What’s on for Monday October 21, 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, OCT 21

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

PETERSFIELD: Winton House, High Street. 10.30am-12.30pm. JCPF Phoenix Centre Healing Clinic. Donation gratefully received. (023) 9269 3169.

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 10.30am-12.45pm. JCPF Spiritual Healing Clinic. Donation gratefully received. (023) 9269 3169 for further details.

PORTSMOUTH: Landport Community Centre, Charles Street (PO1 1JD). 12.30pm-2.30pm. Connors Toy Library. For play, friendships, socialising, toy loan, craft and other activities. Admission £2 per family per week. (023) 9283 1259.

SOUTHSEA: Havelock Community Centre, Fawcett Road. 7pm-8.30pm. Mindful Living Club. Support for people interested in practising mindfulness in their daily lives. Admission £6 on the door. 07540 751 910.

EXHIBITIONS

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

GOSPORT: RN Submarine Museum, Haslar Road (PO12 2AS). 10am-4.30pm. Horrible Science of Submarines. Subs are cool and exciting ... subs are horrible and scary ... A funny family exhibition looking at the Horrible side of life as a submariner. (023) 9254 5036, submarine-museum.co.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Petersfield Museum, The Old Court House, St Peter’s Road (GU2 3HX). 10am-4pm. Beliefs: Religion and Spirituality in Petersfield and Beyond. At the centre of the exhibition are a series of portraits of local people of different faiths and of no faith featuring their personal thoughts on religion and spirituality, and related artefacts. (01730) 262601.

GIGS

NORTH BOARHUNT: North Boarhunt Social Club, Trampers Lane. 8pm-11pm. Forest Folk. Featuring: Nancy Kerr and James Fagan. All welcome. Admission: £12. (023) 9226 4288 info@forestfolk.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm-11.15pm. Brother & Bones. Rock. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. The Blackout. Plus special guests Framing Hanley and Rat Attack. Admission £15. (023) 9286 3911.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 7.30pm. Blake. Admission £23, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

STAGE

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. 7.45pm. Nathan the Wise. New translation of Gotthold Ephraim Lessing’s play by Edward Kemp, presented by Hayling Island Amateur Dramatic Society. Admission £7. (023) 9246 6363.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. The Buddy Holly Story. Featuring some of the greatest rock n roll songs ever written. Admission £12-£26.50, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

WALKS & TALKS

CLANFIELD: Petersgate Infant School, Green Lane (PO8 0UJ). 7.30pm. The Andean Medical Mission. A talk by Dave Goldsmith, organised by the Hyden Clanfield Women’s Institute. Visitors and new members welcome.

COSHAM: The Link (formerly Uncle Tom’s Cabin), Havant Road. 2pm-4pm. Madrid. Talk by Mike English, 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. Alfred Russell Wallace - the man who lived in Darwin’s shadow. An illustrated talk by Ray Hale, 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, OCT 22

DANCING

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

EXHIBITIONS

CHICHESTER: Wilson Studio Gallery, Oxmarket Centre of Arts, off East Street (PO19 1YH). 10am-4.30pm. Agata Wojcieszkiewicz Portraits. Presenting Agata’s contemporary approach to portraiture. (01243) 779103.

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

GOSPORT: RN Submarine Museum, Haslar Road (PO12 2AS). 10am-4.30pm. Horrible Science of Submarines. Subs are cool and exciting ... subs are horrible and scary ... A funny family exhibition looking at the Horrible side of life as a submariner. (023) 9254 5036, submarine-museum.co.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Petersfield Museum, The Old Court House, St Peter’s Road (GU2 3HX). 10am-4pm. Beliefs: Religion and Spirituality in Petersfield and Beyond. At the centre of the exhibition are a series of portraits of local people of different faiths and of no faith featuring their personal thoughts on religion and spirituality, and related artefacts. (01730) 262601.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. 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: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm-11.15pm. Mary Coughlan. RSinger/songwriter. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Lounge@The RMA. Acoustic showcase night. rmatavern.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 8pm-11.30pm. Drum Nation. Drummers of all levels welcome. (023) 9229 6352.

