What’s On for Friday March 22, 2012

Isaac Waddington, from Portchester, came fifth in Britain's Got Talent 2015


Picture: Kim Barber

Its your chance to shine at Portsmouth BGT auditions

0
Have your say

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

FRIDAY, MARCH 22

CLUBBING

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. Energise at The Barn. Special guest Kid Koos. Over 18s ROAR. (023) 9221 0437.

CONCERTS

PORTSMOUTH: St Mary’s Church, Fratton Road. 7.30pm. Royal Marines School of Music Concert. (023) 9282 2990.

PORTSMOUTH: Third Floor Arts Centre, Norrish Central Library, Guildhall Square. 7.30pm. Music in the Round: Ensemble 360. All welcome. Admission £15, concs. (023) 9284 3023, music@port.ac.uk.

DANCING

COSHAM: St Colman’s Hall, St Colman’s Avenue (PO6 2JJ). 8pm-10.15pm. TPP Dance Club Social Dance. Ballroom, Latin, sequence. Large dance floor. Admission: £3 in advance, £4 on door. 07989 124 089.

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

EMSWORTH: Emsworth Methodist Church and Pastoral Centre, 19, High Street. (PO10 7AQ). 1pm-3.30pm. Emsworth Arts and Crafts Market. Come and browse the many arts and crafts made by local people. 07812 938 719.

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.

EXHIBITIONS

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

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-4pm. Matisse Drawing with Scissors, Late Works 1950-1954. The exhibition features 35 lithographic reproductions of the famous cut-outs, produced in the last four years of his life. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Teddy Bear Story ... Featuring 150 teddy bears, including many rare and diverse examples of the toy. 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: Southsea Library Gallery, Palmerston Road. 9.30am-5pm. Paintings and Pastels. Exhibition of works by sisters Pam Ashenden and Sylvia Massey.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Hitchcock (12A); 7pm. US, 2012. Directed by Sacha Gervasi. Starring Anthony Hopkins, Helen Mirren and Scarlett Johansson. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

HAVANT: Wheelwright Arms, Emsworth Road. 9pm. Rapid Tranq.

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. The Coal Porters. Acoustic. Admission £12.50, concs. (01329) 223100.

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Showcase Night. Solos, duos and bands.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm. Ian McNab. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. The Neandertones. rmatavern.co.uk.

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

SOUTHAMPTON: The Brook, 466, Portswood Road. 8pm doors. Mercury. Queen/Freddie Mercury tribute. Admission: £15 advance, £17 door. (023) 8055 5366.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 9pm. TrevorJohn. Pop/rock trio. (023) 9282 1658.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. The Modfathers (Paul Weller tribute. Plus special guests: Mojo Dollar. Admission £7.50. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

BURITON: Village Hall, High Street. 7.30pm. Fools Steam Ahead. Presented by the Buriton Players. Admission £10, concs (inc supper). (01730) 260177 to reserve your tickets.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Summer Holiday. Musical presented by Fareham Musical Society. Admission £12-£14, concs. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

GOSPORT: Brunel Theatre, HMS Sultan, Military Road (PO13 9SG). 7.30pm. Guys and Dolls. Performed by Sultan Theatre Group. (023) 9254 2272, 9254 2708.

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. 7.30pm. Calamity Jane. Performed by Haslemere Players. (01428) 642161 for further details.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7.30pm. The Hound of the Baskervilles. Presented by HumDrum. Admission £12.50, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. 7.45pm. Kafka’s Dick. A comedy by Alan Bennett, presented by HIADS. Admission £7. (023) 9246 6363.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: The Square Tower, Broad Street. 7pm-10pm. Blossom Alley. Presented by New Apollo and Cop The Needle Productions. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.15pm. Puccini’s Madam Butterfly. Presented by the Welsh National Opera. Admission: £7.50-£40. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Annie. The latest show from Groundlings Theatre. Admission £9-£13.50, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

STUBBINGTON: Crofton Community Centre Theatre, Stubbington Lane (PO14 2PP). 8pm. Calendar Girls. Comedy by Tim Firth, presented by Lee Players. Admission: £8. (01329) 662128.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. Laburnum Grove. A thriller or a comedy? By J B Priestley. 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 Independence and Wellbeing Team. (023) 9268 8390.

SATURDAY, MARCH 23

CLUBBING

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. Tribalistic. Sweatbox, Kneeboe Jezawix, Lloyd Spence, Teknikal, Tardis Progress, Trev Leopoard and guests. Over 18s ROAR. (023) 9221 0437.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 11pm-2am. Neon Ballroom. (023) 9286 3911.

