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

MONDAY, JUNE 17

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

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. Admission £5. (023) 9252 1673.

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.

SOUTHSEA: House of Bethany, 7, Nelson Road. 1.30pm-4.30pm. Quiet Afternoon. Led by Margaret Doust. Admission: £3. Please let the Sisters know if you want to attend on 023-9283 3498 or ssb@sistersofbethany.org.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

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

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Gods Port. Local artist Pete Codling will create a temporary freehand giant charcoal drawing. Pride of Place Goes Large! Display of work produced by some of Gosport’s clubs and societies. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

GARDENS

ALTON: Colemore House Gardens, Colemore. 2pm-6pm. Four-acre Garden. With unusual plants and trees. Plants for sale, teas. Admission £3.50.

GIGS

NORTH BOARHUNT: North Boarhunt Social Club, Trampers Lane. 7.30pm doors for 8pm-11pm. Forest Folk. Featuring: The Demon Barbers. All welcome. Admission: £15. (023) 9226 4288 info@forestfolk.co.uk.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. If Only. A new political play by David Edgar full of moral dilemmas. Admission: £24.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. The Ladyboys of Bangkok: Glamorous Amorous. What a party. Admission £22.50. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Cats. Musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber Admission: £19-£37. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre Bar, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. La Nona (Grandma). A new translation of this dark comedy. Admission: £9, concs. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WALKS & TALKS

COSHAM: The Link (formerly Uncle Tom’s Cabin), Havant Road. 2pm-4pm. Portsea Mudlarks. History talk by Margaret Foster, organised by the Portsdown Branch of the U3A. All welcome. Admission: £2. (023) 9237 8785, 9237 4044.

HAVANT: Warblington School Drama Room, Southleigh Road. 7.30pm-9pm. First Aid – What to do if? A talk by Michelle Dobson (a talk and demo on updated first aid), organised by The Science Discovery Group. All welcome. Admission: £3. (01243) 373848.

PORTCHESTER: Parish Hall, Assheton Court. 1.30pm-3.30pm. Castle View WI monthly meeting. Visitors and new members welcome. (023) 9238 9443.

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, JUNE 18

CONCERTS

COSHAM: The Link, Cosham Baptist Church, Havant Road. 7.15pm. Cosham Keyboard and Music Club. This month some members are playing various keyboards. Easy listening for all to enjoy. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £5. (023) 9237 6313.

DANCING

GOSPORT: The Club Hampshire Hall, The Anchorage, Willis Road. 7.30pm-9.30pm. Trinity Sequence Dance Club. Visitors and new members always welcome. Admission £2 (inc tea/biscuits and raffle). (023) 9255 1693.

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

EVENTS

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 11am-11.30am. Teddy Bear Tales: Story Time for Pre-School Children. Snuggle down with your teddy and join staff as they read stories featuring some of our favourite bears. For pre-school children and accompanying adults (maximum three per adult). No need to book, just turn up. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

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

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Gods Port. Local artist Pete Codling will create a temporary freehand giant charcoal drawing. Pride of Place Goes Large! Display of work produced by some of Gosport’s clubs and societies. 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.

GARDENS

OLD ALRESFORD: Old Alresford House, Colden Lane. 10am-5pm. C18 Landscaped Garden, restored from original plans. Contemporary Mediterranean walled garden, etc. Illustrated talk by owner at 11am and 2pm. Plants for sale, teas. Admission £5.

GIGS

PETERSFIELD: The Square Brewery, Market Square. 7.15pm for 7.30pm. Write Angle Poetry and Music Open Mic Night. Featuring special guest Jack Dean. Tickets £4. petersfieldwriteangle.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm-11pm. Skinny Molly – featuring Mike Estes from Lynyrd Skynyrd. Rock. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Lounge at 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.