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

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Madina Lake. Special guests Fearless Vampire Killers and The Super Happy Fun Club. Admission £15. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. 7.45pm. Nathan the Wise. New translation of Gotthold Ephraim Lessing’s play by Edward Kemp, presented by Hayling Island Amateur Dramatic Society. Admission £7. (023) 9246 6363.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Le Corsaire. An epic pirate adventure presented by the English National Ballet. Admission: £10-£45. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. The Buddy Holly Story. Featuring some of the greatest rock n roll songs ever written. Admission £12-£26.50, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

WALKS & TALKS

LIPHOOK: The Liphook Millennium Centre, Ontario Way (GU30 7LD). 7.30pm. Significant and Joyous Moments of Being in the Mountains. Illustrated talk by Doug Scott. All welcome. (01428) 723899.

PETERSFIELD: Petersfield Community Centre, Love Lane. 2pm-3.30pm. The Role of a Ranger and Conservation Work in the Queen Elizabeth Country Park. Talk by Steve Peach, organised by the Science and Technology Group of the Petersfield University of the Third Age. Admission £2 to cover costs. petersfieldu3a.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Chimes Restaurant, Winston Churchill Avenue (PO1 2DH). 6.30pm-9pm. Food Futures – Local and Fair Trade. Nick Dearden, new director of the World Development Movement, will be talking on food sovereignty and agribusiness and Megan Saunders will explain the local food project at a vegetarian Food Futures meal cooked by Highbury Students. Admission £10 by advance ticket only. (023) 9258 2140 for tickets. groups.wdm.org.uk/portsmouth.

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, OCT 23

DANCING

CLANFIELD: Memorial Hall, South Lane. 7.30pm-10pm. Clanfield Sequence Dance Club. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £2.50. (023) 9259 8456 or (01243) 430048.

ROGATE: Village Hall. 7.30pm. Scottish Country Dancing. Suitable for both new and experienced dancers . Partner not necessary. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission: £3. (01730) 263008.

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) 9261 3409, 9271 0060.

EVENTS

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 7.15pm-10pm. Healer Training Workshop. A new activity for anyone who is interested in learning to qualify as a nationally registered psychic and spiritual healer. Admission £6. (023) 9269 3169 for further details.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 10am. The Jobs Fair. A significant business show that will provide an ideal platform for the industry relate professionals who deal with employment process in every large scale commercial sector. It caters to the most essential needs of the students and job seekers, educational institutes and career professionals. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsea Adventure Playground, Aylward Street, Portsea. 1pm-2.30pm. Connors Toy Library. For play, friendships, socialising, toy loan, craft and other activities. Admission £2 per family per week. (023) 9283 1259.

EXHIBITIONS

CHICHESTER: Wilson Studio Gallery, Oxmarket Centre of Arts, off East Street (PO19 1YH). 10am-4.30pm. Agata Wojcieszkiewicz Portraits. Presenting Agata’s contemporary approach to portraiture. (01243) 779103.

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

GOSPORT: RN Submarine Museum, Haslar Road (PO12 2AS). 10am-4.30pm. Horrible Science of Submarines. Subs are cool and exciting ... subs are horrible and scary ... A funny family exhibition looking at the Horrible side of life as a submariner. (023) 9254 5036, submarine-museum.co.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Petersfield Museum, The Old Court House, St Peter’s Road (GU2 3HX). 10am-4pm. Beliefs: Religion and Spirituality in Petersfield and Beyond. At the centre of the exhibition are a series of portraits of local people of different faiths and of no faith featuring their personal thoughts on religion and spirituality, and related artefacts. (01730) 262601.

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

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. The Impossible (12A) 1.45pm, 8pm. Directed by J.A. Bayona. Starring: Naomi Watts, Ewan McGregor and Tom Holland. Admission £6, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Portsmouth Film Society, Omega Centre, Omega Street (PO5 4LP). Come As You Are (15), 8pm; Belgium, 2012. Subtitled. Directed by: Geoffrey Enthoven. Starring: Charlotte Timmers, Roos Van Vlaenderen and Robrecht Vanden Thoren. (023) 9229 1346, portsmouthfilmsociety.org.uk.

GIGS

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Tim Eriksen – Hardcore Americana. Admission £13.50, concs. (01329) 223100.

