What’s on for Friday October 12, 2012

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A guide to what’s on today. For full week ahead listing, see The Guide in today’s editions of The News.


PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. Tidy Boys Tour. Featuring: hard dance. (023) 9221 0437.

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


PORTSMOUTH: Tiger Tiger Portsmouth, Gunwharf Quays. 6pm doors for 8pm-10pm (last entry 7.45pm). Jongleurs Comedy Night. Tonight’s line up includes Paul Pirie, Luke Toulson, Susan Murray and Christian Reilly. Admission £15. (023) 9288 2244.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 8pm. Dara O’Briain. With a new show for 2012. Admission £21. (023) 9282 8282.


PORTCHESTER: Portchester Community Centre, Westlands Grove. 2pm-4pm. Come Dancing. Dancing to the sounds of Memory Lane. Waltz, tango, ballroom, sequence, rumba, old time, etc. Admission £2.50. (023) 9221 0070.

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.


BOSHAM: Hamblin Hall, Bosham House, Main Road. 7pm-9pm. Reiki Sharing Circle. All welcome. (01243) 373746.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Becket Hall, Cathedral House, St Thomas’ Street. 10.30am. Needlecraft Group Coffee Morning. In aid of Friends of Portsmouth Cathedral. Al lwelcome. Admission 50p.

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.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, Curzon Howe Road, Portsea. The Second Portsea Beer Festival. Organised by Irving and Co Brewers Ltd, with 50 cask ales fro mall round the UK. Preview session, midday-4pm, £2. Evening session, 6pm-11pm, £7. (023) 9273 7370, groundlings.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: St Wilfrid’s Church, George Street. 7.30pm. Patronal Festival Mass. A celebration of the life of the Church of St Wilfrid’s. The preacher will be Bishop Christopher. The service will be followed by refreshments.


COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring volunteer’s paintings and donated paintings and prints. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road (PO12 1NS). 10am-4pm. A Family Perspective: the Art of the Snapes in Gosport. A rare chance to see the fine sketches by the Snape family alongside oils and well-known watercolours. (023) 9252 3463.

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.

PETERSFIELD: Flora Twort Gallery, Church Path. Exhibition of Recent Works. A variety of recent works by local artist Joan Mullins. (01730) 260756.

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: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Berberian Sound Studio (15); 7pm. UK 2012. Directed by Peter Strickland. Starring: Toby Jones, Tonia Sotiropoulou and Cosimo Fusco. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.


EMSWORTH: The Railway Inn, 95, North Street. Rock & Roll Hoodlums. (01243) 372351.

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Eliza Gilkyson. With Ray and Ed. Admission £14.50, concs. (01329) 223100.

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Robi Lee Disco.

FARNHAM: Maltings, Bridge Square. 8.30pm. Girls and Guitars: Louise Jordon. Admission £5, concs. (01252) 745444.

FINCHDEAN: The George. 9pm. King Rollo. Blues. (023) 9241 2257.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 8.30pm. Los Pacaminos. Admission £14, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

LAVANT: Memorial Hall. 8pm. Chichester Country Music Club Concert. Featuring Gone Country. Admission: £5. (01243) 527966, 787008, or (01489) 896323.

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

PORTSMOUTH: Kitsch N D’Or Restaurant, 37, Eldon Street. 7.30pm-10.30pm. Sweet ’n’ Hot. Jazz duo (vocal and piano). (023) 9286 1519.

PORTSMOUTH: Old House At Home, Locksway Road, Milton. Aviv, 8pm; Skarlet Pimpernels, 10pm-11pm.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Absolute Zero. rmatavern.co.uk.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. Cuthbert and Grubb.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Brook, 466, Portswood Road. 8pm doors. The Farm. Admission: £16 advance, £18 door. (023) 8055 5366.

SOUTHSEA: Auckland Arms, Netley Road. 8.30pm. The Walker Broad Band.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 9pm. Stone Free. 70s rock/pop covers band. (023) 9282 1658.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. The Racketeers. Admission £6. (023) 9286 3911.


CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. Noël Coward’s Private Lives. Starring Anna Chancellor and Toby Stephens. Admission: £29.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. The Sensational 60s Experience. Featuring: The Tremeloes, Herman’s Hermits, The Union Gap (UK) and The Ivy League. Admisison £22. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

FARNHAM: Maltings, Bridge Square. 10.30am, 1.30pm. The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark. Presented by Blunderbus Theatre Company. Admission £7. (01252) 745444.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 8pm. Driving Miss Daisy. Starring Gwen Taylor, Don Warrington and Ian Porter. Admission: £17-£28.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HEDGE END: The Berry Theatre, Wildern Lane (SO30 4EJ). 7pm. Bloom. A play about 100 years of garden history, presented by Forest Forge. Admission £10, concs. (01489) 799499, theberrytheatre.co.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Olivier Theatre, Bedales, Steep. 7.30pm. The Decadance Crew. Brooklyn-based hip-hop dancers . Admission: £10. (01730) 711511. bedales.org.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 5pm, 8.30pm. American Idiot. Musical based on Green Day’s Grammy award-winning album. Admission: £16.50-£34.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

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.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. Great Expectations. A wonderful evening’s entertainment for all the family to celebrate Charles Dickens 200th anniversary year. Admission: £11. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.