What’s on for Saturday February 1 and Sunday February 2, 2014

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

TODAY

CLUBBING

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. 7pm-late. Georgie Love presents ... Saytek and Nanoplex (live house and techno. Admission £6. (023) 9229 6352.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 10pm. Monkey Love Stunt Team Takeover. Admission free before 11pm, £3 after. (023) 9286 3911.

COMEDY

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 8pm. Jo Caulfield: A Celebration of Anger. The award-winning comedian is back with a new show. Admission £12, concs. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

DANCING

PORTCHESTER: Victory School of Dance, Hamilton Road (PO6 4QE). 7.30pm-10.30pm. Line Dance Disco. Admission £5. (01329) 315641.

EVENTS

FAREHAM: West Street pedestrianised precinct. 9am-2pm. Farmers’ Market. Sample before you buy from the people who actually produce, and taste the difference in quality whilst supporting your local farming and rural community.

HORNDEAN: Butser Ancient Farm (Chalton/ Clanfield turnoff on A3). 1pm-4pm. Imbolc. An afternoon of fire lighting and story telling in the Great Roundhouse to celebrate the festival of early spring. (023) 9259 8838, or butserancientfarm.co.uk.

LISS: Triangle Centre. 9am-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.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-4pm. Egyptian-style paper cutting. Make quick drawings in response to Secret Egypt and work with artist Eileen White to transform them into unique, decorative paper silhouettes. Beginners welcome. All materials provided. For adults aged 16+. Cost: £15. Places limited, pre-booking required. (023) 9282 7261, portsmouthmuseums.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: St Cuthbert’s Church, Lichfield Road, Copnor. 3.30pm-5.30pm. Messy Church. A fun-packed event for families, involving art and craft, games, worship and a shared meal. Everyone’s welcome, young and old! It’s all free, but children must be accompanied by an adult. (023) 9275 4130, stcuthbertwithstaidan.org.uk, or messychurch.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: St Faith’s Church, Crasswell Street, Landport. 10am. British Orthodox Service. Join the British Orthodox community in our city for its monthly service at St Faith’s.

SOUTHSEA: Natural History Museum, Cumberland House, Eastern Parade. 10.30am-11.30am. Bird Box Making. Make a simple nest box for a small bird and find out how to care for birds and other wildlife during winter. For families with children aged seven and over. Admission £3 per child, pre-booking required. (023) 9281 5276.

EXHIBITIONS

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Open Art Exhibition. A chance to see some of the best work by our local artists in an exhibition displaying a variety of styles and media. Visitors are invited to vote for their favourite piece. Both the visitors’ choice and the Rotarians’ choice are awarded prizes. Sponsored by the Gosport Rotary Club and Southern Co-operative. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf Quays (PO1 3BF). 11am-5pm. Creating Balance, the result of a year-long collaborative project initiated by Portsmouth University. (023) 9277 8080, aspex.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. 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

HEDGE END: The Berry Theatre, Wildern Lane (SO30 4EJ). The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (12A); 2pm, 7.30pm. Directed by: Francis Lawrence. Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth. (01489) 799499.

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (12A); 7pm. USA/NZ, 2013. Directed by Peter Jackson. Starring: Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman and Richard Armitage. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

GOSPORT: The Park Tavern, Park Road. 9pm. The Fringe. 07789 510 608.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 7pm doors for 7.30pm. Johnny Cash Roadshow. Celebrating the career of Johnny Cash. Admission £17.50-£19.50. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Harvest Home, 106, Copnor Road. 8.30pm. Forever Queen. Tribute band. Admission £3, in advance or on door.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 7pm-midnight. A Winter Evening with Patrick Duff (ex-Strangelove). Plus Nick Poore and the Yesterday People; and Tippy’s DJ Set. Admission £3 on door. rmatavern.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Thatchers, 95, London Road, North End (PO2 0BN). Mitchell.

PORTSMOUTH: The Mermaid, 222, New Road, Copnor (PO2 7RW). Lena. Singing songs from across the decades.

