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

EASTER MONDAY, APRIL 1

COMEDY

PETERSFIELD: Folly Wine and Ale House, 7-10, Folly Market. 6pm doors for 8.30pm. Mirth Control Stand-up Comedy. Featuring: Addy van de Borgh, Diane Spencer and Rob Coleman. MC Jessica Fostekew. Admission: £6 in advance, £7 on door. (01730) 264816.

DANCING

PORTSMOUTH: St James’ Hospital Entertainments Hall, Locksway Road, Milton. 7.30pm-10.15pm. Ballroom, Latin American and Sequence Dance. Dancing with Elaine Hardy. All welcome. BYO refreshments. Admission £3.50. (023) 9235 5388, 07732 968 236.

EVENTS

ALTON: Jane Austen’s House Museum, Chawton. Scenes from Pride and Prejudice. Ruffled Umbrella perform scenes from Pride and Prejudice in the house and garden. (01420) 83262, jane-austens-house-museum.org.uk.

FARNHAM: Rural Life Centre, Old Kiln Museum, Reeds Road, Tilford. 10am-5pm. Easter Chick Hunt. Plus a decorated egg and Easter bonnet competition. (01252) 795571 or rurallife.plus.com/rlc.

HAVANT: St Joseph’s Church Grounds, West Street. 9am-2pm. Giant Car Boot Sale. Bargains galore. Refreshments on site. Cars £6; vans £8. (023) 9248 4520, rchavant.org.uk.

LIPHOOK: Hollycombe Working Steam Museum, Iron Hill. Easter Chick Hunt. Today we expect Hollycombe to see several Easter bunnies on site. (01428) 724900, hollycombe.co.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Queen Elizabeth Country Park. 10am-3.30pm. The Great Butser Easter Egg Roll. Roll your decorated egg down Butser Hill as part of this traditional event. Admission £1. (023) 9259 5040.

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.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 1pm-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Sue Harvey. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

EMSWORTH: Museum, 10b, North Street. 10.30am-4.30pm. Secrets of the Solent. Film, photographs, artefacts and paintings by Sarah Morrish. (01243) 373780, emsworthmuseum.co.uk.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-4pm. Matisse Drawing with Scissors, Late Works 1950-1954. The exhibition features 35 lithographic reproductions of the famous cut-outs, produced in the last four years of his life. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

PORTSMOUTH: Mary Rose Story Building, Historic Dockyard. 10am-6pm. Les Miserables Costumes on Display. Featuring 19 costumes and a selection of props from the film.

GIGS

GOSPORT: Masonic Hall, Clarence Road. Midday-4.30pm. A Feast of Easter Folk Afternoon Session. Featuring The Jelly Rollers, Victory Morris, Dan Ogus, Ade Cull, Sandy O’Donell, M27, The Dollymops, Pete Quin, and The Pompey Pluckers. Admission £7. 6pm-10pm. A Feast of Easter Folk: Songs of the Sea. Featuring George Wilson and Bill McInnon, Shep Woolley, Brian Hooper and Jeff Henry, Keith Kendrick, Sylvia Needham, and The Portsmouth Shanty Men. Admission £7. (023) 9271 3627, (01329) 512106.

SOUTHSEA: Fifth Hants Volunteer Arms, Albert Road. Dave Barrett.

WALKS & TALKS

HAVANT: meet Prince George Street car park. 9.45am. CHA Walking Club Walk. Circular six-mile walk via Langstone Harbour. (023) 9225 4289 for further details.

PETERSFIELD: Community Centre, Love Lane. 7.30pm. Petersfield and District Philatelic Society Meeting. A visit from Worthing Philatelic Society. Visitors and new members welcome. petersfieldstamps.hampshire.org.uk.

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, APRIL 2

DANCING

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

EVENTS

PORTSMOUTH: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place (off Clive Road). 2pm-4pm. Knit and Natter. Friendly group of beginners and experienced knitters. Just turn up and give it a go. Just £1.50 a session. (023) 9278 0500.

