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

FRIDAY, OCT 18

CLUBBING

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 7pm-1.30am. A Night of Hip Hop and Turntablism. With 2013 DMC champion Richie Ruffone. Admission £5. (023) 9229 6352.

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

DANCING

PORTCHESTER: New Portchester Community Centre, Westlands Grove. 2pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Ballroom, sequence, old tyme and more. Dance the afternoon away. Refreshments available. Admission £2.50. (023) 9278 9124.

PORTSMOUTH: Charles Dickens Centre, Lake Road (PO1 4DY). 1.30pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Ballroom and sequence with music provided by Brenda &W Sounds. Admission: £3. (023) 9242 5331.

EVENTS

LEE-ON-THE-SOLENT: Methodist Church Hall, High Street. 9am-12.30pm. Community BOOST Table Top and Craft Sale. Meet community organisations and craft businesses. Tables: 6ft at £6 and 4ft at £4. Refreshments available. (023) 9255 1706 or 9255 1303 to book a table, leeresidents.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 6.15pm-9.20pm. Reiki Therapy, Seichen, also Metamorphic Technique. Drop-in therapy session, no appointment necessary. Don’t knock it until you’ve tried it. Donation £5.

PORTSMOUTH: The Learning Place, 6, Derby Road, North End. 12.30pm-2.30pm. Spooky Arts and Crafts. A two-week course for learners with mild to moderate learning disabilities or mental health problems. £5. (023) 9262 1860.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 3pm. DVMission: 48 Hour Film Challenge. 25 teams are given a film ‘title, genre and line of dialogue’ at 5pm tonight. They then have just 48-hours to return to the Pyramids Centre with a finished two-minute film. Doors open on Sunday at 7pm. Film screening, 8pm. Interval 9pm. Awards ceremony, 9.30pm. After Party 10pm. (023) 9286 3911.

WATERLOOVILLE: Acorn Centre, 3, The Kestrels, Wecock. 9.30am-midday. Table Top Sale. Tables available. (023) 9225 8423, acorncentre.org.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

CHICHESTER: Wilson Studio Gallery, Oxmarket Centre of Arts, off East Street (PO19 1YH). 10am-4.30pm. Agata Wojcieszkiewicz Portraits. Presenting Agata’s contemporary approach to portraiture. (01243) 779103.

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

GOSPORT: RN Submarine Museum, Haslar Road (PO12 2AS). 10am-4.30pm. Horrible Science of Submarines. Subs are cool and exciting ... subs are horrible and scary ... A funny family exhibition looking at the Horrible side of life as a submariner. (023) 9254 5036, submarine-museum.co.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Petersfield Museum, The Old Court House, St Peter’s Road (GU2 3HX). 10am-4pm. Beliefs: Religion and Spirituality in Petersfield and Beyond. At the centre of the exhibition are a series of portraits of local people of different faiths and of no faith featuring their personal thoughts on religion and spirituality, and related artefacts. (01730) 262601.

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. The Way, Way Back (12A); 7pm. USA, 2013. Directed by Nat Faxon and Jim Rash. Starring: Anna Sophia Robb, Steve Carell and Sam Rockwell. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

CHICHESTER: Pallant Suite, South Pallant. 6.30pm doors for 7.45pm-10.15pm. Chichester Jazz Club. Featuring The Sound of Blue Note. All welcome. Admission £11. (01243) 776001/380910, chichesterjazzclub.co.uk.

CLANFIELD: The Rising Sun, North Lane (PO8 0RN). 8.30pm. The Delicate Sound of Floyd.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. The Sensational 60s Experience. Featuring: The Marmalade; Herman’s Hermits; Chris Farlowe and Steve Ellis Love Affair. Hosted by Alan Mosca from Freddie and The Dreamers. Admission £22. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Upstairs at The Square Brewery, 7, The Square. Jazz Morley.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 8pm-11.15pm. Si Cranstoun. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

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

PORTSMOUTH: The Tap, London Road, North End. 8.30pm. Velvet Imagination. Soul funk, blues jazz.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. Ryan Keen. Acoustic folk. Admission £8. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: Auckland Arms, Netley Road. 8.30pm. Blues Brothers by the Disco Divas!

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 8.30pm. Doghouse. Rock/party band. (023) 9282 1658.

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 8pm. Vince Hilaire’s Soul Classics. (023) 9229 5195.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Limehouse Lizzy. The greatest hits of Phil Lynott and Thin Lizzy Tour 2013. Admission £12. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. Another Country. By Julian Mitchell. Directed by Jeremy Herrin. Scandal in a 1930s English public school. Admission: £30.50, concs. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 8pm. William Shakespeare’s The Merry Wives of Windsor. Presented by Creative Cow. Admission: £13-£24.50. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 7.30pm. Rat Pack Live. The definition of cool during the 1950s and ’60s. Admission £23, concs. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Evita. Starring Marti Pello, Madalena Aleerto and Mark Heenehan. Admission: £12-£37. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Swan Lake. Presented by English Youth Ballet. Admission £16-£21. (023) 9282 8282.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. London Wall. A wry look at the lives of office workers in 1930s London. Admission: £11, concs. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 2.30pm. Stick Man – Live on Stage! Based on the book by Julia Donaldson. Most suitable for children aged three plus, their friends and families. Admission £13, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

GOSPORT: Parish Centre, Green Road, Alverstoke (PO12 2ET). 7.30pm. The History of Wildlife Trusts (film) and Otters in Hampshire. Introduced by Jean Hedley, organised by the Hampshire and IoW Wildlife Trust, Gosport Branch. All welcome. Admission £2.50, concs.

