What’s On for Monday April 16, 2012

Russell Brand gig in Portsmouth rescheduled

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

TODAY

DANCING

COSHAM, Cosham Community Centre, Wootton Street. 7.30pm-10pm. M&M Modern Sequence Dance Club. All welcome to this modern sequence club. (023) 9298 8550.

WICKHAM, Community Centre, Mill Lane. 1:30pm-4:00pm. Monday Tea Dance. Admission £4. (023) 9273 3393, 07980 058 310, ballroomrazzmatazz.co.uk.

EVENTS

GOSPORT, Discovery Centre, High Street. 5-6pm. French Language Cafe. Looking for an informal way to improve your language skills - No need to be fluent but no absolute beginners please. Admission free. (023) 9252 3463.

HEDGE END, The Berry Theatre, Wildern Lane. 7pm-9pm. Writers Hub. Monthly event led by playwright Sean Tyler for all writers who live or work in and around Hampshire. Admission £5 per session. (01489) 799499, theberrytheatre.co.uk.

PORTCHESTER, Parish Hall, Assheton Court. 1:30pm - 3:30pm. Castle View W.I meeting. Visitors welcome. Ann Mansbridge - 01329 312206.

PORTSMOUTH, Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place (off Clive Road). 10.30am-midday. New Age Kurling. Fun, plus exercise. All welcome. Admission £2.50. (023) 9278 0500.

SOUTHSEA, Community Centre, St Paul’s Square, King Street. 6pm. Zumba Fitness. A six-week course is £18. 07582 370 900.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM, B Level coffee shop, QA Hospital. 10-4 Mon-Fri, 2-4 Sat-Sun. Belinda acrylics, flowers and pets.

PORTSMOUTH, City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm (closed Mondays). No Place Like Pompey. An exhibition looking at some of the things that make Portsmouth special. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH, City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm (not Mondays). Football in the City: a space in the heart of Portsmouth. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH, Royal Marines Museum, Eastney Esplanade. 10am-5pm. Shoulder to Shoulder. An exhibition of 100 photos from the front line. (023) 9281 9385, royalmarinesmuseum.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH, City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm (closed Mondays). The Arthur Conan Doyle Collection, Richard Lancelyn Green’s Bequest. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

GIGS

NORTH BOARHUNT, North Boarhunt Social Club, Trampers Lane. 8pm. Forest Folk. Featuring: Brass Monkey. Admission £12. (023) 9226 4288 info@forestfolk.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA, Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Eden In Vain. Plus: Sleepwalkeer; Attacking Atlantis; Skin For Canvas; and more. Admission £4. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

CHICHESTER, Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya. Translated by Michael Frayn and starring Roger Allam, Dervla Kirwan and Timothy West. Admission £29.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

CHICHESTER, Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.30pm. The Way of the World. Comedy by William Congreve, starring Penelope Keith. Admission £14-£33. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH, Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 7pm. Rock Challenge. A memorable and life-changing event for schools, teachers, communities and young people alike. The Rock Challenge welcomes any school who wants to be involved!. Admission £11. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON, Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Dirty Dancing. The classic story on stage. Admission £19.50-£48.50, concs. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

TITCHFIELD, St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. Can’t Pay? Won’t Pay!. Dario Fo’s throught-provoking political satire. Admission £9. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WINCHESTER, Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 7.30pm. An Evening with Ann Widdecombe and Alastair Stewart. Rotary charity fundraiser. Admission £25, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

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

FAREHAM, Holy Trinity Church Hall, West Street. 7.30pm. Hedgerows: Britain’s Largest Nature Reserve. Illustrated talk by Jon Stokes of the Tree Council. Organised by the Fareham Group of the Hampshire and IoW Wildlife Trust. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £2. (01329) 287653.

HAVANT, Drama Studio, Warblington School, Southleigh Road, Denvilles. 7.30pm-9pm. Human Remains. A talk by Jacqueline McKinley (of Time Team fame). Organised by the Science Discovery Group. All welcome. Admission £2 on door. (01243) 373848.

HAVANT, Langstone Conservative Club, Emsworth Road. 10.30am. Dental Problems. Talk, organised by the Havant Complementary Health Group. All welcome. Admission £3. (023) 9307 9413.

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 Health Development 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 Health Development 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 Health Development Team. (023) 9268 8390.

TOMORROW

COMEDY

WINCHESTER, Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 8pm. Stewart Lee: Carpet Remnant World. A new full-length touring show. Admission £18.50. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

DANCING

LISS, Village Hall. 8pm-10.15pm. Liss Sequence Dance Club. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £3. (01730) 892570.

PORTSMOUTH, Admiral Lord Nelson School, Dundas Lane. 7:30pm - 10:00pm. H.A.B.D.A Ballroom and Latin Practice. Social evening, amateur club, all couples welcomed. Please bring your own refreshments. Admission £2. (023) 9235 7689.

EVENTS

FAREHAM, Methodist Church Hall, Kings Road. 7.30pm. The Ladies of the Solent Sounds Chorus ... sing four part unaccompanied harmony. If you would like to come along you would be assured of a warm welcome. (01329) 282001.

GOSPORT, Discovery Centre, High Street. 6.30pm-8.30pm. Wedding Hair Accessories Workshop. Great ideas and learn how to create your own wedding (or prom) hair accessories. Must be booked in advance. Admission £7 pp. (023) 9252 3463, hants.gov.uk/gdc.

