What’s On for Monday May 7, 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, MAY 7

COMEDY

PETERSFIELD: Folly Wine Bar, 10-12, College Street. 8.30pm. Mirth Control Stand-up Comedy. Featuring: Howard Read, David Mulholland and Paul Laight. MC: Dave Thompson. (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.

LIPHOOK: Hollycombe Steam Collection, Iron Hill. 11am-5pm. Magic Lantern Shows. Special magic lantern shows in the Bioscope. Admission £13, concs. (01428) 724900, hollycombe.co.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Community Centre, Love Lane. 7.30pm. Petersfield and District Philatelic Society Meeting. Featuring new acquisitions and informal displays. Visitors and new members welcome. petersfieldstamps.hampshire.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: St Mary’s Church, Fratton Road. 10am. May Fayre. The annual community fayre and celebration of life in Fratton, held in the church and grounds. (023) 9229 3020.

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. Out of the Blue. Exhibition by The Stitchmakers who are showing some of their creations in stitch, embroidery, silk and satin. (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.

GIGS

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

STAGE

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.45pm. Ladies in Lavender. Cast includes Hayley Mills, Belinda Lang, Robert Duncan, Carol Macready, Robert Rees and Abigail Thaw. Admission: £20.50-£26.50. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.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, MAY 8

CONCERTS

PETERSFIELD: The Olivier Theatre, Bedales, Church Road, Steep. 8pm. Wilfred Brown Recital Series. Featuring: Katherine Broderick (soprano); Marcus Farnsworth (baritone) and James Cheung (piano). Admission: £12, concs. (01730) 711510, bedales.org.uk.

DANCING

HORNDEAN: Barton Hall, Horndean Technology College, Barton Cross. 1pm-4pm. Afternoon Tea Dance. Steve Kingsley will lead sequence, ballroom, Latin, jive and line dancing. Refreshments available. Admission: £3.50. (023) 9259 9753.

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

EVENTS

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. 11am, 12.30pm, 3pm, 4.30pm. Mr Bridge Seminars. A three-day programme of bridge seminars by Bernard Magee. Admission: £10 per session. (01428) 642161.

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: 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.

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.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 10am-8pm. In Memoriam. This exhibition explores the language of remembrance through imagery of local memorials of the Great War 1914-18. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. 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.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: Omega Centre, Omega Street, Somerstown. Nader and Simin, A Separation. (PG); 8pm. Iran, 2011. Subtitled. Directed by: Asghar Farhadi. Starring: Peyman Moaadi, Leila Hatami and Sareh Bayat. portsmouthfilmsociety.org.uk

GIGS

PETERSFIELD: The Good Intent, College Street. 7pm-10pm. Acoustic Folk Music Session. Mainly English, Irish and Scottish traditional tunes, but also songs and anything unplugged and folk/roots. (01730) 263838.

PORTSMOUTH: Front Bar, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 8pm. Teapot Open Mic Night. Musicians of all levels welcome.

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 8pm. 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.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 5pm. Cash Collection. A tribute to Johnny Cash. Admission £5. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. 7.30pm. Touch and Go. Live farce, presented by FalconGrange Productions. Admission: £12, concs. (01428) 642161.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.45pm. Ladies in Lavender. Cast includes Hayley Mills, Belinda Lang, Robert Duncan, Carol Macready, Robert Rees and Abigail Thaw. Admission: £20.50-£26.50. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Oliver! Starring Brian Conley and Samantha Barks. Admission: £20-£46.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

BISHOP’S WALTHAM: St Peter’s Church Hall, Free Street. 8pm. Diesels Nationwide. An illustrated talk by well-known railway photographeer Malcolm Ranieri, organised by the Meon Valley Locomotive Society. Visitors and new members welcome.

CLANFIELD: Petersgate Infant School, Green Lane (PO8 0JU). 7.30pm. The Gardens of Kyoto: Myths and Legends, Flora and Fauna. Illustrated talk by Gareth Manning, organised by the Clanfield Gardening Club. Visitors and new members welcome.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7pm. Smuggling in Langstone and Chichester Harbour. Speaker: Lina Newell. Organised by the Friends of Havant Museum. All welcome. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

LEE-ON-THE-SOLENT: meet Elmore car park, Marine Parade East. 10am. Lee-on-the-Solent. Learn about Lee’s historic waterfront. Route along Lee promenade to the old swimming pool site and back. (023) 9255 1706.

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: Lecture Room 2.07, Park Building, University of Portsmouth, King Henry I Street. 7pm. Louis Pasteur and the Rabies Virus. Talk by Dr Tim Mason, senior lecturer, School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences, University of Portsmouth, which is preceded by the agm of the Historical Association, Portsmouth branch. Admission: £1.

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.

PORTSMOUTH: St Luke’s Churhc Hall, Greetham Street. 2.30pm-4.30pm. Dickens Fellowship (Portsmouth Branch) Meeting. There will be presentations and discussion of the book of the year David Copperifeld. All welcome. Admission £1. (023) 9266 4205.

PORTSMOUTH: Victory Room, West Stand, Fratton Park (car park entrance). 6pm doors for 7pm. Charles Saatchi: A Modern Medici? Illustrated talk by Barry Venning. Organised by the Portsea Island Decorative and Fine Art Society. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission: £4. (023) 9282 4136, portsmouthnadfas.co.uk.