What’s On for Friday November 23, 2012

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

FRIDAY, NOV 23

CLUBBING

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7pm-10.30pm. Snap Dance Night. An alcohol and drugs free dance night for young people between 11 and 16. Admission £6. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. Funk 8D presents Ben Prince. Fresh upbeat house music. Admission £5. Over 18s ROAR. (023) 9221 0437.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 10pm. Neon Ballroom Room Two! Admission £5. (023) 9286 3911.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 11pm. Neon Ballroom. With Bullet For My Valentine DJ set. Admission £5. (023) 9286 3911.

DANCING

PETERSFIELD: Tithe Barn, Old Ditcham Farm, Ditcham (GU31 5RQ). 7pm-11.30pm. The Jitterbug Ball Barn Dance. Admission £15 (£7 for children). In aid of the Rowans Hospice. (023) 9223 7142, rowanshospice.co.uk for tickets.

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

EMSWORTH: Emsworth Methodist and Pastoral Centre, High Street. 12.30pm-2.30pm. Emsworth Arts and Crafts Market. Browse the many arts and crafts made by local people. Unique Christmas gifts for friends and family. 07812 938 719.

PORTSMOUTH: The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 8pm. Faulty Towers Murder Mystery. Brasil! There’s a dead body in my soup! Admission £18.50 (inc two-course meal), concs. (023) 9273 7370. groundlings.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: St Faith’s Church, Crasswell Street. 10.30am. Coffee Morning. Coffee, chat, cakes and a chance to raise funds.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: Stansted House. Midday-8pm (last entry 7pm). A Christmas Festival at Stansted. A feast of Christmas past, present and future. Admission £6 (under-16s free). achristmasfestival.com.

EXHIBITIONS

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

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-4pm. Dazzle Exhibition. Featuring a spectacular display of art deco beaded dresses from the roaring twenties. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

PETERSFIELD: Physic Garden Room, off High Street. 10am-4pm. PACS Potters’ Ceramics Exhibition. Over 100 items of pottery and sculpture. Free admission.

PETERSFIELD: St Peter’s Church, The Square. 10am-5pm. Arts and Crafts Exhibition. Local artists showcase their latest work.

PORTCHESTER: Portchester Library, West Street. 9.30am-5pm. Flynns’ Art Exhibition. Featuring recent works by Maureen and Terry Flynn. 0845 6035631, flynnspaintings.com.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. 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.

FILMS

BORDON: Forest Community Centre, Pinehill Road. 5.30pm doors. We Bought a Zoo (PG). Directed by: Cameron Crowe. Starring: Matt Damon, Scarlett Johansson and Elle Fanning. Admission £5, concs. (01420) 488978.

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. The Sweeney (15); 8pm. Directed by Nick Love. Starring: Hayley Atwell, Damian Lewis and Ray Winstone. (01428) 642161 for further details.

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Killing Them Softly (18); 7pm. USA, 2012. Directed by Andrew Dominik. Starring: Brad Pitt, Ray Liotta and James Gandolfini. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. Bringing Up Baby (U); 7pm. USA, 1938. Directed by: Howard Hawks. Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant and Charles Ruggles. Admission £6, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

GIGS

EMSWORTH: The Railway Inn, 95, North Street. The Intruders. (01243) 372351.

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Celtic Fiddle Festival. Admission £15.50, concs. (01329) 223100.

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Robi Lee Disco.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 8pm. Jazz Morley: Stories Tour. Admission £9.90-£11, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Wheelwright Arms, 27, Emsworth Road. 9pm. The Crush. (023) 9248 3365.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm. Forest Floors, Splinter Box, Kodiak Jack and Zamos. Rock. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 7.30pm. Chicago Blues Brothers. Featuring 30 classics of the era. Admission £17-£21. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Old House At Home, Locksway Road, Milton. Dave Barrett, 8pm; All Or Nothing, 9pm-11pm.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Motherfolkers Reunion. With special guests: An Seisiun, plus many more from all those years ago. rmatavern.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Tap, London Road, North End. 8.30pm. Tangerine Tantrum.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. Five By Five.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Brook, 466, Portswood Road. 8pm doors. Paul Carrack. Admission: £24 advance, £26 door. (023) 8055 5366.