SELBORNE: Gilbert White’s House and Garden, The Wakes, High Street, (GU34 3JH). 10.30am-5.15pm. Wild at White’s Easter Bunny Hunt. Enjoy exploring the 30 acres of garden and parklands, bursting with spring blossom and flowers, whilst hunting for our Easter bunnies. (01420) 511275, gilbertwhiteshouse.org.uk.

SELBORNE: Gilbert White’s House and Garden, The Wakes, High Street, (GU34 3JH). 10.30am-5.15pm. Wild at White’s Easter Bunny Hunt. Enjoy exploring the 30 acres of garden and parklands, bursting with spring blossom and flowers, whilst hunting for our Easter bunnies. (01420) 511275, gilbertwhiteshouse.org.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

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

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-4pm. Matisse Drawing with Scissors, Late Works 1950-1954. The exhibition features 35 lithographic reproductions of the famous cut-outs, produced in the last four years of his life. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Teddy Bear Story ... featuring 150 teddy bears, including many rare and diverse examples of the toy. 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: Mary Rose Story Building, Historic Dockyard. 10am-6pm. Les Miserables Costumes on Display. Featuring 19 costumes and a selection of props from the film.

FILMS

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. Wreck-It Ralph 2D (PG); 3pm. Disney animation featuring the voice of John C Reilly as Ralph. Lincoln (12A); 7.30pm. Directed by Steven Spielberg. Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Tommy Lee Jones and Hal Holbrook. (01428) 642161 for further details.

PORTSMOUTH: The Portsmouth Film Society, Omega Centre, Omega Street (PO5 4LP). Amour (12A), 8pm; Austria/France, 2012. Subtitled. Directed by Michael Haneke. Starring: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Emmanuelle Riva and Isabelle Huppert. (023) 9229 1346, portsmouthfilmsociety.org.uk.

WINCHESTER: Everyman Cinema, The Screen, Southgate Street. 13 Assassins (15); 8.15pm for 8.30pm. Japan, 2010. Subtitles. Historical drama directed by Takashi Miike. Starring: Kôji Yakusho, Takayuki Yamada and Yûsuke Iseya. winchesterfilmsociety.co.uk.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm-11pm. The Pretty Things: 50th Anniversary Tour. Rock. (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. Drum Nation. Drummers of all levels welcome. (023) 9221 0437.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 8pm. Ed Wood/Monolithian EP Launch. Plus special guests Flesh and Blood, and The Divorcee. Admission £3. (023) 9286 3911.

SOUTHSEA: Little Johnny Russells, Albert Road. Nick Courtney presents ... Tim Cheatle, 7pm; Mike Keating, 7.30pm; James Tippins, 8pm; Camino de la Catrina, 8.30m; The Beth Oliver Band, 9pm; Kelly Woods, 9.30pm; George Wedlake, 10pm; Fugative Orchestra, 10.30pm-11pm.

STAGE

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.45pm. Ellis Peters’ Cadfael in The Virgin in the Ice. A classic medieval murder mystery. Admission: £15-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Tim Rice. Starring Keith Jack as Joseph. Admission: £19.50-£34. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Suggs: My Life Story. The Madness front man takes to the stage in a one-man tour de force. Admission £24.50. (023) 9282 8282.

WALKS & TALKS

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 Ray Harding. Route is along Lee Promenade to the old swimming pool site, returning to Elmore Car Park. (023) 9255 1706.

PORTCHESTER: Portchester Methodist Church, Castle Street. 7.30pm. Return to Ascension Island. Talk by John and Jane Bingeman, 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, APRIL 3

DANCING

ROGATE: Village Hall. 7.30pm. Scottish Country Dancing. Partner not necessary. New or experienced dancers welcome, as are visitors and new members. 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) 0261 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: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place (off Clive Road). 10am-midday. Arts and Crafts Group. Join in with what’s happening or bring your own project to do. Admission: £2.50 a session. (023) 9278 0500.

