A guide to what’s on in Portsmouth, Fareham, Gosport, Havant, Waterlooville and the rest of south east Hampshire.
PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. Fever. Featuring: Dnb, Taxman and MC Shabba. (023) 9221 0437.
SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 10pm. Thunderdome. (023) 9286 3911.
SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 11pm-late. It’s A Sin. With residents DJ Lemon and Spikey Mark. (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 David Ward, Trevor Cook, Robert White and Geoff Boyz. Admission £15. (023) 9288 2244.
SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Wedge Comedy Club. Featuring Joe Bor and Vikki Stone plus a special guest. Compére Dinga. Followed by It’s A Sin till late. Admission: £8 (£6 NUS). (023) 9286 3911.
WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. Winchester Comedy Festival. Featuring Jeremy Hardy at 7.30pm, admission £15 (unwaged £6). Also Cardinal Burns at 10.45pm, admission £12, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 7.30pm. Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra: The Planets. Programme: Mozart’s Symphony No 41 ‘Jupiter’; and Holst, The Planets. Conductor: Kirill Karabits. Soloists: Bournemouth Symphony Chorus Ladies. Free pre-concert talk, 6.40pm. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.
COSHAM: The Link (formerly Uncle Tom’s Cabin), Havant Road. 2.15pm-4pm. Portsdown U3A Free Open Afternoon. Open doors to new horizons. Learn interesting pastiems and enjoy good company. All welcome. Refreshments available.
HAYLING ISLAND: Hayling Island Community Centre, Hayling Park (off Station Road), West Town. 6.30pm-11pm. The 2012 Ale-ing Fest Beer Festival. Over 25 beers and ciders. Entertainment from: The Velvet Lips. Admission: £7.50 in advance £9 on door. ale-ingfest.co.uk.
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. 8pm. Medieval Murder Mystery. Take your seat at your own Round Table and test your detective skills to solve a murder. Admission £18.50 (inc two-course meal). Fancy dress available to hire. (023) 9273 7370, groundlings.co.uk.
SOUTH HARTING: British Legion Hall, Church Lane. 11am-midday. Harting Village Market. Local produce and craft stalls. Home baking, cards, knitwear, jewellery, woodwork, homewares, gifts and more.
COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Fareham Art Group. 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. Shadow Dancer (15); 7pm. UK and Ireland 2012. Directed by James Marsh. Starring: Aidan Gillen, Clive Owen, Andrea Riseborough and Gillian Anderson. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.
CHICHESTER: Pallant Suite, South Pallant. 6.30pm doors for 7.45pm-10.15pm. Chichester Jazz Club. Featuring: Zoe Schwarz Blue Commotion Jazz Quintet. Admission £11. Info: (01243) 781466. Tickets: (01243) 775888, chichesterjazzclub.co.uk.
EMSWORTH: The Railway Inn, 95, North Street. Route 66. (01243) 372351.
FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Robi Lee Disco.
FINCHDEAN: The George. 9pm. Stu Simpson. Lead singer with Stone Free. (023) 9241 2257.
GOSPORT: New Inn, Mayles Road. 8.30pm. Reactor 1. reactor1.co.uk.
PETERSFIELD: Olivier Theatre, Bedales, Steep. 8pm. Empirical. Jazz. Admission: £12, concs. (01730) 711511. bedales.org.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm. Cassie Taylor and The Soul Cavalry (featuring Jack Moore). Blues, soul. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: Fort Cumberland, Eastney Road. 8pm. Arrows Karaoke.
PORTSMOUTH: Old House At Home, Locksway Road, Milton. Four and a Half Men, 8.30pm; The Racketeers, 9.30pm; Mark Ballard (DJ set), 11pm-late.
PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm-1am. Non-stop 80s-90s Music. rmatavern.co.uk.
ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. Trevor John.
SOUTHAMPTON: The Brook, 466, Portswood Road. 8pm doors. Jean Genie. Admission: £10 advance, £12 door. (023) 8055 5366.
SOUTHSEA: Auckland Arms, Netley Road. 8.30pm. The Jack Daniels Band.
SOUTHSEA: Cabmans Rest, Plymouth Street. The Life of Riley. Irish band.
SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 8pm. Big Brother Soul and The FLIKS. Plus the Soultime DJs. (023) 9229 5195.
SOUTHSEA: Rosie’s Vineyard, 87, Elm Grove. 8.30pm-11pm. Live Jazz. Featuring: the Milton James Hot Four. (023) 9275 5944.
SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 9pm. Spike’s Classic Vinyl Rock Roadshow. (023) 9282 1658.
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: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 7pm. Synchronize Watches. Presented by Synchornize Dance. Admission £5. (01329) 223100.
FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Richard Street of The Temptations. Admission £22.50. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.
GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 8pm. The Handyman. Play by Ronald Harwood. Starring Timothy West, Caroline Langrishe, Adrian Lukis and Carolyn Backhouse. Admission: £17-£28.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.
HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7.30pm. The Cripple of Inishmaan. Award-winning HumDrum return with Martin McDonagh’s bitter-sweet 1996 play. Admission £9, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.
PORTSMOUTH: The Stacey Community Centre. Walsall Road, Copnor. 7pm. Bloom. A play about 100 years of garden history, presented by Forest Forge. Admission £10, concs. (023) 9261 7890, newtheatreroyal.com.
SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. 42nd Street. Musical starring Dave Willetts and Marti Webb. Admission: £17.50-£34.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.
SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 5.30pm, 8.30pm. Grease ... is the word. Starring Danny Bayne, Carina Gillespie and Russell Grant. Admission £20-£32.50. (023) 9282 8282.
SOUTHSEA: St Peter’s Theatre, Fraser Road. 7.30pm. Sherlock Holmes: The Final Problem. Written by Nick Scovell, Based on the original story by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. 0845 293 9350.
STUBBINGTON: Crofton Community Centre Theatre, Stubbington Lane. 7.30pm. A Grimm Night for Hans Christian Anderson. A musical play by Sue Gordon presented by Gosport Musical Theatre Productions Junior Section. (01329) 665075.
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.
WALKS & TALKS
PORTCHESTER: Portchester Community Centre, Westlands Grove. 7.45pm. From Eastbourne to Winchester. Illustrated talk by Clive Wilkin, organised by the Solent Omnibus Club. Visitors and new members welcome. (023) 9273 1061.
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.