SOUTHSEA: Auckland Arms, Netley Road. 8.30pm. Mickey and Grace. (023) 9275 2488.

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. An Evening with Frank and Dean. (023) 9229 5195.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 9pm. Trevor John. Rock duo/trio. (023) 9282 1658.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Oasish: the definitive Oasis tribute. Plus Days of Speed: acoustic tribute to the music of Paul Weller. Admission £8. (023) 9286 3911.

WICKHAM: The Kings Head, The Square. 9pm. Strange Brew. (01329) 832123.

STAGE

COSHAM: St Phillip’s Hall, Hawthorn Crescent, Highbury. 7.45pm. 3-4-50. Three one-act comedies presented by the Highbury Players. (023) 9238 7329.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 8pm. Charles Dickens’ The Haunting. Starring David Robb and James Roach. Admission: £15-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: New Theatre Royal, Guildhall Walk. 7.30pm. Chez Moi/ Ni Omnibus. A duo of physical theatre made up of two solos and the wonderful magic of illusion from extraordinary French circus artists Jean Paul Lefeuvre and Didier Andre. Admission £12, concs. (023) 9264 9000, newtheatreroyal.com.

PORTSMOUTH: Tiger Tiger Portsmouth, Gunwharf Quays. 10pm. X Factor Friday. If your favourite X Factor finalist was voted off the show last Sunday, see them perform live tonight. Admission £5 before 11pm. (023) 9288 2244.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. The Nutcracker. Presented by the English National Ballet. Admission: £10-£45. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

STUBBINGTON: Crofton Hall Theatre, Crofton Community Centre, Stubbington Lane. 7.30pm doors for 8pm. Haywire. Comedy by Eric Chappell, presented by The Lee Players. Admission £8 in advance or on door. Box office: (01329) 662128, croftoncommunitycentre.org.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. Communicating Doors. Time travelling comedy thriller by Alan Ayckbourn. Admission: £11. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WALKS & TALKS

GOSPORT: St Mary’s Parish Centre, Green Road, Alverstoke. 7.30pm. Trust Work and Reserves of the New Forest. Talk by John Durnell, head of conservation, West Hants. Organised by the Gosport branch of the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £2.50 (students/children £1).

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, NOV 24

CLUBBING

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. Revelation presents The Haslam. Slinky a night of uplifting and ethoric trance. Admission £3 before 8pm, £5 after. Over 18s ROAR. (023) 9221 0437.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 9pm-2am. The Wolf Cub Club. Admission free. (023) 9286 3911.

COMEDY

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 8pm. Robin Ince: In Happiness Through Science. A whistle stop tour of 400 years of opera, presented by Opera Box. Admission £12, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Tiger Tiger Portsmouth, Gunwharf Quays. 6pm doors for 8pm-10pm (last entry 7.45pm). Jongleurs Comedy Night. Tonight’s line up is Danny Buckler, Stuart Black, The Raymond & Mr Timpkins Revue and Daliso Chaponda. Admission £15. (023) 9288 2244.

CONCERTS

FARNHAM: Maltings, Bridge Square. 1pm. Classical Recital. Featuring baroque ensemble Battaglia. Admission: £5, concs. (01252) 745444.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: The Michael Nott Rotunda, Portsmouth Grammar School, High Street. 7.30pm. Portsmouth Music Club Concert. Featuring The Anemos Wind Quintet. Visitors and new members warmly welcomed. Admission: £7 on door. portsmouthmusicclub.org.uk.

WEST MEON: St John the Evangelist Church, Church Lane. 7.30pm. Handel’s Messiah. Performed by Botley Choral Society to mark its 90th birthday. Tickets: £12/£10, under-16s free, available on (01489) 890007.