SELBORNE: Gilbert White’s House and Garden, The Wakes, High Street, (GU34 3JH). 10.30am-5.15pm. Wild at White’s Easter Bunny Hunt. Enjoy exploring the 30 acres of garden and parklands, bursting with spring blossom and flowers, whilst hunting for our Easter bunnies. (01420) 511275, gilbertwhiteshouse.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Florence Arms, 18, Florence Road (PO5 2NE). 8.30pm. Solent Socialising S&S Club Night. A member of IVC. Have fun and meet new friends. Host Ed. 07801 278 602, solentsocialising.org.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

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

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-4pm. Matisse Drawing with Scissors, Late Works 1950-1954. The exhibition features 35 lithographic reproductions of the famous cut-outs, produced in the last four years of his life. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Teddy Bear Story ... featuring 150 teddy bears, including many rare and diverse examples of the toy. 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: Mary Rose Story Building, Historic Dockyard. 10am-6pm. Les Miserables Costumes on Display. Featuring 19 costumes and a selection of props from the film.

FILMS

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. Wreck-It Ralph 2D (PG); 3pm. Disney animation featuring the voice of John C Reilly as Ralph. Lincoln (12A); 7.30pm. Directed by Steven Spielberg. Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Tommy Lee Jones and Hal Holbrook. (01428) 642161 for further details.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. Anna Karenina (12A); 1.45pm, 8pm. Directed by Joe Wright. Starring Keira Knightley, Jude Law and Aaron Taylor-Johnson. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 8pm-midnight. Naked Beats. Live poetry plus music fusion. (023) 9221 0437.

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

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Kodaline. Plus special guests In the Valley Below and Gavin James. Admission £10. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.45pm. Ellis Peters’ Cadfael in The Virgin in the Ice. A classic medieval murder mystery. Admission: £15-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 2pm, 7pm. Little Mermaid. Adaptation of Disney’s musical. Admission: £11.50, concs. (023) 9273 7370. groundlings.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2pm, 7.30pm. Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Tim Rice. Starring Keith Jack as Joseph. Admission: £19.50-£34. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

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.

LIPHOOK: meet Iron Hill Car Park, Liphook/Midhurst road (GR SU848302). 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. An eight-and-a-half-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.25am. (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.

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, APRIL 4

COMEDY

BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. 8pm. Phoenix Theatre Comedy Club. Compered by Dan Evans. Admission £10, concs. (01420) 472 664.

CONCERTS

GOSPORT: Thorngate Halls, Bury Road. 11.30am. Lunchtime Theatre Organ Concert. Performed by John Wadley (Emsworth). Admission free, retiring collection in aid of the Thorngate Building Appeal.

HORNDEAN: Blendworth Centre, Blendworth Lane (PO8 4AA). 7.30pm. Horndean Music Society Concert. Featuring the Ravendale Trio: Clare Draycott (flute), Lucinda Willitts (oboe) and Deborah Vears (clarinet). All welcome. Admission £7. horndeanmusicsociety.org.

DANCING

HORNDEAN: Merchistoun Hall, London Road. 2pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Sequence and some ballroom. Admission £2.35.

EVENTS

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 1pm-5pm. Teddy Bear Puppets. For families with children aged three to eight and their older brothers and sisters. Maximum three children per adult. Drop-in activity, no need to book. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place (off Clive Road). 2pm-4pm. Friendship Club for the over 55s. Different activity each week with a welcoming friendly group. Admission: £2.50 a session. (023) 9278 0500.

SELBORNE: Gilbert White’s House and Garden, The Wakes, High Street, (GU34 3JH). 10.30am-5.15pm. Wild at White’s Easter Bunny Hunt. Enjoy exploring the 30 acres of garden and parklands, bursting with spring blossom and flowers, whilst hunting for our Easter bunnies. (01420) 511275, gilbertwhiteshouse.org.uk.

