jane. Jane Dawes illustrates an interesting and entertaining biographical account of Jane Austen’s life. Admission: £10, concs. (01420) 472664, phoenix-arts.co.uk.

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: £14-£34. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 8pm. The Producers. The new Mel Brooks musical brought to you by 2012 GSA graduates. Admission: £13.50-£20.50. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Legally Blonde: The Musical. Starring: Les Dennis and Ray Quinn. Admission: £17.50-£42.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Salvation Army Citadel, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Go, Go Jonah! Musical. Admission: £3, in advance or on door. (023) 9281 8970.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, Curzon Howe Road, Portsea. 8pm. Shaken and Disturbed. James Bond murder mystery dinner. Admission: dinner, £18 (inc two-course meal). (023) 9273 7370, groundlings.co.uk.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. The History Boys. Play by Alan Bennett about an unruly bunch of bright, funny sixth-form boys. Admission £11. (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 Health Development Team. (023) 9268 8390.

SATURDAY, JUNE 23

CLUBBING

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 11pm-late. The Wolf Cub Club. (023) 9286 3911.

COMEDY

PORTSMOUTH: Tiger Tiger Portsmouth, Gunwharf Quays. 6pm doors for 8pm-10pm (last entry 7.45pm). Jongleurs Comedy Night. Featuring: John Ryan, Anthony King, Herbie Adams and Andre King. Admission £15. (023) 9288 2244.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 8pm. Havant Comedy Club. Featuring Paul T Eyres, Gareth Berliner and Tony Law. £9.50, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

CONCERTS

ALTON: Jane Austen’s House Museum, Chawton. 7pm. Harp Concert. With Mike Parker. Part of the Alton Regency Week. Admission £12, concs. (01420) 83262, jane-austens-house-museum.org.uk.

FARNHAM: Maltings, Bridge Square. 7.30pm-9.30pm. Farnham Youth Choir’s Summer Concert. With a mix of rock ‘n’ roll and rhythm & blues from the 50s. Admission: £10-£12.50. (01252) 745444.

HAYLING ISLAND: St Peter’s Church, St Peter’s Road, Northney (PO11 0RT). 7.30pm. Cantemus Choir’s Summer Concert will celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jublee with music by Elgar, Parry, Vaughan Williams and others, plus a concert performance of Gilbert and Sullivan’s Trial by Jury. Admission: £8, in advance or on door. (023) 9246 3531.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: The Michael Nott Rotunda, Portsmouth Grammar School, High Street. 7.30pm. Portsmouth Music Club Concert. Featuring the Luard (Vocal) Trio. Visitors and new members warmly welcomed. Admission: £7 visitors, £6 members. portsmouthmusicclub.org.uk.

PETERSFIELD: St Peter’s Church, The Square. 1pm. Lunchtime Piano Recital. With Emilie Capulet, performing music by Beethoven, Chopin, Debussy and Ravel. Admission free, retiring collection.

DANCING

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

EVENTS

CHICHESTER: West Dean Gardens (PO18 0RX). 10.30am-5pm. MedFest – A Taste of the Mediterranean. Highlights the cuisine, culture and vibrant spirit of the Mediterranean. (01243) 818 210, westdean.org.uk.

DENMEAD: All Saints Church, Hambledon Road. 10am-2pm. Mini Multiples Summer Fete. Children’s stalls, face painting and bouncy castle, also a BBQ, bric-a-brac, books, cakes and a grand raffle. Fun for all. Admission adults 50p.

FARNHAM: Rural Life Centre, Old Kiln Museum, Tilford. 10am-5pm. Midsummer Jazz Picnic featuring the Panama Cafe Orchestra. Our annual open-air evening concert. Booking is essential. (01252) 795571 or rurallife.plus.com/rlc.

GOSPORT: Stoke Road Methodist Church Hall. 10am-2pm. Fairtrade Olympic Flag Making Workshop. Celebrate Gosport as a fairtrade borough and wave flags you make as the Olympic Torch passes by. For chidren aged seven to 16 (to be accompanied by parent). A small donation requested to cover costs. Just turn up!