DANCING

COSHAM: Cosham Conservative Club, Spur Road. 7.30pm for 8pm-11pm. Club-50 Disco. Golden oldies and disco classics. With Denis Kaye. All welcome. Admission: £4 members, £5 guests. (023) 9225 1958 or club-50.co.uk.

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

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

WICKHAM: Community Centre, Mill Lane. 8pm-11pm. Ballroom Dance. Admission: £4. (023) 9273 3393, 07980 058 310, ballroomrazzmatazz.co.uk.

EVENTS

BEDHAMPTON: St Nicholas’ Church, Belmont Grove. 10am-midday. Christmas Bazaar. Free admission. (023) 9248 3013.

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 11am-midday. Lanterns Story Time Special. Come and make your own festive lanterns. Suitable for under-10s accompanied by an adult. No need to book but places limited. (023) 9252 3463.

GOSPORT: High Street/Lawrence Square. Gosport Christmas Festival. Includes Christmas craft and gift market, family entertainment, music, carols, Christmas Light switch-on at 5pm, followed by fireworks.

GOSPORT: Holy Trinity Church, Trinity Green. 10am-1pm. Christmas Market. Includes grand raffle, activities for children, lots of stalls, refreshments, and entertainment. 07709 919 602.

HAVANT: St Joseph’s Church Hall, West Street. Midday-3pm. Christmas Bazaar. Christmas decorations, home-made produce, books, tombola, cakes, bric-a-brac, nearly new, jams, groceries, jewellery, refreshments, bottle store, etc. Father Christmas and many other attractions. Admission 20p. All profits to Bamenda West Africa. (023) 9248 4520, rchavant.org.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 10.30am-4pm. Lovely Things: Christmas Art, Craft and Food Fair. Offering a large selection of original and tempting gifts. Admission free. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

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.

PORTCHESTER: St Mary’s Church, Portchester Castle. 10.30am-4pm. Christmas Fayre. Santa’s Grotto, stalls, food fayre, refreshments, etc. All welcome. (023) 9232 1380, 9261 1503.

PORTSMOUTH: All Saints Church, Commercial Road. 11am-2.30pm. Christmas Fayre. Many stalls, including toys, tombola, books, nearly new, arts and crafts, bottle stall, raffle and light refreshments. Also to include carol singing with the Buckland Play Park Association Choir.

PORTSMOUTH: Beam Engine House, Henderson Road, Eastney. 1pm-5pm. Steam Weekend. See the magnificent Boulton and Watt Beam Engine in its original site. Admission free. (023) 9282 7261.

PORTSMOUTH: The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 8pm. Roman Murder Mystery: A Bloody Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum. Don your togas and thinking caps to find the killer. Admission £18.50 (inc two-course meal), concs. (023) 9273 7370. groundlings.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Willow Centre for Children, Battenburg Avenue, North End. 10am-midday. Christmas Fayre. Lot to do and buy. Visit from Father Christmas.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: Stansted House. 10am-5pm (last entry 4pm). A Christmas Festival at Stansted. A feast of Christmas past, present and future. Admission £6 (under-16s free). achristmasfestival.com.

SOUTHSEA: St Margaret’s Parish Rooms, Highland Road. 10am-midday. Christmas Fayre. Hosted by Southsea Morning Women’s Institute. Refreshments, tombola, many craft stalls, etc. Admission 20p adults.

WATERLOOVILLE: St George’s Church Hall, Hambledon Road. 9.30am. Christmas Fair. In aid of the Rowans Hospice. Refreshments available. Admission a modest 30p.

EXHIBITIONS

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

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-4pm. Dazzle Exhibition. Featuring a spectacular display of art deco beaded dresses from the roaring twenties. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

PETERSFIELD: Physic Garden Room, off High Street. 10am-4pm. PACS Potters’ Ceramics Exhibition. Over 100 items of pottery and sculpture. Free admission.

