What’s On for Saturday April 27, 2013

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

SATURDAY, APRIL 27

CLUBBING

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 8pm-midnight. George Love’s. Room one Billy Nasty, Ian Void, Stu Brian, Mickey Forester, Voodoo Junkie, DJLV. Room two Chris Olsen, Rob Morrison, Larry Dempsey, Josh Dunleavy. (023) 9221 0437.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 11pm-2am. Champagne Justice DJs. Admission free. (023) 9286 3911.

CONCERTS

OLD PORTSMOUTH: The Michael Nott Rotunda, Portsmouth Grammar School, High Street. 7.30pm. Portsmouth Music Club Concert. Featuring South Downs College final exams winners. Visitors and new members warmly welcomed. Admission: £7 on door. portsmouthmusicclub.org.uk.

WATERLOOVILLE: Hart Plain Church, Hart Plain Avenue. 7.30pm. Denmead Brass in concert. A traditional brass band concert with something for everyone in the programme. Admission £7.50, concs, available on door. 07776 420 535.

DANCING

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

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

EVENTS

ALTON: Jane Austen’s House Museum, Chawton. 10.30am for 11am-3.30pm. Writing Workshop: But Intricate Characters Are The Most Amusing Relationships, Characters and Conflict. Admission £20, concs. (01420) 83262, jane-austens-house-museum.org.uk.

CLANFIELD: Memorial Hall, South Lane. 2pm. Colouring Clanfield Jumble Sale. Jumble can be delivered to the hall on the morning of the event.

FARNHAM: Rural Life Centre, Old Kiln Museum, Reeds Road, Tilford. 10am-5pm. Countryside and Woodland Show. Wildlife and countryside groups plus crafts, with the emphasis on wood turning – cleaving, turning, carving and more. (01252) 795571 or rurallife.plus.com/rlc.

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 11am-midday. George and the Dragon Story Time Special. Suitable for under-10s accompanied by an adult. Free, no need to book, but places limited. (023) 9252 3463.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 10.30am-4pm. Lovely Things Made In England Art, Craft and Food Fair. The fair will run throughout the whole building and will offer a large selection of original and tempting gifts. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: United Reformed Church Small Hall, Mengham. 9.30am. Coffee Morning. Organised by The Rowans Haying Island Support Group.

LISS: Triangle Centre. 9.30am-midday. Indoor Market. With a large selection of stalls selling everything from home made cakes, scones, fudge and preserves, bread, hand-made cards, knitwear, jewellery, ceramics, hand-made soaps and general gift items. (01730) 301000 to book a stall.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Technology Department, Portsmouth Grammar School, High Street. 10am-4pm. Solent Guild of Woodcarvers and Sculptors Carve-in. All welcome. (023) 9259 9153 for further information.

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

SOUTHSEA: St Swithun’s Church Hall, Waverley Road. (PO5 2PL). 12.30pm-3.30pm. Southsea Flea Market. Offering retro clothes, collectables, furniture, jewellery, etc. 07817 393 049.

TITCHFIELD: Parish Room, High Street. 10am-midday. Spring Plant Sale. Books, cakes and bric-a-brac will als obe on sale. Organised by Titchfield Gardeners Club. (01329) 847637.

EXHIBITIONS

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

EMSWORTH: Museum, 10b, North Street. 10.30am-4.30pm. Art Trail Artists in Emsworth Museum. Featuring the work of Chris Abel and Jan Copsey. (01243) 373780, emsworthmuseum.co.uk.

FARNHAM: Bentley Memorial Hall, Hole Lane (GU10 5NE). 10am-5pm. Friday Art Group of Bentley Annual Spring Exhibition. Marking the 25th anniversary of the founding of the group. Using water-based materials, the breadth of subjects and styles results in an exhibition of great variety. Unfortunately the Hugh Barton Room is on the first floor and has no disabled access. (01420) 473221.

HORNDEAN: Pumfrett Room, Queen Elizabeth Country Park Visitor Centre, Gravel Hill. 9am-4.30pm. A Journey Through the Landscape. Exhibition of paintings by Sharon Hurst, G W Gascoigne and Trevor Glover. (023) 9259 5040, hants.gov.uk/countryside/qecp.htm.

PETERSFIELD: Flora Twort Gallery, Church Path. 10am-4pm. Art Exhibition. An exhibition of recent works by local artist Janet Mitchell. Admission free.

PORTCHESTER: Health Centre/Library, West Street. 9.30am-1pm. Memories of Portchester. An exhibition of photographs of Portchester past, organised by the Portchester Civic Society. (023) 9238 2778.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Teddy Bear Story ... featuring 150 teddy bears, including many rare and diverse examples of the toy. 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.