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

PETERSFIELD: The Square Brewery, 7, The Square. Acoustix featuring John Meriton.

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 7pm-midnight. Open Mic Club. Friendly atmosphere. All musicians welcome. Full stage, turbo sound system, lighting. Full recording capability. (023) 9229 6352.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. Beanson Toast. Acoustic. Admission £6.50. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Hometown Show Album Launch. Special guests Chris Ricketts. Admission £5. (023) 9286 3911.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Dusty & The Brown Bag. Plus special guets: Alistair Goodwin and The Day of The Rabblement. Admission £5. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.45pm. The Duck House. A comedy set in the world of dodgy receipts, dodgier deceit and pure parliamentary panic, starring Ben Miller. Admission: £17-£28.50. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. 7.45pm. Nathan the Wise. New translation of Gotthold Ephraim Lessing’s play by Edward Kemp, presented by Hayling Island Amateur Dramatic Society. Admission £7. (023) 9246 6363.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Le Corsaire. An epic pirate adventure presented by the English National Ballet. Admission: £10-£45. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. The Buddy Holly Story. Featuring some of the greatest rock n roll songs ever written. Admission £12-£26.50, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 1.30pm, 6pm. Le Moulin Magique (The Magic Windmill). Performed in simple French and easy to understand. Recommended for ages eight plus. Admission £14, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Road. 1.45pm for 2pm. Haslemere Flower Club Monthly Meeting. Demonstrator Katie Baxter with Divine Inspiration. Exhibit: Heaven Sent. Visitors and new members welcome. nafas.org.uk.

HAVANT: Warblington School Drama Studio, Southleigh Road. 7.30pm. The Red Kite in Hampshire. An illustrated talk by Keith Betton, organised by the Havant, Hayling and Emsworth Group of the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust. All welcome. Admission: £2.50 (inc refreshments). hiwwt.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.

PORT SOLENT: meet in front of the Odeon Cinema. 2pm. Port Solent Walk. Suitable for beginners but does include an area of uneven ground, sturdy shoes recommended. 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.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm-11pm. Bookfest 2013: Popular Music in Portsmouth 1944-69. Dave Allen wil lbe talking about the bands who started Portsmouth’s popular music scene. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

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.

PORTSMOUTH: The Hub, Dennis Sciama Building, University of Portsmouth, Burnaby Road (PO1 3FX). 6.30pm-9.30pm. Carbon Capital – Fighting the Finance that’s driving Climate Change. Talk by Hendrik Siregar, co-ordinator of the JATAM mining advocacy network in Indonesia, who will be joined by Hannah Griffiths, head of policy and campaigns at WDM. Free event but a curry and soft drink will be available for £5. (023) 9225 0267 for further details. groups.wdm.org.uk/portsmouth.

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.

SOBERTON: meet roadside, Upper Grenville Copse on the B2150 between Droxford and Hambledon (GR SU635 170). 9.50am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. A nine-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.30am. (01730) 269253.

THURSDAY, OCT 24

COMEDY

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Jimmy McGhie and Tommy Rowson. Admission £8. (01329) 223100.

GOSPORT: RN Submarine Museum, Haslar Road (PO12 2AS). 7pm. The Great Big Submarine Comedy Night Out. Featuring: Mark Felgate, Matt Green, Nico Yearwood ad Omar Hamdi. MC Gary Coleman. Admission £10. All proceeds will go towards the upkeep of HMS Alliance. (023) 9254 5036, submarine-museum.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 8pm-11pm. Cellars Comedy Club New Act Night. A host of new comedy talent. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

CONCERTS

GOSPORT: Thorngate Halls, Bury Road. 11.30am-1pm. Theatre Organ Concert. Featuring John Wadley from Emsworth. Admission free. (01329) 310592.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 7.30pm. Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra: Musical Pictures. Performing: Rachmaninov’s The Isle of the Dead; Sibelius, Violin Concerto; Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition. Conductor Alexander Vedernikov. Soloist Nikita Boriso-Glebsky (violin). Admission £15-£25. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

DANCING

HAVANT: Leigh Park Community Centre, Dunsbury Way (PO9 5BG) 2pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Admission: £3, inc tea/biscuits. (023) 9307 7596, 07950 730 274.