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, OCT 19

CLUBBING

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 7pm-1.30am. Perforate. With Billy Nasty (techno), Zetan Spore and Jezawix. Admission £5. (023) 9229 6352.

PORTSMOUTH: Front Bar, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 7pm-1.30am. Deltawave. (023) 9229 6352.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 10pm-2am. One Time At Band Camp. (023) 9286 3911.

CONCERTS

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Havant Chamber Orchestra in concert. Programme includes works by Mendelssohn, Schumann and Mozart. Conductor Robin Browning. Soloist Philip Martin (piano). Admission £8-£20. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

FROXFIELD: St Peter’s, High Cross (GU32 1EG). 7.30pm. Froxfield Choir in concert. Programme includes Handel’s Zadok the Priest and Mozart’s Ave Verum, plus other European sacred music. Tickets (£10/£5 students) from One Tree Books, Lavant Street, Petersfield (01970) 261199, or on door.

GOSPORT: Holy Trinity Church, Trinity Green. 7.30pm. Portsmouth Baroque Choir accompanied by the Consort of Twelve Chamber Ensemble. With a concert of choral music. Programme includes works by Handel and Scarlatti. (023) 9229 6352.

DANCING

TITCHFIELD: Titchfield Community Centre, Mill Street. 7pm-11pm. 78 Club Dance. Everyone welcome. Admission £7.

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

EVENTS

CLANFIELD: Memorial Hall, South Lane. 10.30am-3.30pm. Clanfield Crafts. Featuring a variety of crafts, including macramé, knitting and crochet, silversmith jewellery, textiles, soaps and candles, fused glass, photography, etc. 07954 584 090.

EAST MEON: Village Hall. 2pm. Jumble Sale. In aid of All Saints Church Maintenance Fund. Raffle and refreshments. Admission 30p.

EMSWORTH: Palmers Road car park. 10am-2pm. Hampshire Farmers’ Market. Enjoy the taste of local food.

FAREHAM: West Street pedestrianised precinct. 9.30am-4.30pm. 999 Day. The area will be full of operational, new and preserved ambulances, police cars, fire engines, coastguard and offshore rescue boats, allowing families to view and explore the vehicles. Swinging the Lead (10am-midday, 2pm-4pm) and The Sensational Debbie C (midday-2pm) will be on the performance podium.

FAREHAM: Methodist Church, Kigns Road. 10am-1pm. Michaelmas Fair. In aid of Action for Children. Bottle stall, bric-a-brac, plant and cake stall. Plus hand made wooden toys and gifts. Free admission.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 10am-3pm. The Big Draw Event – Havant War Memorial Hospital Tiles. A range of materials and starter projects will be provided. Selling My Art with tutor Ly Unsworth. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 10am-3pm. Selling My Art with tutor Lyn Unsworth. For artists who want to take professional approach to selling their artwork. The workshop focuses on digital promotion and presentation of yourself and your artwork to new customers and galleries. Admission £28, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Café, The Spring, East Street. 10.30am. Storytelling. Magical worlds, faraway places and silly stories all brought to life by storyteller Nikki Kidd. For four to eight year olds, must be accompanied by an adult. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: The Hayling College, Church Road (PO11 0NT). 11am-midday Viewing. 1pm Grand Auction. Items up for grabs include paintings, furniture, furnishings, household items, bicycles, etc. Proceeds of the auction will be for the Community Spirit Appeal Fund to build an extension to the church with on-site facilities. Free admission. Catalogue £1. (023) 9263 7649.

HAYLING ISLAND: United Reformed Church Small Hall, Mengham. 9.30am. Coffee Morning. Organised by The Rowans Haying Island Support Group.

LISS: Triangle Centre. 9am-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.

LIPHOOK: Hollycombe Working Steam Museum, Iron Hill. 7pm-10pm. Fairground at Night Halloween Opening. Step back in time to experience the magical nature of the Edwardian fairground as the sights, sounds and smells all come alive as darkness falls! (01428) 724900, hollycombe.co.uk.

LIPHOOK: Village Hall, Headley Road. 10am-1pm. Charity Fayre. In aid of Liphook Community Laundry and The Rosemary Foundation. Raffle, tombola, tombottla, hamper raffle, cakes, refreshments, toys and books, craft and produce stalls.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Technology Department, Portsmouth Grammar School, High Street. 10am-4pm. Solent Guild of Woodcarvers and Sculptors Carve-in. All welcome. (023) 9259 9153 for further information.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 10am-3pm. Opportunities Fair. Industry professionals and role models will talk to and show your children the exciting career opportunities in and around Portsmouth. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: St Mary’s Church, Fratton Road. 10am. The Syrian Orthodox Church in Europe Service. The Syrian Orthodox Church in Europe Community meet for the Liturgy. (023) 9282 2990.

PORTSMOUTH: The Learning Place, 6, Derby Road, North End. 10am-4pm. Spooky Treats. £45, concs. (023) 9262 1860.

TITCHFIELD: Titchfield Community Centre, Mill Street. 10am-11.30am. Nearly New Sale. Organised by the Fareham and district branch of the National Childbirth Trust. Clothes, accessories and toys for babies and toddlers, etc.

WATERLOOVILLE: Patrick Howard Dobson Court (off Coleridge Gardens), Milton Road. 10am-midday. Coffee Morning. The Women’s Section of the Lovedean and District Branch of the Royal British Legion will be raising funds for the Poppy Appeal. All welcome.

