What’s on for Saturday August 3 and Sunday August 4, 2013

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A guide to what’s on around the area this weekend.

TODAY

CLUBBING

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 7.30pm-1.30am. Fectic Mayhem and Sound Clinique presents A+D+A+M. Lab4. A night of hard dance Techno, Tech House. (023) 9221 0437.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 10pm-2.30am. Funkt*If*Ino. Room one: DJ Kenny Dope; Funkt*If*I*No All-Star DJs; Hand Solo on live percussion. Room two: COR DJs. Admission £10. (023) 9286 3911.

EVENTS

BEDHAMPTON: St Nicholas Church Centre, Belmont Grove. 2pm-4.30pm. Havant Horticultural Summer Show. Classes include: flowers, vegetables, fruit displays, etc. Refreshments available. (023) 9247 5140.

CLANFIELD: Memorial Hall, South Lane. 10.30am-3.30pm. Clanfield Crafts. Featuring a variety of crafts, including macramé, knitting and crochet, silversmith jewellery, textiles, soaps and candles, fused glass, photography, etc. 07954 584 090.

FAREHAM: Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road (PO17 6AN). The Commando Course, 10am-4.30pm, challenging assault course for children aged three plus, £3 per child. Craft Activities, 10.30am-4pm, Commando masks, colouring, word search and puzzles for children aged three plus, £2 per child. History of Fort Nelson Guided Tour, 1.30pm, £3 per person. Handling Sessions, 11am, midday, 2.30pm, 3.30pm, handle objects from our collection, led by museum guides, objects include flak jacket, webbing, uniforms, WW2 Lee Enfield Rifle, etc. (01329) 233734, royalarmouries.org.

FAREHAM: Wallington Village Hall, Broadcut (PO16 8ST). 2pm. Wallington Horticultural and Craft Show. Classes include: flowers, fruit, vegetables, cookery, needlework, art, calligraphy, photography and children’s exhibits.

FARNHAM: Maltings, Bridge Square. 9.30am-4pm. Monthly Market. Browse among the 200 stalls, selling items from antiques and collectables to craft, clothing, artisan food and more, plus the Riverside Cafe to provide refreshments. Admission £1. (01252) 745444.

PORTSMOUTH: Eastney Swimming Pool, Melville Road (PO4 9TB). 2pm-3pm. Taster Session for Girls, aged six and over in the Portsmouth area, who are welcome to come along and try our great sport.

SELBORNE: Gilbert White’s House and Garden, The Wakes, High Street, (GU34 3JH). 10.30am-5.15pm. Gilbert’s Games and Country Fair. Fun and games for all the family. (01420) 511275, gilbertwhiteshouse.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Abbeyfields, 50, St Edwards Road. 11am-2pm. Garden Fete. Attractions include: tombola, bric-a-brac, cake stall, etc. Plus a musical interlude.

SOUTHSEA: Havelock Community Centre, 324 Fawcett Road. 11am-2pm. Strawberry Tea. There will be teas served on vintage china, strawberries, cake galore, a raffle, guess the weight of the cake, etc. Raising funds for Breast Cancer Care. 07817 122 005.

SOUTHSEA: Southsea Common. 10am-late. The All New Southsea Show. Lots of attractions over the weekend including a petting zoo, dog show, and a fun fair. The climax today will be an old fashioned ‘End of the Pier Show’ to take you back to the good old days of the 1970s. Admission £8, concs. (023) 9283 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

EMSWORTH: Museum, 10b, North Street. 10.30am-4.30pm. Silver Anniversary Celebrations. Celebrating the history and growth of the museum which opened on July 29, 1988. (01243) 373780, emsworthmuseum.co.uk.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Veolia Environment Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition. World-renowned annual exhibition puts the spotlight on the rarely-seen wonders of the natural world. All 100 winning and commended images from the 2012 competition are on display. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. 10am-midday. HB50 Exhibition. To commemorate 50 years since the closure of the Hayling Billy train line, the Station Theatre is hosting historical displays about the railway line, the people who ran it and used it and the communities it supported. The exhibition features photographs and artefacts, many of which are on loan to the Hayling Billy 50 project from members of the local community. (023) 9246 6363.

PORTCHESTER: Library, West Street. 9.30am-1pm. Exhibition of Works by Maureen and Terry Flynn. Original water colour paintings and fine art prints: wildlife, land and seascapes, planes, etc. flynnspaintings.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.

GARDENS

BROCKENHUST: Fairweather’s Nursery, Hilltop, Beaulieu. 11am-5pm. Garden Open. Holding a specialist collection of 300 agapanthus grown in pots and display beds. Plants for sale, teas. Admission £2.50.