PORTSMOUTH: History Centre, Second Floor Norrish Central Library, Guildhall Square. 10am-3.30pm. A Tale of One City. Displays about the history of the African Women’s Forum, including artefacts from Cameroon, Ghana and Zanazibar. (023) 9281 9311.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Cloud Atlas (15); 7pm. USA, 2012. Directed by Tom Tykwer and Lana Wachowsk. Starring: Andy Wachowski, Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Jim Broadbent. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

CONFORD: Village Hall (between Liphook and Passfield on B3004). 7.30pm for 8pm. The Kingspond Shantymen. Performing a variety of sea shanties, ballads and work songs. Admission £10 (half going to the Lifeboat Association). (01428) 751235.

FAREHAM: Fareham WMC, Mill Road. Worlds Apart. farehamwmc.com.

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Benji. Plus Robi Leigh Disco.

PORTSMOUTH: Cellars at Eastney, 56, Cromwell Road. 7.30pm-11.30pm. Ezio. Rock. (023) 9282 6249, thecellars.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Graham Arms, George Street. 8.30pm. Dean and Nancy.

GRAYSHOTT: Grayshott Village Hall, Headley Road. 7.30pm. Grayshott Folk Club present: The Little Unsaid. All welcome. Admission £10. (01428) 607096, grayshottfolkclub.co.uk, grayshott.com/folk.

PORTSMOUTH: Harvest Home, 106, Copnor Road. 8.30pm. Butterfly Collective. Mod group.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. The Saiichi Sugiyama Band. rmatavern.co.uk.

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

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 8.30pm. The Minkees. Playing what was swinging in the 60s. (023) 9229 5195.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. Reload. Rock covers. (023) 9282 1658.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. World Party. Plus special guest Andy Foster. Admission £22.50. (023) 9286 3911.

WICKHAM: The Kings Head, The Square. 9pm. The Vendetta Band. (01329) 832123.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 2.45pm, 7.45pm. The Pyjama Game. Starring Hadley Fraser and Joanna Riding. Admission: £31.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7.30pm. Let’s Talk Bike. An evening with TT champions Ian Hutchinson and Nick Jeffries, hosted by Steve Berry. Admission £12.50. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

GRAYSHOTT: Village Hall, Headley Road. 7.30pm. Nunsense – The Musical. Presented by Grayshott Stagers. Admission: £11.50. (01428) 605464, grayshottstagers.co.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 2.30pm, 8pm. Cider with Rosie. A new stage version presented by Gloucestershire’s Everyman Theatre. Admission: £15-£26.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAMBLEDON: Village Hall, West Street. 8pm. Funny Money. Play by Ray Clooney, presented by Hambledon Arts Society Drama Group. (023) 9263 2800.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7.30pm. Absent Friends. Alan Ayckbourn comedy presented by Bench Theatre. Admission £8, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

HORNDEAN: Merchistoun Hall, 106, London Road. 7.30pm. Good Morning Bill. Presented by Horndean Amateur Theatrical Society. Admission £6. (023) 9278 5800.

SOBERTON: Village Hall, Long Lane (SO32 3PF). 7.30pm. Calendar Girls. A play by Tim Firth, presented by the Soberton Players. Admission £6. (023) 9263 2551.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2pm, 7.30pm. The Full Monty. A play by Simon Beaufoy, directed by Daniel Evans and starring: Sidney Cole, Kenny Doughty, Craig Gazey, Roger Morlidge, Kieran O’Brien and Simon Rouse. Featuring songs from the film. Admission: £15-£29.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. Crazy For You. The new Gershwin musical, presented by South Downe Musical Society. Admission £12-£15, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

WALKS & TALKS

EAST MARDEN: meet Stoughton Down car park, south of East Marden (GR SU815126). 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. An nine-and-a-half-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.25am. (01730) 269253.

EMSWORTH: meet Emsworth By-Pass bus stop. 10.41am. CHA Walking Club Walk. Flat, linear, coastal and country walk of five/six miles. (023) 9225 4289 for further details.

SUNDAY, APRIL 28

COMEDY

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Jethro. The perfect anecdote to everyone’s day. Admission: £19.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

CONCERTS

CHICHESTER: Christ Church, Old Market Avenue (off South Street). 2pm doors for 2.30pm-4.30pm. Music on Sundays. Featuring Emma Abbate (piano) and Evva Mizerska (cello). Includes music by Beethoven, Janacek, Chopin, and Debussy. Visitors and new members welcome. (01243) 527425, musiconsundays.co.uk.

GOSPORT: Thorngate Halls, Bury Road. 2pm. Theatre Organ Concert. Performed by Chris Powell. Concert celebrating 75 years of theatre organ club. Admission £6.

EVENTS

FAREHAM: Fareham WMC, Mill Road. Sunday is bingo and quiz night. farehamwmc.com.

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Evening bingo and quiz night in the lounge.

