What’s On for Saturday April 21 and Sunday April 22, 2012

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

TODAY

CHURCH SERVICES

OLD PORTSMOUTH, St Thomas’ Cathedral, High Street. 5pm. Evensong. Sung by Petertide

CLUBBING

SOUTHSEA, Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Evolution. A new rock culture, featuring: Belligerence, Obsessive Compulsive, Velvetine, Deathhead. Plus Evolution DJs till 2am. Admission £5. (023) 9286 3911.

CONCERTS

COSHAM, St Philip’s Church, Hawthorn Crescent. 7.30pm. Celebration Concert of Music and Song. Enjoy an evening of classics and prom-style popular classics. Bunting and flags welcome. Admission £5. (023) 9237 7019, 07748 303 292.

PETERSFIELD, St Peter’s Church, The Square. 7.30pm. Motoki Hirai (piano) in concert. Programme includes works by Mozart, Liszt, Chopin and Motoki Hirai. In aid of the Japan Society Tohoku Earethquake Relief Fund. Admission £10 (£8 students). (01730) 261199 for tickets.

WATERLOOVILLE, Hart Plain Church, Hart Plain Avenue. 7:30pm. Denmead Brass Spring Concert. Traditional brass band feat. trombone and cornet players who recently won awards at a regional quartet competition. Admission £7.50. (01329) 289674.

DANCING

PAULSGROVE, Community Centre, Marsden Road. 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

GOSPORT, Discovery Centre, High Street. 12.30pm-2.30pm. Wedding Hair Accessories Workshop. Great ideas and learn how to create your own wedding (or prom) hair accessories. Must be booked in advance. Admission £7 pp. (023) 9252 3463, hants.gov.uk/gdc.

GOSPORT, Abbeyfield, Privett Farmhouse, 138, Privett Road. 2pm-5pm. Spring Fayre. Lots of stalls: raffle, tombola, plants, books, etc. Plus entertainment from the Castle Bell Ringers, bouncy castle, etc

HAVANT, The Spring, East Street. 11am-1pm. Grow, Make and Swap: an eco swap social. Swap your produce, quality clothes, kitchen goods, bric-a-brac or books, etc. No money exchanged!. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

HAVANT, meet outside The Spring, East Street. 9.15am. Cycle ride to Trotton and Petworth. Organised by the Portsmouth CTC. All welcome. ctcportsmouth.hampshire.org.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND, United Reformed Church, Small Hall, Hollow Lane. 9.30am. Coffee Morning. Organised by Hayling Support Group for the Rowans Hospice. (023) 9246 4683.

PORTSMOUTH, St Wilfrid’s Church, George Street. 10.30am. Coffee Morning. . (023) 9229 3020.

PORTSMOUTH, City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 2pm-4.30pm. A Mutual Friend Creative Workshop. Local poets Denise Bennett and Maggie Sawkins will lead you through the Dickens’ exhibition and help you kickstart your ideas into pieces of writing. Email tonguesgrooves@care2.com to reserve a place. Admission £5. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM, B Level coffee shop, QA Hospital. 10-4 Mon-Fri, 2-4 Sat-Sun. Belinda acrylics, flowers and pets.

EMSWORTH, Museum, 10b, North Street. 10.30am-4.30pm. 1000 Years of Worship: St Thomas A’Becket Church, Warblington. Saxon church, rebuilt in the 13th century and restored in Victorian times and again recently following a fire in 2011. (01243) 373780, emsworthmuseum.co.uk.

PORTCHESTER, Health Centre/Library Foyer, West Street. 9.30am-1pm. Portchester Past and Present. An exhibition of photographs presented by the Portchester Civic Society. (023) 9238 2778.

PORTSMOUTH, City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm (closed Mondays). No Place Like Pompey. An exhibition looking at some of the things that make Portsmouth special. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH, City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm (not Mondays). Football in the City: a space in the heart of Portsmouth. . (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH, City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm (closed Mondays). The Arthur Conan Doyle Collection, Richard Lancelyn Green’s Bequest. . (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH, Royal Marines Museum, Eastney Esplanade. 10am-5pm. Shoulder to Shoulder. An exhibition of 100 photos from the front line. (023) 9281 9385, royalmarinesmuseum.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH, Aspex Gallery 2, Vulcan Building, Gunwharf Quays. 6pm-8pm. New Creatives. A showcase of creative works by young people from seven local FE and Sixth Form colleges. (023) 9277 8080, aspex.org.uk.

