What’s On for Monday April 29, 2013

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

MONDAY, APRIL 29

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).

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

COSHAM: Conservative Club, Spur Road. 7.30pm. Cosham Phoenix Social Club. With a varied programme of events. Visitors and new members welcome. (023) 9237 0030, 9269 1740.

COSHAM: Medina School, Medina Road. 9.15am-11.15am. Connors Toy Library. For play, friendships, socialising, toy loan, craft and other activities. Admission £2 per family per week.

PORTSMOUTH: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place (off Clive Road). 10.30am-midday. New Age Kurling. Friendly competitive fun with gentle exercise. All welcome. Admission: £2.50 session. (023) 9278 0500.

PORTSMOUTH: St Mark’s Church Hall Committee Room, Derby Road, North End. 10am-midday. The Young at Heart Club, a club for the over 50s. Come along for chat, quizzes, raffles, activities and speakers, with tea/coffee.

PORTSMOUTH: Wells Smith Room, St Cuthbert’s Church Centre, Hayling Avenue. 9.15am-11.15am. Connors Toy Library. For play, friendships, socialising, toy loan, craft and other activities. Admission £2 per family per week.

EXHIBITIONS

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

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Rotary Club of Gosport Shelter Box Exhibition. See a Shelter Tent erected in the gallery and the contents of a Shelter Box on display. Rotary Club members will be on hand to explain how these essential items are used in emergency situations. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

HORNDEAN: Pumfrett Room, Queen Elizabeth Country Park Visitor Centre, Gravel Hill. 9am-4.30pm. A Journey Through the Landscape. Exhibition of paintings by Sharon Hurst, G W Gascoigne and Trevor Glover. (023) 9259 5040, hants.gov.uk/countryside/qecp.htm.

PORTSMOUTH: History Centre, Second Floor Norrish Central Library, Guildhall Square. 9.30am-5pm. A Tale of One City. Displays about the history of the African Women’s Forum, including artefacts from Cameroon, Ghana and Zanazibar. (023) 9281 9311.

GIGS

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Dog Is Dead. Plus special guests: To Kill a King and Kassassin Street. Admission £10. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7pm. The Pyjama Game. Starring Hadley Fraser and Joanna Riding. Admission: £25.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 4.30pm. Tiddler and Other Terrific Tales. Presented by Scamp Theatre. Admission: £11, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. 9 to 5 The Musical. Music and lyrics by Dolly Parton. Written by Patrick Resnick. Admission: £20-£39.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

GOSPORT: Serenity Sanctuary, 89, Brockhurst Road (PO12 3AT). 3pm-4pm. Light (Living in Greater Health Today) Group. An informal friendly group for people experiencing CFS/ME/FM and other chronic illnesses, run by people who have experienced these challenges themselves. (023) 9252 1673.

HAVANT: Langstone Conservative Club, Emsworth Road. 10.30am. Addictive Shopping. 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 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 30

DANCING

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

EVENTS

PORTSMOUTH: Eastney Community Centre, Bransbury Park. 9.15am-11.15am. Connors Toy Library. For play, friendships, socialising, toy loan, craft and other activities. Admission £2 per family per week.

PORTSMOUTH: St Francis Church, Northern Parade, Hilsea. 12.30pm-2.30pm. Connors Toy Library. For play, friendships, socialising, toy loan, craft and other activities. Admission £2 per family per week.

EXHIBITIONS

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

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Rotary Club of Gosport Shelter Box Exhibition. See a Shelter Tent erected in the gallery and the contents of a Shelter Box on display. Rotary Club members will be on hand to explain how these essential items are used in emergency situations. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

HORNDEAN: Pumfrett Room, Queen Elizabeth Country Park Visitor Centre, Gravel Hill. 9am-4.30pm. A Journey Through the Landscape. Exhibition of paintings by Sharon Hurst, G W Gascoigne and Trevor Glover. (023) 9259 5040, hants.gov.uk/countryside/qecp.htm.

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: History Centre, Second Floor Norrish Central Library, Guildhall Square. 9.30am-6pm. A Tale of One City. Displays about the history of the African Women’s Forum, including artefacts from Cameroon, Ghana and Zanazibar. (023) 9281 9311.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: The Portsmouth Film Society, Omega Centre, Omega Street (PO5 4LP). I Wish (PG), 8pm; Japan, 2011. Subtitled. Directed by Hirokazu Koreeda. Starring: Koki Maeda, Ohshiro Maeda, Ryoga Hayashi, and Cara Uchida. (023) 9229 1346, portsmouthfilmsociety.org.uk.