PETERSFIELD: St Peter’s Church, The Square. 10am-5pm. Arts and Crafts Exhibition. Local artists showcase their latest work.

PORTCHESTER: Portchester Library, West Street. 9.30am-1pm. Flynns’ Art Exhibition. Featuring recent works by Maureen and Terry Flynn. 0845 6035631, flynnspaintings.com.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. 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.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Liberal Arts (12A); 7pm. USA, 2012. Directed by Josh Radnor. Starring: Josh Radnor, Elizabeth Olsen and Zac Efron. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

EMSWORTH: The Railway Inn, 95, North Street. Phil Gooding. (01243) 372351.

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Eternal Flame.

GRAYSHOTT: Grayshott Social Club, Hill Road. 7.30pm. Benny Gallagher. Accompanied by Bob Wood. Support from Lindsay Ullman. Admission £14. (01428) 604798.

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. 8pm. Upbeat Beatles. Tribute. (01428) 642161 for further details.

Accompanied by Bob Wood. Support from Lindsay Ullman. Admission £14. (01428) 604798.

PORTSMOUTH: Harvest Home, 106, Copnor Road. Jammers.

PORTSMOUTH: Old Canal, Shirley Avenue, Milton. 8.30pm. Just Gary.PORTSMOUTH: Old House At Home, Locksway Road, Milton. The Silhouettes, 8pm; Hotsteppers, 9pm; Emiliyah and the Mighty Z All Stars, 10pm-11pm.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Party Night at the RMA. rmatavern.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Druids Arms, Binstead Road. Kenny Mayes.

PORTSMOUTH: The Tap, London Road, North End. 8.30pm. Reactor 1. reactor1.co.uk.

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

SOUTHAMPTON: The Brook, 466, Portswood Road. 8pm doors. Perfect Alibi. Admission: £10 advance, £12 door. (023) 8055 5366.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Slade and Sweet. With a night of pure unadulterated rock n roll. Admission £24.50-£26.50. (023) 9282 8282.

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

SOUTHSEA: The Rifle Club, Goldsmith Avenue. Casino Night. Featuring Paddy Edgar singing Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Tom Jones, Neil Diamond and many more. Plus DJ Rob Moore. Admission £6. (023) 9235 5245, therifleclub.com.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Dreadzone. Plus DJ Matt Clark. Admission £15. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

BORDON: Phoenix Theatre and Arts Centre, Station Road. 7.30pm. Snared. Written by Floyd Toulet. Starring Suzanne Proctor and Philip Poole and featuring Manny Mvula. Admission £11, concs. (01420) 472664, phoenixarts.co.uk.

COSHAM: St Phillip’s Hall, Hawthorn Crescent, Highbury. 7.45pm. 3-4-50. Three one-act comedies presented by the Highbury Players. (023) 9238 7329.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Feel The Rhythm – Revitalised! Presented by the KK School of Dance. Admission £11. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 2.30pm, 8pm. Charles Dickens’ The Haunting. Starring David Robb and James Roach. Admission: £15-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: New Theatre Royal, Guildhall Walk. 7.30pm. Robin Hood. Oddsocks, shake up the traditional tale. Admission £10-£18, concs. (023) 9264 9000, newtheatreroyal.com.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. The Nutcracker. Presented by the English National Ballet. Admission: £10-£45. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

STUBBINGTON: Crofton Hall Theatre, Crofton Community Centre, Stubbington Lane. 7.30pm doors for 8pm. Haywire. Comedy by Eric Chappell, presented by The Lee Players. Admission £8 in advance or on door. Box office: (01329) 662128, croftoncommunitycentre.org.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. Communicating Doors. Time travelling comedy thriller by Alan Ayckbourn. Admission: £11. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WALKS & TALKS

IPING COMMON: meet Iping Common car park (south of the A272 between Rogate and Midhurst) (GR SU852219). 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. A six-and-a-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.35am. (01730) 269253.