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

SOUTHSEA: Little Johnny Russell’s, Albert Road. Nick Courtney presents ... Zoe Sutherland, 7pm; Lee Coneley, 7.30pm; Matt Jarvis, 8pm; Ben Brookes, 8.30pm; Lewis Bolland, 9pm; Jerry Williams, 9.30pm; Jalou, 10pm; Saltwatersun, 10.30pm-11pm.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. If Only. A new political play by David Edgar full of moral dilemmas. Admission: £24.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. Rock Challenge 2013. Juniors, doors 5.30pm; show 6pm. Seniors, doors 6.30pm; show 7pm. Admission £12. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Cats. Musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber Admission: £19-£37. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. TJ Higgs. Join the celebrated psychic medium as she delivers messages of love and comfort in her solo tour. Admission £17.50, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre Bar, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. La Nona (Grandma). A new translation of this dark comedy. Admission: £9, concs. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WALKS & TALKS

LISS: Triangle Centre. 7.30pm. A Practical Evening, organised by Liss in Stitches, when you can use up your fabric scraps by making a covered box, an embellished bag, a needle case or a patchwork pin cushion. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £5 for visitors. (01730) 890098.

PORTCHESTER: Portchester Parish Hall, Castle Street. 7.30pm. Fire Fighting in World War Two. Talk by Alan House, organised by the Portchester Civic Society. Visitors and new members welcome.

PORTSMOUTH: Drayton Institute, 238, Havant Road. 1.30pm-4pm. Kennet and Avon Canal. Illustrated talk by Shirley Lawson, organised by the Over 50 Friendship Centre. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £1.50 (inc tea and biscuit).

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, JUNE 19

DANCING

PORTSMOUTH: St James’ Hospital Main Entrance, Locksway Road. 8pm-10.15pm. Wednesday Ballroom Club. Come and enjoy some social ballroom dancing, ideal for couples. Admission £3. (023) 9307 7368.

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

LEE-ON-THE-SOLENT: Methodist Church Hall, High Street. 9am-1pm. Community BOOST Table Top and Craft Sale. Meet community organisations and craft businesses. Tables: 6ft at £6 and 4ft at £4. Refreshments available. (023) 9255 1706 or 9255 1303 to book a table.

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.

SOUTHWICK: Golden Lion, High Street (PO17 6EB). 8.30pm. Solent Socialising S&S Club Night. A member of IVC. Have fun and meet new friends. Host Adrian. 07906 670 262, solentsocialising.org.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

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

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Gods Port. Local artist Pete Codling will create a temporary freehand giant charcoal drawing. Pride of Place Goes Large! Display of work produced by some of Gosport’s clubs and societies. 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.

FILMS

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. The Reluctant Fundamentalist (15); 8pm. Directed by Mira Nair. Starring: Riz Ahmed, Kate Hudson, Kiefer Sutherland, Liev Schrieber, Om Puri, Martin Donovan and Nelsan Ellis. (01428) 642161 for further details.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. Trouble with the Curve (12A); 1.45pm. Directed by: Robert Lorenz. Starring: Clint Eastwood, Amy Adams and John Goodman . (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Al About My Mother (15); 7pm. Spain, 1999. Subtitles. Directed by Pedro Almodovar. Starring: Cecilia Roth, Eloy Azorin, Marisa Parede, Penelope Cruz and Candela Pena. Admission £5. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GARDENS

SOBERTON: Appletree House, Station Road. Midday-4pm. Small Romantic Woodland Garden. Many varieties of clematis. Plants for sale, teas. Admission £2.50.

GIGS

GOSPORT: Gosport and Fareham Rugby Football Club, Dolphin Crescent, (PO12 2HE). 8pm-10.30pm. Gosport Jazz Club. Featuring: Tiger Tim’s Ragamuffins. (023) 9269 3988, gosportjazz.org.uk.

PETERSFIELD: The Square Brewery, 7, The Square. Acoustix featuring The Hourglass, Lucy Kitchen plus Wyte Chalk.

PORTCHESTER: meet Seagull Roundabout. 10.22am. CHA Walking Club Walk. Seven-mile circular walk via Fort Nelson and Boarhunt. (023) 9225 4289 for further details.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 8pm-11pm. B-Movie – 80s Electronica pioneers. Pop. (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.

