What’s on for Friday, September 26, 2014

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FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Son Yambu. Cuban musicians playing traditional Cuban Septeto. Admission: £12, concession available. 01329 233100.


BUCKLAND: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 1.30pm-4pm. Tea dance. Ballroom, Latin, sequence. Admission: £3. (023) 9235 1162.


FAREHAM: Stubbington Library, Stubbington Lane. 9am-midday. Stubbington Country Market. Freshly made cakes and dairy products. Hand-made crafts.

PORTSMOUTH: National Museum of the Royal Navy, Historic Dockyard. 10.30 am-midday. The Cabin Club. Fun at the museum for under fives. Naval-themed craft, songs, stories, soft play and water play. (023) 9272 7595, royalnavymuseum.org.

PORTSMOUTH: Central Library, Guildhall Square.Midday-1pm. Teddy Bear’s Picnic. Listen to stories and design a mask. Take your favourite toy, blanket and lunch. (023) 9268 8144.

PORTSMOUTH: Central Library, Guildhall Square. 12.15pm-1.15pm. Yoga classes. Six-week yoga class where you can learn simple yoga techniques to help relieve stress and improve balance. (023) 9268 8057.


COSHAM: Queen Alexandra Hospital, League of Friends’ coffee shop, Level B. 10am-4pm Mon-Fri; midday-3.30pm Sats and Suns. Art exhibition featuring paintings by Joyce Wood and June Bryant.

FAREHAM: Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road (PO17 6AN). 10am-4pm. Inspired by Landings. Photography exhibition of Russell Squires’s work to mark the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings. 01329 233734.

GOSPORT: The Royal Navy submarine Museum, Haslar Jetty Road. 10am-4pm. Horrible Science of Submarines. Join submariner Sammy Sardine and find out how smelly submariners were, the ghastly food they ate and as for their toilets... Free with a valid museum ticket. (023) 9251 0354, submarine-museum.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, East Street. 10am-5pm. Art exhibition from Greg Gilbert of drawings in Biro and pencil. (023) 9247 2700.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Lest We Forget ... remembering Portsmouth people and the First World War. No Place Like Pompey ... looking at some of the things that make Portsmouth special. A Study in Sherlock ... uncovering the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection. Admission free. (023) 9283 4779, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: National Museum of the Royal Navy, Historic Dockyard. 10am-4.30pm. Racing to War: The Royal Navy and 1914. Exhibition that examines the dramatic opening of the navy’s war and the story of the Royal Navy’s part in the First World War. Free with a valid Historic Dockyard ticket.(023) 9272 7595, royalnavymuseum.org.


GOSPORT: The Royal Navy submarine Museum, Haslar Jetty Road. 6.30pm and 7pm. Das Boot. Admission: £20. (023) 9251 0354, submarine-museum.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 3pm. The Real Blow Up – Fame, Fashion and Photography. Michelangelo Antonioni takes a look at the reality behind the Swinging Sixties.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 6pm. The Ravers. An episode from the 1967 TV series Man Alive.

PORTSMOUTH: No. 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. 7pm.The Hundred Year Old Man Who Climbed Out The Window And Disappeared (15). Allan Karlsson escapes from his bedroom window and goes on an adventure. Admission: £8 adults, £6.50 children. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: National Museum of the Royal Navy, Historic Dockyard. 7pm. HMS First World War Film Night – African Queen. Hear the history behind the film, see artefacts from the period and then watch the film. Event is free but booking is required. (023) 9272 7595 or e-mail community@nmrn.org.uk.


COPNOR: Harvest Home, Copnor Road. (PO3 5AN). 9pm. Kev O’Connell as DJ Soul Boots. (023) 9234 1665.

HAVANT: The Curlew, Petersfield Road. 9pm. Risky Business. Classic rock. Free admission. (023) 9248 4502.

PORTSMOUTH: The Square Tower, Broad Street. 7.15pm. Porchlight Smoker. High energy four-piece band. Admission: £10 in advance, £12 on the door. Advanced tickets can be bought from Pie and Vinyl or Southsea Gallery. squareootspromotions.co.uk.

PURBROOK: The Woodman, London Road. 9pm. Stolen.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. Shake, Rattle and Bones.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. The Bohemians. Queen tribute band that celebrates Queen’s most successful hits. Admission: £17.50. (023) 9282 8282, kingsportsmouth.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: The Rifle Club, Goldsmith Avenue, 8pm. The Racketeers. A seven-piece band performing Jamaican RnB, Ska and Blues ‘n’ Soul. Support from DJ Rob Moore, tickets: £5, buy from wegottickets.com.

SOUTHSEA: The RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road. 8.30pm. This Way Up. Rocky blues from local band. Free admission. Call (023) 9282 0896 or visit rmatavern.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 8.30pm. Trevor John. Rock/pop covers band. (023) 9282 1658.

SOUTHSEA: The Jolly Sailor, Clarence Parade. 8pm. Kim Littles Boogaloo Vinyl Night. (023) 9229 5195. jollysailorsouthsea.co.uk.


BORDON: Phoenix Theatre and Arts Centre, Station Road. 7.30pm. The Ghost Train. A group of travellers who are stranded in the middle of nowhere hear chilling tales of a ghost train. Tickets: £9. 01420 472664, phoenixarts.co.uk.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30m. Sound Of Music. Musical based on the memoir of Maria von Trapp. Admission: £12-14 adults, £10 children. 01329 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

PORTSEA: Groundlings Theatre, Kent Street. 7.30pm. Oliver. Popular story of Charles Dickens’s timeless character. Music, lyrics and book by Lionel Bart. Admission: £14 adults, £10 children. (023) 9273 7370, groundlings.co.uk.


FARLINGTON: Meet in the second car park at Farlington Marshes. 10.30am. Farlington Marshes Walk. Sturdy shoes are needed to walk across the farmland and exposed open footpaths. Led by volunteer walk leaders. Organised by Portsmouth City Council’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. Volunteer walk leaders needed. Call Paula Day on (023) 9284 1379 for more information.

SOUTHSEA: Meet at the Pyramids Centre. 10.30am. Walk along the promenade. New walkers to arrive early to register. Led by volunteer walk leaders. Organised by Portsmouth City Council’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. Volunteer walk leaders needed. Call Paula Day on (023) 9284 1379 for more information.