WATERLOOVILLE: St George’s Church Hall, Hambledon Road. 9.30am-11.30am. St George’s Market. Eggs and home made preserves, honey, cards, jewellery, wood craft, 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 Sue Harvey. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-4pm. Matisse Drawing with Scissors, Late Works 1950-1954. The exhibition features 35 lithographic reproductions of the famous cut-outs, produced in the last four years of his life. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Teddy Bear Story ... featuring 150 teddy bears, including many rare and diverse examples of the toy. 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: Mary Rose Story Building, Historic Dockyard. 10am-6pm. Les Miserables Costumes on Display. Featuring 19 costumes and a selection of props from the film.

FILMS

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. Flight (15); 7.45pm. Directed by Robert Zemeckis. Starring: Denzel Washington, Melissa Leo, John Goodman and Don Cheadle. (01428) 642161 for further details.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm-11.15pm. Simon Townshend. Acoustic, mod singer/songwriter. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 7pm doors-midnight. Play at The RMA. Nick Courtney presents: Ryan James Crockford, 7pm; Dillon, 7.30pm; The Folsom, 8pm; Royal Shades, 8.30pm; Foxer, 9pm; Archean Soundtrack, 9.30pm; The Founders Of, 10.15pm; Open Mic (three songs each, just turn up and put your name down to play), 11pm. Thursdaymusic.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Fifth Hants Volunteer Arms, Albert Road. Fat Cat Soul Band.

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 8pm. Southsea’s Got Talent: Heat Three. (023) 9229 5195.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Observing the Ghost. Album launch show. Admission £6. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Calamity Jane. Presented by Gosport Musical Theatre Productions. Admission £10, concs. (01329) 223100.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook.2.30pm, 7.45pm. Ellis Peters’ Cadfael in The Virgin in the Ice. A classic medieval murder mystery. Admission: £15-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7.30pm. The Boy at the Edge of the Room. Fairy tale for adults, presented by Forest Forge Theatre. Admission £11, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 2pm, 7pm. Little Mermaid. Adaptation of Disney’s musical. Admission: £11.50, concs. (023) 9273 7370. groundlings.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2pm, 7.30pm. Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Tim Rice. Starring Keith Jack as Joseph. Admission: £19.50-£34. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. An Evening with Stars from Strictly Come Dancing. Featuring Pasha Kovaley and Katya Virshilas. Admission £12, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 4pm. Tiddler and Other Terrific Tales. Presented by Scamp Theatre. Admission £11, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

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, APRIL 5

CLUBBING

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 8pm-midnight. Annix. A Fever production presenting Annix with support from Jim Rayner, the Philosopher, Vinyl Ritchie, Alton X, Stax Smooth. Admission £5. (023) 9221 0437.

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

COMEDY

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 8pm-10.30pm. Instant Soop. Award-winning improv team return. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

DANCING

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

EMSWORTH: Emsworth Methodist Church and Pastoral Centre, 19, High Street. (PO10 7AQ). 1pm-3.30pm. Emsworth Arts and Crafts Market. Come and browse the many arts and crafts made by local people. 07812 938 719.

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 6pm-9.20pm. Reiki Therapy, Metamorphic Technique and Indian Head Massage. Drop-in therapy session, no appointment necessary. Don’t knock it until you’ve tried it. Admission: £5-£8.

SELBORNE: Gilbert White’s House and Garden, The Wakes, High Street, (GU34 3JH). 10.30am-5.15pm. Wild at White’s Easter Bunny Hunt. Enjoy exploring the 30 acres of garden and parklands, bursting with spring blossom and flowers, whilst hunting for our Easter bunnies. (01420) 511275, gilbertwhiteshouse.org.uk.

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.

