What’s on for Saturday January 25 and Sunday January 26, 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. Elixir. Mix of live bands and DJs. Admission £3. (023) 9229 6352.

CONCERTS

OLD PORTSMOUTH: The Michael Nott Rotunda, Portsmouth Grammar School, High Street. 7pm. Portsmouth Music Club Concert. Featuring Portsmouth Grammar School Music Scholars. Visitors and new members warmly welcomed. Admission: non-members £7 on door. (023) 9282 0317, portsmouthmusicclub.org.uk.

DANCING

COSHAM: Cosham Conservative Club Function Room, Spur Road. 7.30pm for 8pm-11pm. Club-50 Disco. Golden oldies and disco classics. With Denis Kaye. All welcome. Admission: £4 members, £5 guests. (023) 9225 1958 or club-50.co.uk.

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

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

PORTSMOUTH: Admiral Lord Nelson School, Dundas Lane (PO3 5XT). 8pm-11pm. ALN Ballroom Dance. Admission £4. No bar, BYO. 07980 058 310, ballroomrazzmatazz.co.uk.

EVENTS

GOSPORT: Gosport Discovery Centre, High Street. 11am-midday. Snowy Fun Story Time Special. Warm up with our snowy activities and story. For under-10s accompanied by an adult. Admission free, just come along. 2pm-3pm. Horrible Science of Submarines Show. Learn about the truly horrible side of living on board HMS Alliance and how smelly submariners coped with life on board. Admission free but please book in advance. (023) 9252 3463 to book.

FAREHAM: Holy Trinity Parish Centre, West Street. 10am-4pm. Table Top Sale. Admission 30p.

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

LEE-ON-THE-SOLENT: The Bulson Hall, St Faith’s Church, Victoria Square. 9.30am-12.30pm. Table Top Sale. Do come and browse. Everyone welcome.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 10am-3pm. Top Banana Circus: Free Taster Day. Drop in to the Guildhall and have fun with a free Circus Taster Day! (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

TITCHFIELD: Parish Rooms, The Square. 2pm-4pm. Scrap Happy Young Quilters Group. For six to 16 year olds. Have fun and learn to sew small patchwork projects for all abilities. Admission £3 per child. Accompanying adults welcome, especially with young children. yquilters@uwclub.net, (023) 9258 5194.

EXHIBITIONS

GOSPORT: RN Submarine Museum, Haslar Road (PO12 2AS). 10am-3.30pm. Horrible Science of Submarines. Subs are cool and exciting ... subs are horrible and scary ... A funny family exhibition looking at the Horrible side of life as a submariner. (023) 9254 5036, submarine-museum.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf Quays (PO1 3BF). 11am-5pm. Emergency 6, 10 artists have been selected for this stage of the competition and from these a winner has been chosen to receive the prize of a solo exhibition at Aspex in 2015. Emergency: Rebrand, 2nd Year BA (Hons) Graphics Design students at Portsmouth University with their take on the brand identity. 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

LISS: Triangle Centre, Mill Road. The Eye of the Storm (15); 7pm doors for 7.30pm. Directed by: Fred Schepisi. Starring: Charlotte Rampling, Maria Theodorakis and Geoffrey Rush. Admission: £6 in advance, £7 on door. (01730) 301000.

GIGS

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

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain, 34, The Green. 8.30pm. The Trevor John Trio. All welcome.

PORTSMOUTH: Harvest Home, 106, Copnor Road. 8.30pm. Khal Shamia. Performing their own versions of soul and RnB.

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8.30pm. The Meniscus Brothers. Blues. rmatavern.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Thatchers Bar, 95, London Road, North End (PO2 0BN). 8.30pm. Cari. Singing songs from across the decades.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 8.30pm. Blackout. Rock covers band. (023) 9282 1658.

WICKHAM: The Kings Head, The Square. 9pm. Andy Bad Robinson. (01329) 832123.

STAGE

BORDON: Phoenix Arts Centre, Barbados House, Station Road. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. The Snow Queen. Pantomime for all the family with all the traditional ingredients. Admission £9, concs. (01420) 472 664.

CLANFIELD: Clanfield Memorial Hall, South Lane. 2pm, 7.30pm. Aladdin. A traditional family pantomime presented by the Windmill Players. Admission £6, concs. (01730) 231474.

GUILDFORD: Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 2.30pm, 8pm. Time of My Life. Written and directed by Alan Ayckbourne. Admission: £16.50-£28. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

HAYLING ISLAND: Station Theatre, Station Road, West Town. 2.30pm, 7.30pm. Mother Goose. Pantomime, presented by Hayling Island Amateur Dramatic Society. Admission £7, concs. (023) 9246 6363.