WINCHESTER: Everyman Cinema, The Screen, Southgate Street. Rust and Bone (15); 8.15pm for 8.30pm. France, 2012. Subtitles. Romance directed by Jacques Audiard. Starring: Marion Cotillard, Matthias Schoenaerts and Armand Verdure. winchesterfilmsociety.co.uk.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. The Andrews Brothers. Playing a mix of rock, pop, jazz and soul in style. rmatavern.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. Drum Nation. Drummers of all levels welcome. (023) 9221 0437.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. Herbie Armstrong and friends Open Mic Night. All welcome.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Kate Nash. Plus special guests The Tuts. Admission £12.50. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. The Pyjama Game. Starring Hadley Fraser and Joanna Riding. Admission: £31.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 10.30am, 1.30pm. Tiddler and Other Terrific Tales. Presented by Scamp Theatre. Admission: £11, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7.30pm. Absent Friends. Alan Ayckbourn comedy presented by Bench Theatre. Admission £8, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. 9 to 5 The Musical. Music and lyrics by Dolly Parton. Written by Patrick Resnick. Admission: £20-£39.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Our House. Charter Academy present the smash musical featuring more than 20 Madness songs. Admission £5, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

WALKS & TALKS

PORTSMOUTH: meet Baffins Community Centre, Westover Road, Copnor. 10.30am. Two/Three Mile Walk with Friends. WFH accredited. All ages and abilities welcome. New walkers please arrive early to register. 07703 443 988.

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, MAY 1

DANCING

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

GOSPORT: Thorngate Halls, Bury Road. 7.30pm-9pm. The Thorngate Singers meet weekly for a fun, informal hour and a half of singing. New members welcome. (023) 9251 0012.

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 Adventure Playground, Malins Road, Buckland. 12.30pm-2.30pm. Connors Toy Library. For play, friendships, socialising, toy loan, craft and other activities. Admission £2 per family per week.

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.

PORTSMOUTH: Isambard Brunel Junior School, Wymering Road, North End. 9.15am-11.15am. Connors Toy Library. For play, friendships, socialising, toy loan, craft and other activities. Admission £2 per family per week.

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 Howard. 07799 850 327, solentsocialising.org.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

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

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Rotary Club of Gosport Shelter Box Exhibition. See a Shelter Tent erected in the gallery and the contents of a Shelter Box on display. Rotary Club members will be on hand to explain how these essential items are used in emergency situations. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

HORNDEAN: Pumfrett Room, Queen Elizabeth Country Park Visitor Centre, Gravel Hill. 9am-4.30pm. A Journey Through the Landscape. Exhibition of paintings by Sharon Hurst, G W Gascoigne and Trevor Glover. (023) 9259 5040, hants.gov.uk/countryside/qecp.htm.

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.

FILMS

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. In the House: Dans la Maison (15); 8pm. Subtitled. Directed by François Ozon. Starring: Fabrice Luchini, Ernst Umhauer and Kristin Scott Thomas. (01428) 642161 for further details.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. Quartet (12A); 1.45pm. Directed by Dustin Hoffman. Starring: Maggie Smith, Tom Courtenay and Billy Connolly. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Reality (15); 7pm. Subtitled. Italy, 2013. Directed by Matteo Garrone. Starring: Aniello Arena and Raffaele Ferrante. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 8pm-11.30pm. Phil Henry and Hannah Martin. Plus special guest Chris Ricketts. Folk. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

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. Minus The Bear. Plus special guests. Admission £11. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Inspector Norse (The Girl With Two Screws Left Over). A self-assembly Swedish crime thriller from award-winning comedy duo Lip Service. Admission £10, concs. (01329) 223100.

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 3pm, 8pm. The Pyjama Game. Starring Hadley Fraser and Joanna Riding. Admission: £31.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7.30pm. Absent Friends. Alan Ayckbourn comedy presented by Bench Theatre. Admission £8, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Olivier Theatre, Bedales, Steep. 7.30pm. AS Theatre Studies Performances. There will be different programmes comprising two pieces of theatre, this evening and tomorrow evening. Admission free. (01730) 711511. bedales.org.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. 9 to 5 The Musical. Music and lyrics by Dolly Parton. Written by Patrick Resnick. Admission: £20-£39.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 1pm, 7.30pm. Our House. Charter Academy present the smash musical featuring more than 20 Madness songs. Admission £5, 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.