EXHIBITIONS

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

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-4pm. Matisse Drawing with Scissors, Late Works 1950-1954. The exhibition features 35 lithographic reproductions of the famous cut-outs, produced in the last four years of his life. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Teddy Bear Story ... featuring 150 teddy bears, including many rare and diverse examples of the toy. 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: Mary Rose Story Building, Historic Dockyard. 10am-6pm. Les Miserables Costumes on Display. Featuring 19 costumes and a selection of props from the film.

FILMS

BURITON: Village Hall. Great Expectations (12A) 7pm doors for 7.30pm. Directed by Mike Newell. Starring: Ralph Fiennes, Helena Bonham Carter and Jason Flemyng. Admission: £5. (01730) 262599 or 261259.

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. Les Misérables (12A); 2.30pm, 7.30pm. Directed by Tom Hooper. Starring: Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe and Anne Hathaway. (01428) 642161 for further details.

ROPLEY: Parish Hall, Vicarage Lane. Quartet (12A) 7pm doors for 7.30pm. Directed by Dustin Hoffman. Starring: Michael Gambon, Maggie Smith, Billy Connolly, Pauline Collins and Sheridan Smith. Admission: £5. (01962) 772426.

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Caesar Must Die (12A); 7pm. Subtitled. Italy, 2012. Directed by Paolo and Vittorio Taviani. Starring: Cosimo Rega, Salvatore Striano and Giovanni Arcuri. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

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

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 8pm. Gunning for Tamar. 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. Spike’s Classic Vinyl Rock Roadshow. (023) 9282 1658.

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

STAGE

BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. 8pm. The Boy at the Edge of the Room. Presented by Forest Forge Theatre Company. Admission £11, concs. (01420) 472 664.

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Calamity Jane. Presented by Gosport Musical Theatre Productions. Admission £10, concs. (01329) 223100.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 8pm. Ellis Peters’ Cadfael in The Virgin in the Ice. A classic medieval murder mystery. Admission: £15-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 2pm, 7pm. Little Mermaid. Adaptation of Disney’s musical. Admission: £11.50, concs. (023) 9273 7370. groundlings.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 5pm, 8pm. Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Tim Rice. Starring Keith Jack as Joseph. Admission: £19.50-£34. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Spiritualist Medium Derek Acorah. Admission £17.50, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 1pm, 4pm. Tiddler and Other Terrific Tales. Presented by Scamp Theatre. Admission £11, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

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.

SATURDAY, APRIL 6

CLUBBING

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 8pm-midnight. George Love’s IS. Room One Dave Angel, Voodoo Junkie, Stu Bryan, Brian Forester. Room two John Burns, Larry Dempsey, Josh Dunleavy. (023) 9221 0437.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 10pm. Funkt*If*Ino Room Two. Admission £8. (023) 9286 3911.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 10pm. Funkt*If*Ino. With very special guest DJ Danny Rampling. Plus Funkt*If*I*No All-Star DJs. Admission £8. (023) 9286 3911.

CONCERTS

PORTSMOUTH: The Church of the Resurrection, Penrhyn Avenue, Drayton. 7.30pm. Solent City Chorus in concert. Local four-part harmony male voice choir. With special guest Rebecca North. Admission £5 on door.

EVENTS

EMSWORTH: Baptist Church Hall, North Street. 10am-midday. Spring Craft Fair. Craft items of all descriptions, jewellery, blanket squares, jams, cakes, etc. All proceeds towards church building fund. (023) 9245 4443.

EMSWORTH: Community Centre, Church Path. 10am-1pm. Emsworth Crafts 2013. A dozen or so local crafts people display their goods in the community centre. Gods include textiles, glass, jewellery, pottery, cards, wickerwork, etc.

FAREHAM: West Street pedestrianised precinct. 9am-2pm. Farmers’ Market. Sample before you buy from the people who actually produce, and taste the difference in quality whilst supporting your local farming and rural community.