HORNDEAN: Merchistoun Hall, London Road. 2pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Sequence and some ballroom. Admission £2.50. (023) 9226 6177.

EVENTS

PORTSMOUTH: Hilsea Lido, London Road, Hilsea. 7pm for 7.30pm-10pm. Hilsea Lido Fundraising Clairvoyant Evening. An evening clairvoyance with mediums Jenny Docherty and Justin Pearce. Admission £8. 07800 734 911.

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

CHICHESTER: Wilson Studio Gallery, Oxmarket Centre of Arts, off East Street (PO19 1YH). 10am-4.30pm. Agata Wojcieszkiewicz Portraits. Presenting Agata’s contemporary approach to portraiture. (01243) 779103.

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

GOSPORT: RN Submarine Museum, Haslar Road (PO12 2AS). 10am-4.30pm. Horrible Science of Submarines. Subs are cool and exciting ... subs are horrible and scary ... A funny family exhibition looking at the Horrible side of life as a submariner. (023) 9254 5036, submarine-museum.co.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Petersfield Museum, The Old Court House, St Peter’s Road (GU2 3HX). 10am-4pm. Beliefs: Religion and Spirituality in Petersfield and Beyond. At the centre of the exhibition are a series of portraits of local people of different faiths and of no faith featuring their personal thoughts on religion and spirituality, and related artefacts. (01730) 262601.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. 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 Great Beauty (15); 7pm. Italy, 2013. Subtitled. Directed by Paolo Sorrentino. Starring: Toni Servillo, Carlo Verdone and Sabrina Ferilli. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: Lucky Bar, 223, Kingston Road (PO2 7EG). 9pm. Absolute Zero.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 7pm-midnight. Play at The RMA. Nick Courtney presents: Zoe Sutherland, 7pm; Sophie Darling, 7.30pm; Eileen Kenny, 8pm; Aviv, 8.30pm; Winters Hill, 9pm; Jerry Williams, 9.30pm; Roger Rowley, 10.35pm; Open Mic (three songs each, just turn up and put your name down to play), 11.35pm. Thursdaymusic.co.uk.

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

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. Civil Eyes. Acoustic, blues, jazz, punk. Admission £5. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: Auckland Arms, Netley Road. 8.30pm. The Frank and Dean Show.

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

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 8.30pm. Attila Vural. Experimental acoustic. (023) 9282 1658.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Tyler Hilton; Paighton. Admission £16.50. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Starlight Express. Presented by STP Musicals. Admission £12, concs. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.45pm. The Duck House. A comedy set in the world of dodgy receipts, dodgier deceit and pure parliamentary panic, starring Ben Miller. Admission: £17-£28.50. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 8pm. The Six Wives of Henry VIII. Presented by Living Spit. Followed by post-show chat in the bar. Admission £12.50, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. 7.45pm. Nathan the Wise. New translation of Gotthold Ephraim Lessing’s play by Edward Kemp, presented by Hayling Island Amateur Dramatic Society. Admission £7. (023) 9246 6363.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 7.30pm. Jekyll and Hyde. Beware the fog at the Groundlings! Admission: £14, concs. (023) 9273 7370, groundlings.co.uk.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: St John the Baptist Church, Redhill Road (PO9 6DF). 7.30pm. The Vicar of Dibley. A comedy by Ian Gower and Paul Carpenter, presented by the Denmead Operatic Society. Admission £10 in advance or on door. (023) 9283 8683.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2pm, 7.30pm. Le Corsaire. An epic pirate adventure presented by the English National Ballet. Admission: £10-£45. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. The Buddy Holly Story. Featuring some of the greatest rock n roll songs ever written. Admission £12-£26.50, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

WALKS & TALKS

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Becket Hall, Cathedral House, St Thomas’ Street. 2.45pm. The National Museum of the Royal Navy. Talk by Jo Valentine, organised by the Portsmouth Cathedral Club. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £3. (023) 9285 1177.

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, OCT 25

CLUBBING

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 7pm-1.30am. Halloween Party. With Scott Atrill (Hard Dance/EDM/Hard House). Admission £5 in advance, more on door. (023) 9229 6352.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 10pm-2.30pm. It’s A Sin Room 2: Thunderdome. (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

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Wedge Comedy Club. Featuring Elis James, Jim Smallman and Michael Fabbri. Compére Dinga. Followed by It’s A Sin till late. Admission: £8 (£6 NUS). (023) 9286 3911.