WICKHAM: Wickham Community Centre, Mill Lane. 10am-4pm. HAMPEX – Hampshire Philatelic Federation Convention and Stamp Fair. HAMPEX 2013 will again be host to 26 dealers in

stamps, Cinderellas and postal history, located in one large room. There will also be a junior workshop.

EXHIBITIONS

CHICHESTER: Wilson Studio Gallery, Oxmarket Centre of Arts, off East Street (PO19 1YH). 10am-4.30pm. Agata Wojcieszkiewicz Portraits. Presenting Agata’s contemporary approach to portraiture. (01243) 779103.

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. Midday-3.30pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Val Carter. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

EMSWORTH: Museum, 10b, North Street. 10.30am-4.30pm. Chichester Harbour – A Year In Photographs. Exhibition celebrating a community project of photographing the natural beauty of Chichester Harbour every day for a year. (01243) 373780, emsworthmuseum.co.uk.

GOSPORT: RN Submarine Museum, Haslar Road (PO12 2AS). 10am-4.30pm. Horrible Science of Submarines. Subs are cool and exciting ... subs are horrible and scary ... A funny family exhibition looking at the Horrible side of life as a submariner. (023) 9254 5036, submarine-museum.co.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Petersfield Museum, The Old Court House, St Peter’s Road (GU2 3HX). 10am-4pm. Beliefs: Religion and Spirituality in Petersfield and Beyond. At the centre of the exhibition are a series of portraits of local people of different faiths and of no faith featuring their personal thoughts on religion and spirituality, and related artefacts. (01730) 262601.

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

LISS: Triangle Centre. Behind the Candelabra (15); 2.30pm doors for 3pm, 7pm doors for 7.30pm. Directed by: Steven Soderbergh. Starring: Michael Douglas, Matt Damon, Scott Bakula and Eric Zuckerman. Admission: £6 in advance, £7 on door. (01730) 301000.

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. About Time (12A); 7pm. UK, 2013. Directed by Richard Curtis. Starring: Rachel McAdams, Bill Nighy and Domhnall Gleeson. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

CHICHESTER: The Appledram Ciderhouse, Pump Bottom Farm, Birdham Road (PO20 7EH). 7pm doors. A Special Rocking, Funky Blues Night with Big Dez! Admission £8 in advance £10 on door. (01243) 773828 or 07768 803 542.

COWPLAIN: The Rainbow, Milton Road. 8.30pm. Stolen.

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Chris White and Julie Matthews. Follk. Admission £13.50, concs. (01329) 223100.

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Natural High. Soul and Motown night. Admission £3 members, £5 guests.

GRAYSHOTT: Grayshott Village Hall, Headley Road. 7.30pm. The Gavin Davenport Band. Support from Ben Fawson, who hails from Haslemere. Organised by Grayshott Folk Club. New members welcome. Admission £12. (01428) 607096, grayshottfolkclub.co.uk, grayshott.com/folk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 8.30pm. The Silver Beatles. Admission £10, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

NORTH BOARHUNT: North Boarhunt Social Club, Trampers Lane. Boarhunt Blues Club. Featuring The Paul Cox Band. All welcome. Admission £12.50. (023) 9225 4909, boarhuntblues.com.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm-11.15pm. The Gran Torinos. Rock. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 8pm. Both Sides the Solent. Featuring Portsmouth Shantymen and The Dollymopps. Admission: £8, concs. (023) 9273 7370, groundlings.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Sensible Shoes. rmatavern.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Druids, Binsted Road. 8.30pm. Kenny Mayes.

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

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. Green Circles – The Rising. Alternative/indie/rock. Admission £6. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: Auckland Arms, Netley Road. 8pm. The Elliot Schneider Band. All the way from San Francisco.

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 8.30pm. The Sensational Jonny Deps. Soul and party band. (023) 9229 5195.

SOUTHSEA: The 149 Club, Albert Road. 8.30pm. Craig Hutchesson.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 8.30pm. Free Beer and Naked Women. Pop/rock covers. (023) 9282 1658.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 9pm. Beats & Swing. Admission £10. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. 7.30pm. Free Folk. Part thriller, part comedy, presented by Forest Forge Theatre Co. Admission £11, concs. (01420) 472 664.

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 2.45pm, 7.45pm. Another Country. By Julian Mitchell. Directed by Jeremy Herrin. Scandal in a 1930s English public school. Admission: £30.50, concs. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 2.30pm, 8pm. William Shakespeare’s The Merry Wives of Windsor. Presented by Creative Cow. Admission: £13-£24.50. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. 7.45pm. Nathan the Wise. New translation of Gotthold Ephraim Lessing’s play by Edward Kemp, presented by Hayling Island Amateur Dramatic Society. Admission £7. (023) 9246 6363.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Evita. Starring Marti Pello, Madalena Aleerto and Mark Heenehan. Admission: £12-£37. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. Swan Lake. Presented by English Youth Ballet. Admission £16-£21. (023) 9282 8282.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. London Wall. A wry look at the lives of office workers in 1930s London. Admission: £11, concs. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 11am, 2.30pm. Stick Man – Live on Stage! Based on the book by Julia Donaldson. Most suitable for children aged three plus, their friends and families. Admission £13, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

COSHAM: St Colman’s Church Hall, Havant Road. 7pm for 7.30pm. European Collections. Talk by Ian Woolnough, organised by the Portsmouth and District Branch of the British Cactus and Succulent Society. Plants for sale. Refreshments. Admission £1, concs.

GODALMING: meet Winkworth Arboretum National Trust car park (GR SU990 412). 9.50am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. A six-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.10am. (01730) 269253.