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

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. If Only. A new political play by David Edgar full of moral dilemmas. Admission: £24.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. An Evening with Johnny Herbert. Admission £12.50. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. Rock Challenge 2013. Juniors, doors 5.30pm; show 6pm. Seniors, doors 6.30pm; show 7pm. Admission £12. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Cats. Musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber Admission: £19-£37. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre Bar, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. La Nona (Grandma). A new translation of this dark comedy. Admission: £9, concs. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WALKS & TALKS

CHICHESTER: meet Fishbourne Church car park (GR SU842045). 9.30am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. A 10-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 8.45am. (01730) 269253.

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, JUNE 20

COMEDY

BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. 8pm. Lucy Porter: People Person. Admission £15, concs. (01420) 472 664.

CONCERTS

OLD PORTSMOUTH: St Thomas’ Cathedral, High Street. 1.10pm. Lunchtime Live! Featuring Simon Williams (organ). Admission: £3, concs. (023) 9282 3300.

DANCING

HORNDEAN: Merchistoun Hall, London Road. 2pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Sequence and some ballroom. Admission £2.35. (023) 9226 6177.

EVENTS

HAVANT: St Faith’s Church, West Street. Midday-5pm. Flower Festival. Admission free, donations welcome in aid of restoration and re-development appeal.

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.

PORTSMOUTH: St Wilfrid’s Church, George Street. Midday. Charity Lunch. A chance to enjoy a light lunch – the money raised will be used to support a charity.

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 the Alresford Monday Painting Group. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Gods Port. Local artist Pete Codling will create a temporary freehand giant charcoal drawing. Pride of Place Goes Large! Display of work produced by some of Gosport’s clubs and societies. 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.

GIGS

CHICHESTER: Pump Bottom Farm, Birdham Road (PO20 6EH). 6pm-midnight. Blues on the Farm. Featuring: The Larry Miller Band; Grainne Duffy and King Rollo. (01243) 773828, 539072, bluesonthefarm.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 8pm. Andrew Foster. Acoustic. Admission £8, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 7pm doors-midnight. Play at The RMA. Nick Courtney presents: Olivia Greenham, 7pm; Ben Brookes, 7.30pm; Clym Arnold, 8pm; The Folsom, 8.30pm; The Redoubtables, 9pm; Fools Knowledge, 9.30pm; Secret Gig, 10.15pm; Dillon, 10.45pm; Open Mic (three songs each, just turn up and put your name down to play), 11.15pm. Thursdaymusic.co.uk.

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

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Dendera. Plus Toxic Shock Old Crows and Turbo Lover. Admission £6. (023) 9286 3911.

SOUTHSEA: Fifth Hants Volunteer Arms, Albert Road. 9pm. The Vinyls.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Club 12th Hour. Featuring The Alex Oakley Band, Animal Company, Old Sarum and Heir of the Dog. Admission £5. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7pm. If Only. A new political play by David Edgar full of moral dilemmas. Admission: £24.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Top Secret. With Reason 3 Youth Theatre. All will be revealed when you buy your tickets ... Admission £5. (01329) 223100.

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. 7pm. Verdi’s Falstaff. Comic opera live via satellite from the 2013 Glyndebourne Festival. (01428) 642161 for further details.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 8pm. The Importance of Being Earnest. Oscar Wilde’s comedy of love, manners and mistaken identity. Admission: £12, concs. (023) 9273 7370. groundlings.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. Rock Challenge 2013. Juniors, doors 5.30pm; show 6pm. Seniors, doors 6.30pm; show 7pm. Admission £12. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2pm, 7.30pm. Cats. Musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber Admission: £19-£37. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Intimate Joe Longthorne. New challenges, new songs to sing and new audiences to thrill. Admission £21.50, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre Bar, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. La Nona (Grandma). A new translation of this dark comedy. Admission: £9, concs. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WALKS & TALKS

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 7.30pm. Music Before the Fab Four. An illustrated talk by Geoff Piper. Admission £4. (023) 9252 3463.

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, JUNE 21

CLUBBING

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 11pm. Indo Silver Clwb. It’s A Sin Room Two. (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

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 8pm. Mrs Barbara Nice. Who invites you to forget your troubles, be happy and join everybody’s favourite housewife in celebrating the hear and now. Admission £12, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Wedge Comedy Club. Featuring Rob Deering, Josh Howie and a special guest. Compére Dinga. Followed by It’s A Sin till late. Admission: £8 (£6 NUS). (023) 9286 3911.