HAVANT: meet outside The Spring, East Street. 9.15am. Cycle ride to Trotton and Petworth. Organised by the Portsmouth CTC. All welcome. ctcportsmouth.hampshire.org.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. Oceania Day. 10.30am-3pm Craft 4 Kids. Create pieces of art work based on aboriginal rock paintings. 10.30am Storytelling for Children: Silly Stories. Hear about a magical world full of faraway places and silly stories. Become involved and join in with the actions. For ages four to seven years. 11am Talk: What is Unique about Oceania? A whistle stop tour of New Zealand, Australia and Hawaii. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

LISS: Blue Bell Inn, Farnham Road. 7.30pm. Pop Quiz and Bingo Night. Raising money for the Kyule Bartlett Memorial Fund.

PORTCHESTER: Red Barn Alloments Site, Danes Road (off Dore Avenue). Midday-3pm. BBQ and Family Fun Day. A fun event open to all the commuinity. Admission £2.

PORTSMOUTH: Christ Church Milton URC, Milton Road. 10am-4pm. Art and Flower Festival. Presented by Christ Church Milton URC and the Bransbury Park Art Group of Eastney Community Centre. All proceeds to the Alzheimer’s Association and the Sailors’ Society.

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: How to Lose your Mind and Find Sanity. 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 Alresford Monday Painting Group. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

EMSWORTH: Museum, 10b, North Street. 10.30am-4.30pm. Royal Jubilation. Emsworth Museum celebrates the Queen’s Jubilee with this special exhibition of memorabilia associated with both Emsworth and the Queen’s reign. (01243) 373780, emsworthmuseum.co.uk.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-4pm. The Way of the Warrior. Arms and armour from epic movies! Includes replica arms and armour that can be handled and worn. (023) 9250 1957, hants.gov.uk/gdc.

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.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 10am-8pm. In Memoriam. This exhibition explores the language of remembrance through imagery of local memorials of the Great War 1914-18. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.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.

PORTSMOUTH: The Lodge Art Centre, Victoria Park, Anglesea Road. 9am-4pm. An Invitation to Discover ... Irene Strange exhibits her collection of eclectic art. (023) 9287 0880.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Monsieur Lazhar. (12A); 6pm doors for 7pm. Canada 2011. Subtitles. Directed by: Philippe Falardeau. Starring: Mohamed Fellag, Sophie Nelisse, Emilien Neron. 07958 180 037.

GIGS

EMSWORTH: The Lord Raglan, Queen Street. 8.30pm. Belle and The Beaus.

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Abbies Aces. Supported by DJ Zodiac. Members £3, guests £5.

FARNHAM: Maltings, Bridge Square. 7.30pm-9.30pm. Rachael Dadd in Concert. Folk. Admission: £6 in advance, £8 on door. (01252) 745444.

PORTSMOUTH: Harvest Home, 106 Copner Road. 8.30pm. Kenny Mayes.

PORTSMOUTH: Old Canal, Shirley Avenue, Eastney. 8.30pm. Just Garry.

PORTSMOUTH: Old House At Home, Locksway Road, Milton. The Hazy Eyed Smiles, 7.30pm; The Harassments, 8.15pm; Junkstar, 9pm-10pm; Mayfield, 10.15pm-11.30pm.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Mike Burrow’sa One Eyed Bishops. Amereican psycadelic blues. rmatavern.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Brook, 466, Portswood Road. 8pm doors. Aynsley Lister Band. Blues. Admission: £12 advance, £14 door. (023) 8055 5366.

SOUTHSEA: Eastfield Hotel, Eastfield Road. 8pm. Arrows Karaoke.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 7pm. Velvetine. Plus Dead Pinups, White Knuckle Bride and Spartan. Admission £2. (023) 9286 3911.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. Blackout. RAWK band. (023) 9282 1658.

SOUTHSEA: The Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Esplanade, 8.30pm. The Gifted Olu Shola. (023) 9229 5195.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Jump The Gun. Special guests Midday Committee, Kizmit, Observing the Ghost, plus mtbc. 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.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 2.30pm, 8pm. The Producers. The new Mel Brooks musical brought to you by 2012 GSA graduates. Admission: £13.50-£20.50. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 2.30pm. Children’s Theatre: There Was An Old Woman Who Swallowed A Fly. Presented by the People’s Theatre Company. Admission £6.25, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2pm, 7.30pm. Legally Blonde: The Musical. Starring: Les Dennis and Ray Quinn. Admission: £17.50-£42.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Salvation Army Citadel, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Go, Go Jonah! Musical. Admission: £3, in advance or on door. (023) 9281 8970.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. The History Boys. Play by Alan Bennett about an unruly bunch of bright, funny sixth-form boys. Admission £11. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WALKS & TALKS

LAVANT: meet GR SU858083. 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. A five-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.25am. All welcome. (01730) 269253.