SUNDAY, NOV 25

COMEDY

PORTSMOUTH: Rose in June, 102, Milton Road. 7pm doors for 8pm. Mirth Control Comedy Club. Featuring: Jonny Awsum, Yianni Agisilaou, Zahra Barri and Gavin Inskip. MC Kevin Shepherd. Admission £7 in advance, £8 on door. (023) 9282 4191.

CONCERTS

BOTLEY: All Saints Church, High Street. 7.30pm. Handel’s Messiah. Performed by Botley Choral Society to mark its 90th birthday. Tickets: £12/£10, under-16s free, available on (01489) 890007.

GOSPORT: Thorngate Halls, Bury Road. 2pm-4.30pm. Theatre Pipe Organ Concert. Featuring Paul Francis from Southampton. Admission £5. (01329) 310592.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 5pm. Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana and Pieces performed by massed bands. Presented by the University of Portsmouth Music Society. Admission £10, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

EVENTS

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Evening bingo and quiz night in the lounge.

FAREHAM: West Street. Christmas Lights Switch-on. A day of family entertainment from 11am-5.15pm, hosted by The Breeze 107. Peppa Pig will be switching the lights on at 4.30pm.

GOSPORT: St Mary’s Church Parish Centre, Green Road, Alverstoke. 1pm-4pm. Made with Love. 07429 232 409 for further details.

PORTSMOUTH: Beam Engine House, Henderson Road, Eastney. 1pm-5pm. Steam Weekend. See the magnificent Boulton and Watt Beam Engine in its original site. Admission free. (023) 9282 7261.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 11am-3pm. Boutique Market. Browse the vintage-style indoor market with a fine selection of crafts, handmade wares and vintage clothing. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: St Faith’s Church, Crasswell Street. 7.30pm. Prepare the Way of the Lord. To prepare for Advent and our celebration of Christmas a series of evenings looking at the coming the light of the world – the evenings will include candlelit worship, reflections and discussion. Each evening ending about 9pm.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: Stansted House. 10am-5pm (last entry 4pm). A Christmas Festival at Stansted. A feast of Christmas past, present and future. Admission £6 (under-16s free). achristmasfestival.com.

SOUTHSEA: St Jude’s Church, Kent Road. 10.30am. Funday Sunday, breakfast, coffee, Sunday newspapers, children’s activities and quickfire presentation. 4pm. Come and See, invite friends to this more traditional service, followed by tea and cakes.

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 Belinda. 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 and photography. craftsinthetower.com.

PETERSFIELD: Physic Garden Room, off High Street. 10am-4pm. PACS Potters’ Ceramics Exhibition. Over 100 items of pottery and sculpture. Free admission.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. 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.

GIGS

GOSPORT: Barley Mow, 31-33 Ann’s Hill Road. 3pm. Reactor 1. Acoustic set. reactor1.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: George & Dragon, 137, Kingston Road (PO2 7EB). 8pm. Open Mic Night.

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.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8pm-11pm. Tongues and Grooves. Featuring critically acclaimed poet and translator Martyn Crucefix, plus Irish folk trio The Hanging Tree. 07775 244 573, tongues-and-grooves.org.uk, rmatavern.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Brook, 466, Portswood Road. 7.30pm doors. Karnataka. Admission: £13 advance, £15 door. (023) 8055 5366.

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 2pm. The Fabulous Rachael Hawnt and guests. (023) 9229 5195.

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

SOUTHSEA: Marmion Tavern, Marmion Road. 5pm-8pm. Greg Valentine.

SOUTHSEA: Sirloin of Beef, 152, Highlands Road. 1pm-3.30pm. Helen McD and the Hot Club MacDiva Trio. Enjoy some cool jazz and blue tunes with guitar, bass and the versatile vocals of Helen MacD.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 9pm. Alley Cats Open Mic Night. (023) 9282 1658.

SOUTHSEA: The Rifle Club, Goldsmith Avenue. 4pm-9pm. DJ Dave Shirley. With songs from the 60s and 70s. (023) 9235 5245, therifleclub.com.