PORTSMOUTH: The Victory Pub, 32, The Hard (PO1 3DT). Cheryl Cole Tribute.

ROGATE: Village Hall, North Street. 7pm doors for 8pm. Dave Whitmore. Presented by Oakgate Country Music Club. (01730) 892498.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. The Lovely Giraffes.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Joiners Arms, 141, St Mary’s Street. 7.30pm. God Damn. Plus: Rickyfitts; Nomura; Fingermen. Admission £5. (023) 8022 5612.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 9pm. Doghouse. Rock/party band. (023) 9282 1658.

SOUTHSEA: The Rifle Club, Goldsmith Avenue (PO4 0AW). 7.30pm. Two Toned. Seven-piece ska tribute band. Support from DJ Rob Moore. Admission £5. (023) 9235 5245.

SOUTHSEA: Upstairs at The Kings Pub, 39, Albert Road. 7pm-11pm. Charity Night. Featuring Winter’s Hill, Eagle & Weeks, The Fairy Triangles, Victoria Wilson, and Missing Cat. Admission £5 on door.

WATERLOOVILLE: The Plough and Barleycorn, Tempest Avenue (PO7 8BU). Portia. Singing songs from across the decades.

STAGE

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 2.30pm. Time of My Life. Written and directed by Alan Ayckbourne. Admission: £16.50-£28. 7.45pm. Arrivals and Departures. Written and directed by Alan Ayckbourne. Admission: £16.50-£28. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

GUILDFORD: Mill Studio, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 10.45am. Farcicals: Chloë With Love/The Kidderminster Affair. A double bill of neighbourly short plays written and directed by Alan Ayckbourne. Admission: £16.50-£28. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 2.30pm. Care of Henry. Presented by Pied Piper Theatre for children aged four plus and their families. Admission adults, £8; children, £5. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 7.30pm. Eat, Pray, Laugh! Barry Humphries’ Farewell Tour. During the all-singing, all-dancing spectacular, Dame Edna promises to ‘empower’ audiences as she meditates on the big issues. Admission £21.50-£47.50, concs. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Motown’s Greatest Hits: The End of the Road Tour. Celebrating the sweet sound of Motown. Admission £19.50. (023) 9282 8282 for tickets.

WALKS & TALKS

PORTSDOWN HILL: meet car park near Churchillian Public House, Portsdown Hill Road (GR SU660065). 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. A five-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.30am. (023) 9237 7978.

WIDLEY/FAREHAM: meet The George public house, Widley, 9.56am. CHA Walking Club Walk. Seven-mile linear walk via Fort Widley and Down End to Fareham. (023) 9225 4289 for further details.

TOMORROW

CONCERTS

GOSPORT: Holy Trinity Church, Trinity Green. 3.30pm. Teatime Concert. With the Salvation Army Citadel Band.

DANCING

GOSPORT: Thorngate Halls, Bury Road. 7pm-10pm. 50-50 Dance. Admission £4.50.

EVENTS

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

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre Restaurant and Bar at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 2pm. Story Time: The Snow Queen. A tale of bravery, adventure and courage as we follow Gerda to the North Pole. Admission free. (023) 9273 7370, groundlings.co.uk.

EXHIBITIONS

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

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf Quays (PO1 3BF). 11am-5pm. Creating Balance, the result of a year-long collaborative project initiated by Portsmouth University. (023) 9277 8080, aspex.org.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: City Museum and Records Office, Museum Road. 10am-5pm. 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

PETERSFIELD: The Good Intent, 40-46, College Street. Acoustix featuring Letters To Daisy, Marley Blandford plus Ollie West.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 2pm. Assorted Sax. Quartet. (023) 9282 1658.

STAGE

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 2.30pm. Sid’s Show. Join Sid from Cbeebies live on stage for a fun-filled adventure. Admission £11, concs. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. 3pm. Lost Illusions. Live Bolshoi Ballet. (01428) 642161 for further details.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Magical Mozart by Candlelight. An evening of Mozart masterpieces. Admission £17. (023) 9282 8282 for tickets.

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