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

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 24

DANCING

COSHAM: Cosham Community Centre, Wootton Street. 7.30pm-10pm. M&M Modern Sequence Dance Club. All welcome to this modern sequence club. (023) 9271 0060.

GOSPORT: Thorngate Halls, Bury Road. 1.30pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Admission £2 (inc tea/biscuits).

PORTSMOUTH: St James’ Hospital Entertainments Hall, Locksway Road. 7.30pm-10.15pm. Ballroom, Latin American and Sequence Dance. Dancing with Elaine Hardy. All welcome. BYO refreshments. Admission £3. (023) 9235 5388, 07732 968 236.

EVENTS

COSHAM: Cosham Conservative Club, Spur Road. 7.30pm. Cosham Phoenix Social Club. For anyone over 60. Music with DJ, and other varied events. New members welcome. (023) 9269 1740 or 9237 0030.

PORTSMOUTH: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place (off Clive Road). 10.30am-midday. New Age Kurling. Fun, plus exercise. All welcome. Admission: £2.50. (023) 9278 0500.

PORTSMOUTH: The Learning Place, 6, Derby Road. Taster Workshops. Digitising and Restoring Old Photos, 10am-midday; Exploring 2D and 3D Animation, 1pm-3pm. Admission £5 session. (023) 9262 1860, learnportsmouth.ac.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

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

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road (PO12 1NS). 10am-4pm. A Family Perspective: the Art of the Snapes in Gosport. A rare chance to see the fine sketches by the Snape family alongside oils and well-known watercolours. (023) 9252 3463.

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.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: St Thomas’ Cathedral, High Street. 10am-4pm. Celebrating in Stitch. Exhibition by the textile art group Force 8.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.30pm. Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra. Starring Kim Cattrall and Michael Pennington. Admission: £15-£36. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. Noël Coward’s Private Lives. Starring Anna Chancellor and Toby Stephens. Admission: £23.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

HAVANT: Langstone Conservative Club, Emsworth Road. 10.30am. Theta DNA Healing. Talk, organised by the Havant Complementary Health Group. All welcome. Admission: £3. (023) 9307 9413.

PORTSMOUTH: meet The Bridge Centre, Fratton Road. 10.30am. Victoria Park Walk. Buggy and wheelchair friendly walk. New walkers to arrive early to register please. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. (023) 9268 8390.

SOUTHSEA: meet South Parade Pier. 1pm. Pier to Pier Walk. Ideal for buggies and wheelchairs. New walkers to arrive early to register please. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. (023) 9268 8390.

SOUTHSEA: meet South Parade Pier. 7.30pm. Eastney Seafront Walk. An evening stroll along the seafront towards Eastney, returning via Eastern Parade. New walkers to arrive early to register please. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. (023) 9268 8390.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25

COMEDY

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 8pm. Andrew Lawrence: Is Coming To Get You. Back on the road again. Admission £12, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Freddie Starr. Admission £20. (023) 9282 8282.

DANCING

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

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

EVENTS

PORTSMOUTH: St Cuthbert’s Church Centre, Hayling Avenue, Copnor. 9.30am-12.30pam. Coffee and cakes, chat and toasties, arts and crafts plus stories and songs. For the tinies, run by young mothers.

EXHIBITIONS

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

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road (PO12 1NS). 10am-4pm. A Family Perspective: the Art of the Snapes in Gosport. A rare chance to see the fine sketches by the Snape family alongside oils and well-known watercolours. (023) 9252 3463.

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.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: The Portsmouth Film Society, Omega Centre, Omega Road (PO5 4LP). 8pm. Carancho. (15); Argentina, 2010. Subtitled. Directed by Pablo Trapero. Starring: Ricardo Darin and Martina Gusman. (023) 9229 1346, portsmouthfilmsociety.org.uk.