DENMEAD: meet Denmead Green/Kidmore Lane car park. 10.38am. CHA Walking Club Walk. Five/six-mile circular walk via Worlds End. (023) 9225 4289 for further details.

FAREHAM: meet Hill Head car park (western end of the shore by public conveniences (GR SU530024). 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. A six-and-a-half-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 8.55am. (01730) 269253.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth University’s St George’s Building, St Thomas Street. 7pm. Monthly Meeting of the Portsmouth Society. Visitors and new members welcome. (023) 9283 1461, portsmouthsociety.org.uk.

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 Bransbury Park Community Centre, Eastney Road. 10.30am. Two/Three Mile Walk with Friends. WFH accredited. All ages and abilities welcome. New walkers please arrive early to register. 07703 443 988.

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, MAY 2

COMEDY

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 8pm-9pm. Cellars Comedy Club: Up Close and Personal. Featuring Zoe Lyons. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

CONCERTS

HORNDEAN: Blendworth Centre, Blendworth Lane (PO8 4AA). 7.30pm. Horndean Music Society Concert. Featuring students from South Downs College – Peter Rhodes director. All welcome. Admission £7. horndeanmusicsociety.org.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: St Thomas’ Cathedral, High Street. 1.10pm. Lunchtime Live! Featuring the Convivium Singers (choral music). Admission: £3, concs. (023) 9282 3300.

SOUTHSEA: Church of the Holy Spirit, Fawcett Road. 7.45pm. Young Performers’ Concert. Vocal, piano and organ music. Followed by light refreshments. Retiring collection towards the organ fund.

EVENTS

PORTSMOUTH: Paulsgrove Community Centre, Marsden Road, Paulsgrove. 1.15pm-2.45pm. Connors Toy Library. For play, friendships, socialising, toy loan, craft and other activities. Admission £2 per family per week.

SOUTHSEA: Second Chance House, Somers Bridge Road, Somers Town. 9.30am-11.30am. Connors Toy Library. For play, friendships, socialising, toy loan, craft and other activities. Admission £2 per family per week.

EXHIBITIONS

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

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Rotary Club of Gosport Shelter Box Exhibition. See a Shelter Tent erected in the gallery and the contents of a Shelter Box on display. Rotary Club members will be on hand to explain how these essential items are used in emergency situations. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

HORNDEAN: Pumfrett Room, Queen Elizabeth Country Park Visitor Centre, Gravel Hill. 9am-4.30pm. A Journey Through the Landscape. Exhibition of paintings by Sharon Hurst, G W Gascoigne and Trevor Glover. (023) 9259 5040, hants.gov.uk/countryside/qecp.htm.

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.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 7pm doors-midnight. Play at The RMA. Nick Courtney presents: Vernon’s Friends, 7pm; Sophie Darling, 7.30pm; Marley Blandford, 8pm; The Folsom, 8.30pm; The Light Brigade, 9pm; After 2am, 9.30pm; Open Mic (three songs each, just turn up and put your name down to play), 10pm. Thursdaymusic.co.uk.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. Herbie Armstrong and friends Open Mic Night. All welcome.

SOUTHSEA: Fifth Hants Volunteer Arms, Albert Road. 9pm. The Insatiable Love Rats.

SOUTHSEA: The Wedge and The Edge, Albert Road. 8pm. Sea Shepherd UK Fundraiser. The Elves of Silbury Hill, featuring Mr. Dibs, Niall Hone, Richard Chadwick and Dead Fred from Hawkwind. Plus special guests Tribe of Cro and Pappa Jones’ Moonshine Band. Also DJs till late. Admission £12.50. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. The Pyjama Game. Starring Hadley Fraser and Joanna Riding. Admission: £31.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. NT as Live: People. Written by Alan Bennett, directed by Nicholas Hytner and starring Frances de la Tour. (01428) 642161 for further details.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7.30pm. Absent Friends. Alan Ayckbourn comedy presented by Bench Theatre. Admission £8, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Olivier Theatre, Bedales, Steep. 7.30pm. AS Theatre Studies Performances. Comprising two pieces of theatre. Admission free. (01730) 711511. bedales.org.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2pm, 7.30pm. 9 to 5 The Musical. Music and lyrics by Dolly Partion. Written by Patrick Resnick. Admission: £20-£39.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

PORTSMOUTH: meet Mountbatten Centre, Twyford Avenue. 2pm. Two/Three Mile Walk with Friends. WFH accredited. All ages and abilities welcome. New walkers please arrive early to register. 07703 443 988.

