What’s on for Friday September 27, 2013

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

FRIDAY, SEPT 27

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. 7pm-1.30am. Fever (drum n bass, jump up, dubstep), Sub Zero, LoganD, MC Darrison. Admission £5 before 8pm, more after. (023) 9229 6352.

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

PORTSMOUTH: Rose in June, 102, Milton Road. 7pm doors for 8pm. Mirth Control Comedy Club. Featuring: Tim Clark, Christian Schulte-Loh, Joshua Ross and Dan Moss. MC Paul Ricketts. (023) 9282 4191.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Wedge Comedy Club. Featuring three top comics from the international stand-up circuit. Compére Dinga. Followed by It’s A Sin till late. Admission: £8 (£6 NUS). (023) 9286 3911.

CONCERTS

PORTCHESTER: St Mary’s Parish Church, Portchester Castle. 7.30pm. Southsea Community Choir in Concert. Plus the Pompey Pluckers and Andy Eastwood (ukulele). In aid of the Elizabeth Foundation.

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

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 6.15pm-9.20pm. Reiki Therapy and Indian Head Massage. Drop-in therapy session, no appointment necessary. Don’t knock it until you’ve tried it. Admission: £5-£8.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-4pm. Older Driver Awareness Event. Older drivers, their families and friends are invited to drop in and get advice and information on helping them to stay safer on the roads for longer. No booking required, just drop in. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. Film: Shakespeare In Love (15); 8pm. Directed by: John Madden. Starring: Gwyneth Paltrow, Joseph Fiennes and Geoffrey Rush. The Groundlings Theatre will be turned into a Shakespearean playhouse with costumed actors, music and dance. Plus a Tudor buffet included in the admission price of £22.50. (023) 9273 7370, groundlings.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: St Wilfrid’s Church, George Street. 10am Macmillan Coffee Morning A coffee morning held on behalf of the Macmillan Trust.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Lisa Kerry (acrylics) and the Rev David Lacey (watercolours). Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Veolia Environment Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition. World-renowned annual exhibition puts the spotlight on the rarely-seen wonders of the natural world. All 100 winning and commended images from the 2012 competition are on display. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

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: Bedales Gallery, Church Road, Steep. 2pm-5pm. Documentary Photography from Bangladesh. The photographer, curator and activist Shahidul Alam is the founder of the award-winning Drik Agency and Pathshala, the leading South Asian Institute of Photography. (01730) 711511, bedales.org.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.

FILMS

GOSPORT: On Board HMS Alliance, RN Submarine Museum, Haslar Road (PO12 2AS). Submarine Film Night: Crimson Tide (15); 6pm, 8.30pm. Directed by Tony Scott. Starring: Gene Hackman, Denzel Washington and Matt Craven. Admission £20. Places are limited so booking essential. All proceeds will go towards the upkeep of HMS Alliance. (023) 9254 5036, submarine-museum.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Frances Ha (15); 7pm. USA, 2013. Directed by Noah Baumbach. Starring: Greta Gerwig, Mickey Sumner and Adam Driver. A Making Waves Film Festival presentation. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 8pm-11pm. 24 Pesos. Blues. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

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

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 7.30pm. Southsea’s Got Talent: The Final! (023) 9229 5195.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. Timeshares. Admission £5. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, 1, Delamere Road. 8.30pm. Trevor John. Pop/rock trio. (023) 9282 1658.

STAGE

BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. 7.30pm. Trivial Pursuits. Comedy by Frank Vickery, presented by the Phoenix Players. Admission £9, concs. (01420) 472 664.

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.

CHICHESTER: Theatre in the Park, Oaklands Park. 7.30pm. Neville’s Island. A comedy in thick fog by Tim Firth. Starring Adrian Edmundson, Rufus Hound, John Marquez and Tim McMullan. Admission: £16-£37, concs. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7.30pm. The Ghost Train. HumDrum bring Arnold Ridley’s ever-popular comedy thriller to life. Admission £9, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 1.30pm, 6pm. James and the Giant Peach. By Roald Dahl, adapted by David Wood. Admission: £15.50-£17.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Noël Coward’s Present Laughter. Presented by One Off Productions. Admission £8-£12, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. Beguiled by Betjeman. Back by popular demand. Admission: £10, concs. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 8pm. The Grand Gesture. Simon Duff is on the scrap heap and wants to end it all ... and so begins this comedy about a man on the edge. Admission £16-£20, 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.