SUNDAY, OCT 20

CONCERTS

PORTSMOUTH: St Mary’s Church, Fratton Road. 4pm. Music Foundation Concert. With Cornelius Robinson. Admission free, retiring collection in aid of the St Mary’s Music Foundation which supports young people from the area in developing their music skills.

DANCING

PORTCHESTER: Parish Hall, Assheton Court (off Castle Street). 7pm-9pm. Ballroom Dance. Admission £3.50 (inc tea/cake). (023) 9235 1162.

EVENTS

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Evening Bingo and Quiz in the Lounge.

PETERSFIELD: Petersfield Community Centre, Love Lane. 10am-1.30pm. Winter Market. With over 20 traders offering a wide range of goods from hand crafted jewellery, toys, textiles and so much more. Home-made refreshments. (01730) 266299.

PORTSMOUTH: Bransbury Park, Eastney. 2pm-5pm. Miniature Railway Rides. Portsmouth Model Engineering Society members offer rides on steam and/or electric locomotives (weather permitting). Rides are 40p per person for two circuits of track. portsmouthmes.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Palmerston Road. 10am-2pm. Hampshire Farmers’ Market. Enjoy the taste of local food.

SOUTHSEA: Pyramids Centre, Clarence Esplanade. 7pm doors. DVMission: 48 Hour Film Challenge. Film Screening 8pm. Interval 9pm. Awards Ceremony 9.30pm. After Party 10.00pm. Admission £5. (023) 9286 3911.

SWANWICK: Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum, Swanwick Lane (SO31 7HB). 10am-4pm. Steam Up and Halloween at the Brickworks. Attractions include: make a scarecrow, traction engines, trains, children’s activities, craft and gift stalls, etc. Admission £5, concs. (01489) 576248.

WATERLOOVILLE: Park Wood, London Road (between Queens Road/Wallis Road). 11am-3pm. Nature Activity Day. The Friends of Park Wood offer you the opportunity to make a bird box, a bug home, go on guided tree walks, fungi forays and spider hunts. (023) 9223 2942, park-wood.org.

EXHIBITIONS

CHICHESTER: Wilson Studio Gallery, Oxmarket Centre of Arts, off East Street (PO19 1YH). 10am-4.30pm. Agata Wojcieszkiewicz Portraits. Presenting Agata’s contemporary approach to portraiture. (01243) 779103.

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. Midday-3.30pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Val Carter. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

EMSWORTH: Museum, 10b, North Street. 2.30pm-4.30pm. Chichester Harbour – A Year In Photographs. Exhibition celebrating a community project of photographing the natural beauty of Chichester Harbour every day for a year. (01243) 373780, emsworthmuseum.co.uk.

GOSPORT: RN Submarine Museum, Haslar Road (PO12 2AS). 10am-4.30pm. Horrible Science of Submarines. Subs are cool and exciting ... subs are horrible and scary ... A funny family exhibition looking at the Horrible side of life as a submariner. (023) 9254 5036, submarine-museum.co.uk.

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

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 2pm-6pm. Acoustic Afternoon with Keith, Graham and friends. All welcome.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm-11pm. Aubrey Small. With special guests Reet Petite & Gone. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Tap, London Road, North End. 5pm. Stolen.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. Brother & Bones. Folk rock. Admission £7. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: Auckland Arms, Netley Road. 2pm. The Polite Mechanicals. 8.15pm. Chillax with Helene!

SOUTHSEA: Fifth Hants Volunteer Arms, Albert Road. 3pm. Zach Blues and Little Option.

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 6pm. Secret Smile. Rachael Hawnt and Ash Cutler play the greats. (023) 9229 5195.

SOUTHSEA: Rosie’s Vineyard, 87, Elm Grove. 1pm-4pm. Live Jazz. Featuring: the Milton James Hot Four. (023) 9275 5944.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Ghostpoet. Special guest MT Wolf. Admission £12.50. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 7.30pm. Doug Allan: Life Behind the Lens. Adventures, encounters and insights from the award-winning cameraman. Admission £12.50. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

MONDAY, OCT 21

DANCING

COSHAM: Cosham Community Centre, Wootton Street. 7.30pm-10pm. M&M’s Modern Sequence Dance Club. All welcome to this modern sequence club. Admission £2.50. (023) 9271 0060.

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

EVENTS

PETERSFIELD: Winton House, High Street. 10.30am-12.30pm. JCPF Phoenix Centre Healing Clinic. Donation gratefully received. (023) 9269 3169.

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 10.30am-12.45pm. JCPF Spiritual Healing Clinic. Donation gratefully received. (023) 9269 3169 for further details.

PORTSMOUTH: Landport Community Centre, Charles Street (PO1 1JD). 12.30pm-2.30pm. Connors Toy Library. For play, friendships, socialising, toy loan, craft and other activities. Admission £2 per family per week. (023) 9283 1259.

SOUTHSEA: Havelock Community Centre, Fawcett Road. 7pm-8.30pm. Mindful Living Club. Support for people interested in practising mindfulness in their daily lives. Admission £6 on the door. 07540 751 910.

EXHIBITIONS

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

GOSPORT: RN Submarine Museum, Haslar Road (PO12 2AS). 10am-4.30pm. Horrible Science of Submarines. Subs are cool and exciting ... subs are horrible and scary ... A funny family exhibition looking at the Horrible side of life as a submariner. (023) 9254 5036, submarine-museum.co.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Petersfield Museum, The Old Court House, St Peter’s Road (GU2 3HX). 10am-4pm. Beliefs: Religion and Spirituality in Petersfield and Beyond. At the centre of the exhibition are a series of portraits of local people of different faiths and of no faith featuring their personal thoughts on religion and spirituality, and related artefacts. (01730) 262601.