DANCING

PORTCHESTER: New Portchester Community Centre, Westlands Grove. 2pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Ballroom, sequence, old tyme and more. Dance the afternoon away. Refreshments available. Admission £2.50. (023) 9278 9124.

EVENTS

HORNDEAN: Butser Ancient Farm (Chalton/ Clanfield turnoff on A3). 7pm. Samhain Evening. To celebrate Celtic new year with storytelling, live band and ghostly going on ... (023) 9259 8838, or butserancientfarm.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place (off Clive Road). 2pm-4pm. Spin and Chat. All welcome. Admission: £1. Refreshments available. (023) 9275 1441.

EXHIBITIONS

CHICHESTER: Wilson Studio Gallery, Oxmarket Centre of Arts, off East Street (PO19 1YH). 10am-4.30pm. Agata Wojcieszkiewicz Portraits. Presenting Agata’s contemporary approach to portraiture. (01243) 779103.

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

GOSPORT: RN Submarine Museum, Haslar Road (PO12 2AS). 10am-4.30pm. Horrible Science of Submarines. Subs are cool and exciting ... subs are horrible and scary ... A funny family exhibition looking at the Horrible side of life as a submariner. (023) 9254 5036, submarine-museum.co.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Petersfield Museum, The Old Court House, St Peter’s Road (GU2 3HX). 10am-4pm. Beliefs: Religion and Spirituality in Petersfield and Beyond. At the centre of the exhibition are a series of portraits of local people of different faiths and of no faith featuring their personal thoughts on religion and spirituality, and related artefacts. (01730) 262601.

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

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Robi Lee Disco.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7pm-10.45pm. The Insert Your Own Punchline Tour: Dave Giles, BriBry and Danny Gruff. Sold out! (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. The Stranger. rmatavern.co.uk.

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

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. Pilot House. Americana, indie, ambient, rock. Admission £5. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: Auckland Arms, Netley Road. 8.30pm. The Jack Daniels Band.

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 8pm. Vince Hilaire’s Soul Classics. (023) 9229 5195.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 8.30pm. Matron. Mod originals and covers. (023) 9282 1658.

STAGE

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Starlight Express. Presented by STP Musicals. Admission £12, concs. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 8pm. The Duck House. A comedy set in the world of dodgy receipts, dodgier deceit and pure parliamentary panic, starring Ben Miller. Admission: £17-£28.50. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 8pm. Black Umfolosi 5. The world-famous acappella and dance group from Zimbabwe come to The Spring to celebrate Black History Month. Admission £14. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. 7.45pm. Nathan the Wise. New translation of Gotthold Ephraim Lessing’s play by Edward Kemp, presented by Hayling Island Amateur Dramatic Society. Admission £7. (023) 9246 6363.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: St John the Baptist Church, Redhill Road (PO9 6DF). 7.30pm. The Vicar of Dibley. A comedy by Ian Gower and Paul Carpenter, presented by the Denmead Operatic Society. Admission £10 in advance or on door. (023) 9283 8683.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Le Corsaire. An epic pirate adventure presented by the English National Ballet. Admission: £10-£45. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. The Buddy Holly Story. Featuring some of the greatest rock n roll songs ever written. Admission £12-£26.50, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 8pm. Broken. Motionhouse’s brand new production. This powerful company combines highly athletic dance with intricate digital imagery and original music. Admission £16, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

PORTSMOUTH: meet third car park at Farlington Marshes, Eastern Road. 10.30am. Farlington Marshes Walk. Sturdy shoes for this walk across farmland and exposed open footpaths around the marshes. 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 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, OCT 26

CLUBBING

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 4pm-1.30am. Georgie Loves A Celebration of Colin Glancy. Special guest Darren Emerson (Underworld). Admission £8. (023) 9229 6352.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 10pm. Halloween House of Horrors. Admission £5. (023) 9286 3911.

COMEDY

BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. 8pm. Rob Beckett. Stand-up. Admission £10. (01420) 472 664.

