What’s on for Saturday January 19 and Sunday January 20, 2013

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

TODAY

COMEDY

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 8pm. The Havant Comedy Club. Resident host Joe Wells. Featuring Andrew O’Neill, support from Suzi Ruffell and Helen Arney. Admission £9.50, concs. All welcome. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

CLUBBING

GOSPORT: Thorngate Halls, Bury Road. 8pm-1am. Gosport Soul Club. Large dance floor (talc allowed). Admission £5 on door.

SOUTHSEA: Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road. 9.30pm. Hipshaker vs Chaos. Admission £5.(023) 9286 3911.

DANCING

WICKHAM: Community Centre, Mill Lane. 8pm-11pm. Ballroom Dance. Admission: £4. (023) 9273 3393, 07980 058 310, ballroomrazzmatazz.co.uk.

EVENTS

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

GOSPORT: Local Studies Centre, High Street. 10am-midday. Life Drawing. Introducing the basics of how to draw the human figure. £30 for five weeks, must be booked in advance. 10am-11.30am. Dads & Lads (and Lasses too!) Make and Take: Dinosaurs and Robots. Make dinosaurs and robots using a whole range of recycled materials. Suitable for ages six to 11 years. ££5 per family per week. Must be booked in advance. 11.45am-12.45pm. Street Art. Create your own artwork in the style of Banksy and Shepard Fairey. Suitable for 12 to 16-year-olds. £10 for five weeks, must be booked in advance. (023) 9252 3463.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 10am-5pm. Open Day. Experience the Kings Theatre as you have never seen it before, a day out for the whole family, with a trip back stage and up to the fly floor, learn to light up the stage, etc. Admission £4, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

EXHIBITIONS

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

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-4pm. The Lawrence Archive: a window onto our past. Celebrating over 100 years of photography by J C Lawrence & Sons. Free admission. (023) 9252 3463.

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

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Great Expectations (12A); 7pm. UK, 2012. Directed by Mike Newell. Starring Ralph Fiennes, Jeremy Irvine, Helena Bonham Carter, Robbie Coltrane and Jason Flemyng. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place, Fratton, (PO1 5JJ). Ice Age (U), 2pm; US, 2002. Dark Horse (15), 4pm; US, 2011). (023) 9229 1346, portsmouthfilmsociety.org.uk.

GIGS

FAREHAM: Hill Park MWM Club. Small Town, five-piece pop and rock band.

GRAYSHOTT: Grayshott Village Hall, Headley Road. 7.30pm. Pilgrims’ Way. Support from Charlie Beckerson. Organised by Grayshott Folk Club. New members welcome. Admission £12, concs. (01428) 604798.

PORTSMOUTH: Harvest Home, 106, Copnor Road. 8.30pm. The Jammers.

PORTSMOUTH: The Stag, 183 New Road. 8.30pm. Tangerine Dream.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. The Cheesedoctors.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Brook, 466, Portswood Road. 8pm doors. AreYou Experienced?. Admission: £10 advance, £12 door. (023) 8055 5366.

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 7.30pm. TFO. Pluis special guests: Shishi Grendel, Sahara Snow, and The Underdogs. Admission £3. 11pm. Neon Ballroom. After TFO. (023) 9286 3911.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 9pm. Somethin’ Else. Rock covers band. (023) 9282 1658.

STAGE

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 2.30pm, 8pm. Spring Awakening. Play by Frank Wedekind, translated from the German by Edward Bond and directed by Max Lweendel. Admission: £18.50-£24.50, concs. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HASLEMERE: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Street. 2pm, 6.30pm. Cinderella. Haslemere Thespians invite you to join them for their traditional family pantomime. Admission £8-£10, concs. (01428) 642161 for further details.

HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 2.30pm. The Demon Headmaster. Presented by ReMix Youth Theatre. Admission £5, concs. All welcome. (023) 9247 2700, thespring.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. Robinson Crusoe and the Pirates. A traditional pantomime by Alan P Frayn, presented by HIADS. Admission £7, concs. (023) 9246 6363.

PETERSFIELD: Olivier Theatre, Bedales, Steep. 2.30pm. Peter Pan: The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up. Dunhurst Drama presents J M Barrie’s timeless classic in John Caird and Trevor Nunn’s adaptation. Admission free. (01730) 711511. bedales.org.uk.

PETERSFIELD: Festival Hall, Heath Road. 1pm, 6pm. Robin Hood and the Babes in the Wood. A Proper Panto presented by the Winton Players. Admission: £10, concs. (01730) 268829.

PORTSMOUTH: Groundlings Theatre at The Old Benny, 42, Kent Street, Portsea. 8pm. Fawlty Towers – Live on Sage. Fareham Musical Society present three episodes: Communication Problems; The Hotel Inspector; and The Germans. Admission: £18 (inc meal at 7.15pm), concs; £10 (show only), concs. (023) 9273 7370. groundlings.co.uk.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 1.30pm, 7.15pm. Jack and the Beanstalk. Traditional family pantomime starring Julian Clary, Lee Mead and Nigel Havers. Admission: £14-£35. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: St Peter’s Theatre, Fraser Road. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. Aladdin. Pantomime presented by the Phoenix Players. 0845 293 9350.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7.30pm. Lettice and Lovage. An award-winning comedy by Peter Shaffer. Admission: £11. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WALKS & TALKS

PETERSFIELD: meet EHDC car park, Penns Place (GR SU7766234). 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. A five-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.40m. (01730) 269253.

TOMORROW

CLUBBING

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 9pm-2am. Eskimo 11 presents Block Party 2013. Over 18s only, IDs will be checked. Admission £25 in advance. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

EVENTS

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

HAYLING ISLAND: Community Centre, West Town. 4.15pm-6pm. Service and Talk by Richard Jones of Embrace Middle East. Hosted by Churches Together on Hayling. Admission: £2. Raffle in aid of Embrace, formerly Biblelands.

SOUTHSEA: Palmerston Road. 10am-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 The Solent Aviation Art Society. Organised by the QA League of Friends. (023) 9238 7284.

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

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. Fantasia 2000 (U); 2pm. Walt Disney’s 1999 sequel to Fantasia. Admission £6, concs. Safety First (U); 5pm. A screening of the 1923 romantic comedy silent film starring Harold Lloyd. Admission £6, concs. (023) 9282 8282.

GIGS

SOUTHSEA: Edge of the Wedge, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Up River. Plus special guests: Black Shapes, Ed Wood , and The Divorcee. Admission £3. (023) 9286 3911.

SOUTHSEA: Rosie’s Vineyard, 87, Elm Grove. 1pm-4pm. Live Jazz. Featuring: the Milton James Hot Four. (023) 9275 5944.

SOUTHSEA: Jolly Sailor, 54, Clarence Road. 6pm. The Fabulous Rachael Hawnt’s Sunday Session. (023) 9229 5195.

SOUTHSEA: Lawrence Arms, Lawrence Road. 7pm. Arrows Karaoke.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 9pm. Two Magoos. Rock duo. (023) 9282 1658.

STAGE

SOUTHSEA: St Peter’s Theatre, Fraser Road. 2.30pm. Aladdin. Pantomime presented by the Phoenix Players. 0845 293 9350.