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.

HAVANT: St Faith’s Church, West Street. 10am-5pm. Flower Festival. Admission free, donations welcome in aid of restoration and re-development appeal.

HORNDEAN: Butser Ancient Farm (Chalton/ Clanfield turnoff on A3). 2am. Summer Solstice. The night of the 20th being the shortest, with the solstice at 3.14am. Observation of the sunrise (weather allowing) will be from the top of the hill behind the farm. Advance ticket only. Visitors will need to have left the farm by 8am. (023) 9259 8838, or butserancientfarm.co.uk.

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.

EXHIBITIONS

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

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Gods Port. Local artist Pete Codling will create a temporary freehand giant charcoal drawing. Pride of Place Goes Large! Display of work produced by some of Gosport’s clubs and societies. 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.

FILMS

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. The Eye of the Storm (15); 8pm. Directed by Fred Schepisi. Starring: Charlotte Rampling, Geoffrey Rush, Judy Davis and Billie Brown. (01428) 642161 for further details.

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Portsmouth Festival Screening: I’m So Excited (15); 7pm. Spain, 2013. Subtitles. Directed by Pedro Almodovar. Starring: Cecilia Roth, Javier Camara and Pepa Charro. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

CHICHESTER: Pump Bottom Farm, Birdham Road (PO20 6EH). 11.30am-midnight. Blues on the Farm. Including: Bill Wyman’s Rhythm Kings; Never The Bride; Revolutionaires. (01243) 773828, 539072, bluesonthefarm.co.uk.

NORTH BOARHUNT: North Boarhunt Social Club, Trampers Lane. Boarhunt Blues Club. Featuring: Midnight Train. A mix of funk soul blues, led by Debbie Giles. All welcome. Admission £12.50. (023) 9225 4909, boarhuntblues.com.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. The West Side Blues Band. rmatavern.co.uk.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. Five by Five.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 8.30pm. Dropzone – Download Reloaded. Metal band. (023) 9282 1658.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. If Only. A new political play by David Edgar full of moral dilemmas. Admission: £30.50, concs. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

CHICHESTER: The Assembly Rooms, North Street. 7pm. West End to Broadway. An evening of music from both British and American musical theatre. Presented by CAOS Musical Productions. Admission: £10. (01243) 813595, caos-chichester.com.

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Top Secret. With Reason 3 Youth Theatre. All will be revealed when you buy your tickets ... Admission £5. (01329) 223100.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. An Evening of Burlesque. All tease, no sleaze. Admission £22.50. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 8pm. Footloose: the musical. Dancing is not a crime! Admission: £13.50-£20. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 8pm. The Importance of Being Earnest. Oscar Wilde’s comedy of love, manners and mistaken identity. Admission: £12, concs. (023) 9273 7370. groundlings.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. Rock Challenge 2013. Juniors, doors 5.30pm; show 6pm. Seniors, doors 6.30pm; show 7pm. Admission £12. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Cats. Musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber Admission: £19-£37. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Forever In Blue Jeans. High energy, hit songs and hot dance all in one great new show for 2013. Admission £19.50, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre Bar, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. La Nona (Grandma). A new translation of this dark comedy. Admission: £11, concs. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

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, JUNE 22

CLUBBING

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 9pm-3am. Beats and Swing. Featuring: Odjbox, Jamko, Joe Black, Fauxlo, The Junk Swingers and Sam Hatty. Admission £7. (023) 9286 3911.

COMEDY

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 8pm. Instant Soop. A blend of sketches, songs and improvisation. Admission £9.50, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

CONCERTS

EMSWORTH: The Bourne Leisure Centre, Park Road, Southbourne (PO10 8PG). 6.30pm. Mid-Summer Concert. With the Meridian Wind Band, along with students from the Bourne Community College and the choir Another Octave. Admission £5, concs. (01243) 376101.