FAREHAM: Whiteley Community Centre, Gull Coppice, Whiteley (PO15 7LA). 2pm-4pm. Mini Me Market Whiteley. Lots of good quality nearly-new and new bump to teen items for sale, perfect for families to buy a few bargains. Fundraising for Cancer Research UK. Admission £1. minimemarkets.co.uk.

FARNHAM: Rural Life Centre, Old Kiln Museum, Reeds Road, Tilford. 10am-5pm. Countryside and Woodland Show. Wildlife and countryside groups plus crafts, with the emphasis on wood turning – cleaving, turning, carving and more. (01252) 795571 or rurallife.plus.com/rlc.

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

PORTSMOUTH: Bransbury Park, Eastney. 2pm-5pm. Miniature Railway Rides. Portsmouth Model Engineering Society members offer rides on steam and/or electric locomotives (weather permitting). Rides are 40p per person for two circuits of track. portsmouthmes.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Broad Oak S&SC, Airport Service Road, Hilsea (opp Hilsea Halt railway station). 10am doors. National Rat Fancy Society Portsmouth Show. Many different colours of rats on show. Meet and greet some of them. Also quiz, raffle, games for the rats, etc. No charge for looking, just a charge for showing your rats.

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 Tony Edsell. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

EMSWORTH: Museum, 10b, North Street. 10.30am-4.30pm. Art Trail Artists in Emsworth Museum. Featuring the work of Chris Abel and Jan Copsey. (01243) 373780, emsworthmuseum.co.uk.

FARNHAM: Bentley Memorial Hall, Hole Lane (GU10 5NE). 10am-5pm. Friday Art Group of Bentley Annual Spring Exhibition. Marking the 25th anniversary of the founding of the group. Using water-based materials, the breadth of subjects and styles results in an exhibition of great variety. Unfortunately the Hugh Barton Room is on the first floor and has no disabled access. (01420) 473221.

HORNDEAN: Pumfrett Room, Queen Elizabeth Country Park Visitor Centre, Gravel Hill. 9am-4.30pm. A Journey Through the Landscape. Exhibition of paintings by Sharon Hurst, G W Gascoigne and Trevor Glover. (023) 9259 5040, hants.gov.uk/countryside/qecp.htm.

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. Teddy Bear Story ... featuring 150 teddy bears, including many rare and diverse examples of the toy. 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

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. The Little Mermaid (U); 2pm. Winner of two Academy Awards. Admission £4, concs. Arsenic and Old Lace (PG); 6pm. The 1944 classic, directed by Frank Capra and starring Cary Grant, Priscilla Lane and Raymond Massey. Admission £6, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: Milton Arms, Milton Road. 2pm. Shiraz. Jazz. (023) 9221 0437.

PORTSMOUTH: The Gun Room, RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8pm-11pm. Tongues & Grooves: Locals Evening. Including creative writing students from Portsmouth University. Music with Natalie Gunn and Rhys Evans. Admission £3/£4. tongues-and-grooves.org.uk.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 2pm-6pm. Acoustic Afternoon with Herbie, Keith, Graham and gang. All welcome to listen or join in.

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

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. King Rollo and Ruby Tiger. Acoustic blues in the afternoon. Alley Casts Open Mic Night in the evening. (023) 9282 1658.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 8pm. Acres. Plus special guests The Hardest Season, Offender, mtbc. Admission £3. (023) 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.

MONDAY, APRIL 29

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).

PORTSMOUTH: St James’ Hospital Entertainments Hall, Locksway Road, Milton. 7.30pm-10.15pm. Ballroom, Latin American and Sequence Dance. Dancing with Elaine Hardy. All welcome. BYO refreshments. Admission £3.50. (023) 9235 5388, 07732 968 236.

EVENTS

COSHAM: Conservative Club, Spur Road. 7.30pm. Cosham Phoenix Social Club. With a varied programme of events. Visitors and new members welcome. (023) 9237 0030, 9269 1740.

COSHAM: Medina School, Medina Road. 9.15am-11.15am. Connors Toy Library. For play, friendships, socialising, toy loan, craft and other activities. Admission £2 per family per week.

PORTSMOUTH: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place (off Clive Road). 10.30am-midday. New Age Kurling. Friendly competitive fun with gentle exercise. All welcome. Admission: £2.50 session. (023) 9278 0500.

PORTSMOUTH: St Mark’s Church Hall Committee Room, Derby Road, North End. 10am-midday. The Young at Heart Club, a club for the over 50s. Come along for chat, quizzes, raffles, activities and speakers, with tea/coffee.

PORTSMOUTH: Wells Smith Room, St Cuthbert’s Church Centre, Hayling Avenue. 9.15am-11.15am. Connors Toy Library. For play, friendships, socialising, toy loan, craft and other activities. Admission £2 per family per week.