GIGS

NORTH BOARHUNT: North Boarhunt Social Club, Trampers Lane. 8pm-11pm. Forest Folk. Featuring: Nancy Kerr and James Fagan. All welcome. Admission: £12. (023) 9226 4288 info@forestfolk.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm-11.15pm. Brother & Bones. Rock. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. The Blackout. Plus special guests Framing Hanley and Rat Attack. Admission £15. (023) 9286 3911.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 7.30pm. Blake. Admission £23, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

STAGE

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. 7.45pm. Nathan the Wise. New translation of Gotthold Ephraim Lessing’s play by Edward Kemp, presented by Hayling Island Amateur Dramatic Society. Admission £7. (023) 9246 6363.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. The Buddy Holly Story. Featuring some of the greatest rock n roll songs ever written. Admission £12-£26.50, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

WALKS & TALKS

CLANFIELD: Petersgate Infant School, Green Lane (PO8 0UJ). 7.30pm. The Andean Medical Mission. A talk by Dave Goldsmith, organised by the Hyden Clanfield Women’s Institute. Visitors and new members welcome.

COSHAM: The Link (formerly Uncle Tom’s Cabin), Havant Road. 2pm-4pm. Madrid. Talk by Mike English, organised by the Portsdown Branch of the U3A. All welcome. Admission: £2. (023) 9237 8785, 9237 4044.

HAVANT: Warblington School Drama Room, Southleigh Road. 7.30pm-9pm. Alfred Russell Wallace - the man who lived in Darwin’s shadow. An illustrated talk by Ray Hale, organised by The Science Discovery Group. All welcome. Admission: £3. (01243) 373848.

PORTCHESTER: Parish Hall, Assheton Court. 1.30pm-3.30pm. Castle View WI monthly meeting. Visitors and new members welcome. (023) 9238 9443.

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.

SOUTHSEA: meet South Parade Pier. 7.30pm. Eastney Seafront Walk. An evening stroll along the seafront towards Eastney, returning via Eastern Parade. 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.

TUESDAY, OCT 22

DANCING

TITCHFIELD: Titchfield Community Centre, Mill Street. 1.30pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Admission £2 (inc tea/biscuits).

EXHIBITIONS

CHICHESTER: Wilson Studio Gallery, Oxmarket Centre of Arts, off East Street (PO19 1YH). 10am-4.30pm. Agata Wojcieszkiewicz Portraits. Presenting Agata’s contemporary approach to portraiture. (01243) 779103.

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

GOSPORT: RN Submarine Museum, Haslar Road (PO12 2AS). 10am-4.30pm. Horrible Science of Submarines. Subs are cool and exciting ... subs are horrible and scary ... A funny family exhibition looking at the Horrible side of life as a submariner. (023) 9254 5036, submarine-museum.co.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Petersfield Museum, The Old Court House, St Peter’s Road (GU2 3HX). 10am-4pm. Beliefs: Religion and Spirituality in Petersfield and Beyond. At the centre of the exhibition are a series of portraits of local people of different faiths and of no faith featuring their personal thoughts on religion and spirituality, and related artefacts. (01730) 262601.

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

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm-11.15pm. Mary Coughlan. RSinger/songwriter. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Lounge@The RMA. Acoustic showcase night. rmatavern.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 8pm-11.30pm. Drum Nation. Drummers of all levels welcome. (023) 9229 6352.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. James George and friends Open Mic Night. All welcome.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Madina Lake. Special guests Fearless Vampire Killers and The Super Happy Fun Club. Admission £15. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. 7.45pm. Nathan the Wise. New translation of Gotthold Ephraim Lessing’s play by Edward Kemp, presented by Hayling Island Amateur Dramatic Society. Admission £7. (023) 9246 6363.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Le Corsaire. An epic pirate adventure presented by the English National Ballet. Admission: £10-£45. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. The Buddy Holly Story. Featuring some of the greatest rock n roll songs ever written. Admission £12-£26.50, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

WALKS & TALKS

LIPHOOK: The Liphook Millennium Centre, Ontario Way (GU30 7LD). 7.30pm. Significant and Joyous Moments of Being in the Mountains. Illustrated talk by Doug Scott. All welcome. (01428) 723899.

PETERSFIELD: Petersfield Community Centre, Love Lane. 2pm-3.30pm. The Role of a Ranger and Conservation Work in the Queen Elizabeth Country Park. Talk by Steve Peach, organised by the Science and Technology Group of the Petersfield University of the Third Age. Admission £2 to cover costs. petersfieldu3a.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Chimes Restaurant, Winston Churchill Avenue (PO1 2DH). 6.30pm-9pm. Food Futures – Local and Fair Trade. Nick Dearden, new director of the World Development Movement, will be talking on food sovereignty and agribusiness and Megan Saunders will explain the local food project at a vegetarian Food Futures meal cooked by Highbury Students. Admission £10 by advance ticket only. (023) 9258 2140 for tickets. groups.wdm.org.uk/portsmouth.

PORTSMOUTH: meet Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 10.30am. Stamshaw Foreshore Walk. Healthy walk with views to Portchester Castle. 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.

PORTSMOUTH: meet outside Civic Offices, Guildhall Square. 12.15pm. Lunchtime Walk. Take a break with this brisk walk to Gunwharf or Southsea and back. 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.