DANCING

GOSPORT: Thorngate Halls Ballroom, Bury Road. 7.30pm-11.45pm. Freestyle Jive Dance to the music of Some Like It Hot, plus DJ. 50s era jive music. (023) 9242 8732.

EVENTS

ALTON: Jane Austen’s House Museum, Chawton. Accomplishment Day. Staff and volunteers at the museum will demonstrate their accomplishments, from knitting to quilting, from embroidery to covering screen! (01420) 83262, jane-austens-house-museum.org.uk.

CHICHESTER: West Dean House, West Dean. 10.30am-6pm. Fusion – a weekend of creativity for everyone. Drop-in workshops and demos in themed tents, entertainment,stalls plus extra creative workshops. Admission £8.60, concs.

CLANFIELD: Memorial Hall, South Lane. 10.30am-3.30pm. Clanfield Crafts. Featuring a variety of crafts, including macrame, knitting and crochet, silversmith jewellery, textiles, soaps and candles, fused glass, photography, etc. 07954 584 090.

COSHAM: High Street. 10am-2pm. Cosham Food Festival and Hampshire Farmers’ Market. Enjoy the taste of local food.

COSHAM: St Philip’s Church Hall, Hawthorn Crescent, Highbury. 11am-2pm. Table Top Sale. Refreshments available, including light lunch.

EAST MEON: Recreation Ground. From 11am. Village Summer Party. Plus annual cricket sixes tournament. Live music all day. Profits to school extension and good causes.

FAREHAM: St John’s Church, 1a Upper St Michael’s Grove. 10am-4pm. Open Day. Marking the church’s 50th anniversary. Displays in church and church hall, bouncy assault course, music in church and refreshments, (01329) 280762 or stjohnsfareham.org.uk.

HAVANT: St Faith’s Church, West Street. 10am-5pm. Flower Festival. Admission free, donations welcome in aid of restoration and re-development appeal.

HAYLING ISLAND: United Reformed Church Small Hall, Mengham. 9.30am. Coffee Morning. Organised by The Rowans Haying Island Support Group.

PETERSFIELD: Buriton Village Hall and Recreation Field. Midday-2.30pm. Buriton Primary School Summer Fair. With a western-theme. Wild West fancy dress competition, dog show, sideshows, face painting, line dancing, etc. (01730) 300717.

PETERSFIELD: Sheet Village Green. 2pm. Fun Day. Live music, barbecue, games. North African theme.

PORTSMOUTH: Central Square, Gunwharf Quays. 11am-4pm. Extreme Festival. Featuring a mix of jaw-dropping mix of bike stunts and award-winning dance crews.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: Handmade Studios, 4, The Green. 1.30pm-3.30pm. Beginners’ Patchwork Workshop. Learn the basics of putting together a panel of paper pieced patchwork. Admission £20 (inc coffee and biscuits). (023) 9241 2901.

STUBBINGTON: St Edmunds, Lychgate Green (off Titchfield Road), Crofton. 10am-4pm. Open Day. Organised by the Friends of Crofton Old Church.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. Midday-3.30pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by the Alresford Monday Painting Group. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

EMSWORTH: Museum, 10b, North Street. 10.30am-4.30pm. Past, Present, Future: 120 Years of The Girls’ Brigade. Covering the history of the Brigade and the local Emsworth groups. (01243) 373780, emsworthmuseum.co.uk.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Gods Port. Local artist Pete Codling will create a temporary freehand giant charcoal drawing. Pride of Place Goes Large! Display of work produced by some of Gosport’s clubs and societies. 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.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Mud (12A); 7pm. USA, 2012. Directed by Jeff Nichols. Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Tye Sheridan, Sam Shepard, Michael Shannon, Reese Witherspoon. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

CHICHESTER: Pump Bottom Farm, Birdham Road (PO20 6EH). 11am-midnight. Blues on the Farm. With Mud Morganfield, Mastthew Lee, Fowokan, and Rodney Branigan. (01243) 773828, 539072, bluesonthefarm.co.uk.

FAREHAM: Fareham WMC, 8, Mill Road. Ritchie and The Titans. farehamwmc.com.

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Knightlife. Live band.