GIGS

FAREHAM, Hill Park MWM Club. Greggi G Band. . Admission £4 members; £7 guests

GOSPORT, Thorngate Halls, Bury Road. 1pm-1am. Gosport Soul Club All Dayer. Thirteen DJs. Admission £10. (023) 9251 0012.

HASLEMERE, Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. 8pm. The Phil Beer Band. . (01428) 642161 for further details.

PORTSMOUTH, Old House At Home, Locksway Road, Milton. Bemis, 8pm; Pete Christie, 9pm; Bemis featuring Pete Christie, 10pm-late.

PORTSMOUTH, Old Canal, Shirley Avenue, Eastney. 8.30pm. Kenny Mayes. 50s and 60s music. All welcome

PORTSMOUTH, Coach and Horses, London Road. Stolen.

PORTSMOUTH, RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Sensible Blues. Rocky blues with Matt Little. (023) 9238 2888.

PORTSMOUTH, Bulldog Function Room, Alma Arms, Highland Road, Eastney. 8.30pm-late. Mitchell. . 07746 725 948.

ROWLANDS CASTLE, Fountain Inn, The Green. 8.30pm. Dragonfly. . (023) 9241 2291.

SOUTHAMPTON, The Brook, 466, Portswood Road. 8pm doors. Lee Memphis King. . Admission £14 advance, £16 door. (023) 8055 5366.

SOUTHSEA, The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. Skunk Funk. Rock/ funk band. (023) 9282 1658.

STAGE

CHICHESTER, Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 2.30pm, 7.45pm. Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya. Translated by Michael Frayn and starring Roger Allam, Dervla Kirwan and Timothy West. Admission £29.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

CHICHESTER, Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park. 2.15pm, 7.30pm. The Way of the World. Comedy by William Congreve, starring Penelope Keith. Admission £15-£36. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

HAVANT, The Spring, East Street. 7.30pm. Cymbeline. By William Shakespeare, presented by Bench Theatre. Admission £8, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH, Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 7pm. Rock Challenge. A memorable and life-changing event for schools, teachers, communities and young people alike. The Rock Challenge welcomes any school who wants to be involved!. Admission £11. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON, Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2pm, 7.30pm. Dirty Dancing. The classic story on stage. Admission £19.50-£48.50, concs. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA, Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 2pm, 7.30pm. Doctor in the House. Starring: Joe Pasquale and Robert Powell. Admission £15-£24.50. (023) 9282 8282.

SOUTHSEA, St Peter’s Theatre, Fraser Road. 7.30pm. Love Letters: a show for charity. A musical show for the Rowans Hospice by Malcolm Chewter and local performers. Admission £5-£7. 07958 769 202.

TITCHFIELD, St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. Can’t Pay? Won’t Pay!. Dario Fo’s throught-provoking political satire. Admission £11. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WINCHESTER, Theatre Royal, Jewry Street. 8pm. The Barber of Seville. By Rossini. Presented by Opera Up Close in a new English version by Robin Norton-Hale. With piano accompaniment. Admission £17.50, concs. (01962) 840440, theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

BORDEAN, Bordean Corner (GR 827247). 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. A nine-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.40am. All welcome. (01730) 269253.

SUNDAY

CHURCH SERVICES

OLD PORTSMOUTH, St Thomas’ Cathedral, High Street. 3pm. Rowans Hospice Memorial Service.

CONCERTS

HAYLING ISLAND, Eastoke Corner Plaza. 1:00-6:30pm. Open Air Charity Gala Concert. To celebrate St George’s Day, The Diamond Jubilee and the 30th anniversary of the Falklands Conflict. Live music from HMS Collingwood Volunteer Band and other traditional entertainment.. 023 9246 5400.

EVENTS

COSHAM, meet Library, Spur Road. 9.30am. Cycle ride to Manor Farm, Brmabridge and Wickham. Organised by the Portsmouth CTC. All welcome. ctcportsmouth.hampshire.org.uk.

DENMEAD, All Saints Church Hall, Hambledon Road. 2pm-3.30pm. Denmead Flower Club’s Annual Plant Sale. Quality plants at bargain prices. Proceeds in aid of Denmead Flower Club charities (The Rowans Hospice, Aurora New Dawn, Whizz Kidz and Lymphoma Research). Admission 50p

LEE- ON- THE- SOLENT, Alver Valley Country Park. 10am-2pm. Woodcarving Workshop. Watch the carving of a bench and signs, make your own carving or just come along and join LoSRA for refreshments. Organised by Gosport Borough Council/Lee-on-the-Solent Residents Association. (023) 9255 0285.

