What’s on for Friday May 31, 2013

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A guide to what’s on around the area today.


PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 7pm-1.30am. Georgie Loves Mr C (The Shamen). Four-hour set. Admission £7. (023) 9221 0437.

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


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.


ALTON: Alton College, Old Odiham Road (GU34 2LX). 7pm-11pm. Alton Summer Beer Festival. (01420) 89418; altonbeerfestival.co.uk; The Railway Arms, Alton; or The Queens Head Holybourne for tickets (£7).

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.

GOSPORT: The Club Hampshire Hall, The Anchorage, Willis Road. 2pm-3.30pm. Young At Heart Unity Club. A social club for over 50s. Entertainment each week. Outside trips and visits arranged. Visitors and new members always welcome. (023) 9252 2161 for further details.

SELBORNE: Gilbert White’s House and Garden, The Wakes, High Street, (GU34 3JH). 10.30am-5.15pm. Wild at White’s African Safari. Hunt for the wild animals of the African continent hidden in our famous gardens. (01420) 511275, gilbertwhiteshouse.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: D-Day Museum, Clarence Esplanade. 11am-3pm. Meet Normandy Veterans. (023) 9282 8068.


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: Fareham Library, Osborn Road (PO16 7EN). 9.30am-5pm. Sail and Steam. Recent oil paintings by Richard Ashworth.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Gods Port. Local artist Pete Codling will create a temporary freehand giant charcoal drawing. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

HORNDEAN: Pumfrett Room, Queen Elizabeth Country Park Visitor Centre, Gravel Hill. 9am-4.30pm. A Journey Through the Landscape. Exhibition of paintings by Sharon Hurst, G W Gascoigne and Trevor Glover. (023) 9259 5040, hants.gov.uk/countryside/qecp.htm.

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.


HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. Life of Pi (PG); 2.30pm, 7.30pm. Directed by Ang Lee. Starring: Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan and Adil Hussain. Admission £3-£4. (023) 9246 6363.

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Love Is All You Need (15); 7pm. Denmark, 2012. Directed by Susanne Bier. Starring: Pierce Brosnan and Kim Bodnia. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.


CROOKHORN: The Centurion, Crookhorn Lane. 8.30pm. Tangerine Tantrum.

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Club Disco.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 8pm. Errol Linton. Blues. Admission £10, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

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

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. Trevor John. Pop/rock trio. (023) 9282 1658.

WICKHAM: The Kings Head, The Square. 8pm. John Jones and The Reluctant Ramblers. Admission £10 in advance. (01329) 832123.


CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. The Pyjama Game. Starring Hadley Fraser and Joanna Riding. Admission: £31.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cats. Based on ‘Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats’ by TS Eliot. Presented by STP Musicals. Admission £12, concs. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. 7.30pm. A Show Stopping Century of Song. The Haslemere Players’ salute to Haslemere Hall’s centenary with a spectacular celebration of musical theatre. (01428) 642161 for further details.

HAVANT: Park Community Theatre, Middle Park Way (PO9 4BU). 7.30pm. Masquerade – A Game of Musical Theatre. Variety show presented by Denmead Operatic Society. Admission £10. (01329) 310849, (023) 9283 8683.

PORTSMOUTH: City of Portsmouth Boys’ School, London Road, Hilsea. 7.30pm. Little Shop of Horrors. Musical presented by the Portsmouth Players. Admission £12. (023) 9237 0501.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 11am, 8pm. The Girl With No Heart. A new fable with creative puppetry, live music and shadow play, for ages eight plus. Admission: £10, concs. Workshop at 1.30pm. (023) 9273 7370. groundlings.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 5pm, 8.15pm. Priscilla Queen of the Desert: the musical. Get ready for the ride of your life! Admission: £25-£37. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Trinity Methodist Hall, Francis Avenue (PO4 0LX). 7pm for 7.30pm. Alive and Kicking. Variety show presented by the Phoenix Players. Admission £8, concs. 0845 293 9350.

TITCHFIELD: The Great Barn, Mill Lane. 7.30pm. The Tempest. Shakespeare’s final play, part of Titchfield Shakespeare Festival. Admission £11. (01329) 556156.


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.