SATURDAY, SEPT 28

CLUBBING

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 7pm-1.30am. Deep House Sessions (Radio 1, Kiss FM), Colin Dale, Fabio. Admission £6 before 9pm, £8 after. (023) 9229 6352.

CONCERTS

GOSPORT: St Mary’s Catholic Church, High Street. 7.30pm. Pontypridd Male Voice Choir in concert. Admission £7.50.

PORTSMOUTH: St James’ Church, 287, Milton Road. 7.30pm. Wyndcliffe Voices in concert. Directed by Philip Drew. Admission £5. Part of our ongoing centenary celebrations. (023) 9273 1130, 07512 354 481.

SOUTHSEA: Trinity Church, Albert Road. 12.30pm. Pompulele 2013 Ukulele Festival. Presented by the Pompey Pluckers. Public Jam: sing along and enjoy ukulele players from around the south. Ukulele players and groups invited to perform. £3 voluntary admission.

TITCHFIELD: St Peter’s Church, Church Street (PO14 4AG). 7.30pm. Wessex Chamber Choir in concert. The first half of the programme explores the development of English sacred music from Tudor times to the present day followed by a light and varied second half with music by Gershwin and Offenbach, etc. Admission: £10 (inc interval glass of wine or soft drink). Tickets available from (01329) 846418, (01329) 351893, or on door. Proceeds to Friends of St Peter’s and the Wessex Chamber Choir.

DANCING

COSHAM: Cosham Conservative Club Function Room, 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.

PORTSMOUTH: Admiral Lord Nelson School, Dundas Lane, Copnor (PO3 5XT). 8pm-11pm. Saturday Ballroom Dance. Plus some sequence dancing. BYO, no wet bar. Admission: £4. (023) 9273 3393, 07980 058 310, ballroomrazzmatazz.co.uk.

EVENTS

GOSPORT: Christ Church, Stoke Road. 7.30pm. Happy Birthday Cornerstone! Celebrating 50 years of a Christian Bookshop in Gosport. First 50 guess receive a free goody bag.

LIPHOOK: Hollycombe Working Steam Museum, Iron Hill. 7pm-10pm. Fairground at Night. 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.

NORTH BOARHUNT: North Boarhunt Social Club, Trampers Lane (PO17 6DD). 7pm-11pm. Grand Reopening after bar refurbishment. All welcome to come along and see what we have to offer. (01329) 832470.

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

PORTSMOUTH: Christ Church Hall, United Reformed Church, 239, Milton Road. 10.30am-12.30pm. Table Top Sale. Admission 50p.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Progressive Spiritualist Church, 2, Vivash Road, Fratton (PO1 1PR). 7.30pm. An Evening of Mediumship. With Patricia Hall.

SOUTHSEA: St Jude’s Church, Kent Road. 2.30pm-3.30pm. A Service of Healing. A time of prayer and reflection and a chance to ask God for healing in your life or the life of others.

WIDLEY: Christ Church Hall, London Road. 11am-4pm. Portsmouth and District Branch of the British Cactus and Succulent Society Autumn Show. Plant sales and light refreshments available throughout the day. Admission £1.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. Midday-3.30pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Lisa Kerry (acrylics) and the Rev David Lacey (watercolours). Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

EMSWORTH: Museum, 10b, North Street. 10.30am-4.30pm. The Boat Project: The Legacy. The boat Collective Spirit – made from a multitude of donated pieces including timber from Echo and Terror – was launched in May 2012 and this exhibition describes the ideas behind the project and what is hoped for the future. (01243) 373780, emsworthmuseum.co.uk.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Veolia Environment Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition. World-renowned annual exhibition puts the spotlight on the rarely-seen wonders of the natural world. All 100 winning and commended images from the 2012 competition are on display. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

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: Bedales Gallery, Church Road, Steep. 10am-1pm. Documentary Photography from Bangladesh. The photographer, curator and activist Shahidul Alam is the founder of the award-winning Drik Agency and Pathshala, the leading South Asian Institute of Photography. (01730) 711511, bedales.org.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.