FARNHAM: Rural Life Centre, Old Kiln Museum, Reeds Road, Tilford. Midsummer Jazz Picnic. Annual open-air evening concert. Booking essential. (01252) 795571 or rurallife.plus.com/rlc.

GRAYSHOTT: Grayshott Village Hall, Headley Road. 7.30pm. Canadian Folk Heroine Cara Luft. Support from Rosie Musgrove and friends (from Haslemere). Organised by Grayshott Folk Club. New members welcome. Admission £12. (01428) 607096, grayshottfolkclub.co.uk, grayshott.com/folk.

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

PORTSMOUTH: Graham Arms, George Street. 8.30pm. Andy George.

PORTSMOUTH: Harvest Home, 106, Copnor Road. 8pm. Joe Butt.

PORTSMOUTH: The Stag, 183, New Road (PO2 7QU). 8.30pm. Kenny Mayes.

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 8.30pm. Mr Big Stuff. Nine-piece funky band. (023) 9229 5195.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 8.30pm. Lemon Pie. Classic rock covers. (023) 9282 1658.

STAGE

BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. 7.30pm. Sue Cunningham: International Medium. Share in the laughter and tears of Sue’s own life and of the people she has helped along the way. Admission £11, concs. (01420) 472 664.

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 2.45pm, 7.45pm. If Only. A new political play by David Edgar full of moral dilemmas. Admission: £30.50, concs. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

CHICHESTER: The Assembly Rooms, North Street. 2.30pm, 7pm. West End to Broadway. An evening of music from both British and American musical theatre. Presented by CAOS Musical Productions. Admission: £10. (01243) 813595, caos-chichester.com.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 2.30pm, 8pm. Footloose: the musical. Dancing is not a crime! Admission: £13.50-£20. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. The Incredible Book Eating Boy. A book eating diet isn’t the healthiest of habits. Presented by Bootworks Theatre. Individual five-minute shows from midday to 4pm. Admission £5 (one child, one adult), concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 8pm. The Importance of Being Earnest. Oscar Wilde’s comedy of love, manners and mistaken identity. Admission: £12, concs. (023) 9273 7370. groundlings.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. Cats. Musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber Admission: £19-£37. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre Bar, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. La Nona (Grandma). A new translation of this dark comedy. Admission: £11, concs. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

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

WALKS & TALKS

GOSPORT: meet outside Parish Centre, Green Road, Alverstoke. 1pm. Gosport Heritage Guided Walk ... around The Old Rectory, Jackie Spencer’s Bridge, Royal Naval Cemetery and Crescent Gardens. Tales of a Turkish cemetery, a royal state funeral and the sinking of HMS Eurydice. (023) 9250 1024. thegosportsociety.com.

LIPHOOK/HASLEMERE: meet Linchmere Common (south of B2131) (GR SU864315). 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. An eight-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.30am. (01730) 269253.

SUNDAY, JUNE 23

CONCERTS

PORTSMOUTH: St James’ Church, 287, Milton Road, Milton. 7.30pm. Organ Recital. Featuring Malcolm Archer, director of music at Winchester College and composer. Part of St James’ Church centenary celebrations. Admission £10 in advance or on door. 07512 354 481.

EVENTS

CHICHESTER: West Dean House, West Dean. 10.30am-6pm. Fusion – a weekend of creativity for everyone. Drop-in workshops and demos in themed tents, entertainment,stalls plus extra creative workshops. Also: Annual Opening of Grade II listed West Dean House. See the magnificent state rooms and some of the famous art works associated with former owners. Admission £8.60, concs.

CHICHESTER: West Dean House, West Dean. 10.30am-6pm. Annual Opening of Grade II listed West Dean House. See the magnificent state rooms and some of the famous art works associated with former owners.

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Evening Bingo and Quiz in the Lounge.

HAVANT: St Faith’s Church, West Street. 11am-5pm. Flower Festival. Admission free, donations welcome in aid of restoration and re-development appeal.

HORNDEAN: Butser Ancient Farm (Chalton/ Clanfield turnoff on A3). 1.30pm-3.30pm. Fairy Festival. To celebrate the ancient quarter day of mid-summer. Come dressed as fairy folk to enjoy music, dancing and an audience with the Fairy Queen. (023) 9259 8838, or butserancientfarm.co.uk.