WEDNESDAY, OCT 23

DANCING

CLANFIELD: Memorial Hall, South Lane. 7.30pm-10pm. Clanfield Sequence Dance Club. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £2.50. (023) 9259 8456 or (01243) 430048.

ROGATE: Village Hall. 7.30pm. Scottish Country Dancing. Suitable for both new and experienced dancers . Partner not necessary. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission: £3. (01730) 263008.

SOUTHSEA: Royal Beach Hotel, South Parade. 1pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Admission £4. (023) 9273 1281.

WATERLOOVILLE: Waterlooville Community Centre, 10 Maurepas Way (Asda car park). 7.45pm-10.15pm. WACA Sequence Dance Club. Visitors and new members are always welcome. (023) 9261 3409, 9271 0060.

EVENTS

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 7.15pm-10pm. Healer Training Workshop. A new activity for anyone who is interested in learning to qualify as a nationally registered psychic and spiritual healer. Admission £6. (023) 9269 3169 for further details.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 10am. The Jobs Fair. A significant business show that will provide an ideal platform for the industry relate professionals who deal with employment process in every large scale commercial sector. It caters to the most essential needs of the students and job seekers, educational institutes and career professionals. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsea Adventure Playground, Aylward Street, Portsea. 1pm-2.30pm. Connors Toy Library. For play, friendships, socialising, toy loan, craft and other activities. Admission £2 per family per week. (023) 9283 1259.

EXHIBITIONS

CHICHESTER: Wilson Studio Gallery, Oxmarket Centre of Arts, off East Street (PO19 1YH). 10am-4.30pm. Agata Wojcieszkiewicz Portraits. Presenting Agata’s contemporary approach to portraiture. (01243) 779103.

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

GOSPORT: RN Submarine Museum, Haslar Road (PO12 2AS). 10am-4.30pm. Horrible Science of Submarines. Subs are cool and exciting ... subs are horrible and scary ... A funny family exhibition looking at the Horrible side of life as a submariner. (023) 9254 5036, submarine-museum.co.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Petersfield Museum, The Old Court House, St Peter’s Road (GU2 3HX). 10am-4pm. Beliefs: Religion and Spirituality in Petersfield and Beyond. At the centre of the exhibition are a series of portraits of local people of different faiths and of no faith featuring their personal thoughts on religion and spirituality, and related artefacts. (01730) 262601.

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

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. The Impossible (12A) 1.45pm, 8pm. Directed by J.A. Bayona. Starring: Naomi Watts, Ewan McGregor and Tom Holland. Admission £6, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Portsmouth Film Society, Omega Centre, Omega Street (PO5 4LP). Come As You Are (15), 8pm; Belgium, 2012. Subtitled. Directed by: Geoffrey Enthoven. Starring: Charlotte Timmers, Roos Van Vlaenderen and Robrecht Vanden Thoren. (023) 9229 1346, portsmouthfilmsociety.org.uk.

GIGS

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Tim Eriksen – Hardcore Americana. Admission £13.50, concs. (01329) 223100.

GOSPORT: Gosport and Fareham Rugby Football Club, Dolphin Crescent, (PO12 2HE). 8pm-10.30pm. Gosport Jazz Club. Featuring: Excelsior Vintage Jazz. (023) 9269 3988, gosportjazz.org.uk.

PETERSFIELD: The Square Brewery, 7, The Square. Acoustix featuring John Meriton.

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 7pm-midnight. Open Mic Club. Friendly atmosphere. All musicians welcome. Full stage, turbo sound system, lighting. Full recording capability. (023) 9229 6352.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. Beanson Toast. Acoustic. Admission £6.50. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Hometown Show Album Launch. Special guests Chris Ricketts. Admission £5. (023) 9286 3911.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Dusty & The Brown Bag. Plus special guets: Alistair Goodwin and The Day of The Rabblement. Admission £5. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.45pm. The Duck House. A comedy set in the world of dodgy receipts, dodgier deceit and pure parliamentary panic, starring Ben Miller. Admission: £17-£28.50. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. 7.45pm. Nathan the Wise. New translation of Gotthold Ephraim Lessing’s play by Edward Kemp, presented by Hayling Island Amateur Dramatic Society. Admission £7. (023) 9246 6363.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Le Corsaire. An epic pirate adventure presented by the English National Ballet. Admission: £10-£45. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. The Buddy Holly Story. Featuring some of the greatest rock n roll songs ever written. Admission £12-£26.50, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 1.30pm, 6pm. Le Moulin Magique (The Magic Windmill). Performed in simple French and easy to understand. Recommended for ages eight plus. Admission £14, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Road. 1.45pm for 2pm. Haslemere Flower Club Monthly Meeting. Demonstrator Katie Baxter with Divine Inspiration. Exhibit: Heaven Sent. Visitors and new members welcome. nafas.org.uk.

HAVANT: Warblington School Drama Studio, Southleigh Road. 7.30pm. The Red Kite in Hampshire. An illustrated talk by Keith Betton, organised by the Havant, Hayling and Emsworth Group of the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust. All welcome. Admission: £2.50 (inc refreshments). hiwwt.org.uk.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: meet Royal Garrison Church, Grand Parade. 1.30pm. Old Portsmouth Walk. Taking in the views of the Spinnaker Tower. 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.

