What’s on for Friday, May 30, 2014

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CLUBBING

SOUTHSEA: The Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 10pm. Univeristy send off party. End of exam party. Admission: £7. (023) 9286 3911.

COMEDY

BORDON: The Phoenix Theatre and Arts Centre, Station Road. (GU35 0LR). 8pm. Heavy Metal a History. Comedy act from Andrew O’Neill. Admission: £10. 01420 472664, phoenixarts.co.uk.

CONCERT

SOBERTON: St Peter’s Church. 7.30pm. Spring Concert. Programme of light classical music featuring Elizabeth le Grove, Paul Hart and guest vocal soloists. Admission £8. Call 01489 877237.

EVENTS

BUCKLAND: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 6pm-10pm. Reiki, Seichem, Metamorphic technique, meditation. £5 Reiki trianing is available.

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 9am-3pm. Get The Look.

Childrens Workshop. Admission £18.50. (01329) 223100.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf. 11am-3pm. Half-term art club. Join Roy Brown for art fun. Suitable for children between eight and 12. Admission: £50 for three days. (023) 9277 8080.

PORTSMOUTH:National Museum of the Royal Navy, Historic Dockyard. 10.30am-12pm. The Cabin Club. Fun at the museum for under five’s. (023) 9272 7562.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Watersports centre, Eastern Road. 13.30pm. National go canoeing week challenge. Take part in either one mile or a three mile canoe. Booking is essential. Admission: one mile £10, three miles £25. (023) 9266 3873.

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: Cumberland House Natural History Museum, Eastern Parade. 10am-5pm. Alice in Wonderland trail. Discover some of the animals from the children’s book. (023) 9281 5276.

SOUTHSEA: Southsea Common. 3pm, 7.45pm. The Moscow State Circus. Admission £10-£35, concs. Box office 0203 375 3970, moscowstatecircus.com.

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.

PORTSMOUTH: HMS Warrior, Historic Dockyard. 10.30am-4.30pm. Family Activity Area. Navy activities for younger families. Can play games, dress-up and learn new facts. Admission free with a valid Historic Dockyard ticket. (023) 92 72 8060.

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 Pompey special. A Study in Sherlock. Admission free. (023) 9283 4779, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf. 11am-4pm. Lindsay Taylor. Three dimensional embroidered art exhibition. (023) 9277 8080.

PORTSMOUTH: Eldon Building, Winston Churchill Avenue. (PO1 2DJ). 5pm-9pm.Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries Graduate show 2014. A diverse range of work from students across all of the creative courses at the University of Portsmouth. (023) 9284 5185.

SOUTHSEA: Royal Marines Museum, Eastney Esplanade. 10am-5pm. Get me out of here commando survival training.Fun Navy activities for children where they will learn all about the Royal Navy. Admission: £9 adults, £4 children. (023) 9281 9385.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: No.6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. 7pm. Calvary (15). Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408.

PORTSMOUTH: The University Students’ Union, Cambridge Road. (PO1 2ST). 9.30pm. Easy Rider. Organised by the Portsmouth Film Society for Sun set Open Air Screenings. Admission £6.

GIGS

COPNOR: Harvest Home, Copnor Road. (PO 3 5AN). 9pm. Pink Tribute act. (023) 9234 1665.

GOSPORT: The Park Tavern, Park Road. (PO12 2HH). 9pm. Open Mic. 07789 510 608.

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Parade. 8pm. Mystery Motown and Soul DJ. (023) 9229 5195.

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

STAGE

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Stage One – Anything Goes. Admission: £10.50. 01329 231942.

HAVANT: The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, East Street. 1.45pm and 8pm. The Unremarkable Death of Marilyn Monroe. Admission £7.50. (023) 9247 2700.

SOUTHSEA: Trinity Church Theatre, Albert Road, Francis Avenue. (PO4 0LX). 7.30pm. Tiptoe Through the Tombstones. Phoenix players perform this comedy thriller spoof. Admission: £8 adults, £6 children. 08454 676462.

WALKS & TALKS

DROXFORD: St Mary and All Saints Church, The Square. 7.30pm. Talks remembering Churchill in Droxford – the decision which influenced D-Day. Speakers: Lord Stoneham of Droxford and Tim King. Tickets required from Droxford Post Office or by e-mailing info@friendsofdroxfordchurch.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: meet third car park at Farlington Marshes, Eastern Road. 10.30am. Farlington Marshes Walk. Sturdy shoes for this walk across farmland and exposed open footpaths around the marshes. 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 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.