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 11am-midday. Old MacDonald’s Farm Story Time Special. Suitable for under-10s accompanied by an adult. Free, no need to book, but places limited. (023) 9252 3463.

GOSPORT: Explosion! Museum of Naval Firepower, Heritage Way, Priddy’s Hard, (PO12 4LE). 10am-5pm. Spirit of the 40s Weekend. Entertainment includes dancing, activities, displays, traders and an impressive array of weaponry. Admission £12, concs. (023) 9250 5600, explosion.org.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 10.30am-3pm. Unique Makers’ Market. Handmade art, craft and food market. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: St Andrew’s Church Hall, Havant Road, Farlington. 1.30pm doors. Spring Flower Show. Organised by Farlington & District Garden Club. Plant sale, raffle and refreshments. Admission 50p.

PORTSMOUTH: St Cuthbert’s Church, Lichfield Road, Copnor. 3.30pm-5.30pm. Messy Church. A fun-packed event for families, involving art and craft, games, worship and a shared meal. Everyone’s welcome, young and old! It’s all free, but children must be accompanied by an adult.

SELBORNE: Gilbert White’s House and Garden, The Wakes, High Street, (GU34 3JH). 10.30am-5.15pm. Wild at White’s Easter Bunny Hunt. Enjoy exploring the 30 acres of garden and parklands, bursting with spring blossom and flowers, whilst hunting for our Easter bunnies. (01420) 511275, gilbertwhiteshouse.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: House of Bethany, 7, Nelson Road. 2.30pm. Easter Carols. Followed by tea. Please let the Sisters know if you want to attend on 023-9283 3498 or ssb@sistersofbethany.org.uk.

STUBBINGTON: Scout Hut, off Stubbington Lane (PO14 2PL). 10am-3pm. Table Top Sale. Bric-a-brac, crafts and therapy, books, bottle stall, cakes, etc. Organised by the Fareham and Waterlooville branch of Cats Protection.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 1pm-4pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Sue Harvey. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

EMSWORTH: Museum, 10b, North Street. 10.30am-4.30pm. Secrets of the Solent. Film, photographs, artefacts and paintings by Sarah Morrish. (01243) 373780, emsworthmuseum.co.uk.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-4pm. Matisse Drawing with Scissors, Late Works 1950-1954. The exhibition features 35 lithographic reproductions of the famous cut-outs, produced in the last four years of his life. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Teddy Bear Story ... featuring 150 teddy bears, including many rare and diverse examples of the toy. 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: Mary Rose Story Building, Historic Dockyard. 10am-6pm. Les Miserables Costumes on Display. Featuring 19 costumes and a selection of props from the film.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. The Sessions (15); 7pm. USA, 2012. Directed by Ben Lewin. Starring: John Hawkes, Helen Hunt and William Macy. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: The Portsmouth Film Society, Southsea Community Centre, St Paul’s Square, King Street. A Cat in Paris (PG), 2pm. France, 2010. Subtitles. Directed by Jean-Loup Felicioli and Alain Gagnol. Starring: Dominique Blanc, Bernadette Lafont and Bruno Salomone. Skyfall (12A), 4pm; UK/US, 2012. Directed by Sam Mendes. Starring Daniel Craig, Javier Bardem and Naomie Harris. (023) 9229 1346, portsmouthfilmsociety.org.uk.

GIGS

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 8pm. The Secret Police. Tribute band. Admission £10, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Upstairs at the Square Brewery, 7, The Square. Jazz Morley. Admission £6 in advance, £7 on door.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 8pm-11.30pm. Orange Street. Ska. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Harvest Home, 106, Copnor Road. 8.30pm. Double Barrell. Ska.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Skunk Funk. rmatavern.co.uk.

ROGATE: Village Hall, North Street. 7pm doors for 8pm. Bearface Country. Presented by Oakgate CMC. (01730) 892498.

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 8.30pm. Scarlett Park. Party band. (023) 9229 5195.