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.

SOUTHSEA: meet Southsea Community Centre, St Paul’s Square, King Street. 10.30am. Two/Three Mile Walk with Friends. WFH accredited. All ages and abilities welcome. New walkers please arrive early to register. 07703 443 988.

FRIDAY, MAY 3

CLUBBING

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 7pm-late. Fever presents ... Tyke and Murky Showcase. Drum up drum and base. Admission £5. (023) 9221 0437.

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

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.

GOSPORT: Walpole Park, South Street. 2pm-9pm. Wall’s Huge Funfair. £1.50 each on all rides, shows, inflatables. 07766 115 320.

HAMBLE: Hampshire Constabulary’s Southern Support and Training Headquarters, Hamble Lane (SO31 4TS). 10am-1pm. Police Open Day for Adults with Learning Disabilities. For adults with a learning disability, their friends, family and carers, or anyone with an interest in disability and policing.

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 Tony Edsell. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Rotary Club of Gosport Shelter Box Exhibition. See a Shelter Tent erected in the gallery and the contents of a Shelter Box on display. Rotary Club members will be on hand to explain how these essential items are used in emergency situations. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

HAYLING ISLAND: Library, Elm Grove (PO11 9EE). 9am-5pm. May Day Arts Trail Exhibition. Exhibition in the foyer of work by May Day Arts Trail participants.

HORNDEAN: Pumfrett Room, Queen Elizabeth Country Park Visitor Centre, Gravel Hill. 9am-4.30pm. A Journey Through the Landscape. Exhibition of paintings by Sharon Hurst, G W Gascoigne and Trevor Glover. (023) 9259 5040, hants.gov.uk/countryside/qecp.htm.

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.

FILMS

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. Trance (15); 8pm. Directed by Danny Boule. Starring: James McAvoy, Vincent Cassel and Rosario Dawson. (01428) 642161 for further details.

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Silver Linings Playbook (15); 7pm. USA, 2012. Directed by David O Russell. Starring: Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro and Julia Stiles. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Charity Night with Stevie John. In aid of the RSPCA.

HAVANT: Wheelwright Arms, 27, Emsworth Road. 9pm. Grizzly and the Grasshoppers. Acoustic roots band.

PETERSFIELD: Olivier Theatre, Bedales, Steep. 7.30pm. Nicholas Meier Group: From Istanbul to Deuta with a Smile. Jazz. Admission £14, concs. (01730) 711511. bedales.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 8pm-11.15pm. The Small Fakers. Mod tribute band. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. Stardust. All welcome.

SOUTHSEA: Rosie’s Vineyard, 87, Elm Grove. 8.30pm-11pm. Live Jazz. Featuring: the Milton James Hot Four. (023) 9275 5944.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 9pm. Belle and the Beaus. Soul/funk covers band. (023) 9282 1658.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. The Pyjama Game. Starring Hadley Fraser and Joanna Riding. Admission: £31.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7pm. Consider Yourself a Star. A show with a twist, presented by The Laura Dunkley School of Dance and Performing Arts. Admission £11, concs. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 8pm. Being Tommy Cooper. By Tom Green, featuring Damian Williams as Tommy Cooper. Admission: £18.50-£19.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7.30pm. Absent Friends. Alan Ayckbourn comedy presented by Bench Theatre. Admission £8, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 8pm. The Girl with the Iron Claws. Growing up isn’t easy when you’re in love with a bear. Presented by The Wrong Crowd Theatre Company. Admission: £7.50, concs. (023) 9273 7370. groundlings.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Third Floor Arts Centre, Norrish Central Library, Guildhall Square. 7.30pm. Mort. A play by Terry Pratchett, adapted by Raymond Briggs. Proceeds go to Alzheimer’s Charity. Performed by people who have or are affected by Alzheimer’s. Presented by Eyes Open Arts. Admission £10, concs. 07511 021 263, mortforalzheimersuk.eventbrite.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. 9 to 5 The Musical. Music and lyrics by Dolly Partion. Written by Patrick Resnick. Admission: £20-£39.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Ragdolls. Jersey Boys and Four Seasons tribute. Admission £16. (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.

