What’s on for Saturday, January 3 and Sunday, January 4, 2015

UbiqueRight of the Line

WATCH: Fort Nelson to commemorate the Battle of Passchendaele

0
Have your say

What’s on around the area this weekend

TODAY

EVENTS

FAREHAM: West Street. 9am-2pm. Farmers’ Market. Meet up to 40 local producers and browse organic fruit and vegetables, free range eggs, fish from local waters, rare breed meats, artisan breads and home-baked cakes and preserves. Irish group Shenanigans will be playing in the performance podium.

FAREHAM: Royal Armouries Museum, Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road, PO17 6AN. 10.30am – 4pm. Fort Explorers. A chance to explore the fort this winter with the Fort Explorer Trail pack. Follow the clues and explore the ramparts, tunnels and galleries. Complete the quiz to win a Fort Nelson goody bag. Admission £5, includes trail, pencil and guidebook. Suitable for all the family. Call 0113 220 1888 for more information.

HAVANT: St Faith’s Church, West Street. 10am-midday. Church open for a coffee and a chat. Visit stfaith.com for more information.

MILTON: The Milton Arms, in The Barn, Milton Road PO4 8PR. 7pm-1.30am. BTSB - the official launch party. With MOB and emeny - VK hardcore plus rave, over 18’s only, £5 on the door.

PORTSMOUTH: Beddow Library, Milton Road. 9.30am-6pm. Christmas Mini Challenge. A challenge for children to read any three library books between 12 December 2014 and 6 January 2015. To take part children need to update their profile page on the summer reading challenge website with the three books they have read, to receive a virtual badge and secret video as a reward. Register interest with Beddow Library staff. Call (023) 9268 8144.

PORTSMOUTH: On board HMS Warrior 1860, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, PO1 3LJ. 10am-4.30pm. Hunt The Slipper Family Trail. Free with a valid museum ticket.

PORTSMOUTH: On board HMS Warrior 1860, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, PO1 3LJ. 10.30am-4.30pm. Family Activity Area. Once the lower deck mess and schoolroom for Warrior’s young officers, Warrior’s Gun Room is now an activity area for children including costumed role-play, toys, games and colouring sheets. Free with a valid museum ticket.

PORTSMOUTH: The Royal Marines Museum. 11am and 2pm. Get Me Out of Here: Survival in the Arctic. Test your arctic survival skills in a range of winter themed arctic activities. Learn how Royal Marines survive in harsh cold climates, make your own igloo and complete the snow show challenge. Admission free with a valid museum ticket.

SOUTHSEA: Palmerston Road. 9am-5pm. Love Southsea Market. A collective mix of traders selling a range of things from food to painted furniture, soft furnishings, art, toys, jewellery, vintage clothes and more. Admission free.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Queen Alexandra Hospital, League of Friends’ coffee shop, Level B. 10am-4pm Mon-Fri; midday-3.30pm Sats and Suns. Paintings by Ted Baker, Sue Harvey and David Johnson. Admission free. Contact (023) 9238 7284 for more information.

FAREHAM: Royal Armouries Museum, Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road, PO17 6AN. 10.30am – 4pm. Inspired By...Facing-Recovering. This exhibition explores the complex issues injured soldiers face in their transition from military to civilian life. Through drawing, video and words a number of soldiers and veterans share their personal stories and experience of injury and post-traumatic stress disorder in what one veteran described as closure in ‘graphical evidence’. Suitable for over 16’s.Admission free. Call 0113 220 1888 for more information.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Youth Open Art Competition and Exhibition. The Gallery is inviting all young artists to submit original artwork in any medium for selection for the exhibition and a prize. Free admission. Call (023) 9252 3463 for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: The National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. 10am-4pm. Weighing Anchor: An Artist at Sea On board HMS Argyll and Tireless. A body of work by Jules George depicting the experiences of HMS Argyll and the submarine HMS Tireless on active deployment. Admission free with a valid museum ticket. (023) 9272 7582.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf. 11am-4pm. Craft Emergency 2014. Craft Emergency winner, Malene Hartmann Rassmussen, will be displaying her work alongside 12 other artists from across the globe. (023) 9277 8080, aspex.org.uk

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square. Mon-Fri 9am-6pm, Sat 10am-4pm. The Who’s Tommy Exhibition. Features touring exhibitions, and visitors are also able to enjoy rooms that reflect on Portsmouth music and the history of the Guildhall. Free admission, visit portsmouthguildhall.org.uk for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square. Mon-Fri 9am-6pm, Sat 10am-4pm. Seven Ages Of Woman, Photography Exhibition by UoP Graduate Tyran Hawthorn. A series of seven photographs, showing the ageing process over time, linked by Tyran to Shakespeare’s ‘Seven Ages of Man’ from ‘As You Like It’. Free admission.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square. Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, Sat 10am-4pm. Lines of Best Fit. Features existing artworks and two site specific drawings; created especially for the Aspex Guildhall space. Both artists have reacted within the limitations set by the space whilst continuing to expand the definition of ‘drawing’ within their current modes of practice. Visit portsmouthguildhall.org.uk/your-visit/aspexguildhall for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square. Mon-Fri 9am-6pm, Sat 10am-4pm. Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra: Portraits. This exhibition shows highlights from a series of photographic portraits of Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra players. Admission free. Visit portsmouthguildhall.org.uk for more information.