FILMS

DENMEAD: Community Centre, School Lane (PO7 6LU). Robot and Frank (12A); 7pm doors for 7.30pm. Directed by Jake Schreier. Starring: Frank Langella, James Marsden, Liv Tyler and Susan Sarandon. Admission £5. (023) 9225 6132.

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Elysium (15); 7pm. USA, 2013. Directed by Noah Baumbach. Starring: Matt

Damon, Jodie Foster and Sharlto Copley. A Making Waves Film Festival presentation. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

EMSWORTH: Coal Exchange, 21, South Street. The Naked Flames. (01243) 375866.

FAREHAM: Bold Forester, Forester Road, Soberton Heath. 8pm. Lawless Nation. (01329) 833276.

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Gloria Miller. Soul, Motown, jazz and blues. Admission £4 members, £7 guests.

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

PORTSMOUTH: Blue Anchor, London Road. 8.45pm. Reactor 1.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm-11.30pm. Pompey Modfest 5. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Harvest Home, 106, Copnor Road. 9pm. Vinls. Dave Barrett will be heading his new band.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Mary Jane. Celtic rock band. rmatavern.co.uk.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. Up The Beat.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. Local Band Acoustic Showcase. Featuring Caolin Clay, Mike Vaughn, plus mor. Admission £4. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: Cabman’s Rest, Plymouth Street/Hyde Park Road. 8pm. Arrows Karaoke.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 9pm. Where’s Me Jumper? Admission: free.(023) 9286 3911.

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 8pm. The English Quarter. Rock covers band. (023) 9229 5195.

SOUTHSEA: The 149 Club, Albert Road. 7.30pm doors. RPM Disco. With a night of 80s music. Admission free before 8pm; members £2, guests £3 after.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, 1, Delamere Road. 8.30pm. Skunk Funk. Soul/funk band. (023) 9282 1658.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 7pm. Hobbie Stuart. Plus special guests. Admission: £8 (£6 NUS). (023) 9286 3911.

WICKHAM: The Kings Head, The Square. 9pm. The White Knuckle Blues Band. (01329) 832123.

STAGE

BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. 7.30pm. Trivial Pursuits. Comedy by Frank Vickery, presented by the Phoenix Players. Admission £9, 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.

CHICHESTER: Theatre in the Park, Oaklands Park. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. Neville’s Island. A comedy in thick fog by Tim Firth. Starring Adrian Edmundson, Rufus Hound, John Marquez and Tim McMullan. Admission: £16-£37, concs. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Nights on Broadway – The Bee Gees Story. Admission £17.50, concs. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 8pm. Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park. A new adaptation by Tim Luscombe, directed by Colin Blumenau. Admission: £20.50-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. The Ghost Train. HumDrum bring Arnold Ridley’s ever-popular comedy thriller to life. Admission £9, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 7pm. Michael Morpurgo. A chance to hear the best-selling author talk about his latest books. Admission £6, concs. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 10.30am, 2pm. James and the Giant Peach. By Roald Dahl, adapted by David Wood. Admission: £15.50-£17.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 3pm, 7.30pm. Noël Coward’s Present Laughter. Presented by One Off Productions. Admission £8-£12, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 2.30pm, 8pm. The Grand Gesture. Simon Duff is on the scrap heap and wants to end it all ... and so begins this comedy about a man on the edge. Admission £16-£20, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

LISS: meet Newman Collard Recreation Ground car park (GR SU778 274). 9.50am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. A seven-and-a-half-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.30am. (01730) 269253.

SUNDAY, SEPT 29

CLUBBING

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 2pm-11pm. Lush FM Radio Launch Party. (023) 9229 6352.

CONCERTS

CHICHESTER: Christ Church, Old Market Avenue (off South Street). 2pm doors for 2.30pm-4.30pm. Music on Sundays. Featuring The Sussex Camerata String Quartet: Rita French and Martin Cannings (violins), Jane Taunton (viola) and Christopher Cooper (cello). Music by Haydn, Beethoven and Turina. Visitors and new members welcome. (01243) 527425, musiconsundays.co.uk.

CHICHESTER: St Mary Our Lady Church, Church Lane, Sidlesham. 3pm. Afternoon Recital in aid of Macmillan. Featuring: Jacquelyn Fugelle (soprano), Emma Alexandra (clarinet) and Mark Dancer (piano). Admission free. (01243) 779664.