LIPHOOK: Hollycombe Working Steam Museum, Iron Hill. 11am-5pm. Hollycombe Bus Rally. Our popular bus and coach rally will see classic vehicles arriving from near and far. (01428) 724900, hollycombe.co.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Queen Elizabeth Country Park. Homested Super Pet Dog Show. A great doggy day out for your pet, including competitions and stalls. (023) 9259 7160, www.homested-dtc.co.uk.

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: Central Square, Gunwharf Quays. 11am-4pm. Extreme Festival. Featuring a mix of jaw-dropping bike stunts and award-winning dance crews.

SWANWICK: Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum, Swanwick Lane. 10am-4pm. Country Fair. Attractions include: gun dog display, Red Stags Morris, majorettes, miniature horses, rabbits, bees, woodcrafts and much more. Admission £5, concs.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. Midday-3.30pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by the Alresford Monday Painting Group. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

EMSWORTH: Museum, 10b, North Street. 2.30pm-4.30pm. Past, Present, Future: 120 Years of The Girls’ Brigade. Covering the history of the Brigade and the local Emsworth groups. (01243) 373780, emsworthmuseum.co.uk.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Square Tower, Broad Street. 11am-4pm. Crafts in the Tower. An exhibition by artists and makers from the local area showcasing jewellery, ceramics, fine art, glass work, textiles, photography and wood turning. craftsinthetower.com.

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: Blue Lagoon, Hilsea Lido, London Road, Hilsea. Les Miserables (12A); 8.30pm-11.15pm. USA, 2012. Directed by: Tom Hooper. Starring: Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe and Anne Hathaway. Pop-up Open Air Cinema in association with Portsmouth Festivities. Admission £5. (023) 9266 2440, hilsea-lido.org.uk/blue-lagoon, portsmouthfestivities.co.uk.

GARDENS

BURSLEDON: The Secret Garden Nature Reserve, High Street. Midday-6.30pm. Featuring a Hidden Water Garden. Plants for sale, teas. Admission £2.50.

PORTCHESTER: Wicor Primary School Community Garden. 10.30am-4pm. School Gardens tended by pupils, staff and community gardeners. Lush orchard, courtyard, stumpery, wildlife areas etc. Plants for sale, teas. Admission £4.

SELSEY: Selsey Village, West Sussex. 11am-5pm. Selsey Gardens Open Day. From cottage, courtyard and vegetable gardens, to those enjoying spectacular sea views. Something for everyone. Admission £5. Tickets available from Country Gardens Greengrocer, Summit Bikes and The Selsey Florist. Proceeds to St Wilfrid’s Hospice and Alzheimer’s Society.

GIGS

CHICHESTER: Pump Bottom Farm, Birdham Road (PO20 6EH). 11am-midnight. Blues on the Farm. With Chris Farlowe and the Norman Beaker Band, Jo Harman, Rufus Stone, Sarah Savoy and The Francadians, Woody Mann. (01243) 773828, 539072, bluesonthefarm.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Milton Arms, Milton Road. 2pm. Shiraz Jazz.

PORTSMOUTH: Moneyfields S&SC, Moneyfields Avenue, Copnor. 6pm-9pm. Mojo Dollar. Playing 60s Mod, Beat and Soul.

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: Bandstand, West Battery Gardens (behind D-Day Museum), Clarence Esplanade. 1pm-4pm. Blues. Featuring: The Marcus Malone Band. Supported by The Brass Knuckles Blues Band.

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 6pm. Godley & George. With Bowie classics. (023) 9229 5195.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 7.30pm. TheSinger and The Song. Songwriting competition. Admission £5. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 1pm. Milkshake! Live. This musical spectacular is sure to have children tapping their toes, clapping their hands and singing at the top of their voices. Admission £12, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

WALKS & TALKS

PORTSMOUTH: meet City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 2.30pm. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Guided Walk. Following the trail of the doctor’s ambition and the creation of Sherlock Holmes. Tickets £3, bought in advance or on day. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.