FILMS

PORTSMOUTH: No 6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Historic Dockyard. 7pm. Interstellar (12A). Directed by Christopher Nolan and starring Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway and Jessica Chastain. A team of explorers and scientists travel through a wormhole in an attempt to find a potentially habitable planet that will sustain humanity. Tickets: £8 for adults, £6.50 for children and OAPs.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: RMA Tavern, Cromwell Road, Eastney. Request Night. You pick it, they’ll play it. rmatavern.co.uk.

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle. Alligator Smile. Entertainment from the pop-punk originals band.

STAGE

PORTSEA: The Groundlings Theatre, Kent Street. 3pm and 7pm. Cinderella. Family panto performed by a cast of professionals as well as local children. Adult tickets £16, concessions £12, children £10, family £42. Concessions available. Call (023) 9273 7370 for bookings and more information.

PORTSMOUTH: The Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 3pm and 7pm. Aladdin. Antony Costa and Jade Ellis star in this family panto. Tickets from £18.50 to £25.50. Call (023) 9282 8282 or visit kingsportsmouth.co.uk

SOUTHAMPTON: The Mayflower, Empire Lane, SO15 1AP. 3pm and 7pm. Aladdin. Brian Conley and Gok Wan star. Tickets from £15 to £37.50. Contact (023) 8071 1800 for more information.

TOMORROW

EVENTS

GOSPORT: Gipsy Queen, 160 Whitworth Road (PO12 3NW). 9pm. The Sunday Pub Quiz. Call (023) 9258 0626 for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: Beddow Library, Milton Road. 9.30am-6pm. Christmas Mini Challenge. A challenge for children to read any three library books between 12 December 2014 and 6 January 2015. To take part children need to update their profile page on the summer reading challenge website with the three books they have read, to receive a virtual badge and secret video as a reward. Register interest with Beddow Library staff. Call (023) 9268 8144 for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: On board HMS Warrior 1860, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, PO1 3LJ. 10am-4.30pm. Hunt The Slipper Family Trail. Free with a valid museum ticket.

PORTSMOUTH: On board HMS Warrior 1860, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, PO1 3LJ. 10.30am-4.30pm. Family Activity Area. Once the lower deck mess and schoolroom for Warrior’s young officers, Warrior’s Gun Room is now an activity area for children including costumed role-play, toys, games and colouring sheets. Free with a valid museum ticket.

EXHIBITIONS

FAREHAM: Royal Armouries Museum, Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road, PO17 6AN. 10.30am – 4pm. Inspired By...Facing-Recovering. This exhibition explores the complex issues injured soldiers face in their transition from military to civilian life. Through drawing, video and words a number of soldiers and veterans share their personal stories and experience of injury and post-traumatic stress disorder in what one veteran described as closure in ‘graphical evidence’. Suitable for over 16’s.Admission free. Call 0113 220 1888 for more information.

GOSPORT: Gosport Gallery, Walpole Road. 10am-5pm. Youth Open Art Competition and Exhibition. The Gallery is inviting all young artists to submit original artwork in any medium for selection for the exhibition and a prize. Free admission. Call (023) 9252 3463 for more information.

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. Call (023) 9282 7261 ov visit portsmouthmuseums.co.uk for more information.

GIGS

PORTSMOUTH: The Tap, London Road. 5pm. The Chai Wallahs. An evening of live entertainment.

STAGE

PORTSEA: The Groundlings Theatre, Kent Street. 3pm . Cinderella. Family panto performed by a cast of professionals as well as local children. Adult tickets £16, concessions £12, children £10, family £42. Concessions available. Call (023) 9273 7370 for bookings and more information.

PORTSMOUTH: The Kings Theatre, Albert Road. 2pm. Aladdin. Antony Costa and Jade Ellis star in this family panto. Tickets from £18.50 to £25.50. Call (023) 9282 8282 or visit kingsportsmouth.co.uk for more information.

SOUTHAMPTON: The Mayflower, Empire Lane, SO15 1AP. 3pm and 5.30pm. Aladdin. Brian Conley and Gok Wan star. Tickets from £15 to £37.50. Contact (023) 8071 1800 for more information.

WALKS & TALKS

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Museum, Museum Road, PO1 2LJ. 2.30pm. Kingston Prison Talk. Hear about the prison, which was built originally in 1875 then became a military prison during the war. Learn how after the war it became a Borstal Recall Centre and then a catagory C prison before closing its gates in 2013, in this talk led by Portsmouth Guiding Service. Admission £3, accompanied children free. Tickets can be bought in advance from Portsmouth Museum and the D-Day Museum.