PORT SOLENT: meet in front of the Odeon Cinema. 2pm. Port Solent Walk. Suitable for beginners but does include an area of uneven ground, sturdy shoes recommended. New walkers to arrive 1.45pm to register please. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. (023) 9268 8390.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm-11pm. Bookfest 2013: Popular Music in Portsmouth 1944-69. Dave Allen wil lbe talking about the bands who started Portsmouth’s popular music scene. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: meet The Stacey Centre, Walsall Road, Copnor, 10.30am. Baffins Pond/Milton Foreshore Walk. Short walk to Baffins Pond/longer walk to Milton foreshore. 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.

PORTSMOUTH: The Hub, Dennis Sciama Building, University of Portsmouth, Burnaby Road (PO1 3FX). 6.30pm-9.30pm. Carbon Capital – Fighting the Finance that’s driving Climate Change. Talk by Hendrik Siregar, co-ordinator of the JATAM mining advocacy network in Indonesia, who will be joined by Hannah Griffiths, head of policy and campaigns at WDM. Free event but a curry and soft drink will be available for £5. (023) 9225 0267 for further details. groups.wdm.org.uk/portsmouth.

SOUTHSEA: meet outside Canoe Lake Café, St Helens Parade. 10.30am. Canoe Lake/Southsea Seafront Walk. Through the Rose Garden and Rock Garden. 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.

SOBERTON: meet roadside, Upper Grenville Copse on the B2150 between Droxford and Hambledon (GR SU635 170). 9.50am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. A nine-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.30am. (01730) 269253.

THURSDAY, OCT 24

COMEDY

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Jimmy McGhie and Tommy Rowson. Admission £8. (01329) 223100.

GOSPORT: RN Submarine Museum, Haslar Road (PO12 2AS). 7pm. The Great Big Submarine Comedy Night Out. Featuring: Mark Felgate, Matt Green, Nico Yearwood ad Omar Hamdi. MC Gary Coleman. Admission £10. All proceeds will go towards the upkeep of HMS Alliance. (023) 9254 5036, submarine-museum.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 8pm-11pm. Cellars Comedy Club New Act Night. A host of new comedy talent. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

CONCERTS

GOSPORT: Thorngate Halls, Bury Road. 11.30am-1pm. Theatre Organ Concert. Featuring John Wadley from Emsworth. Admission free. (01329) 310592.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 7.30pm. Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra: Musical Pictures. Performing: Rachmaninov’s The Isle of the Dead; Sibelius, Violin Concerto; Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition. Conductor Alexander Vedernikov. Soloist Nikita Boriso-Glebsky (violin). Admission £15-£25. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

DANCING

HAVANT: Leigh Park Community Centre, Dunsbury Way (PO9 5BG) 2pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Admission: £3, inc tea/biscuits. (023) 9307 7596, 07950 730 274.

HORNDEAN: Merchistoun Hall, London Road. 2pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Sequence and some ballroom. Admission £2.50. (023) 9226 6177.

EVENTS

PORTSMOUTH: Hilsea Lido, London Road, Hilsea. 7pm for 7.30pm-10pm. Hilsea Lido Fundraising Clairvoyant Evening. An evening clairvoyance with mediums Jenny Docherty and Justin Pearce. Admission £8. 07800 734 911.

WATERLOOVILLE: St George’s Church Hall, Hambledon Road. 9.30am-11.30am. St George’s Market. Eggs and home made preserves, honey, cards, jewellery, woodcraft, craft, cakes, and plants. Coffee and tea available. (023) 9226 4583, stgeorgesnews.org.

EXHIBITIONS

CHICHESTER: Wilson Studio Gallery, Oxmarket Centre of Arts, off East Street (PO19 1YH). 10am-4.30pm. Agata Wojcieszkiewicz Portraits. Presenting Agata’s contemporary approach to portraiture. (01243) 779103.

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

GOSPORT: RN Submarine Museum, Haslar Road (PO12 2AS). 10am-4.30pm. Horrible Science of Submarines. Subs are cool and exciting ... subs are horrible and scary ... A funny family exhibition looking at the Horrible side of life as a submariner. (023) 9254 5036, submarine-museum.co.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Petersfield Museum, The Old Court House, St Peter’s Road (GU2 3HX). 10am-4pm. Beliefs: Religion and Spirituality in Petersfield and Beyond. At the centre of the exhibition are a series of portraits of local people of different faiths and of no faith featuring their personal thoughts on religion and spirituality, and related artefacts. (01730) 262601.

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. The Great Beauty (15); 7pm. Italy, 2013. Subtitled. Directed by Paolo Sorrentino. Starring: Toni Servillo, Carlo Verdone and Sabrina Ferilli. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: Lucky Bar, 223, Kingston Road (PO2 7EG). 9pm. Absolute Zero.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 7pm-midnight. Play at The RMA. Nick Courtney presents: Zoe Sutherland, 7pm; Sophie Darling, 7.30pm; Eileen Kenny, 8pm; Aviv, 8.30pm; Winters Hill, 9pm; Jerry Williams, 9.30pm; Roger Rowley, 10.35pm; Open Mic (three songs each, just turn up and put your name down to play), 11.35pm. Thursdaymusic.co.uk.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. James George and friends Open Mic Night. All welcome.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. Civil Eyes. Acoustic, blues, jazz, punk. Admission £5. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: Auckland Arms, Netley Road. 8.30pm. The Frank and Dean Show.