STAGE

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 5pm. Feel The Rhythm – Revitalised! Presented by the KK School of Dance. Admission £11. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7pm. Reverie: The life and loves of Claude Debussy. Starring Dominic West and Lucy Parham. Admission: £19.50-£21.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: New Theatre Royal, Guildhall Walk. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. Robin Hood. Oddsocks, shake up the traditional tale. Admission £10-£18, concs. (023) 9264 9000, newtheatreroyal.com.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2.30pm. The Nutcracker. Presented by the English National Ballet. Admission: £10-£45. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

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 Independence and Wellbeing Team. (023) 9268 8390.

MONDAY, NOV 26

DANCING

COSHAM: Cosham Community Centre, Wootton Street. 7.30pm-10pm. M&M Modern Sequence Dance Club. All welcome to this modern sequence club. (023) 9271 0060.

GOSPORT: Thorngate Halls, Bury Road. 1.30pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Admission £2 (inc tea/biscuits).

PORTSMOUTH: St James’ Hospital Entertainments Hall, Locksway Road, Milton. 7.30pm-10.15pm. Ballroom, Latin American and Sequence Dance. Dancing with Elaine Hardy. All welcome. BYO refreshments. Admission £3. (023) 9235 5388, 07732 968 236.

EVENTS

PORTCHESTER: Portchester Parish Hall, Asheton Court (PO16 9PY). 10am-midday. Coffee Morning. In aid of the Rowans Hospice. (023) 9234 0243.

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 10.30am-12.45pm. Spiritual Healing Clinic. No appointment necessary. Admission free, a donation is gratefully received. (023) 9269 3169.

PORTSMOUTH: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place (off Clive Road). 10.30am-midday. New Age Kurling. Fun, plus exercise. All welcome. Admission: £2.50. (023) 9278 0500.

PORTSMOUTH: The Stacey Community Centre, Walsall Road. 1pm-3pm. Over-55s Table Tennis. Non-competitive and open to all levels of ability. £2 per session. (023) 9261 7890.

SOUTHSEA: Sellers Coffee House, 1, Kent Road (PO5 3EG). 7.30pm. Speaking Club. Helping you become a more confident speaker and a better leader. 07713 358 148.

EXHIBITIONS

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

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-4pm. Dazzle Exhibition. Featuring a spectacular display of art deco beaded dresses from the roaring twenties. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

PORTCHESTER: Portchester Library, West Street. 9.30am-7pm. Flynns’ Art Exhibition. Featuring recent works by Maureen and Terry Flynn. 0845 6035631, flynnspaintings.com.

GIGS

CHICHESTER: The Venue, Spur Road (PO19 8PR). 7.30pm. Chichester Country Music Club Irish Concert. Featuring: Jimmy Buckley. Admission: £10. (01243) 527966, 787008, or (01489) 896323.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Fall of Idols. Plus special guests: When Duty Calls; Black Anchor; Shooting Fish; and Endgame. Admission £3. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. Communicating Doors. Time travelling comedy thriller by Alan Ayckbourn. Admission: £9. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 8pm. Radio Times: The Musical. Starring Gary Wilmot and Sara Crowe. Music by Noel Gay. Admission: £15-£23. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

EMSWORTH: Mountford Room, Emsworth Community Centre, Church Path. 7.30pm. Chichester Harbour: The Last 100 Years. An illustrated talk by Judi Darley, organised by Emsworth Maritime and Historical Trust. Admission £3. (01243) 378091.

HAVANT: Langstone Conservative Club, Emsworth Road. 10.30am. Pain Relief. Talk, organised by the Havant Complementary Health Group. All welcome. Admission: £3. (023) 9307 9413.

PORTSMOUTH: meet The Bridge Centre, Fratton Road. 10.30am. Victoria Park Walk. Buggy and wheelchair friendly walk. 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 South Parade Pier. 1pm. Pier to Pier Walk. Ideal for buggies and wheelchairs. 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.