GOSPORT: Thorngate Halls, Bury Road. 2pm. Gosport Theatre Organ Concert. Featuring Victor Patterson. Admission £6. (01329) 310592.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 5pm. The Glenn Miller Orchestra. Presented by Ray McVay and featuring the Moonlight Serenaders and the swinging jazz band The Uptown Hall Gang. Admission £19, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

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.

FARNHAM: Rural Life Centre, Old Kiln Museum, Reeds Road, Tilford (GU10 2DL). 10am-5pm. Harvest Home. A special day to mark the end of the farming year and the 40th anniversary of the opening of the museum. (01252) 795571, rurallife.plus.com/rlc.

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.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 1pm. New Songs Circle. Come along to learn and play a few new songs. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 10.30am-3.30pm. Wedding Fayre. PMN Wedding Fayre, with in excess of 70 of the best local wedding suppliers, all ready to help you with your wedding day requirements. Admission £2. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: St Faith’s Church, Crasswell Street, Landport. 9.30am. Harvest Service. A chance to thank God for the gift of creation which we enjoy every day and to think about how we can share those gifts with others.

PORTSMOUTH: St Mary’s Church, Fratton Road. 10am. Harvest Service. A chance to thank God for the gift of creation which we enjoy every day and to think about how we can share those gifts with others. 6.30pm. Parish Harvest Supper. You are invited to join members of the parish in a harvest supper – a ploughman’s meal – and entertainment provided buy members of the churches and a ‘surprise’ item by the clergy and ministers of the three churches. Tickets are £2, available from the churches or (023) 9282 2990.

PORTSMOUTH: St Wilfrid’s Church, George Street. 9.30am. Harvest Service. A chance to thank God for the gift of creation which we enjoy every day and to think about how we can share those gifts with others.

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. Midday-3.30pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Lisa Kerry (acrylics) and the Rev David Lacey (watercolours). Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

EMSWORTH: Museum, 10b, North Street. 2.30pm-4.30pm. The Boat Project: The Legacy. The boat Collective Spirit – made from a multitude of donated pieces including timber from Echo and Terror – was launched in May 2012 and this exhibition describes the ideas behind the project and what is hoped for the future. (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.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 6pm for 7pm. Back to the Future (PG). Starring Michael J Fox as Marty McFly. Part of the Making Waves Fillm Festival. Followed by Portsmouth’s own Velvetine playing a full set of songs from the 50s and 80s. Admission £16.50, concs. (023) 9273 7370, groundlings.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (PG); 3.30pm. USA, 2013. Directed by Thor Freudenthal. Starring: Logan Lerman, Alexandra Daddario and Nathan Fillion. A Making Waves Film Festival presentation. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Jedward: Young Love. Join Jedward for a Jepic concert. Admission £18. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Square Tower, Broad Street. 7.15pm. My Darling Clementine. Featuring husband and wife duo Michael Weston King and Lou Dalgleish. Admission £15. (023) 9238 2888.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm-11pm. Dean Friedman. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Hilsea Lido, London Road, Hilsea. 12.30pm-2.40pm. Dave Pearson’s Big Band Orchestra. (023) 9266 2440.

PORTSMOUTH: The Gun Room, RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8pm. Tongues & Grooves. Featuring Costa prize winner John Hayes with critically-acclaimed poet Myra Schneider. Music from Nathalie Gunn. Admission £3/£4. tongues-and-grooves.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Tap, London Road, North End. 5pm. Velvet Imagination. Soul funk, blues jazz.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 2pm-6pm. Acoustic Afternoon with Herbie, Keith, Graham and gang. All welcome to listen or join in.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 2.30pm. Lost Cause Half Dayer. Come down to the Joiners Arms and sell your unwanted band! Admission £6. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: Fifth Hants Volunteer Arms, Albert Road. 3pm. Lou Taylor.