EXHIBITIONS

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

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Rotary Club of Gosport Shelter Box Exhibition. See a Shelter Tent erected in the gallery and the contents of a Shelter Box on display. Rotary Club members will be on hand to explain how these essential items are used in emergency situations. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

HORNDEAN: Pumfrett Room, Queen Elizabeth Country Park Visitor Centre, Gravel Hill. 9am-4.30pm. A Journey Through the Landscape. Exhibition of paintings by Sharon Hurst, G W Gascoigne and Trevor Glover. (023) 9259 5040, hants.gov.uk/countryside/qecp.htm.

PORTSMOUTH: History Centre, Second Floor Norrish Central Library, Guildhall Square. 9.30am-5pm. A Tale of One City. Displays about the history of the African Women’s Forum, including artefacts from Cameroon, Ghana and Zanazibar. (023) 9281 9311.

GIGS

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Dog Is Dead. Plus special guests: To Kill a King and Kassassin Street. Admission £10. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7pm. The Pyjama Game. Starring Hadley Fraser and Joanna Riding. Admission: £25.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 4.30pm. Tiddler and Other Terrific Tales. Presented by Scamp Theatre. Admission: £11, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. 9 to 5 The Musical. Music and lyrics by Dolly Parton. Written by Patrick Resnick. Admission: £20-£39.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

GOSPORT: Serenity Sanctuary, 89, Brockhurst Road (PO12 3AT). 3pm-4pm. Light (Living in Greater Health Today) Group. An informal friendly group for people experiencing CFS/ME/FM and other chronic illnesses, run by people who have experienced these challenges themselves. (023) 9252 1673.

HAVANT: Langstone Conservative Club, Emsworth Road. 10.30am. Addictive Shopping. 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, APRIL 30

DANCING

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

EVENTS

PORTSMOUTH: Eastney Community Centre, Bransbury Park. 9.15am-11.15am. Connors Toy Library. For play, friendships, socialising, toy loan, craft and other activities. Admission £2 per family per week.

PORTSMOUTH: St Francis Church, Northern Parade, Hilsea. 12.30pm-2.30pm. Connors Toy Library. For play, friendships, socialising, toy loan, craft and other activities. Admission £2 per family per week.

EXHIBITIONS

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

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Rotary Club of Gosport Shelter Box Exhibition. See a Shelter Tent erected in the gallery and the contents of a Shelter Box on display. Rotary Club members will be on hand to explain how these essential items are used in emergency situations. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

HORNDEAN: Pumfrett Room, Queen Elizabeth Country Park Visitor Centre, Gravel Hill. 9am-4.30pm. A Journey Through the Landscape. Exhibition of paintings by Sharon Hurst, G W Gascoigne and Trevor Glover. (023) 9259 5040, hants.gov.uk/countryside/qecp.htm.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. Teddy Bear Story ... featuring 150 teddy bears, including many rare and diverse examples of the toy. 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.

PORTSMOUTH: History Centre, Second Floor Norrish Central Library, Guildhall Square. 9.30am-6pm. A Tale of One City. Displays about the history of the African Women’s Forum, including artefacts from Cameroon, Ghana and Zanazibar. (023) 9281 9311.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: The Portsmouth Film Society, Omega Centre, Omega Street (PO5 4LP). I Wish (PG), 8pm; Japan, 2011. Subtitled. Directed by Hirokazu Koreeda. Starring: Koki Maeda, Ohshiro Maeda, Ryoga Hayashi, and Cara Uchida. (023) 9229 1346, portsmouthfilmsociety.org.uk.

WINCHESTER: Everyman Cinema, The Screen, Southgate Street. Rust and Bone (15); 8.15pm for 8.30pm. France, 2012. Subtitles. Romance directed by Jacques Audiard. Starring: Marion Cotillard, Matthias Schoenaerts and Armand Verdure. winchesterfilmsociety.co.uk.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. The Andrews Brothers. Playing a mix of rock, pop, jazz and soul in style. rmatavern.co.uk.

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

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Kate Nash. Plus special guests The Tuts. Admission £12.50. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.45pm. The Pyjama Game. Starring Hadley Fraser and Joanna Riding. Admission: £31.50. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 10.30am, 1.30pm. Tiddler and Other Terrific Tales. Presented by Scamp Theatre. Admission: £11, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7.30pm. Absent Friends. Alan Ayckbourn comedy presented by Bench Theatre. Admission £8, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. 9 to 5 The Musical. Music and lyrics by Dolly Parton. Written by Patrick Resnick. Admission: £20-£39.50. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Our House. Charter Academy present the smash musical featuring more than 20 Madness songs. Admission £5, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

WALKS & TALKS

PORTSMOUTH: meet Baffins Community Centre, Westover Road, Copnor. 10.30am. Two/Three Mile Walk with Friends. WFH accredited. All ages and abilities welcome. New walkers please arrive early to register. 07703 443 988.

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.