SOUTHAMPTON: Mayflower Theatre, Commercial Road. 2.30pm, 7pm. The Snowman. Stage show based on the book by Raymond Briggs. Music and lyrics by Howard Blake. Admission £16-£29. (023) 8071 1811, mayflower.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. One Night of Elvis. Tribute by Lee Memphis. Admission £21. (023) 9282 8282 for tickets.

TITCHFIELD: St Margaret’s Arts Centre, 73, St Margaret’s Lane. 7pm. Staircase. An often bitchy, satirical look at what the Lord Chamberlain once forbade! Admission: £9, concs. (01329) 556156, titchfieldfestivaltheatre.com.

WALKS & TALKS

RAKE: meet Chapel Common (side road off the B2070, north east of Rake, GR SU813281). 10am. Petersfield Ramblers Club Walk. A five-mile walk. Cars leave Petersfield Town Station at 9.30am. (01730) 895386.

TOMORROW

COMEDY

GUILDFORD: Mill Studio, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook. 7.30pm. Punt and Dennis. Admission: £23-£25. (01483) 440000, yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

CONCERTS

CHICHESTER: Christ Church, Old Market Avenue (off South Street). 2pm doors for 2.30pm-4.30pm. Music on Sundays. Featuring Evgeny Soifertis (piano) playing music by Chopin, Liszt, Cimarosa, Rachmaninov and Mozart. Visitors and new members welcome. (01243) 527425, musiconsundays.co.uk.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 3pm-4.15pm. Portsmouth Music Festival Opening Concert 2014. Featuring dance, drama and music from some of the area’s most talented young stars. Admission £5, concs. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

EVENTS

BURITON: St Mary’s Church, North Lane. 3pm. Titus. A semi-staged rehearsed reading of a play about the life, teachings and friends of St Paul the Apostle, written by Buriton parishioner Monica Ditmas and performed by local residents. Admission free, retiring collection in aid of St Mary’s Lighting Project.

PETERSFIELD: Langrish House Hotel, Langrish (GU32 1RN). 10.30am-3.30pm. Wedding Fair. Everything for the bride and groom on their special day. (01730) 266941.

WINCHESTER: Middlebrook Street and car park. 9am-2pm. Hampshire Farmers’ Market. Celebrating Farmhouse Breakfast Week. Enjoy the taste of local food.

EXHIBITIONS

GOSPORT: RN Submarine Museum, Haslar Road (PO12 2AS). 10am-3.30pm. Horrible Science of Submarines. Subs are cool and exciting ... subs are horrible and scary ... A funny family exhibition looking at the Horrible side of life as a submariner. (023) 9254 5036, submarine-museum.co.uk.

OLD PORTSMOUTH: Square Tower, Broad Street. 11am-4pm. Crafts in the Tower. A monthly exhibition of original artwork by selected local artists, designers and makers. Painting, print making, collage, ceramics, origami, glass work, wood turning, textiles and jewellery. craftsinthetower.com.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf Quays (PO1 3BF). 11am-5pm. Emergency 6, 10 artists have been selected for this stage of the competition and from these a winner has been chosen to receive the prize of a solo exhibition at Aspex in 2015. Emergency: Rebrand, 2nd Year BA (Hons) Graphics Design students at Portsmouth University with their take on the brand identity. 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

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. Mary Poppins (U); 2.30pm. USA, 1964. Directed by Robert Stevenson. Starring: Julie Andrews and Dick van Dyke. Admission £7.50, concs. 07435 029 408, no6cinema.co.uk.

GIGS

PETERSFIELD: The Good Intent, 40-46, College Street (GU31 4AF). 8pm. Hiproute. Three-piece roots band. (01730) 263838.

PORTSMOUTH: Blue Lagoon, Hilsea Lido, London Road, Hilsea. Midday doors for 12.30pm-3.30pm. Dave Pearson’s Big Band Orchestra. Keeping big band music alive in Portsmouth. (023) 9266 2440.

PORTSMOUTH: Gun Room, RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. 8pm. Tongues and Grooves. Featured poet Peter Phillips. Plus open mic. Music to be confirmed. Admission £3/£4. tongues-and-grooves.org.uk.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle, Delamere Road. 2.30pm. King Rollo. Blues, soul, roots. 8.30pm. Alleycats Open Mic Night. (023) 9282 1658.

STAGE

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7pm. Lets Play The Music And Dance. A fast moving and entertaining show presented by Ker-Mel School Of Dancing. Admission £11, concs. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 7.30pm. Ultimate Rhythm & Blues: 50th Anniversary Tour. Featuring: The Zombies; The Animals; The Yardbirds; Spencer Davis; and Maggie Bell. Admission £25, £27.50. (023) 9282 8282 for tickets.

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.

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