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 6pm. The Kings of Swing: Frank and Dean. (023) 9229 5195.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, 1, Delamere Road. 8.30pm. Alley Cats Open Mic Night. (023) 9282 1658.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. The Temperance Movement; The Graveltones; Samuel Taylor. Admission £8.50. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 2.30pm, 8pm. Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park. A new adaptation by Tim Luscombe, directed by Colin Blumenau. Admission: £20.50-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 10.30am, 2pm. James and the Giant Peach. By Roald Dahl, adapted by David Wood. Admission: £15.50-£17.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 2.30pm. Nelson Trail Guided Walk. Starting at the museum, this guided walk takes you through parts of the old town of Portsmouth. Ticket £3. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

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.

PORTSMOUTH: St Mary’s Church, Fratton Road. 11.30am. The Friends of St Mary’s Annual General Meeting. This group, which all are welcome to join, supports the young people of the parish and the care of the historic and beautiful building of St Mary’s. (023) 9282 2990 for further details.

MONDAY, SEPT 30

COMEDY

CHICHESTER: Theatre in the Park, Oaklands Park. 7.30pm. Jimmy Carr: Gagging Order. Brand new show, brand new jokes, same old Jimmy. Admission: £25. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 8pm. Bill Bailey: Qualmpeddler. Silliness on a grand scale. Admission £25, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

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

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 10.30am-11.45am. JCPF Spiritual Healing Clinic. Donation gratefully received. (023) 9269 3169 for further details.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Lisa Kerry (acrylics) and the Rev David Lacey (watercolours). Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Veolia Environment Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition. World-renowned annual exhibition puts the spotlight on the rarely-seen wonders of the natural world. All 100 winning and commended images from the 2012 competition are on display. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

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: Bedales Gallery, Church Road, Steep. 2pm-5pm. Documentary Photography from Bangladesh. The photographer, curator and activist Shahidul Alam is the founder of the award-winning Drik Agency and Pathshala, the leading South Asian Institute of Photography. (01730) 711511, bedales.org.uk.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: Executive Suite, Inn Lodge, Burrfields Road (PO3 5HH). 8pm. Portsmouth Jazz Society. Featuring American sax legend Gary Smulyan with the Nigel Price Trio. Admission £15, concs. (023) 9225 5806, 9229 8161, portsmouthjazz.com.

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. 7.45pm. An Evening with Rick Stein. Admission: £17.50. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HEDGE END: The Berry Theatre, Wildern Lane (SO30 4EJ). 7.30pm. Opera Comique – Gilbert and Sullivan Festival: The Mikado. Performed by Fareham Musical Society. Admission £8. (01489) 799499, theberrytheatre.co.uk, operacomique.org.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 10.30am, 2pm. James and the Giant Peach. By Roald Dahl, adapted by David Wood. Admission: £15.50-£17.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 5pm-7pm. Gosport Beyond the Fringe – Your Surprising Local History. Join local author and historian Lesley Burton for a relaxed and friendly illustrated course of six talks over the next six Mondays, looking at the history of Gosport. Admission £30 for the course. (023) 9252 3463.

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 1

COMEDY

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 8pm. Bill Bailey: Qualmpeddler. Silliness on a grand scale. Admission £25, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

CONCERTS

GOSPORT: Holy Trinity Church, West Street. 1pm-1.50pm. Lunchtime Concert. Baroque Ad Hoc. Music for recorders and harpsichord. Retiring collection in aid of Tower and Clock Appeal. (01329) 232688.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.45pm. Richard Durrant: The Guitar Whisperer. A world class virtuoso with an imaginative flair for presentation. Admission: £16. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

EVENTS

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 10.30am-midday. Memories on the Mezzanine. For the International Day of Older Persons. Drop in from the market to the museum on the mezzanine and step back in time with social history objects from the 1940s to the 1970s. Free, just come along. (023) 9252 3463.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Lisa Kerry (acrylics) and the Rev David Lacey (watercolours). Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Veolia Environment Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition. World-renowned annual exhibition puts the spotlight on the rarely-seen wonders of the natural world. All 100 winning and commended images from the 2012 competition are on display. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

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: Bedales Gallery, Church Road, Steep. 2pm-5pm. Documentary Photography from Bangladesh. The photographer, curator and activist Shahidul Alam is the founder of the award-winning Drik Agency and Pathshala, the leading South Asian Institute of Photography. (01730) 711511, bedales.org.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.

PORTSMOUTH: The Learning Place, 6, Derby Road, North End. 1pm-3pm. Get Started with Cookery. A four-week course. £67.50, concs. (023) 9262 1860.