CONCERTS

OLD PORTSMOUTH: The Michael Nott Rotunda, Portsmouth Grammar School, High Street. 7.30pm. Portsmouth Music Club Concert. Featuring Sam Moffitt (trumpet) accompanied by Karen Kingsley. Visitors and new members warmly welcomed. Admission: £7 on door. portsmouthmusicclub.org.uk.

PETERSFIELD: St Peter’s Church, The Square. 7.30pm. The Petersfield Chamber Choir in concert. Performing Fauré’s Requiem in D minor (op 48). Soloist: David Groves (organ). Admission free, retiring collection in aid of the Rowans Hospice. (01730) 260213.

PORTSMOUTH: St Mary’s Church, Fratton Road. 7.30pm. Bach’s St John Passion. An Easter concert performed by the Portsmouth Choral Union. The choir will be joined by Southern Pro Musica, with David Gostick conducting. Admission £14, concs, in advance or on door. (023) 9282 2227.

RAKE: The White Eagle Lodge, Brewells Lane. 8.15pm-9.30pm. Tibetan Bowl Concert by Candlelight for WWF’s Earth Hour. With Andrew Lyddon. Admission free, donations welcome. (01730) 893300.

DANCING

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

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

EVENTS

COSHAM: Cosham Community Centre, Wootton Street (PO6 3AP). 10.30am-4pm. Mind, Body, Soul Fayre. Admission £1.

COSHAM: High Street. 10am-2pm. Hampshire Farmers’ Market. Enjoy the taste of local food.

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. County Darts: Hampshire v Durham.

GOSPORT: Search, 50, Clarence Road. 11am-3pm (last entry 2.30pm). Invention and Discovery. Celebrate the National Science & Engineering Week theme at our free family open day. No need to book, just drop in. Suitable for age four plus. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Free but donations appreciated. (023) 9252 3463.

GOSPORT: Local Studies Centre, High Street. 11am-midday. Funny Bones Story Time Special. Come and be inspired by National Science Week, listen to a story and make a skeleton. Suitable for under 10s accompanied by an adult. Workshop free. (023) 9252 3463.

HAVANT: Havant Library, Meridian Centre. 10am-3pm. Human Library. Where books are people and ‘reading’ is a conversation. 0845 603 5631, goodmentalhealth.org.uk.

LEE-ON-THE-SOLENT: The Scout Hut, Hollybank. 9.30am-2.30pm. Craft and Vintage-inspired Fair. Shabby chic furniture, bizarre bears, vintage bric-a-brac, etc. Refreshments, etc. 07723 026 216.

LISS: Triangle Centre. 9.30am-midday. Indoor Market. With a large selection of stalls selling everything from home made cakes, scones, fudge and preserves, bread, hand-made cards, knitwear, jewellery, ceramics, hand-made soaps and general gift items. (01730) 301000 to book a stall.

PORTSMOUTH: St Mark’s Church, Derby Road, North End. 7.30pm. Spring Quiz. Teams of six compete with prizes for the winners. Admission £6 pp (inc ploughmans). (023) 9266 5753.

SOUTHSEA: St Simon’s Church, Waverley Road. 10am-1pm. Spring Craft Fayre and Table Top Sale. Proceeds in aid of St Simon’s Development Campaign. (023) 9282 9440.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 1pm-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Sue Harvey. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-4pm. Matisse Drawing with Scissors, Late Works 1950-1954. The exhibition features 35 lithographic reproductions of the famous cut-outs, produced in the last four years of his life. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Teddy Bear Story ... Featuring 150 teddy bears, including many rare and diverse examples of the toy. 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: Southsea Library Gallery, Palmerston Road. 9.30am-5pm. Paintings and Pastels. Exhibition of works by sisters Pam Ashenden and Sylvia Massey.

FILMS

LISS: Triangle Centre. Quartet (12A); 3pm, 7.30pm. Directed by: Dustin Hoffman. Starring: Maggie Smith, Michael Gambon and Billy Connolly. Admission: £6 in advance, £7 on door. (01730) 301000.

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. No (15); 7pm. Chile, 2013. Subtitles. Directed by Pablo Larrain. Starring Alfredo Castro, Antonia Zegers and Gael Berna. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

CHICHESTER: The Cricketers, Commonside, Westbourne (PO10 8TA). 9pm. Grit. (01243) 372647.

PORTSMOUTH: Blue Lagoon, Hilsea Lido, London Road, Hilsea. 12.30pm-2.40pm. Dave Pearson’s Big Band Orchestra. Free admission. (023) 9266 2440, hilsea-lido.org.uk/blue-lagoon.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 8pm. Flipron. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Harvest Home, 106, Copnor Road. 8.30pm. The Amazing Lee Ray.

PORTSMOUTH: The Connaught Arms, Guildford Road, Fratton. 8pm. Elliott. Elvis, Joe Cocker tribute act. 07788 558 176.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Sons of the Delta. rmatavern.co.uk.