WINCHESTER: Everyman Cinema, The Screen, Southgate Street. Heima (tbc); 8.15pm for 8.30pm. Iceland, 2007. Rockumentary, directed by Dean DeBlois. Starring: Sigur Rós. winchesterfilmsociety.co.uk

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: Front Bar, Milton Arms, Milton Road. Open Mic Night. Musicians of all levels welcome. (023) 9221 0437.

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

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.30pm. Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra. Starring Kim Cattrall and Michael Pennington. Admission: £15-£36. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. Noël Coward’s Private Lives. Starring Anna Chancellor and Toby Stephens. Admission: £23.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.45pm. The Handyman. Play by Ronald Harwood. Starring Timothy West, Caroline Langrishe, Adrian Lukis and Carolyn Backhouse. Admission: £17-£28.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. 8pm. Opera on Ice. A combination of figure skating and opera in HD. (01428) 642161 for further details.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 8pm. Stomp. Now in its 20th year and with brand new routines, new choreography and new music. Admission: £15-£29.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 8pm. A Government Inspector. Presented by Northern Broadsides. Admission: £20, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

FARLINGTON: St Andrew’s Church, Havant Road. 7.30pm. Snowballs in June: Life in the Falklands. An illustrated talk by Dave Allport MBE. Organised by the Hundred of Portsdown Local History Group. Visitors and new members welcome. (023) 9237 6959.

PORTSMOUTH: meet Baffins Community Centre, Westover Road, Copnor. 10.30am. Walk with Friends. Two/three mile walk. WFH accredited. All ages and abilities welcome. New walkers please arrive early to register. (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 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, SEPTEMBER 26

DANCING

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

ROGATE: Village Hall. 7.30pm. Scottish Country Dancing. Partner not necessary. New or experienced dancers welcome, as are visitors and new members. Admission: £3. (01730) 263008.

EVENTS

HAVANT: meet outside The Spring, East Street. 9.15am. Navcigation Cycle Ride. Organised by the Portsmouth CTC. All welcome. ctcportsmouth.hampshire.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place (off Clive Road). 10am-midday. Arts and Crafts Group. Different things to do each week. Admission: £2.50. (023) 9278 0500.

PORTSMOUTH: The Learning Place, 6, Derby Road. Taster Workshop. Printmaking, 1pm-3pm. Admission £5 session. (023) 9262 1860, learnportsmouth.ac.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Southsea Community Centre, St Paul’s Square, Kings Road. 6pm. Zumba Fitness. A six-week course is £18. 07582 370 900.

EXHIBITIONS

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

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road (PO12 1NS). 10am-4pm. A Family Perspective: the Art of the Snapes in Gosport. A rare chance to see the fine sketches by the Snape family alongside oils and well-known watercolours. (023) 9252 3463.

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.

FILMS

FARNHAM: Maltings, Bridge Square. Being Elmo: A Puppeteer’s Journey. (U); 3.30pm, 8pm. Directed by: Constance Marks. Starring Kevin Clash, Bill Barretta and Fran Brill. Admission £5.50, concs. (01252) 745444.

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. The Wedding Video (15); 8pm. Directed by Nigel Cole. Starring: Robert Webb, Rufus Hound and Lucy Punch. (01428) 642161 for further details.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. Hunky Dory (15); 1.45pm. Directed by: Marc Evans. Starring: Minnie Driver, Aneurin Barnard and Danielle Branch. Admission £4.75, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

GIGS

EMSWORTH: Coal Exchange, 21, South Street. Lynch Pin. (01243) 375866.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 8pm. Claudia Aurora. Portuguese fado. Admission £12.50, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PETERSFIELD: The Square Brewery, 7, The Square. Acoustix. Featuring Letter To Daisy.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 8pm. Irwin Sparkes (The Hoosiers) Solo Acoustic. Plus Luke Ferre. Admission: £10 in advance, £12 on door. (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.

PORTSMOUTH: Winchester Arms, 99, Winchester Road, Buckland. 8.30pm. Blue Grass and Roots Acoustic Jam. Hosted by Pappa Jones - just bring your instruments and join in!