GIGS

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Max Bona Group, plus female vocalist Daisy Trail.

GOSPORT: RNA Club, 66, Gosport Road. 7pm-11.30pm. Bernie Woods and the Forest Fires. Plus DJ Stompin Steve. All welcome to an evening of rock n roll.

PORTSMOUTH: Front Bar, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 8pm-late. Mr Mountain plus support. Blues and rock. (023) 9221 0437.

PORTSMOUTH: Graham Arms, George Street. 8.30pm. Andy George.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. Chicago 9. Purveyors of blues, r&r, r&b and soulful country. rmatavern.co.uk.

ROGATE: Village Hall, North Street. 7pm doors for 8pm. Alan Herbert. Presented by Oakgate CMC. (01730) 892498.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. Huck Calling Christopher. Admission £5. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: The 149 Club, Albert Road. 7.30pm doors. The Pete Travis Experience Disco. Admission free before 8pm; after, members £2, guests £3.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 8.30pm. Doghouse. Rock/party band. (023) 9282 1658.

WICKHAM: The Kings Head, The Square. All Day Music Festival, featuring: Paul Horton; Reavers Rant; Unplugged Biscuits; Sweet Believers; and This Way Up. (01329) 832123.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Theatre in the Park, Oaklands Park. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. Barnum. A revised version by Cameron Mackintosh and Mark Bramble, starring Christopher Fitzgerald. Admission: £16-£40, concs. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

FAREHAM: meet Fort Nelson car park, Portsdown Hill Road (GR SU608 069). 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. An eight-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.20am. (01730) 269253.

TOMORROW

CONCERTS

ALTON: Jane Austen’s House Museum, Chawton. Informal Afternoon Concert on the Museum’s Clementi Piano by Anthony Noble. To include works by Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven. (01420) 83262, jane-austens-house-museum.org.uk.

GOSPORT: Holy Trinity Church, Trinity Green, 3.30pm. Afternoon Organ Recital with James Luxton (Worcester Cathedral). Admission free, retiring collection.

EVENTS

FAREHAM: Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road (PO17 6AN). The Commando Course, 10am-4.30pm, challenging assault course for children aged three plus, £3 per child. Craft Activities, 10.30am-4pm, Commando masks, colouring, word search and puzzles for children aged three plus, £2 per child. History of Fort Nelson Guided Tour, 1.30pm, £3 per person. Handling Sessions, 11am, midday, 2.30pm, 3.30pm, handle objects from our collection, led by museum guides, objects include flak jacket, webbing, uniforms, WW2 Lee Enfield Rifle, etc. (01329) 233734, royalarmouries.org.

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

FARNHAM: Rural Life Centre, Old Kiln Museum, Reeds Road, Tilford. 10am-5pm. Ford Mk II Car Rally. Consuls, Zephyrs and Zodiacs plus other classics from 1956 to 1962. Bring yours along and join in the fun. Trophy for best visitor. Admission £8.50, concs. (01252) 795571 or rurallife.plus.com/rlc.

PETERSFIELD: Market Square. 10am-2pm. Hampshire Farmers’ Market. Enjoy the taste of local food.

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.

SELBORNE: Gilbert White’s House and Garden, The Wakes, High Street, (GU34 3JH). 10.30am-5.15pm. Gilbert’s Games and Country Fair. Fun and games for all the family. (01420) 511275, gilbertwhiteshouse.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Southsea Common. 10am-late. The All New Southsea Show. Lots of attractions including a petting zoo, dog show, and a fun fair. Closing the weekend will be Cirque Bijou. Admission £8, concs. (023) 9283 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Coffee Shop, B Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital. Midday-3.30pm. Art Exhibition. Featuring works by Belinda (paintings) and Steve Guilfoyle (photographs). Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

EMSWORTH: Museum, 10b, North Street. 2.30pm-4.30pm. Silver Anniversary Celebrations. Celebrating the history and growth of the museum which opened on July 29, 1988. (01243) 373780, emsworthmuseum.co.uk.

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.

GARDENS

ALTON: ‘Selborne’, Caker Lane, East Worldham. 2pm-5pm. Garden Open. Half-acre mature garden with old established orchard. Large collection of plants, shrubs, sculptures, containers, summerhouses. Plants for sale, teas. Admission £3.

BURSLEDON: The Secret Garden Nature Reserve, High Street. Midday-6.30pm. Garden Open. Situated in the middle of a small nature reserve, with views to the Isle of Wight. Plants for sale, teas. Admission £2.50.