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

SOUTHAMPTON: The Brook, 466, Portswood Road. 8pm doors. The Christians. Admission: £18 advance, £20 door. (023) 8055 5366.

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 8.30pm. The Soul Suspects. (023) 9229 5195.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 9pm. Monster. Rock covers band. (023) 9282 1658.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. The Road to Blissfields. With Fine Liens, Is Bliss, Jerry Williams, Lucifer’s Gold, and The Silhouettes. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. 7pm. The Gospel of Matthew. A virtuoso delivery of the greatest story ever told. Admission £11, conc. (01420) 472 664.

BURITON: Village Hall, High Street. 7.30pm. Fools Steam Ahead. Presented by the Buriton Players. Admission £10, concs (inc supper). (01730) 260177 to reserve your tickets.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. Summer Holiday. Musical presented by Fareham Musical Society. Admission £12-£14, concs. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

GOSPORT: Brunel Theatre, HMS Sultan, Military Road (PO13 9SG). 7.30pm. Guys and Dolls. Performed by Sultan Theatre Group. (023) 9254 2272, 9254 2708.

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. Calamity Jane. Performed by Haslemere Players. (01428) 642161 for further details.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7.30pm. The Hound of the Baskervilles. Presented by HumDrum. Admission £12.50, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. 7.45pm. Kafka’s Dick. A comedy by Alan Bennett, presented by HIADS. Admission £7. (023) 9246 6363.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: The Square Tower, Broad Street. 7pm-10pm. Blossom Alley. Presented by New Apollo and Cop The Needle Productions. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 11.30am, 2pm. Kids Club: Torturous Tudors. Absorb the large than life atmosphere of the Tudors with the Spanish Armada lurking in the English Channel. Admission: £7.50, concs. 8pm. Medieval Murder Mystery: A Knight of Murder. An interactive evening of dinner theatre. Admission: £22 (inc two-course meal). (023) 9273 7370. groundlings.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 6.30pm. Just Dance. A collaboration of all Dynamic Dance Company’s students ranging from two years to adult. Admission £8.50, concs. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.15pm. Puccini’s Madam Butterfly. Presented by the Welsh National Opera. Admission: £7.50-£40. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 8pm. Claire Louise School of Dance Show. A song and dance show for all ages to enjoy. (023) 9282 8282.

STUBBINGTON: Crofton Community Centre Theatre, Stubbington Lane (PO14 2PP). 8pm. Calendar Girls. Comedy by Tim Firth, presented by Lee Players. Admission: £8. (01329) 662128.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. Laburnum Grove. A thriller or a comedy? By J B Priestley. Admission: £11. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WALKS & TALKS

PRIVETT: Village Hall. 7.45pm. Meon Valley Railways. Talk by Ray Stone.

SINGLETON: on A286 Chichester/Midhurst road, meet (GR SU879131). 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. A six-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.20am. (01730) 269253.

SOUTHAMPTON: meet Woolston Railway Station. 10.24am. CHA Walking Club Walk. Linear six-mile walk via Southampton parks and Common. (023) 9225 4289 for further details.

PALM SUNDAY, MAR 24

CONCERTS

CHICHESTER: Christ Church, Old Market Avenue (off South Street). 2pm doors for 2.30pm-4.30pm. Music on Sundays. Featuring Duncan Glenday (piano). Includes music by Beethoven, Chopin, and Schumann. Visitors and new members welcome. (01243) 527425, musiconsundays.co.uk.

EVENTS

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. County Darts: Hampshire v Durham. Plus Evening Bingo and Quiz in the Lounge.

PORTSMOUTH: St Wilfrid’s Church, George Street/St Mary’s Church, Fratton Road. 9.30am. Palm Procession, followed by Parish Mass at St Mary’s. Join us in walking through the streets with a brass band and singing as we remember the journey Jesus made to Jerusalem on the first Palm Sunday.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 1pm-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Sue Harvey. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

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, photography and wood turning. craftsinthetower.com.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Teddy Bear Story ... Featuring 150 teddy bears, including many rare and diverse examples of the toy. 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: Southsea Library Gallery, Palmerston Road. 11am-4pm. Paintings and Pastels. Exhibition of works by sisters Pam Ashenden and Sylvia Massey.

GIGS

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Gone By Tomorrow EP launch. Plus special guests. Admission £4. (023) 9286 3911.

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 6pm. The Beth Oliver Band. (023) 9229 5195.

SOUTHSEA: Lawrence Arms, Lawrence Road. 7pm. Arrows Karaoke.

STAGE

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. 7pm. National Theatre live: People. Starring Frances de la Tour. (01428) 642161 for further details.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 8pm. Hairy Bikers – Larger than Live. On tour again. Admission: £25. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.