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 8pm. Cash Collection. A tribute to Johnny Cash. Admission £5. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.30pm. Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra. Starring Kim Cattrall and Michael Pennington. Admission: £15-£36. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. Noël Coward’s Private Lives. Starring Anna Chancellor and Toby Stephens. Admission: £23.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.45pm. The Handyman. Play by Ronald Harwood. Starring Timothy West, Caroline Langrishe, Adrian Lukis and Carolyn Backhouse. Admission: £17-£28.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2pm, 8pm. Stomp. Now in its 20th year and with brand new routines, new choreography and new music. Admission: £15-£29.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Sixties Gold. Featuring: Gerry and the Pacemakers; PJ Proby; Chip Hawkes and special guest The Animals. Admission £25-£27.50. (023) 9282 8282.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 8pm. A Government Inspector. Presented by Northern Broadsides. Witha pre-show discussion at 6.15pm (free but places must be booked in advance). Admission: £20, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

DROXFORD: meet Upper Grenville Copse lay-by between Droxford and Hambledon (GR SU635170). 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. An eight-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.25am. All welcome. (01730) 269253.

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Road. 1.45pm for 2pm. Haslemere Flower Club Monthly Meeting. Demonstrator Gretchen White with Nature’s Contrast. Visitors and new members welcome. nafas.org.uk.

HAVANT: Warblington School Drama Room, Southleigh Road. 7.30pm. Poisonous Plants. A talk by Dr Rosemary Hopewell, organised by the Havant, Hayling Island and Emsworth District of the Hampshire and IoW Wildlife Trust. All welcome. Admission: £2.50. hwt.org.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: Community Centre, The Park, Station Road. 2.30pm. Heavenly Hostas. Talk by John Baker, organised by the Hayling Island Horticultural Society. Visitors and new members welcome. haylingislandhorticulturalsociety.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.

PARK GATE: Talisman, 3, Bridge Road (SO31 7GD). 8.30pm. Solent Socialising S&S Club Night. A member of IVC. Have fun and meet new friends. Host Ed. 07801 278 602, solentsocialising.org.uk.

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: meet Bransbury Park Community Centre, Eastney Road. 10.30am. Walk with Friends. Two/three mile walk. WFH accredited. All ages and abilities welcome. New walkers please arrive early to register. (023) 9286 3224.

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, SEPTEMBER 27

CLUBBING

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 9pm-2am. The Wolf Cub Club. (023) 9286 3911.

COMEDY

FAREHAM: Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Andi Osho: All the Single Ladies. Admission £15, concs. (01329) 223100.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Jongleurs Comedy Club. Admission £12. (023) 9282 8282.

EVENTS

DENMEAD: All Saints Church car park, Hambledon Road. 9am-midday. Focus4 Car Boot Sale. Bookings: (023) 9225 2507.

HAVANT: meet outside The Spring, East Street. 7pm. Evening cycle ride to Royal Oak, Langstone. Organised by the Portsmouth CTC. All welcome. ctcportsmouth.hampshire.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place (off Clive Road). 2pm-4pm. Over 60s Friendship Club. With lots of different activities each week. Admission: £2.50. (023) 9278 0500.

PORTSMOUTH: Village Hall, Milton Road. 11am. Zumba Fitness. A six-week course is £18. 07582 370 900.

PORTSMOUTH: The Learning Place, 6, Derby Road. Taster Workshop. Card making, 10am-midday. Admission £5 session. (023) 9262 1860, learnportsmouth.ac.uk.

WATERLOOVILLE: St George’s Church Hall, Hambledon Road. 9.30am-11.30am. St George’s Market. Eggs and home made preserves, honey. cards, jewellery, wood craft, 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 Fareham Art Group. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road (PO12 1NS). 10am-4pm. A Family Perspective: the Art of the Snapes in Gosport. A rare chance to see the fine sketches by the Snape family alongside oils and well-known watercolours. (023) 9252 3463.