SUNDAY, JUNE 24

CONCERTS

FARNHAM: Maltings, Bridge Square. 3pm-5pm. Big Buzz Day: Handel’s Music for the Royal Fireworks. Admission: £9, concs. (01252) 745444.

DANCING

CLANFIELD: Memorial Hall, South Lane. 3pm-6.30pm. Clanfield Sequence Dance Club Tea Dance. Red, white and blue theme requested. Admission £3.50 (tea included). (023) 9259 8456 or (01243) 430048.

EVENTS

CHICHESTER: West Dean Gardens (PO18 0RX). 10.30am-5pm. MedFest – A Taste of the Mediterranean. Highlights the cuisine, culture and vibrant spirit of the Mediterranean. (01243) 818 210, westdean.org.uk.

COSHAM: meet outside Cosham Library, Spur Road. 9.30am. Cycle ride to Rake Garden Centre, Privett and Wickham. Organised by the Portsmouth CTC. All welcome. ctcportsmouth.hampshire.org.uk.

HORNDEAN: Butser Ancient Farm (Chalton/ Clanfield turnoff on A3). 1.30pm-3.30pm. Fairy Festival. Celebrating the ancient quarter-day of ‘Mid-Summer’. Come dressed as fairy folk to enjoy music, dancing and an audience with the Fairy Queen. (023) 9259 8838, or butserancientfarm.co.uk.

LIPHOOK: Hollycombe Steam Collection, Iron Hill. 11am-5pm. Hollycombe Bus Rally and Club Triumph National Day. Our popular bus and coach rally will see more classic vehicles including some which will have travelled quite a distance. 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.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 1pm-2pm, 3pm-4pm. Magical Hats and Mysterious Words. Workshops commemorating the 130th anniversary of Arthur Conan Doyle’s arrival in Portsmouth. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Mountbatten Leisure Centre, Northern Parade. 10am-5pm. The All Woman Show. Ladies’ lifestyle show featuring exhibitions large and small from the world of: mind, spirit and body; beauty and fashion; home and garden; food and drink; and art and craft. Admission £3.50, concs. (023) 9262 6500, allwomanshow.com.

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

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 1pm-4.15pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Alresford Monday Painting Group. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

EMSWORTH: Museum, 10b, North Street. 2.30pm-4.30pm. Royal Jubilation. Emsworth Museum celebrates the Queen’s Jubilee with this special exhibition of memorabilia associated with both Emsworth and the Queen’s reign. (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.

PORTSMOUTH: The Lodge Art Centre, Victoria Park, Anglesea Road. 9am-4pm. An Invitation to Discover ... Irene Strange exhibits her collection of eclectic art. (023) 9287 0880.

GARDENS

SWANMORE: Patterson Centre, Church Road. 1pm-6pm. Summer Open Gardens.

About eight gardens of varying sizes and attractions will be open in aid of St Barnabas’ Church. Tickets (£5, including shuttle bus) will be on sale at the Paterson Centre where refreshments and plants will be for sale.

GIGS

EMSWORTH: The Lord Raglan, Queen Street. 8.30pm. Tangerine Tantrum.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: The Bridge Tavern, Camber Docks. 8pm-11pm. Tongues and Grooves. A Mutual Friend: poems and music for Charles Dickens. Featuring George Marsh, Robyn Bolam, Denise Bennett, Maggie Sawkins and Steve Tesane. Music from Les Kazoos d’Amour. 07775 244 573, tongues-and-grooves.org.uk.

PETERSFIELD: private garden five minutes from the Square. 2pm. Write Angle: Poetry in the Garden. Featuring Audi Maserati and Dr Steven Ericsson Zenith; plus open mic. Admission £5 (inc drink/snacks). Book early, limited space. 07834 316 040 for tickets.

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. Jodie.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. Alleycats Open Mic Night. (023) 9282 1658.

WALKS & TALKS

PORTSMOUTH: meet at The Good Companion, Moorings Way. 2.30pm. Milton Foreshore Walk. A brisk walk over uneven footpaths across the common to the shore. New walkers to arrive early to register please. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth’s Health Development Team. (023) 9268 8390.

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