CONCERTS

OLD PORTSMOUTH: The Michael Nott Rotunda, Portsmouth Grammar School, High Street. 7.30pm. Portsmouth Music Club Concert. Featuring Susan Welland (soprano) and Eunice Pike (piano). Visitors and new members warmly welcomed. Admission: non-members £7 on door. (023) 9232 6309, portsmouthmusicclub.org.uk.

PETERSFIELD: St Peter’s Church, The Square. 7.30pm. The Bear and the Eagle: an evening of Russian and American music. Performed by the Renaissance Choir, Admission £10, concs. (023) 9247 5259 , (01730) 261199 or renaissancechoir.org.uk for tickets.

DANCING

COSHAM: Cosham Conservative Club Function Room, Spur Road. 7.30pm for 8pm-11pm. Club-50 Disco. Golden oldies and disco classics. With Denis Kaye. All welcome. Admission: £4 members, £5 guests. (023) 9225 1958 or club-50.co.uk.

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

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

PORTSMOUTH: Admiral Lord Nelson School, Dundas Lane, Copnor (PO3 5XT). 8pm-11pm. Saturday Ballroom Dance. Plus some sequence dancing. BYO, no wet bar. Admission: £4. (023) 9273 3393, 07980 058 310, ballroomrazzmatazz.co.uk.

EVENTS

BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. 11am-3pm. Juggling Jake’s Circus Workshop. Suitable for all the family. Admission £2. (01420) 472 664.

GOSPORT: St Mary’s Catholic Church, High Street. 7.30pm-10.30pm. Nightfever. Step into an oasis of peace, light a candle, enjoy the live music and stay as long as you like.

LIPHOOK: Square. Procession starts at 6.45pm from The Square. Bonfire and free firework display at Radford Park from approximately 8.30pm.

SELBORNE: Gilbert White’s House and Garden, The Wakes, High Street, (GU34 3JH). 10.30am-5.15pm. Wild at White’s Apples and Tortoises. Keep the children entertained with lots of autumn activities. (01420) 511275, gilbertwhiteshouse.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Beam Engine House, Henderson Road, Eastney. 1pm-5pm. Eastney Beam Engine House Open Day. See the magnificent Boulton and Watt Beam Engine in its original site. Admission free. (023) 9282 7261.

PORTSMOUTH: St Mary’s Church, Fratton Road. 10am. St Mary’s Autumn Fair. Support the church as it seeks to raise funds to support its work in the area. Traditional stalls, refreshments, raffle, etc ... and a chance to visit this splendid church building. The tower will be open for those who wish to climb it and enjoy the views of the city.

EXHIBITIONS

CHICHESTER: Wilson Studio Gallery, Oxmarket Centre of Arts, off East Street (PO19 1YH). 10am-4.30pm. Agata Wojcieszkiewicz Portraits. Presenting Agata’s contemporary approach to portraiture. (01243) 779103.

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

EMSWORTH: Museum, 10b, North Street. 10.30am-4.30pm. Chichester Harbour – A Year In Photographs. Exhibition celebrating a community project of photographing the natural beauty of Chichester Harbour every day for a year. (01243) 373780, emsworthmuseum.co.uk.

GOSPORT: RN Submarine Museum, Haslar Road (PO12 2AS). 10am-4.30pm. Horrible Science of Submarines. Subs are cool and exciting ... subs are horrible and scary ... A funny family exhibition looking at the Horrible side of life as a submariner. (023) 9254 5036, submarine-museum.co.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Petersfield Museum, The Old Court House, St Peter’s Road (GU2 3HX). 10am-4pm. Beliefs: Religion and Spirituality in Petersfield and Beyond. At the centre of the exhibition are a series of portraits of local people of different faiths and of no faith featuring their personal thoughts on religion and spirituality, and related artefacts. (01730) 262601.

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

DENMEAD: Community Centre, School Lane (PO7 6LU). Summer in February (15); 7pm doors for 7.30pm. Directed by Christopher Menaul. Starring: Dominic Cooper, Emily Browning and Dan Stevens. Also a Michael; Maloney feature with Hattie Morahan. Admission £5. (023) 9225 6132.