GIGS

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

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. Great Cynics/ The Smith Street Band. Admission £5. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: Little Johnny Russell’s, Albert Road. Nick Courtney presents ... White Wolf Wandering, 7pm; Luke and Sasha, 7.30pm; Ben Rouse, 8pm; Jerry Williams, 8.30pm; Dillon, 9pm; The Folsom, 9.30pm; The Beth Oliver Band, 10pm-11pm. vinylrecords.co.uk/gigguide.txt.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 7.30pm. The Devil Wears Prada; DeadHarts; and Napoleon. 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.

HEDGE END: The Berry Theatre, Wildern Lane (SO30 4EJ). 7.30pm. Opera Comique – Gilbert and Sullivan Festival: The Gondoliers. Performed by Havant Light Opera. Admission £8. (01489) 799499, theberrytheatre.co.uk, operacomique.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 8pm. Blithe Spirit. Noël Coward comedy. Admission: £14, concs. (023) 9273 7370, groundlings.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7pm. Slava’s Snow Show. Created and staged by Slava. Admission: £15-£29. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

FAREHAM: United Reformed Church Hall, Osborn Road South (PO16 7DG). 7pm for 7.30pm start. The Wondeful World of Pelargoniums. Talk by Roger Butler, organised by the Solent Fuchsia Club. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £1.

LEE-ON-THE-SOLENT: meet Elmore Car Park, Marine Parade East. 10am. Learn About Lee’s Historic Waterfront. Join this walk and talk, led by Anthony Stutchbury. Route is along Lee Promenade to the old swimming pool site, returning to Elmore Car Park. (023) 9217 8795, 9258 2875, leeresidents.org.uk.

PORTCHESTER: Portchester Methodist Church, Castle Street. 7.30pm. The Royal Naval Museum. Talk by Christopher Knox, organised by The Portchester Society. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission by donation of £1 per head.

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 2

COMEDY

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 7pm doors. Micky Flanagan: Back in the Game. An East End boy done good! Admission £22.50 in advance. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

CONCERTS

CHICHESTER: Theatre in the Park, Oaklands Park. 7.30pm. BBC Concert Orchestra: Essential Classics. An evening of great orchestral classics. Admission: £12-£32. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

DANCING

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: 54th Scout Group Headquarters, Paignton Avenue, Baffins. 10am. Coffee Morning. Coffee, bric-a-brac, books, clothing , etc. Organised by the 54th Portsmouth Scout Group.

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 7.30pm. Mediumship and Healing Demonstration. Admission £5. (023) 9269 3169 for further details.

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.

PORTSMOUTH: St Mary’s Church, Fratton Road. Midday. Mass and Charity Lunch. A chance to enjoy a light lunch – the money raised will be used to support a charity.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Lisa Kerry (acrylics) and the Rev David Lacey (watercolours). Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Veolia Environment Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition. World-renowned annual exhibition puts the spotlight on the rarely-seen wonders of the natural world. All 100 winning and commended images from the 2012 competition are on display. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

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: Bedales Gallery, Church Road, Steep. 2pm-5pm. Documentary Photography from Bangladesh. The photographer, curator and activist Shahidul Alam is the founder of the award-winning Drik Agency and Pathshala, the leading South Asian Institute of Photography. (01730) 711511, bedales.org.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.

FILMS

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. The Great Gatsby (12A) 1.45pm, 8pm. Directed by Baz Luhrmann. Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan and Joel Edgerton. Admission £6, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Portsmouth Film Society, Omega Centre, Omega Street (PO5 4LP). Blancanieves (12A), 8pm; Spain, 2012. Subtitled. Directed by: Pablo Berger. Starring: Maribel Verdú, Emilio Gaviraand Daniel Giménez Cacho . (023) 9229 1346, portsmouthfilmsociety.org.uk.

GIGS

PETERSFIELD: The Square Brewery, 7, The Square. Acoustix featuring Letters To Daisy, Ollie West plus Dean Curtis.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7pm-11pm. Let’s Say We Did with The Butterfly Culture and White Wolf Wandering. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

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.