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.

FILMS

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. The Wedding Video (15); 8pm. Directed by Nigel Cole. Starring: Robert Webb, Rufus Hound and Lucy Punch. (01428) 642161 for further details.

GIGS

CHICHESTER: The Venue, Spur Road (PO19 8PR). 7.30pm. Chichester Country Music Club Irish Concert. Featuring: Susan McCann. Admission: £10. (01243) 527966, 787008, or (01489) 896323.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 7pm doors-midnight. Play at The RMA. Nick Courtney presents: Cortez, 7.30pm; Sam Cutbush, 8pm; Chloe Lockyer, 8.30pm; Harriett Terrill and Lee Coneley, 9pm; The Elvis Belt, 9.30pm-10pm; Aviv, 10.15pm; A Work of Indie, 10.45pm; Stevie D, 11.15pm. Thursdaymusic.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 7.30pm-late. Milk. Student night. House, dub step plus drum n bass. Admission free before 8pm. (023) 9221 0437.

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. 8pm. Cash Collection. A tribute to Johnny Cash. Followed by The Wolf Cub Club till 2am. Admission £5. (023) 9286 3911.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Showcase 12: The Final. Admission £5. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park. 2.15pm, 7.30pm. Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra. Starring Kim Cattrall and Michael Pennington. Admission: £15-£36. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. Noël Coward’s Private Lives. Starring Anna Chancellor and Toby Stephens. Admission: £29.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 2.30pm, 7.45pm. The Handyman. Play by Ronald Harwood. Starring Timothy West, Caroline Langrishe, Adrian Lukis and Carolyn Backhouse. Admission: £17-£28.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7pm. Bloom. A play about 100 years of garden history, presented by Forest Forge. Admission £11, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 8pm. Stomp. Now in its 20th year and with brand new routines, new choreography and new music. Admission: £15-£29.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 1.30pm, 8pm. A Government Inspector. Presented by Northern Broadsides. With a post-show Q&A (free, but places must be booked in advance). Admission: £20, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

DRAYTON: Drayton Methodist Church Hall, Havant Road. 2pm. Time Out. Illustrated talk by Gill Homer. Organised by Cosham and District Floral Society. Refreshments available; visitors and new members welcome. (023) 9237 9868.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Becket Hall, Cathedral House, St Thomas’ Street. 2.45pm. A Day in the Life of a Canine Partner. Presentation by Glenis Lawrenson, organised by the Portsmouth Cathedral Club. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £3. (023) 9285 1177.

PORTSMOUTH: meet Mountbatten Centre, Twyford Avenue. 2pm. Walk with Friends. Two/three mile walk. WFH accredited. All ages and abilities welcome. New walkers please arrive early to register. (023) 9286 3224.

PORTSMOUTH: meet Scott Road car park (off Military Road by The News Centre). 10.30am. Hilsea Lines Walk. Uneven footpaths take you around ‘Foxes Forest’ with its abundance of wildlife. New walkers to arrive early to register please. Led by volunteer walk leaders, and organised by Portsmouth’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. (023) 9268 8390.

SOUTHSEA: meet Southsea Community Centre, St Paul’s Square, King Street. 10.30am. Walk with Friends. Two/three mile walk. WFH accredited. All ages and abilities welcome. New walkers please arrive early to register. (023) 9286 3224.

SOUTHSEA: St John’s College Auditorium, Grove Road South. 7pm for 7.30pm. St John’s College Politics Society meeting. Lord Armstrong, will be talking about his long careeer in Whitehall. Refreshments available. stjohnscollege.co.uk.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28

CLUBBING

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7pm. Snap Dance Night. A disco for young people aged 11 to 16. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

COMDDY

PORTSMOUTH: Tiger Tiger Portsmouth, Gunwharf Quays. 6pm doors for 8pm-10pm (last entry 7.45pm). Jongleurs Comedy Night. Tonight’s line up includes Ryan McDonnell, Paul Garvey, Bryan Lacey and Daliso Chaponda. Admission £15. (023) 9288 2244.

