What’s on for Saturday, April 25 and Sunday, April 26, 2015

A classic Ford Mustang  Picture: Keith Woodland

Showing off the south’s muscle with Port Solent Mustang display

0
Have your say

What’s on around the area this weekend

TODAY

DANCING

PORTSMOUTH: Admiral Lord Nelson School, Dundas Lane, PO3 5XT. 8pm-11pm. Saturday dance. 50/50, ballroom and sequence dancing. Admission £4, bring your own drinks. Raffle, tea, coffee and snacks sold in the break. Large car park.

EVENTS

CHICHESTER: Chichester Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park, PO19 6AP. 10am-8pm. Living with dementia festival. Organised by the Chichester Cultural Learning Partnership. Events include craft workshops, interactive history sessions and a tea dance. Tickets must be booked in advance. Visit cft.org.uk/dementiafestival or contact the box office on 01243 781312.

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. 10am-5pm. Open weekend. Including activities suitable for all ages and the chance to see a collection of British Modern art. There will be spotlight art talks on key works, and several free drop-in workshops where people can come along and create their own artworks inspired by the collection. Admission free. Visit pallant.org.uk for more information.

FAREHAM: Trinity pre-school, Fareham Methodist Church, Kings Road, PO16 0NU. 10am-midday. Open day. View the setting and meet the staff, children and families. Lots of activities, games and more. Admission free. Contact 01329 608090 or visit trinitypreschoolfareham.co.uk for more information.

HAVANT: St Joseph’s RC Church Hall, West Street, PO9 1LP. 11am-3pm. Food and craft fair. Admission free, refreshments available. Contact 079819 78689 or visit havantfairs.com

HAYLING ISLAND: 54 West Lane, PO11 0JL. 1pm-5pm. Open garden. Home-made cakes available and plant sale. Admission £3, refreshments included. Contact (023) 9246 2875.

PORTSMOUTH: St. Wilfrid’s Church, George Street. 10.30am. Coffee morning.

SOUTHSEA: Southsea Common, Duisburg Way, PO5 3SB. 12.30pm-9.30pm. Netherlands National Circus. A fast paced show featuring comedy, juggling, illusions, aerial performances, acrobatics and a flying trapeze. Accompanied by a live orchestra. For more information and specific show times contact 01132 602444 or visit netherlandscircus.com

TITCHFIELD: Titchfield Community Centre, Mill Street, PO14 4AB. 10am-5pm. Titchfield art and craft show. Admission £2, free for under 14s. Contact Mark Pearce on 07962 200208.

TITCHFIELD: Parish Room, High Street. 10am-11.30am. Spring plant sale. Books and bric-a-brac will also be on sale. Organised by Titchfield gardener’s club. Admission free. Contact 01329 847637.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Queen Alexandra Hospital, League of Friends’ coffee shop, Level B. 10am-4pm Mon-Fri; midday-3.30pm Sats and Suns. The paintings of Victoria Levy. Admission free. Cards by local artists on sale. Contact (023) 9238 7284 for more information.

FAREHAM: Health Centre/Library, West Street, Portchester. 9.30am-5pm, Saturday 9.30am-1pm. Portchester Past. An exhibition of photos of places and people. Organised by the Portchester Civic Society. Contact (023) 9238 2778.

GOSPORT: Gallery @ Gosport Discovery Centre, Walpole Road, PO12 1NS. 10am-5pm. Paul Kidby: Discworld and Beyond. Paul Kidby’s exhibition showcases the book covers and illustrations for Pratchett’s novels. It also reveals Paul’s own projects influenced by British folklore and landscapes. Admission free. Visit hants.gov.uk/gosport-gallery for more information.

HAVANT: The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, East Street, PO9 1BS. Mon and Tues 10am-5.30pm, Wed-Fri 10am-7pm, Sat 10am-4pm. Pass It On: Our History, Your Heritage. A revealing collection from the archives of Chichester Festival Theatre that allows for a unique insight into the venue’s past. On display will be many items which have remained hidden away and unopened for decades, including photographs, letters, vintage costume and set designs and even antique props and models. Contact (023) 9247 2700 for more information or visit thespring.co.uk

HAVANT: The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, East Street, PO9 1BS. Mon and Tues 10am-5.30pm, Wed-Fri 10am-7pm, Sat 10am-4pm. Jewellers’ Showcase. Wendy Nutt and Jill Clark are exhibiting as visiting artists in the first half of 2015. Contact (023) 9247 2700 for more information or visit thespring.co.uk