SARISBURY GREEN: Royal British Legion, 366, Brook Lane. 8pm-10.30pm. The Clive New Big Band. (023) 9269 3988.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 3pm, 8pm. 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. 7.45pm. Fascinating Aïda: Charm Offensive. A brand new show. Admission: £18.50-£19.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7pm. Slava’s Snow Show. Created and staged by Slava. Admission: £15-£29. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 8pm. Sixties Gold: 50th Anniversary Tour. Featuring Gerry and the Pacemakers; The Searchers; PJ Proby; The Fortunes; Brian Poole and Chip Hawkes. Admission £27.50, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

WALKS & TALKS

COSHAM: meet at King George V Playing Fields car park, Northern Road. 2pm. Lakeside, North Harbour Walk. Gentle paced walk around the private grounds of IBM. 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.

EAST MEON: meet East Meon car park (GR SU678 222). 9.50am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. An eight-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.30am. (01730) 269253.

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.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: St George’s Building, St Thomas Street. 7pm. English Heritage. Talk by David Brock of English Heritage’s South East Regional Team. He will describe EH’s role in the numerous current local and regional heritage initiatives. Organised by the Portsmouth Society. Visitors and new members welcome. portsmouthsociety.org.uk.

PORTCHESTER: meet Portchester Precinct at 10.14am. CHA Walking Club Walk. Six-mile circular walk via Portchester Castle and Port Solent. (023) 9225 4289 for further details.

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.

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.

THURSDAY, OCT 3

COMEDY

BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. 8pm. The Phoenix Theatre Comedy Club. Featuring Ian Moore. Admission £9.50, concs. (01420) 472 664.

CONCERTS

OLD PORTSMOUTH: St Thomas’ Cathedral, High Street. 1.10pm. Lunchtime Organ Concert. Featuring Oliver Hancock (Portsmouth Cathedral). Admission £3, concs. Light refreshments available. (023) 9282 1164.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 7.30pm. The Very Best of John Barry with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Admission £16.50-£29.50, concs. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

EVENTS

ALTON: Jane Austen’s House Museum, Chawton. Wet Shirts and Washing Line – National Poetry Day. The theme of this year’s National Poetry Day is water. (01420) 83262, jane-austens-house-museum.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: St Mary’s Church, Fratton Road. 10am-6pm. Fratton Big Local Day. The Fratton Big Local Partnership will be launching the plans for the first year of the £1m grant and will be introducing themselves. A chance to come and meet them and to discuss the plan and its implications for the area.

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

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Lisa Kerry (acrylics) and the Rev David Lacey (watercolours). Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Veolia Environment Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition. World-renowned annual exhibition puts the spotlight on the rarely-seen wonders of the natural world. All 100 winning and commended images from the 2012 competition are on display. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

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: Bedales Gallery, Church Road, Steep. 2pm-5pm. Documentary Photography from Bangladesh. The photographer, curator and activist Shahidul Alam is the founder of the award-winning Drik Agency and Pathshala, the leading South Asian Institute of Photography. (01730) 711511, bedales.org.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.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Peter Grimes on Aldeburgh Beach (PG); 7pm. UK, 2013. Directed by Margaret Williams. Starring: Alan Oke. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

EASTLEIGH: The Concorde Club, Stoneham Lane. 7.30pm. Wonderband. The music of Stevie Wonder. Support slots from Ebonie G and Aaron Soul. (023) 8061 3989.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 8pm-11pm. Patrick Duff. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Lucky Bar, 223, Kingston Road (PO2 7EG). 9pm. On The Case.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 7pm-midnight. Play at The RMA. Nick Courtney presents: Tim Cheatle, 7pm; Lennon Taylor, 7.30pm; Andrew Laval, 8pm; Lyndsey Lang, 8.30pm; Thom Worth, 9pm; The Cartels, 9.30pm; Misspent Youth, 10.15pm; The Milkmen, 10.45pm; Open Mic (three songs each, just turn up and put your name down to play), 11.30pm. Thursdaymusic.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. The Dangerous Summer. Admission £7. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: Fifth Hants Volunteer Arms, Albert Road. 9pm. Big Love Soul.