CONCERTS

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Big Band Spectacular. Featuring HM Royal Mariens Big Band. With special guest Emer McParland. Admission £19, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

DANCING

FAREHAM: 24/7 Fitness, Downend Road (PO16 8TS). 8.15pm-10.15pm. Social Dancing. Latin, ballroom and sequence dances. Admission £5. 07818 403 290, dizzyfeet.com.

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 1.30pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Ballroom and sequence with music provided by Brenda &W Sounds. Admission: £2.50. (023) 9242 5331.

EVENTS

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 6pm-9.20pm. Reiki Therapy, Metamorphic Technique and Indian Head Massage. Drop-in therapy session, no appointment necessary. Don’t knock it until you’ve tried it. Admission: £5-£8.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10.30am. Gallery Tour: A Tale of One City. Gain further insight into the exhibition with the museum’s specialist staff. Admission: £3, concs. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

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

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road (PO12 1NS). 10am-4pm. A Family Perspective: the Art of the Snapes in Gosport. A rare chance to see the fine sketches by the Snape family alongside oils and well-known watercolours. (023) 9252 3463.

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.

FILMS

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. The Wedding Video (15); 8pm. Directed by Nigel Cole. Starring: Robert Webb, Rufus Hound and Lucy Punch. (01428) 642161 for further details.

GIGS

EMSWORTH: The Railway Inn, 95, North Street. Thursday’s Child. (01243) 372351.

FARNHAM: Maltings, Bridge Square. 3pm. Home Service. Folk-rock. Admission: £17 in advance, £20 on door. (01252) 745444.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm. Guilded Youth. Plus special guests. Admission: £6 in advance, £7 on door. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Old House At Home, Locksway Road, Milton. 8.30pm-11pm. Belle and the Beaus.

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 7.30pm-late. Prodigy. Tribute act. Admission £5 (NUS); £6 in advance; £7 on door. (023) 9221 0437.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. Carter and Cooper Boy.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Brook, 466, Portswood Road. 8pm doors. Larry Miller Band. Admission: £10 advance, £12 door. (023) 8055 5366.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 9pm. Somethin’ Else. Rock/pop/blues covers. (023) 9282 1658.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Limehouse Lizzy. Plus special guests: Saxonized. Admission £12. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.30pm. Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra. Starring Kim Cattrall and Michael Pennington. Admission: £15-£36. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7pm. Noël Coward’s Private Lives. Starring Anna Chancellor and Toby Stephens. Admission: £23.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 8pm. The Handyman. Play by Ronald Harwood. Starring Timothy West, Caroline Langrishe, Adrian Lukis and Carolyn Backhouse. Admission: £17-£28.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7pm. Bloom. A play about 100 years of garden history, presented by Forest Forge. Admission £11, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Olivier Theatre, Bedales, Steep. 7.30pm. Edward Hall’s Propeller Pocket Henry V. Sharp English weapons combine with Shakespeare’s noble words to bring history to life in this pocket-sized show. Admission: £12, concs. (01730) 711511. bedales.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 8pm. Strindberg’s Miss Julie. Admission £14, concs. (023) 9273 7370. groundlings.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 5pm, 8.30pm. Stomp. Now in its 20th year and with brand new routines, new choreography and new music. Admission: £15-£29.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 8pm. A Government Inspector. Presented by Northern Broadsides. Admission: £20, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

FAREHAM: Wallington Village Hall, Broadcut. 7.30pm. Pot and Tree Selection Talk by Collette Harrison from Bonsai Trees. Organised by the Solent Bonsai Society. Admission £3 members, £4 non-members. (023) 9247 8094 or (01329) 310208.

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, SEPTEMBER 29

COMEDY

FARNHAM: Maltings, Bridge Square. 8pm. Shappi Khorsandi: Dirty Looks and Hopscotch. Admission: £13.50. (01252) 745444.