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf. 11am-4pm. Pompey Prints. A rolling exhibition of prints which celebrate Portsmouth and Southsea as its subject, showcasing the work of artists who live locally. Call (023) 9277 8080 or visit aspex.org.uk

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square, south corridor, ground floor. Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, Sat 10am-2pm. Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra: Portraits. This exhibition shows highlights from a series of photographic portraits of Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra players. Admission free. Visit portsmouthguildhall.org.uk

PORTSMOUTH: No. 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, PO1 3JL. Tea and pencils. Matthew Anstee presents work from his on-going collection ‘Cinefilms’, a playful and imaginative rendering of some of his favourite iconic, and cult classic films. Visit no6cinema.co.uk for more information.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: No.6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, PO1 3LJ. 7pm. Suite Francaise (15).

In the first days of occupation, Lucile Angellier is trapped in a stifled existence as a prisoner of war. Lucile falls in love with a German officer but soon they are lead into the tragedy of war. Tickets £8, concessions £6.50. Contact 074350 29408 or visit no6cinema.co.uk for information.

GIGS

BISHOPS WALTHAM: St Peters Hall, Free Street. 7.30pm-10pm. An evening of acoustic music. Gallimauphry and the Dog, John Brenchley, Tangle, Debbie Brett and Simon de Groot, with compere Peter Clarke. Bring your own alcoholic drinks and food, soft drinks available. Raffle will be held. All proceeds will go to the charity Friends of Teso (Uganda). Doors open 7pm, admission on the door £6. Contact (023) 9282 9184 for further information.

GOSPORT: The Queens Head, Brockhurst Road. The UK Ramones. Live music from Ramones tribute band. with special guest Comrade X. Admission free.

NORTH END: The Phoenix, 51-55 Torrington Road, PO2 0TN. 9pm. Glitterbugz. Live music.

PORTSMOUTH: Harvest Home, 106 Copnor Road, PO3 5AN. 9pm. Midnight Beat. Live mod, ska and northern soul.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, 1 Delamere Road, PO4 0JA. Stone Free. Live music from a ‘70s rock band.

SOUTHSEA: Ashby’s, Auckland Road West. 8.30pm-11.30pm. Live music. Kenny Maye sings 50s and 60s.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Chichester Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park, PO19 6AP. 7.30pm. Way Upstream, preview. Four old friends, one cruising boat, two weeks off work, and the scenic River Orb. A play about friendship, love, desire and power. Tickets: £10, £25, £29, children £8.50.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm, Saturday matinee 2.30pm. Sunshine On Leith. Performed by South Downe Musical Society, with music from The Proclaimers. Contact 01329 231942.

HAVANT: The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, East Street, Havant, PO9 1BS. 2.30pm and 7.30pm. Not Safe For Work. Play by Lucy Kirkwood, performed by Bench Theatre Company. Contact (023) 9247 2700.

PORTSEA: The Groundlings Theatre, 42 Kent Road, PO1 3BS. 2pm and 7pm. The Jungle Book. Saved from the jaws of the evil tiger Shere Khan, young Mowgli is adopted by a wolf pack and taught the law of the jungle by lovable old Baloo the bear and Bhageera the panther. As part of the ‘Into the Woods Festival’, Groundlings Theatre will be transformed into a forest. No allocated seating is available, bring a cushion and sit amongst the forest fauna. Tickets £14, concessions £12, family ticket £42. Contact (023) 9273 7370 or visit groundlings.co.uk for bookings and information.

WATERLOOVILLE: Hambledon Village Hall, West Street, Hambledon. 8pm. A Month Of Sundays. Play by Bob Larbey, performed by Hambledon Arts Society Drama. Tickets £6 from People’s Market, Miller & Co, Ltd, Lotts Stores and Bobby Tomkins on (023) 9263 2851.

TOMORROW

DANCING

PORTCHESTER: Parish Hall, Assheton Court, off Castle Street. 7pm-9pm. Ballroom dance. Admission £3.50 including tea and cake. Enquiries (023) 9235 1162.

EVENTS

CHICHESTER: Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, PO19 1TJ. 11am-5pm. Open weekend. Including activities suitable for all ages and the chance to see a collection of British Modern art. There will be spotlight art talks on key works, and several free drop-in workshops where people can come along and create their own artworks inspired by the collection. Admission free. Visit pallant.org.uk for more information.

FAREHAM: Holy Trinity Church, West Street, PO16 0EL. 6pm-8pm. Election Hustings. Public meeting open to all. Your chance to question candidates standing for election in the parliamentary constituency of Fareham on May 7, 2015. Admission free. Contact 01329 232688, or email office@htscf.org.uk for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: Bransbury Park, Eastney. 2-5pm. Miniature railway track. Both steam and/or electric locomotives.