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. 7.45pm. Fascinating Aïda: Charm Offensive. A brand new show. Admission: £18.50-£19.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7.30pm. Strictly Speaking. A National Poetry Day celebration. An evening of performance poetry. Admission £6, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

HEDGE END: The Berry Theatre, Wildern Lane (SO30 4EJ). 7.30pm. Opera Comique – Gilbert and Sullivan Festival: Patience. Performed by Winchester Operatic Society. Admission £8. (01489) 799499, theberrytheatre.co.uk, operacomique.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 8pm. Blithe Spirit. Noël Coward comedy. Admission: £14, concs. (023) 9273 7370, groundlings.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 3pm, 7pm. Slava’s Snow Show. Created and staged by Slava. Admission: £15-£29. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. A Night of Dirty Dancing. A fast-moving, slickly-choreographed treat. Admission £22-£23, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

WALKS & TALKS

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 4

CLUBBING

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

COMEDY

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 8pm. Jason Manford. Admission £22.50. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

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: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 1.30pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Ballroom and sequence with music provided by Brenda &W Sounds. Admission: £3. (023) 9242 5331.

EVENTS

GOSPORT: Holy Trinity Church, Haslar Road. 6.30pm-7.45pm. Gosport Harbour Cancer Centre: Fountain of Light. Moving to and from the Falkland Gardens near the Gosport Ferry. Come and join us in lighting a candle for someone special to you and creating a fountain of light in the gardens by the harbour. The St Vincent Singers will set the scene to music. All donations to the Harbour Cancer Support Centre.

PORTSMOUTH: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place (off Clive Road). 11am-1pm. Table Top Sale. Bric-a-brac, clothes and toys. (023) 9275 1441.

SOUTH HARTING: British Legion Hall, Church Lane. 11am-midday. Harting Village Market. Local produce and craft stalls. Home baking, cards, knitwear, jewellery, woodwork, home wares, gifts and more.

SOUTHSEA: Havelock Community Centre, Fawcett Road. 1pm-2.30pm. 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 Lisa Kerry (acrylics) and the Rev David Lacey (watercolours). Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Veolia Environment Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition. World-renowned annual exhibition puts the spotlight on the rarely-seen wonders of the natural world. All 100 winning and commended images from the 2012 competition are on display. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

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: Bedales Gallery, Church Road, Steep. 2pm-5pm. Documentary Photography from Bangladesh. The photographer, curator and activist Shahidul Alam is the founder of the award-winning Drik Agency and Pathshala, the leading South Asian Institute of Photography. (01730) 711511, bedales.org.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.

FILMS

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. Song for Marion. (PG); 2.30pm, 7.30pm. Directed by: Paul Andrew Williams. Starring: Terence Stamp, Gemma Arterton and Christopher Eccleston. Admission £3-£4. (023) 9246 6363.

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Red 2 (12A); 7pm. Canada, 2013. Directed by Dean Parisot. Starring: Bruce Willis, Anthony Hopkins and Helen Mirren. 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 Colin Peters Quartet. All welcome. Admission £9. (01243) 776001/380910, chichesterjazzclub.co.uk.

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Spike Drivers. Admission £13.50, concs. (01329) 223100.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 8pm-11pm. Andy Fairweather Low and The Low Riders. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. The Micky Kemp Band. rmatavern.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. Foo Forgers/Nearvana. Admission £5. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 8pm. Joy Mask; and The Ross Antonio Band. Admission £4. (023) 9286 3911.

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. 8.30pm. Spike’s Classic Vinyl Roadshow. (023) 9282 1658.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. It Must Be Madness. Admission £6. (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. Fascinating Aïda: Charm Offensive. A brand new show. Admission: £18.50-£19.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 8pm. Dickens. An evening with the man behind the myth. Admission £10, concs. Followed by a post-show chat in the bar. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

HEDGE END: The Berry Theatre, Wildern Lane (SO30 4EJ). 7.30pm. Opera Comique – Gilbert and Sullivan Festival: Trial by Jury – Pocket G&S and HMS Pinafore. Performed by Southampton Operatic Society. Admission £8. (01489) 799499, theberrytheatre.co.uk, operacomique.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 8pm. Blithe Spirit. Noël Coward comedy. Admission: £14, concs. (023) 9273 7370, groundlings.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7pm. Slava’s Snow Show. Created and staged by Slava. Admission: £15-£29. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 1pm. Aliens Love Underpants. Based on the book by Claire Freedman and Ben Cort. Suitable for ages three plus. Admission £12. (023) 9282 8282.

WALKS & TALKS

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.