PORTSMOUTH: Tiger Tiger Portsmouth, Gunwharf Quays. 6pm doors for 8pm-10pm (last entry 7.45pm). Jongleurs Comedy Night. Tonight’s line up includes Ryan McDonnell, Paul Garvey, Bryan Lacey and Daliso Chaponda. Admission £15. (023) 9288 2244.

EVENTS

ALTON: Jane Austen’s House Museum, Chawton. 7pm. Persuasion Play Reading. Join us for a reading of a new play version of Jane Austen’s last completed novel. The novel has been dramatised by Wendy Reynolds. Admission £7, concs. (01420) 83262, jane-austens-house-museum.org.uk.

HAVANT: meet outside The Spring, East Street. 9.15am. Cycle ride to Liss Triangle Centre and Grayshott. Organised by the Portsmouth CTC. All welcome. ctcportsmouth.hampshire.org.uk.

LIPHOOK: Hollycombe Steam Collection, Iron Hill. 7pm-10pm. Fairground at Night. Step back in time to experience the magical nature of the Edwardian fairground as the sights, sounds and smells all come alive as darkness falls! Admission £12, concs. (01428) 724900, hollycombe.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 10am-4pm. Opportunities Fair. An interactive event aimed at children aged 10-13 that will showcase Portsmouth Businesses and Enterprises and the type of work they do. Admission free. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Waterstones, Commercial Road. 11am-1pm. Book Signing. Dr Asim K Dasgupta will be signing copies of his book Disasters. 0843 290 8557.

TITCHFIELD: Titchfield Community Centre, Mill Lane. 10am-11.30am. NCT Nearly New Sale. Sale of clothes, accessories and toys for babies and toddlers. 0844 243 6130.

EXHIBITIONS

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

EMSWORTH: Museum, 10b, North Street. 10.30am-4.30pm. Emsworth People Through Seven Decades. A thorough and fascinating picture of Emsworth, its people, businesses and buildings in the 19th century. (01243) 373780, emsworthmuseum.co.uk.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road (PO12 1NS). 10am-4pm. A Family Perspective: the Art of the Snapes in Gosport. A rare chance to see the fine sketches by the Snape family alongside oils and well-known watercolours. (023) 9252 3463.

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.

GIGS

COSHAM: Cosham Social Club, Wayte Street. Stolen. All welcome.

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. 8pm. John Wilson’s Rock Night. Support from The Absolute. (01428) 642161 for further details.

PORTSMOUTH: Old Canal, Shirley Avenue, Milton. 8.30pm. Kenny Mayes.

PORTSMOUTH: Old House At Home, Locksway Road, Milton. Vita, 8pm; Emma Johnson, 9pm-11pm.

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 7.30pm-late. Danny Rampling. Celebrating 25 years of acid house in Portsmouth. Admission £6 (NUS), £8 in advance, £10 on door. (023) 9221 0437.

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

SOUTHAMPTON: The Brook, 466, Portswood Road. 8pm doors. Rufus Stone. Admission: £9 advance, £10 door. (023) 8055 5366.

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

SOUTHSEA: The Rifle Club, Goldsmith Avenue. 7.30pm doors. Madison Heights Soul Band. Plus DJ Rob Moore. Admission £5. (023) 9235 5245, therifleclub.com.

WICKHAM: The Kings Head, The Square. 9pm. The Angie Haynes Blues Band. (01329) 832123.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.30pm. Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra. Starring Kim Cattrall and Michael Pennington. Admission: £15-£36. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 2.30pm, 7.45pm. Noël Coward’s Private Lives. Starring Anna Chancellor and Toby Stephens. Admission: £29.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. The Billy Fury Years. Featuring Michael King. Admission £19. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 2.30pm, 8pm. The Handyman. Play by Ronald Harwood. Starring Timothy West, Caroline Langrishe, Adrian Lukis and Carolyn Backhouse. Admission: £17-£28.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 2pm. Bloom. A play about 100 years of garden history, presented by Forest Forge. Admission £11, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 8pm. Strindberg’s Miss Julie. Admission £14, concs. (023) 9273 7370. groundlings.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2pm, 8pm. Stomp. Now in its 20th year and with brand new routines, new choreography and new music. Admission: £15-£29.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. The Rat Pack is Back! A tribute to Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jnr. Admission £17-£18.50. (023) 9282 8282.