Weather permitting. Admission 40p per person for two circuits of track.

SOUTHSEA: Southsea Common, Duisburg Way, PO5 3SB. 12.30pm-9.30pm. Netherlands National Circus. A fast paced show featuring comedy, juggling, illusions, aerial performances, acrobatics and a flying trapeze. Accompanied by a live orchestra. For more information and specific show times contact 01132 602444 or visit netherlandscircus.com

TITCHFIELD: Titchfield Community Centre, Mill Street, PO14 4AB. 10am-4pm. Titchfield art and craft show. Admission £2, free for under 14s. Contact Mark Pearce on 07962 200208 for more information.

TITCHFIELD: Titchfield Community Centre, Mill Street, PO14 4AB. 1pm-3pm. Canine Partners open day. Find out more about becoming a Canine Partners’ puppy parent. Visit canine partners.org.uk or contact 08456 580480 for more information.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Queen Alexandra Hospital, League of Friends’ coffee shop, Level B. 10am-4pm Mon-Fri; midday-3.30pm Sats and Suns. The paintings of Victoria Levy. Admission free. Cards by local artists on sale. Contact (023) 9238 7284 for more information.

GOSPORT: Gallery @ Gosport Discovery Centre, Walpole Road, PO12 1NS. 10am-5pm. Paul Kidby: Discworld and Beyond. Paul Kidby’s exhibition showcases the book covers and illustrations for Pratchett’s novels. It also reveals Paul’s own projects influenced by British folklore and landscapes. Admission free. Visit hants.gov.uk/gosport-gallery for more information.

HAVANT: The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, East Street, PO9 1BS. Mon and Tues 10am-5.30pm, Wed-Fri 10am-7pm, Sat 10am-4pm. Pass It On: Our History, Your Heritage. A revealing collection from the archives of Chichester Festival Theatre that allows for a unique insight into the venue’s past. On display will be many items which have remained hidden away and unopened for decades, including photographs, letters, vintage costume and set designs and even antique props and models. Contact (023) 9247 2700 for more information or visit thespring.co.uk

HAVANT: The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, East Street, PO9 1BS. Mon and Tues 10am-5.30pm, Wed-Fri 10am-7pm, Sat 10am-4pm. Jewellers’ Showcase. Wendy Nutt and Jill Clark are exhibiting as visiting artists in the first half of 2015. Contact (023) 9247 2700 for more information or visit thespring.co.uk

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf. 11am-4pm. Pompey Prints. A rolling exhibition of prints which celebrate Portsmouth and Southsea as its subject, showcasing the work of artists who live locally. Call (023) 9277 8080 or visit aspex.org.uk

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square, south corridor, ground floor. Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, Sat 10am-2pm. Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra: Portraits. This exhibition shows highlights from a series of photographic portraits of Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra players. Admission free. Visit portsmouthguildhall.org.uk

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square. Mon-Fri 9am-6pm, Sat 10am-4pm. Castle Road: Exhibition. This is the first exhibition in a new project partnership between The Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries at the University of Portsmouth and Portsmouth Cultural Trust. Castle Road features photographs by BA (Hons) photography alumnus Dainius Šciuka, from the ‘Taste the Street’ series, 2013-14. Free admission, visit portsmouthguildhall.org.uk

PORTSMOUTH: No. 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, PO1 3JL. Tea and pencils. Matthew Anstee presents work from his on-going collection ‘Cinefilms’, a playful and imaginative rendering of some of his favourite iconic, and cult classic films. Visit no6cinema.co.uk for more information.

GIGS

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, 1 Delamere Road, PO4 0JA. 8.30pm. AlleyCats. Open mic night.

STAGE

PORTSEA: The Groundlings Theatre, 42 Kent Road, PO1 3BS. 2pm and 7pm. The Jungle Book. Saved from the jaws of the evil tiger Shere Khan, young Mowgli is adopted by a wolf pack and taught the law of the jungle by lovable old Baloo the bear and Bhageera the panther. As part of the ‘Into the Woods Festival’, Groundlings Theatre will be transformed into a forest. No allocated seating is available, bring a cushion and sit amongst the forest fauna. Tickets £14, concessions £12, family ticket £42. Contact (023) 9273 7370 or visit groundlings.co.uk for bookings and information.

WALKS & TALKS

PORTSMOUTH: Meet at The Good Companion P.H., 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. Led by volunteer walk leaders and organised by Portsmouth City Council’s independence & wellbeing team.