SATURDAY, MAY 4

CLUBBING

GOSPORT: Thorngate Halls, Bury Road. 8pm-1am. Gosport Soul Club. Large dance floor (talc allowed). Admission £5 on door.

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 7pm-late. Georgie Love The Force. With special guest Colin Dowe. Tech house. Fancy dress theme: Star Wars. Admission £5. (023) 9221 0437.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 10pm. Funkt*If*Ino Room Two. Featuring Pure Sex DJs. Admission £5. (023) 9286 3911.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 10pm. Funkt*If*Ino: Back to the 90s. With guest DJ Femi from The Young Disciples. Plus Funkt*If*I*No All-Star DJs. Admission £5. (023) 9286 3911.

CONCERTS

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. Haslemere Musical Society May Concert. Programme includes music from the operas of Rossini, Donizetti, Gounod, Verdi, Mascagni, Puccini and Wagner. (01428) 642161 for further details.

STEEP: All Saints Church, Church Road (GU32 2DE). 7pm for 7.30pm. Thomas Bowes in concert. Thomas plays unaccompanied Bach on his violin. Admission free, donations.

EVENTS

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.

FARNHAM: Rural Life Centre, Old Kiln Museum, Reeds Road, Tilford. 10am-5pm. Model Railway Exhibition. The Old Kiln Light Railway hosts a variety of layout of many different scales and periods. (01252) 795571 or rurallife.plus.com/rlc.

GOSPORT: Nicholson Gardens, Carlton Road (PO12 1JU). Midday-4pm. Christ Church May Fayre. Attractions include: bouncy castle, giant slide, grand raffle, stalls, refreshments. Entertainment includes the Stokes Bay Strummers. 07709 919 602.

GOSPORT: Walpole Park, South Street. 2pm-9pm. Wall’s Huge Funfair. £1.50 each on all rides, shows, inflatables. 07766 115 320.

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. stcuthbertwithstaidan.org.uk, or messychurch.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 8pm. 1920s Murder Mystery: Speak Easy When You Whisper Murder. Pick your way through the clues to discover the ‘moiderer’ in an evening of comedy, songs and ludicrous accents. Admission: £22, concs (inc a two-course meal). (023) 9273 7370. groundlings.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Castle Field, Clarence Esplanade. The Rural and Seaside Show. Enjoy terrier racing, heavy horse displays, vintage garden fete, tea tent, village pub, donkey rides, ferret racing, craft stalls, scuba diving taster, etc. Plus a variety of refreshments available.

SOUTHSEA: St Swithun’s Church Hall, Waverley Road (PO5 2PL). 12.30pm-3.30pm. Southsea Flea Market. Vintage retro clothes, collectables, furniture, textiles, jewellery, crafts. Home-made cakes and refreshments. Admission free.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 1pm-4.15pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Tony Edsell. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

EMSWORTH: Museum, 10b, North Street. 10.30am-4.30pm. Art Trail Artists in Emsworth Museum. Featuring the work of Chris Abel and Jan Copsey. (01243) 373780, emsworthmuseum.co.uk.

FAREHAM: Fareham Library, Osborn Road (PO16 7EN). 9.30am-5pm. Sail and Steam. Recent oil paintings by Richard Ashworth.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Rotary Club of Gosport Shelter Box Exhibition. See a Shelter Tent erected in the gallery and the contents of a Shelter Box on display. Rotary Club members will be on hand to explain how these essential items are used in emergency situations. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

HAYLING ISLAND: Library, Elm Grove (PO11 9EE). 9am-1pm. May Day Arts Trail Exhibition. Exhibition in the foyer of work by May Day Arts Trail participants.

HORNDEAN: Pumfrett Room, Queen Elizabeth Country Park Visitor Centre, Gravel Hill. 9am-4.30pm. A Journey Through the Landscape. Exhibition of paintings by Sharon Hurst, G W Gascoigne and Trevor Glover. (023) 9259 5040, hants.gov.uk/countryside/qecp.htm.