SOUTHSEA: Fifth Hants Volunteer Arms, Albert Road. 9pm. The Vinyls.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 8.30pm. Attila Vural. Experimental acoustic. (023) 9282 1658.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Tyler Hilton; Paighton. Admission £16.50. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Starlight Express. Presented by STP Musicals. Admission £12, concs. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.45pm. The Duck House. A comedy set in the world of dodgy receipts, dodgier deceit and pure parliamentary panic, starring Ben Miller. Admission: £17-£28.50. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 8pm. The Six Wives of Henry VIII. Presented by Living Spit. Followed by post-show chat in the bar. Admission £12.50, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. 7.45pm. Nathan the Wise. New translation of Gotthold Ephraim Lessing’s play by Edward Kemp, presented by Hayling Island Amateur Dramatic Society. Admission £7. (023) 9246 6363.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 7.30pm. Jekyll and Hyde. Beware the fog at the Groundlings! Admission: £14, concs. (023) 9273 7370, groundlings.co.uk.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: St John the Baptist Church, Redhill Road (PO9 6DF). 7.30pm. The Vicar of Dibley. A comedy by Ian Gower and Paul Carpenter, presented by the Denmead Operatic Society. Admission £10 in advance or on door. (023) 9283 8683.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2pm, 7.30pm. Le Corsaire. An epic pirate adventure presented by the English National Ballet. Admission: £10-£45. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. The Buddy Holly Story. Featuring some of the greatest rock n roll songs ever written. Admission £12-£26.50, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

WALKS & TALKS

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Becket Hall, Cathedral House, St Thomas’ Street. 2.45pm. The National Museum of the Royal Navy. Talk by Jo Valentine, organised by the Portsmouth Cathedral Club. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £3. (023) 9285 1177.

PORTSMOUTH: meet Scott Road car park (off Military Road by The News Centre). 10.30am. Hilsea Lines Walk. Uneven footpaths take you around ‘Foxes Forest’ with its abundance of wildlife. 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.

FRIDAY, OCT 25

CLUBBING

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 7pm-1.30am. Halloween Party. With Scott Atrill (Hard Dance/EDM/Hard House). Admission £5 in advance, more on door. (023) 9229 6352.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 10pm-2.30pm. It’s A Sin Room 2: Thunderdome. (023) 9286 3911.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 11pm-2.30am. It’s A Sin. With resident DJs Lemon and Spikey Mark. (023) 9286 3911.

COMEDY

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Wedge Comedy Club. Featuring Elis James, Jim Smallman and Michael Fabbri. Compére Dinga. Followed by It’s A Sin till late. Admission: £8 (£6 NUS). (023) 9286 3911.

DANCING

PORTCHESTER: New Portchester Community Centre, Westlands Grove. 2pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Ballroom, sequence, old tyme and more. Dance the afternoon away. Refreshments available. Admission £2.50. (023) 9278 9124.

EVENTS

HORNDEAN: Butser Ancient Farm (Chalton/ Clanfield turnoff on A3). 7pm. Samhain Evening. To celebrate Celtic new year with storytelling, live band and ghostly going on ... (023) 9259 8838, or butserancientfarm.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place (off Clive Road). 2pm-4pm. Spin and Chat. All welcome. Admission: £1. Refreshments available. (023) 9275 1441.

EXHIBITIONS

CHICHESTER: Wilson Studio Gallery, Oxmarket Centre of Arts, off East Street (PO19 1YH). 10am-4.30pm. Agata Wojcieszkiewicz Portraits. Presenting Agata’s contemporary approach to portraiture. (01243) 779103.

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

GOSPORT: RN Submarine Museum, Haslar Road (PO12 2AS). 10am-4.30pm. Horrible Science of Submarines. Subs are cool and exciting ... subs are horrible and scary ... A funny family exhibition looking at the Horrible side of life as a submariner. (023) 9254 5036, submarine-museum.co.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Petersfield Museum, The Old Court House, St Peter’s Road (GU2 3HX). 10am-4pm. Beliefs: Religion and Spirituality in Petersfield and Beyond. At the centre of the exhibition are a series of portraits of local people of different faiths and of no faith featuring their personal thoughts on religion and spirituality, and related artefacts. (01730) 262601.

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

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Robi Lee Disco.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7pm-10.45pm. The Insert Your Own Punchline Tour: Dave Giles, BriBry and Danny Gruff. Sold out! (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

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

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

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. Pilot House. Americana, indie, ambient, rock. Admission £5. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: Auckland Arms, Netley Road. 8.30pm. The Jack Daniels Band.

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 8pm. Vince Hilaire’s Soul Classics. (023) 9229 5195.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 8.30pm. Matron. Mod originals and covers. (023) 9282 1658.

STAGE

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Starlight Express. Presented by STP Musicals. Admission £12, concs. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 8pm. The Duck House. A comedy set in the world of dodgy receipts, dodgier deceit and pure parliamentary panic, starring Ben Miller. Admission: £17-£28.50. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 8pm. Black Umfolosi 5. The world-famous acappella and dance group from Zimbabwe come to The Spring to celebrate Black History Month. Admission £14. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. 7.45pm. Nathan the Wise. New translation of Gotthold Ephraim Lessing’s play by Edward Kemp, presented by Hayling Island Amateur Dramatic Society. Admission £7. (023) 9246 6363.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: St John the Baptist Church, Redhill Road (PO9 6DF). 7.30pm. The Vicar of Dibley. A comedy by Ian Gower and Paul Carpenter, presented by the Denmead Operatic Society. Admission £10 in advance or on door. (023) 9283 8683.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Le Corsaire. An epic pirate adventure presented by the English National Ballet. Admission: £10-£45. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. The Buddy Holly Story. Featuring some of the greatest rock n roll songs ever written. Admission £12-£26.50, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 8pm. Broken. Motionhouse’s brand new production. This powerful company combines highly athletic dance with intricate digital imagery and original music. Admission £16, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

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.