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, Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 11am-3pm. Boutique Market. Vintage-style indoor market with a fine selection of crafts, handmade wares, vintage clothing, plus light refreshment. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM, B Level coffee shop, QA Hospital. 10-4 Mon-Fri, 2-4 Sat-Sun. Belinda acrylics, flowers and pets.

EMSWORTH, Museum, 10b, North Street. 2.30pm-4.30pm. 1000 Years of Worship: St Thomas A’Becket Church, Warblington. Saxon church, rebuilt in the 13th century and restored in Victorian times and again recently following a fire in 2011. (01243) 373780, emsworthmuseum.co.uk.

OLD PORTSMOUTH, Square Tower, Broad Street. 11am-4pm. Crafts in the Tower. An exhibition by artists and makers from the local area showcasing painting, sculpture, photography, glass work, jewellery.and blacksmithing

PORTSMOUTH, City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm (closed Mondays). No Place Like Pompey. An exhibition looking at some of the things that make Portsmouth special. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH, City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm (not Mondays). Football in the City: a space in the heart of Portsmouth. . (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH, City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm (closed Mondays). The Arthur Conan Doyle Collection, Richard Lancelyn Green’s Bequest. . (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH, Royal Marines Museum, Eastney Esplanade. 10am-5pm. Shoulder to Shoulder. An exhibition of 100 photos from the front line. (023) 9281 9385, royalmarinesmuseum.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH, Aspex Gallery 2, Vulcan Building, Gunwharf Quays. 6pm-8pm. New Creatives. A showcase of creative works by young people from seven local FE and Sixth Form colleges. (023) 9277 8080, aspex.org.uk.

GIGS

GOSPORT, Thorngate Halls, Bury Road. 1pm-5pm. Abbie’s Aces. Support from Papa Jones Moonshine Band and Baba Lee’s Lost Rhythm. (023) 9251 0012.

PORTSMOUTH, Old House At Home, Locksway Road, Milton. Contagious Vibes, 7pm; The Hourglass, 8pm; Abigail Scott, 9pm; Kelly Woods, 9.30pm-10.30pm.

PORTSMOUTH, Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 2pm. Dirty Sky Jones and Friends: This Town EP Launch Show. . (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH, Old Canal, Shirley Avenue, Eastney. 4pm-8pm. St George’s Day Disco. With Pex

SOUTHSEA, Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Parade. Vince Kellet. . (023) 9229 5195, thejollysailorsouthsea.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA, Marmion Tavern, Marmion Road. 5pm-8pm. Marcus T. . (023) 9273 7765.

SOUTHSEA, The Lawrence Arms, Lawrence Road. 7pm. Arrows Karaoke. New singers welcome

MONDAY

DANCING

COSHAM, Cosham Community Centre, Wootton Street. 7.30pm-10pm. M&M Modern Sequence Dance Club. All welcome to this modern sequence club. (023) 9298 8550.

EVENTS

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.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM, B Level coffee shop, QA Hospital. 10-4 Mon-Fri, 2-4 Sat-Sun. Belinda acrylics, flowers and pets.

PORTCHESTER, Health Centre/Library Foyer, West Street. 10am-5pm. Portchester Past and Present. An exhibition of photographs presented by the Portchester Civic Society. (023) 9238 2778.

PORTSMOUTH, City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm (closed Mondays). No Place Like Pompey. An exhibition looking at some of the things that make Portsmouth special. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH, City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm (not Mondays). Football in the City: a space in the heart of Portsmouth. . (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH, City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm (closed Mondays). The Arthur Conan Doyle Collection, Richard Lancelyn Green’s Bequest. . (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH, Royal Marines Museum, Eastney Esplanade. 10am-5pm. Shoulder to Shoulder. An exhibition of 100 photos from the front line. (023) 9281 9385, royalmarinesmuseum.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH, Aspex Gallery 2, Vulcan Building, Gunwharf Quays. 6pm-8pm. New Creatives. A showcase of creative works by young people from seven local FE and Sixth Form colleges. (023) 9277 8080, aspex.org.uk.

GIGS

SOUTHSEA, Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Bare Your Scars. Plus Albion, Earthborn Kinks and By Submarine. Admission £4. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

CHICHESTER, Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya. Translated by Michael Frayn and starring Roger Allam, Dervla Kirwan and Timothy West. Admission £29.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

CHICHESTER, Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.30pm. The Way of the World. Comedy by William Congreve, starring Penelope Keith. Admission £15-£36. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON, Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Dirty Dancing. The classic story on stage. Admission £19.50-£48.50, concs. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

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

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

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