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

STAGE

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. Calamity Jane. Presented by Gosport Musical Theatre Productions. Admission £10, concs. (01329) 223100.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 2.30pm, 8pm. Ellis Peters’ Cadfael in The Virgin in the Ice. A classic medieval murder mystery. Admission: £15-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 12.30pm, 4pm, 8pm. Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Tim Rice. Starring Keith Jack as Joseph. Admission: £19.50-£34. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 10am, 1pm. Tiddler and Other Terrific Tales. Presented by Scamp Theatre. Admission £11, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

FARNHAM: meet Crooksbury Hill Car Park, on B3001 south west of Farnham (GR SU877457). 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. An eight-and-a-half-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.15am. (01730) 269253.

SUNDAY, APRIL 7

CONCERTS

ALTON: Jane Austen’s House Museum, Chawton. Informal Afternoon Concert on the Museum’s Clementi Piano by Anthony Noble. To include works by Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven. (01420) 83262, jane-austens-house-museum.org.uk.

GOSPORT: Holy Trinity Church, Trinity Green, 3.30pm. Teatime Concert. Featuring young musicians from Southampton. Admission free, retiring collection for the music fund.

EVENTS

GOSPORT: Explosion! Museum of Naval Firepower, Heritage Way, Priddy’s Hard, (PO12 4LE). 10am-5pm. Spirit of the 40s Weekend. Entertainment includes dancing, activities, displays, traders and an impressive array of weaponry. Admission £12, concs. (023) 9250 5600, explosion.org.uk.

GOSPORT: Gipsy Queen, 160, Whitworth Road (PO12 3NW). 9pm. Sunday Pub Quiz. (023) 9258 0626.

PETERSFIELD: Market Square. 10am-2pm. Hampshire Farmers’ Market. Enjoy the taste of local food.

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.

SELBORNE: Gilbert White’s House and Garden, The Wakes, High Street, (GU34 3JH). 10.30am-5.15pm. Wild at White’s Easter Bunny Hunt. Enjoy exploring the 30 acres of garden and parklands, bursting with spring blossom and flowers, whilst hunting for our Easter bunnies. (01420) 511275, gilbertwhiteshouse.org.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

EMSWORTH: Museum, 10b, North Street. 2.30pm-4.30pm. Secrets of the Solent. Film, photographs, artefacts and paintings by Sarah Morrish. (01243) 373780, emsworthmuseum.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Teddy Bear Story ... featuring 150 teddy bears, including many rare and diverse examples of the toy. 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: Mary Rose Story Building, Historic Dockyard. 10am-6pm. Les Miserables Costumes on Display. Featuring 19 costumes and a selection of props from the film.

FILMS

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. Mary Poppins (U); 3pm. Starring Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke. Admission £4, concs. The Philadelphia Story (U); 6pm. The 1940 classic starring Katherine Hepburn, Cary Grant and James Stewart. Admission £6, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

GIGS

CHICHESTER: Bull’s Head, 99, Fishbourne Road, Fishbourne. 8.15pm-11pm. Milton James Duo and Friends. Traditional jazz band. (01243) 839895.

PORTSMOUTH: Blue Lagoon, Hilsea Lido, London Road, Hilsea. 12.30pm-2.40pm. Dave Pearson’s Big Band Orchestra. Free admission. (023) 9266 2440, hilsea-lido.org.uk/blue-lagoon.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 8pm-11pm. Colin Vearncombe (aka Black). Singer/songwriter. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Stag, 183, New Road. 5pm-8pm. Mojo Dollar. Playing 60s mod, beat and soul.

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 6.30pm. SThe Fabulous Rachael Hawnt. (023) 9229 5195.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. Cliff. Inappropriate songs on the wrong instrument. (023) 9282 1658.

STAGE

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 2pm, 7pm. Little Mermaid. Adaptation of Disney’s musical. Admission: £11.50, concs. (023) 9273 7370. groundlings.co.uk.