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Thanks for Sharing (15); 7pm. USA, 2013. Directed by Stuart Blumberg. Starring: Gwyneth Paltrow, Mark Ruffalo and Pink. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Sarah Lee, plus Club Disco.

GOSPORT: Gipsy Queen, 160, Whitworth Road (PO12 3NW). 8.30pm-11.30pm. The Aim. (023) 9258 0626.

GOSPORT: RNA Gosport, 66, Fareham Road. 8pm. Soulpatch. Blues and soul band. Admission £2 on door.

HAVANT: The Café Bar, The Spring, East Street. 1pm. Music Bites with Sean Fisher. Portsmouth-based singer-songwriter. Free, all welcome. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 8pm-11pm. Orange Street. Ska. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 7.30pm. Brit Floyd: P-U-L-S-E 2013. Admission £10-£39.50. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Veronique Devine and The Vixens present: Rock with the Foxes. An evening of delicious music and burlesque. Admission £5 in advance, £7 on door. rmatavern.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Graham, George Street. 8.30pm. Kenny Mayes.

PORTSMOUTH: Mr Pickwick, Milton Road, Milton. 5pm. Reactor 1. reactor1.co.uk.

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

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. Mr Tom. Indie, pop, rock. Admission £5. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 8.30pm. Spirit: with an ’80s Party Night. (023) 9229 5195.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 8.30pm. Blackout. Rock covers band. (023) 9282 1658.

SOUTHSEA: King Street Tavern, 70, King Street. Halloween at The King Street Tavern with Electric Eden. thekingstreettavern.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 7pm. Spear of Destiny; The Danse Society: Thirty Years and Counting European Tour 2013. Admission £12.50. (023) 9286 3911.

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

STAGE

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Starlight Express. Presented by STP Musicals. Admission £12, concs. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 2.30pm, 8pm. The Duck House. A comedy set in the world of dodgy receipts, dodgier deceit and pure parliamentary panic, starring Ben Miller. Admission: £17-£28.50. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. 7.45pm. Nathan the Wise. New translation of Gotthold Ephraim Lessing’s play by Edward Kemp, presented by Hayling Island Amateur Dramatic Society. Admission £7. (023) 9246 6363.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: St John the Baptist Church, Redhill Road (PO9 6DF). 2.30pm, 7.30pm. The Vicar of Dibley. A comedy by Ian Gower and Paul Carpenter, presented by the Denmead Operatic Society. Admission £10 in advance or on door. (023) 9283 8683.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. Le Corsaire. An epic pirate adventure presented by the English National Ballet. Admission: £10-£45. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. The Buddy Holly Story. Featuring some of the greatest rock n roll songs ever written. Admission £12-£26.50, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 8pm. Broken. Motionhouse’s brand new production. This powerful company combines highly athletic dance with intricate digital imagery and original music. Admission £16, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

ISLE OF WIGHT: meet Harbour Station for 9.15am fast cat to Ryde. CHA Walking Club Walk. Six-mile circular walk via Carisbrooke Castle and Parkhurst Forest. (023) 9225 4289 for further details.

SELBORNE: meet EHDC car park (GR SU742 335). 9.50am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. A five-and-a-half-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.30am. (01730) 269253.

SUNDAY, OCT 27

CONCERTS

CHICHESTER: Christ Church, Old Market Avenue (off South Street). 2pm doors for 2.30pm-4.30pm. Music on Sundays. Featuring an illustrated talk by Dr Raymond Greenlees: Cello playing and Medicine. Plus the club’s annual general meeting. Visitors and new members welcome. (01243) 527425, musiconsundays.co.uk.

DANCING

CLANFIELD: Memorial Hall, South Lane. 3pm-6.30pm. Halloween Autumn Tea Dance. Organised by Clanfield Sequence Dance Club. Admission £3.50 (tea included). Dress code: smart in Halloween colours please. (023) 9259 8456 or (013243) 430048.

PORTCHESTER: Parish Hall, Assheton Court (off Castle Street). 7pm-9pm. Ballroom Dance. Admission £3.50 (inc tea/cake). (023) 9235 1162.