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.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. The Paperboy (15); 7pm. USA, 2013. Directed by Lee Daniels. Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Nicole Kidman, Zac Efron and John Cusack. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. 11am-11pm. Dumbfest: music festival in aid of Teenage Cancer Trust. An eclectic mix of musicians and comedians performing on multiple stages (indoor and out) and spanning all genres of music. Admission £15 in advance, £20 on door, concs. (01420) 472 664.

FAREHAM: Fareham WMC, Mill Road. John Sessions. farehamwmc.com.

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Bobby J. With a 1950s and 1960s theme.

ROGATE: Village Hall, North Street. 7pm doors for 8pm. The Garry Blackmore Band. Presented by Oakgate CMC. (01730) 892498.

PORTSMOUTH: Graham Arms, George Street. 8.30pm. Dave Barrett.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Grizzly and The Grasshoppers. rmatavern.co.uk.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. The Cheese Doctors. All welcome.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 9pm. The Business. Rock covers band. (023) 9282 1658.

WICKHAM: The Kings Head, The Square. 9pm. The Decaders. (01329) 832123.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 2.45pm, 7.45pm. The Pyjama Game. Starring Hadley Fraser and Joanna Riding. Admission: £31.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 1pm, 6.30pm. Consider Yourself a Star. A show with a twist, presented by The Laura Dunkley School of Dance and Performing Arts. Admission £11, concs. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 2.30pm, 8pm. Being Tommy Cooper. By Tom Green, featuring Damian Williams as Tommy Cooper. Admission: £18.50-£19.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. Absent Friends. Alan Ayckbourn comedy presented by Bench Theatre. Admission £8, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2pm, 7.30pm. 9 to 5 The Musical. Music and lyrics by Dolly Partion. Written by Patrick Resnick. Admission: £20-£39.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

CHIDHAM: meet Chidham car park (south of A259 between Southbourne and Chichester) (GR SU794065). 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. A five-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.15am. (01730) 269253.

SUNDAY, MAY 5

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.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 8pm. Michael Ball: Both Sides Now. Encompassing his biggest hits from both his recorded and stage career. Admission: £39. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

EVENTS

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Evening bingo and quiz night in the lounge.

GOSPORT: Walpole Park, South Street. 2pm-9pm. Wall’s Huge Funfair. £1.50 each on all rides, shows, inflatables. 07766 115 320.

HAMBLE: Memorial Hall, High Street (SO31 4JE). 10am-11.30am. Mini Me Market Hamble. Lots of good quality nearly-new and new bump to teen items for sale, perfect for families to buy a few bargains. Fundraising for Cancer Research UK. Admission £1. minimemarkets.co.uk.

LIPHOOK: Hollycombe Working Steam Museum, Iron Hill. 11am-5pm. Magic Lantern Shows. In the Bioscope, Hollycombe’s early cinema, with visiting presenters. See the magical way in which the Victorians first saw projected images – through hand painted lantern slides. (01428) 724900, hollycombe.co.uk.

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.

PORTSMOUTH: Blue Lagoon, Hilsea Lido, London Road, Hilsea. 2pm. Charity Auction. In aid of Hounds for Heroes. Many and varied lots up for sale. (023) 9266 2440, hilsea-lido.org.uk/blue-lagoon.

SOUTHSEA: Castle Field, Clarence Esplanade. The Rural and Seaside Show. Enjoy terrier racing, heavy horse displays, vintage garden fete, tea tent, village pub, donkey rides, ferret racing, craft stalls, scuba diving taster, etc. Plus a variety of refreshments available.

EXHIBITIONS

EMSWORTH: Museum, 10b, North Street. 10.30am-4.30pm. Art Trail Artists in Emsworth Museum. Featuring the work of Chris Abel and Jan Copsey. (01243) 373780, emsworthmuseum.co.uk.

HORNDEAN: Pumfrett Room, Queen Elizabeth Country Park Visitor Centre, Gravel Hill. 9am-4.30pm. A Journey Through the Landscape. Exhibition of paintings by Sharon Hurst, G W Gascoigne and Trevor Glover. (023) 9259 5040, hants.gov.uk/countryside/qecp.htm.

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.

GIGS

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

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 2pm-7pm. The Bog Rolling Stones Afternoon Show. Barbecue included. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

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

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 9pm. Blackout. Rock covers band. (023) 9282 1658.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Dave Hause. With special guest Jonny Two Bags. Admission £9. (023) 9286 3911.