GOSPORT, Discovery Centre, High Street. 5pm-7pm. Down Memory Lane. Come along to our informal and friendly evening to talk about Gosport and how it used to be. Please bring any photos or postcards to share and chat about. Free, no need to book, just come along. (023) 9252 3463, hants.gov.uk/gdc for further details.

GOSPORT, Discovery Centre, High Street. 5pm-7pm. Writers’ Group. Love creative writing – then why not share your passion with other writers at our friendly and informal writers’ group? Free, no need to book just come along. (023) 9252 3463, hants.gov.uk/gdc.

GOSPORT, Discovery Centre, High Street. 10:30am-12:00pm. Books and Banter. Come and join a friendly group who like to choose their own books. Every third Tuesday of every month - tea, transport provided. Call Pippa or Debbie for details. Admission free. (023) 9252 3463, hants.gov.uk/gdc.

PORTSMOUTH, St Cuthbert’s Centre, Hayling Avenue, Copnor. 9.15am-12.15pm. Coffee and Chat/ Cake and Crafts/ Light Lunches. Plus stories and songs for tots run by young mums at 11am. (023) 9282 2556.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM, B Level coffee shop, QA Hospital. 10-4 Mon-Fri, 2-4 Sat-Sun. Belinda acrylics, flowers and pets.

PORTSMOUTH, City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm (closed Mondays). No Place Like Pompey. An exhibition looking at some of the things that make Portsmouth special. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH, City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm (not Mondays). Football in the City: a space in the heart of Portsmouth. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH, Royal Marines Museum, Eastney Esplanade. 10am-5pm. Shoulder to Shoulder. An exhibition of 100 photos from the front line. (023) 9281 9385, royalmarinesmuseum.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH, City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm (closed Mondays). The Arthur Conan Doyle Collection, Richard Lancelyn Green’s Bequest. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

FILMS

WINCHESTER, Everyman Cinema, The Screen, Southgate Street. Peepli (live). (15); 8.15pm for 8.30pm. India, 2010. Directed by: Anusha Rizvi. Starring: Omkar Das, Raghuvir Yadav and Shalini Vatsa. (01962) 882945 or winchesterfilmsociety.co.uk.

GIGS

PETERSFIELD, Upstairs at the Square Brewery, 7, The Square. 7.15pm for 7.30pm. Write Angle Poetry and Music. Featuring special guest Dominic Berry. With regular poets and musicians. Plus open mic. All welcome. Admission £4. petersfieldwriteangle.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH, Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm. The Billy Walton Band. Admission £9 in advance, £10 on door. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH, Front Bar, Milton Arms, Milton Road. Teapot Open Mic Night. Musicians of all levels welcome

PORTSMOUTH, The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. Drum Nation. Drummers of all levels welcome

ROWLANDS CASTLE, Fountain Inn, The Green. 8.30pm. Herbie Armstrong (ex Van Morrison) Open Mic Night. (023) 9241 2291.

SOUTHAMPTON, The Brook, 466, Portswood Road. 8pm doors. Paradise Lost. Admission £14.50 advance, £16 door. (023) 8055 5366.

SOUTHSEA, Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Various Cruelties. Plus special guests: Lucifer’s Gold; and The Arrivals. Admission £8. (023) 9286 3911.

SOUTHWICK, Golden Lion, High Street. 8.15pm-11pm. Delta Syncopators. Traditional jazz band. (023) 9221 0437.

WINCHESTER, The Attic at The Railway, 3, St Paul’s Hill. 7.30pm. Winchester Folk Club. Featuring Pilgrims’ Way. All welcome. winchesterfolkclub.co.uk.

STAGE

CHICHESTER, Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya. Translated by Michael Frayn and starring Roger Allam, Dervla Kirwan and Timothy West. Admission £29.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

CHICHESTER, Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.30pm. The Way of the World. Comedy by William Congreve, starring Penelope Keith. Admission £14-£33. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

HASLEMERE, Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. 7.30pm. Verdi’s Rigoletto. Live via satellite from the Royal Opera House London and featuring Dimitri Platanias as Rigoletto and Ekaterina Siurina as Gilda. Admission £10-14, concs. (01428) 642161 for further details.

PORTSMOUTH, Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 7pm. Rock Challenge. A memorable and life-changing event for schools, teachers, communities and young people alike. The Rock Challenge welcomes any school who wants to be involved!. Admission £11. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON, Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Dirty Dancing. The classic story on stage. Admission £19.50-£48.50, concs. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA, Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Doctor in the House. Starring: Joe Pasquale and Robert Powell. Admission £15-£24.50. (023) 9282 8282.

TITCHFIELD, St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. Can’t Pay? Won’t Pay!. Dario Fo’s throught-provoking political satire. Admission £9. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WALKS & TALKS

PETERSFIELD, Herne Farm Leisure Centre, Moggs Mead. 2.30pm. Nature’s Charm. Talk by Elsie Chapman, organised by the Petersfield Flower Arrangement Society. New members welcome

PORTSMOUTH, British Rail Social Club, Selbourne Terrace, Fratton. 7.30pm for 8pm. Variety on the Southern Region. Illustrated talk by Hugh Davies. Organised by the Portsmouth Regional Group of the Mid-Hants Railway Preservation Society. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission by £2 donation. (023) 9267 1251.

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 Health Development 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 Health Development Team. (023) 9268 8390.

WATERLOOVILLE, Acorn Centre, 3, The Kestrels, Eagle Avenue, Wecock Farm. 7.30pm. Charity Games Evening. Organised by the Lobster Pot Amateur Wine Makers Circle. Visitors and new members welcome. (023) 9226 4161.