WINCHESTER: Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 2pm, 8pm. A Government Inspector. Presented by Northern Broadsides. Admission: £20, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

WINCHESTER: meet St Catherine’s Hill car park (GR SU483280). 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. An eight-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.15am. All welcome. (01730) 269253.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 30

CLUBBING

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 9.30pm-2am. Eskimo 11 Student Party. Get ready to party hard with hot and happening bands and DJs at Portsmouth’ University’s Freshers Ball. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

CONCERTS

CHICHESTER: Christ Church, Old Market Avenue (off South Street). 2pm doors for 2.30pm-4.30pm. Music on Sundays. Featuring Jasmin Rowe (piano), a national prize winner from Arundel. Visitors and new members welcome. (01243) 527425, musiconsundays.co.uk..

EVENTS

COSHAM: meet outside Cosham Library, Spur Road. 9.30am. Cycle ride to Queen Elizabeth Country Park, Selham and the Sustainability Centre. Organised by the Portsmouth CTC. All welcome. ctcportsmouth.hampshire.org.uk.

FARNHAM: Rural Life Centre, Old Kiln Museum, Reeds Road, Tilford. 10am-5pm. Harvest Home. A special day to mark the end of the farming year with a harvest service in the Eashing chapel and activities around the museum, including an autumn show open to all. (01252) 795571 or rurallife.plus.com/rlc.

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: College Park, Copnor Road. 10am-midday. Free Trial Bowling Session. Try your hand at lawn green bowls. Organised by the Co-operative Bowls Club. All welcome. Must have flat-soled shoes. (023) 9265 4320.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 10.30am-3.30pm. Wedding Fayre. Live fashion shows, stunning dresses, amzzing cakes, beautiful flowers and so muc more. Admission £2. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

SOUTH HARTING: Uppark House. 12.30pm-4.30pm. A Closer Look. Your chance to get a little closer to objects in the house and more detail. (01730) 825415.

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

EXHIBITIONS

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

EMSWORTH: Museum, 10b, North Street. 2.30pm-4.30pm. Emsworth People Through Seven Decades. A thorough and fascinating picture of Emsworth, its people, businesses and buildings in the 19th century. (01243) 373780, emsworthmuseum.co.uk.

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.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm. Jason and the Scorchers. Admission: £15. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Old House At Home, Locksway Road, Milton. 7pm-10pm. Open Mic/ Karaoke. Featuring and hosted by Matt McGowan. Everyone is welcome to simply turn up and perform a few songs.

PORTSMOUTH: The Gun Room, RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8pm-1pm. Tongues and Grooves on Tour. Featuring local poets and readings from Ariadne’s Thread. Music with Krystyna Jankowska. Plus open mic. tongues-and-grooves.org.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Brook, 466, Portswood Road. 7.30pm doors. Dean Friedman. Admission: £20 advance, £22 door. (023) 8055 5366.

SOUTHSEA: Lawrence Arms, Lawrence Road. 7pm. Arrows Karaoke.

SOUTHSEA: Marmion Tavern, Marmion Road. 5pm-8pm. Kelly G.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 9pm. Alley Cats Open Mic Night. (023) 9282 1658.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Halestorm. Plus special guests: Heaven’s Basement and Zico Chain. Admission £10. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

PORTSMOUTH: The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 7pm. Strindberg’s Miss Julie. Admission £14, concs. (023) 9273 7370. groundlings.co.uk.

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.