HAYLING ISLAND: The Homestead, Northney Road. 2pm-5.30pm. Garden Open. Quiet and peaceful atmosphere with plenty of seats to enjoy the vistas within the garden and beyond to Butser Hill and Chichester Harbour. Plants for sale, teas.

GIGS

CHICHESTER: Bull’s Head, 99, Fishbourne Road, Fishbourne (PO19 3JP). 5.30pm-8.30pm. Milton James Duo and Friends. Traditional jazz band. (01243) 839895.

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

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

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. Stefikie. Admission £5. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: Bandstand, West Battery Gardens (behind D-Day Museum), Clarence Esplanade. 1pm-4pm. Country & Western. Featuring: The Cash Collection. Supported by Plain Loco.

SOUTHSEA: Fifth Hants Volunteer Arms, Albert Road. 3pm. Dave Barrett.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 8pm. Levellers. Plus Gaz Brookfield. Admission £20. (023) 9286 3911.

STAGE

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. 7pm. Live from the Globe: The Taming of the Shrew. Shakespeare’s most outrageous comedy. (01428) 642161 for further details.

WALKS & TALKS

PORTSMOUTH: Charles Dickesn Birthplace Musuem, 393, Old Commercial Road. 3pm. Readings/Talks on the works of Charles Dickens ... by the Dickens Fellowship, Birthplace Branch. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £1. (023) 9238 2241.

MONDAY

COMEDY

PETERSFIELD: Folly Wine and Ale House, 7-10, Folly Market. 6pm doors for 8.30pm. Mirth Control Stand-up Comedy. Featuring: Johnny Kats and Bobby Freeman. MC Martin Coyote. Admission: £6 in advance, £7 on door. (01730) 264816.

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.

EVENTS

FAREHAM: Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road (PO17 6AN). The Commando Course, 10am-4.30pm, challenging assault course for children aged three plus, £3 per child. Craft Activities, 10.30am-4pm, Commando masks, colouring, word search and puzzles for children aged three plus, £2 per child. History of Fort Nelson Guided Tour, 1.30pm, £3 per person. Handling Sessions, 11am, midday, 2.30pm, 3.30pm, handle objects from our collection, led by museum guides, objects include flak jacket, webbing, uniforms, WW2 Lee Enfield Rifle, etc. (01329) 233734, royalarmouries.org.

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 10.30am-12.30pm or 1.15pm-3.15pm. Spooky Stories and Creepy Crafts. Join Chris Bennett for spooky stories and creepy crafts session for families. For ages five plus. Admission £2.50 per child. Must be booked in advance. (023) 9252 3463.

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

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road. 10.30am-11.45am. JCPF Spiritual Healing Clinic. Donation gratefully received. (023) 9269 3169 for further details.

SOUTHSEA: D-Day Museum, Clarence Esplanade. 11am-3pm. Meet Normandie Veterans. A chance to meet members of the local branch of the Normandy Veterans Association. Please telephone on the day to confirm that the veterans will be here. (023) 9282 8068.

EXHIBITIONS

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

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Veolia Environment Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition. World-renowned annual exhibition puts the spotlight on the rarely-seen wonders of the natural world. All 100 winning and commended images from the 2012 competition are on display. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. 10am-midday. HB50 Exhibition. To commemorate 50 years since the closure of the Hayling Billy train line, the Station Theatre is hosting historical displays about the railway line, the people who ran it and used it and the communities it supported. The exhibition features photographs and artefacts, many of which are on loan to the Hayling Billy 50 project from members of the local community. (023) 9246 6363.

PORTCHESTER: Library, West Street. 9.30am-5pm. Exhibition of Works by Maureen and Terry Flynn. Original water colour paintings and fine art prints: wildlife, land and seascapes, planes, etc. flynnspaintings.com.

GARDENS

ALTON: ‘Selborne’, Caker Lane, East Worldham. 2pm-5pm. Garden Open. Half-acre mature garden with old established orchard. Large collection of plants, shrubs, sculptures, containers, summerhouses. Plants for sale, teas. Admission £3.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Theatre in the Park, Oaklands Park. 7.30pm. Barnum. A revised version by Cameron Mackintosh and Mark Bramble, starring Christopher Fitzgerald. Admission: £16-£40, concs. (01243) 781312 or cft.org.uk.

WALKS & TALKS

PETERSFIELD: Community Centre, Love Lane. 7.30pm. Petersfield and District Philatelic Society Meeting. Railway Philately, presentation by Ronald Jones. Visitors and new members welcome. petersfieldstamps.hampshire.org.uk.

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.

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