What’s On for Monday June 4, 2012

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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 4

COMEDY

PETERSFIELD: Folly Wine Bar, 10-12, College Street. 8.30pm. Mirth Control Stand-up Comedy Edinburgh Preview. Featuring: Hal Cruttenden and Taylor. MC: Craig Murray. (01730) 264816.

EVENTS

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

PORTSMOUTH: Bransbury Park, Eastney. 2pm-5pm. Miniature Railway Rides. Portsmouth Model Engineering Society members offer rides on steam and battery-powered locomotives (weather permitting). Rides are 40p for two laps. portsmouthmes.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: HMS Warrior 1860, Historic Dockyard. 10am-4.30pm. Family Activity Area. Enjoy pirate art and craft, costumed role play, colouring and quiz sheets.

PORTSMOUTH: Mary Rose, Historic Dockyard. 11am-midday, 2pm-4pm. How to Look Good Tudor Style. Try on one of our costumes and step back in time. Bring a camera to capture the moment.

SOUTHSEA: D-Day Museum, Clarence Esplanade. 10am-5.30pm. Model of Pegasus Bridge. See a 12ft-long model of Pegasus Bridge in Normandy. 11am-3pm. Meet Normandy Veterans. Have a chat with them about their experiences at the time of D-Day. (023) 9282 7261.

STEDHAM: St James Church, Mill Lane (off A272). 10am-4pm. Diamond Jubilee Celebrations. Based on the theme of the coronation, the church will be decorated. Also on display will be the crowns produced by children at Stedham Primary School. Admission free, but donations towards church funds would be appreciated. (0730) 812151.

EXHIBITIONS

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

EMSWORTH: Museum, 10b, North Street. 10.30am-4.30pm. Royal Jubilation. Emsworth Museum celebrates the Queen’s Jubilee with this special exhibition of memorabilia associated with both Emsworth and the Queen’s reign. (01243) 373780, emsworthmuseum.co.uk.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-4pm. The Way of the Warrior. Arms and armour from epic movies! Includes replica arms and armour that can be handled and worn. (023) 9250 1957, hants.gov.uk/gdc.

GOSPORT: Submarine Museum, Haslar Jetty Road (PO12 2AS). 10am-5.30pm. Horrible Science of Submarines. Subs are cool and exciting ... subs are horrible and scary ... (023) 9251 0354, submarine-museum.co.uk.

GIGS

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Decades Show. Playing 60s, 70s and 80s with Abba tribute and others.

PORTSMOUTH: Old House At Home, Locksway Road, Milton. Nick Courtney presents ... Matt McGowan, 3pm; Ben Brookes, 4pm; Silhouettes, 4.30pm; Paddy Taylor, 5.15pm; Kelly Woods, 6.15pm; Hotsteppers, 7.30pm; Mighty Z All Stars, 8.45pm; The Rackateers, 10pm-late.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Brook, 466, Portswood Road. 8pm doors. Hawkwind. Admission: £22 advance, £24 door. (023) 8055 5366.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. The Vendetta. All-girl rock band. (023) 9282 1658.

STAGE

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Steel Magnolias. Starring: Kacey Ainsworth, Isla Blair, Cheryl Campbell, Cherie Lunghi, Sadie Pickering and Denise Welch. Admission: £16-£28. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

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.

TUESDAY, JUNE 5

CONCERTS

PETERSFIELD: St Peter’s Church, The Square. 1pm. Diamond Jubilee Lunchtime Organ Recital. With Mark Dancer opening the 13th series. Admission free, retiring collection.

DANCING

PORTSMOUTH: St Cuthbert’s Church, Lichfield Road, Copnor. 6.30pm. Jubilee Celebrations: Community Barn Dance. Cowboys and girls are asked to dress in patriotic colours. There will be a bringn and share supper and guests are asked to provide their own drinks. Tickets £3 from (023) 9234 0894.

EVENTS

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Lunchtime Rowans Hospice charity event. Featuring a children’s talent competition.

HAVANT: meet outside The Spring, East Street. 9am. Sixty-mile Diamond Jubilee Cycle Ride through the Hampshire lanes to Queen Elizabethg Country Park for tea. 9.15am. Sixty-kilometre Diamond Jubilee Cycle Ride to Portchester Castle, Titchfield Haven and Portsmouth Waterfront. Organised by the Portsmouth CTC. All welcome. ctcportsmouth.hampshire.org.uk.