EVENTS

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

FARLINGTON: St Andrew’s Hall, Havant Road. 1pm-5pm. Vintage, Handmade and Crafts Fayre. Exhibitor include: Preloved & Upcycled; Lottie’s Handcrafted Bunting; Cute & Crafty; Holistic Therapist; Vintage Rivival; Headcase Curiosities; Annie’s Attic; Elegant Vintage; Woodsedge Upholstery; Waters Sweets and many more. Donations for tea, coffee and homemade cakes will be given to The Rowan’s Hospice.

GOSPORT: Gipsy Queen, 160, Whitworth Road (PO12 3NW). 9pm-11pm. The Sunday Quiz. (023) 9258 0626.

LIPHOOK: Milland Valley Memorial Hall, Iping Road (GU30 7NA). 10.30am-3.30pm. Model Trains in the Valley 2013. An expanded club meeting to which the public are invited. Displays and demonstrations. Admission £1.50.

PORTSMOUTH: Beam Engine House, Henderson Road, Eastney. 1pm-5pm. Eastney Beam Engine House Open Day. See the magnificent Boulton and Watt Beam Engine in its original site. Admission free. (023) 9282 7261.

SELBORNE: Gilbert White’s House and Garden, The Wakes, High Street, (GU34 3JH). 10.30am-5.15pm. Wild at White’s Apples and Tortoises. Keep the children entertained with lots of autumn activities. (01420) 511275, gilbertwhiteshouse.org.uk.

WINCHESTER: Middlebrook Street and car park. 9am-2pm. Hampshire Farmers’ Market. Enjoy the taste of local food.

EXHIBITIONS

CHICHESTER: Wilson Studio Gallery, Oxmarket Centre of Arts, off East Street (PO19 1YH). 10am-4.30pm. Agata Wojcieszkiewicz Portraits. Presenting Agata’s contemporary approach to portraiture. (01243) 779103.

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

EMSWORTH: Museum, 10b, North Street. 2.30pm-4.30pm. Chichester Harbour – A Year In Photographs. Exhibition celebrating a community project of photographing the natural beauty of Chichester Harbour every day for a year. (01243) 373780, emsworthmuseum.co.uk.

GOSPORT: RN Submarine Museum, Haslar Road (PO12 2AS). 10am-4.30pm. Horrible Science of Submarines. Subs are cool and exciting ... subs are horrible and scary ... A funny family exhibition looking at the Horrible side of life as a submariner. (023) 9254 5036, submarine-museum.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. 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. Coraline (PG); 3.30pm. USA, 2010. Directed by Henry Selick. Starring: Dakota Fanning, Teri Hatcher, Ian McShane and Dawn French. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: Hilsea Lido, London Road, Hilsea. 11.45am-3.30pm. Dave Pearson’s Big Band Orchestra. (023) 9266 2440.

PORTSMOUTH: The Gun Room, RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8pm. Tongues & Grooves. Featuring Maggie Sawkins with The Sweet Believers. Plus Open Mic. Admission £3/£4. tongues-and-grooves.org.uk.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 2pm-6pm. Acoustic Afternoon with Keith, Graham and friends. All welcome.

SOUTHSEA: Fifth Hants Volunteer Arms, Albert Road. 3pm. Secret Smile.

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 6pm. Two’s Company. TJS debut. (023) 9229 5195.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, 1, Delamere Road. 8.30pm. Alley Cats Open Mic Night. (023) 9282 1658.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 8.30pm. Alley Cats Open Mic Night. (023) 9282 1658.

STAGE

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7pm. Jeeves and the Wedding Bells. An evening with Sebastian Faulks. Admission: £17.50. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. The Vagina Monologues. Featuring Hollie-Jay Bowes (Hollyoaks), Terri Dwyer (Hollyoaks, Grange Hill, Loose Women) and Diane Keen (Doctors, Ruth Rendell Mysteries). Admission: £20. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Puppetry of the Penis Live. A new show – bigger and better. Warning: A non-sexual show featuring full frontal male nudity. Admission £21, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 7.30pm-10pm. Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. Award-winning actor/writer James Hyland returns to Southsea. Admission £12, concs. (023) 9282 8282, 9286 3911.

WALKS & TALKS

PORTSMOUTH: meet at The Good Companion, Moorings Way. 2.30pm. Milton Foreshore Walk. A brisk walk over uneven footpaths across the common to the shore. 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.

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