HORNDEAN: Butser Ancient Farm (Chalton/ Clanfield turnoff on A3). 10am-5pm. Jubilee Picnic. If you don’t have a street party, why not join us on the farm for the day and bring your picnic with you. (023) 9259 8838, or butserancientfarm.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: HMS Warrior 1860, Historic Dockyard. 10am-4.30pm. Family Activity Area. Enjoy pirate art and craft, costumed role play, colouring and quiz sheets.

PORTSMOUTH: Mary Rose, Historic Dockyard. 11am-midday, 2pm-4pm. How to Look Good Tudor Style. Try on one of our costumes and step back in time. Bring a camera to capture the moment.

PORTSMOUTH: St Cuthbert’s Church, Lichfield Road, Copnor. 2pm-4pm. Jubilee Celebrations: Free Street Party-Style. Enjoy an afternoon of piano music, recorded patriotic songs and hymns. Members of the church will be serving refreshments. Guests will be encouraged to make their own paper chains to decorate the inside of the church for the community barn dance in the evening.

SELBORNE: Gilbert White’s House and Garden, Selborne Hill. 10am-4pm. How Does Your Garden Grow? Half-term activities. Children of all ages are invited to come along and take part in these fun but interesting activities. Outdoor clothes and footwear a must. (01420) 511275, or gilbertwhiteshouse.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Castle, Clarence Esplanade. 10am-5.30pm. Time Travel with Tudors. Go back in time and have fun with the soldiers and civilians of Southsea Castle in 1545. (023) 9282 7261.

SOUTHSEA: D-Day Museum, Clarence Esplanade. 10am-5.30pm. Model of Pegasus Bridge. See a 12ft-long model of Pegasus Bridge in Normandy. 11am-3pm. Meet Normandy Veterans. Have a chat with them about their experiences at the time of D-Day. (023) 9282 7261.

STEDHAM: St James Church, Mill Lane (off A272). 10am-4pm. Diamond Jubilee Celebrations. Based on the theme of the coronation, the church will be decorated. Also on display will be the crowns produced by children at Stedham Primary School. Admission free, but donations towards church funds would be appreciated. (0730) 812151.

EXHIBITIONS

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

EMSWORTH: Museum, 10b, North Street. 10.30am-4.30pm. Royal Jubilation. Emsworth Museum celebrates the Queen’s Jubilee with this special exhibition of memorabilia associated with both Emsworth and the Queen’s reign. (01243) 373780, emsworthmuseum.co.uk.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-4pm. The Way of the Warrior. Arms and armour from epic movies! Includes replica arms and armour that can be handled and worn. (023) 9250 1957, hants.gov.uk/gdc.

GOSPORT: Submarine Museum, Haslar Jetty Road (PO12 2AS). 10am-5.30pm. Horrible Science of Submarines. Subs are cool and exciting ... subs are horrible and scary ... (023) 9251 0354, submarine-museum.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Portraits and Landscapes: Rediscovering Richard Ubsdell ... marking the bicentenary of this local artist. A Tale of One City ... exploring the links between Charles Dickens and life in Portsmouth today. 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.

SELBORNE: Selborne Gallery, The Plestor. 11am-5pm. Hampshire Artists’ Co-operative Spring Exhibition. With guest artists Mary Herdman and Jo Ellis. (01420) 511347.

GIGS

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 10pm-3am. Little Angels. Plus special guests. Admission £14. (023) 9286 3911.

WINCHESTER: The Attic at The Railway, 3, St Paul’s Hill. 8pm. Winchester Folk Club. Featuring a singaround. All welcome. All welcome. All welcome. winchesterfolkclub.co.uk.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. Canvas. Comedy by Michael Wynne. Admission: £29.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Steel Magnolias. Starring: Kacey Ainsworth, Isla Blair, Cheryl Campbell, Cherie Lunghi, Sadie Pickering and Denise Welch. Admission: £16-£28. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

PORTSMOUTH: Baffins Community Centre, Westover Road, Baffins. 10.30am. Walk with Friends: WfH Accredited. Two/ three mile walk, organised by Walking Friends Portsmouth. New walkers arrive early to register please. (023) 9286 3224.

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.