What’s on for Saturday, January 31 and Sunday, February 1, 2015

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What’s on around the area this weekend

Saturday

COMEDY

FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road, PO16 7DB. 7.30pm. Jethro – The Legend At Large. Admission: £19.50. Call 01329 231942 or visit fernehamhall.co.uk

GUNWHARF. Jongleurs Comedy Club, PO1 3TP. 8pm. Comedy night. Featuring Del Strain, Geoff Norcott, Mark Simmons, Tony Hendriks. Admission: from £15. Call 08700 111 960 to book.

CONCERTS

CHICHESTER: Chichester Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park, PO19 6AP. 7.30pm. BBC Big Band. A celebration of the great swing bands. Admission: £14-£25. Call 01428 682158 or visit cft.org.uk

HAVANT: Park Community School, Middle Park Way. Speech and Drama. Presented by The Portsmouth Music Festival. Visit portsmouthmusicfestival.co.uk for more information.

EVENTS

EMSWORTH: The Railway Inn. Free Juke Box.

HAVANT: Bedhampton Social Hall. 10:30am-midday. South-East Hants Tinnitus Support Group Meeting. With guest speaker Malcolm Calvert, who is a Tai Chi and Chi Kung teacher. All are welcome. Admission: £3.50, refreshments £1, free parking. Contact 01243 786135 for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 10.15am-11.30am. Top Banana Workshop Days. Circus skills including diablo and juggling. Single session £6.25, five sessions £28.75. Call 07944 286278 or email topbananacircus@gmail.com 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. Call (023) 9272 7582 for more information about the exhibition.

PURBROOK: St John the Baptist Church Hall, London Road. 11am-2pm. Jumble Sale. To include bric a brac, toys, books and small items of good quality furniture. Donations will be gratefully received at the hall on Friday evening or early on Saturday morning.

SOUTHSEA: Temple of Spiritualism,

Victoria Road South. 2.30-4.30pm. Medley of Mediums. An afternoon of Mediumship. Admission £5. Private readings 10am-2pm for £12.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Queen Alexandra Hospital, League of Friends’ coffee shop, Level B. 10am-4pm Mon-Fri; midday-3.30pm Sats and Suns. Paintings by Val Carter. 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.

HAVANT: The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, East Street, PO9 1BS. Mon and Tues 10am-5.30pm, Wed-Fri 10am-7pm, Sat 10am-4pm. These Stories Of Old Stones. Become immersed in and inspired by the long ago world of castles, chivalry, maidens and knights. Though now many of these once grand and imposing sites have fallen into ruins, they hold a fairytale appeal, with crumbling turrets, worn spiral staircases and doors to rooms that no longer exist. Contact (023) 9247 2700 for more information or visit thespring.co.uk

HAVANT: The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, East Street, PO9 1BS. Mon and Tues 10am-5.30pm, Wed-Fri 10am-7pm, Sat 10am-4pm. Chris Briden: Street Art. Southampton-based artist Chris has developed a photorealist style after years of working within designated legal graffiti sites. Contact (023) 9247 2700 for more information or visit thespring.co.uk

HAVANT: The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, East Street, PO9 1BS. Mon and Tues 10am-5.30pm, Wed-Fri 10am-7pm, Sat 10am-4pm. Jewellers’ Showcase. Wendy Nutt and Jill Clark are exhibiting as visiting artists in the first half of 2015. Wendy’s work is inspired by her love of nature and Jill’s designs are influenced by the simple shapes and clarity of form of the cultures of Ancient Egypt and prehistoric Britain. Contact (023) 9247 2700 for more information or visit thespring.co.uk

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf. 11am-4pm. Pompey Prints. A rolling exhibition of prints which celebrate Portsmouth and Southsea as its subject, showcasing the work of artists who live locally. Call (023) 9277 8080 or vist aspex.org.uk for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square, south corridor, ground floor. Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, Sat 10am-2pm. 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.

PORTSMOUTH: Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf. 11am-4pm. Here & There: Vulcan Building. An exhibition of work by members of Aspex artists’ associates. This show, spread across two sites, will feature the work of 16 artists, working in a diverse range of media, styles and scale. Contact (023) 9277 8080 or visit aspex.org.uk for more information.

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.

FILMS

DENMEAD: Denmead Community Centre, School Lane, PO7 6LU. 7pm doors for 7.30pm start. What We Did On Our Holiday (12A). Starring David Tennant and Rosamund Pike. Admission £5. Contact (023) 9225 6132 for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: No.6 Cinema, Boathouse 6, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, PO1 3LJ. 7pm. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part One (12A). The third episode of the hit saga follows Katniss’s mission to rescue her District 12 co-victor Peeta. Tickets £8 for adults, £6.50 for students and seniors. For more details contact 07435 029408 or email bookings@no6cinema.co.uk

SOUTHAMPTON: The Berry Theatre, Wildern Lane, Hedge End, SO30 4EJ. 2pm. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (12A). Four unlikely brothers rise from the sewers and discover their destiny as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Visit theberrytheatre.co.uk or call (023) 8065 2333 for more information.

GIGS

EASTNEY: The Cellars, 56 Cromwell Road, Southsea, PO4 9PN. 7.30pm-11pm. Paul Dillon ‘Dill With It’ EP Launch. Acoustic/indie/singer-songwriter. Admission: £5 advance, £7 on the door. Call (023) 9282 6249.

GRAYSHOTT: Grayshott Village Hall, Headley Road, GU26 6TZ. 7.30pm. Martin Turner Plays The Music of Wishbone Ash-The Warriors Return. Presented by Grayshott Folk Club. Tickets: £15. Call Des O’Byrne on 01428 607096 for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square, PO1 2AB. 7pm. Johnny Cash Roadshow. Tribute act, with all the hits from the 1950s up until 2002. Tickets from £19.50. Visit portsmouthguildhall.org.uk or call (0)23 9282 4355 for bookings and more information.

PORTSMOUTH: Various venues including; The Wedgewood Rooms, Edge of the Wedge, The Fat Fox, The Atrium, The Deco and The Honest Politician. Icebreaker. Local promoters, musicians & DJs have teamed up to host a celebration of our local music scene. General day pass tickets £10, grants access to all venues during the day. Call (023) 9286 3911 for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, 174 Milton Road, PO4 8PR. 7pm-late. Perforate Vs. Geushky with special guest Ian Void. Techno & House. Admission: £5 on the door, all night. Over 18’s Only.

ROWLANDS CASTLE: The Fountain Inn, 34 The Green, PO9 6AB. 8.30pm. Carter and Cooper Boy. Free admission. Call (023) 9307 2783 after 5pm for more.

SOUTHSEA: The Rifle Club, Goldsmith Avenue, PO4 0AW. 8pm. The Clashed. With support from the UK Ramones & DJ Rob Moore. Tickets £5. Purchase from the club or at wegottickets.com/event/299017

SOUTHSEA: The Golden Eagle. The Syndicate. Entertainment from the twin guitar rock covers band.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Minerva Theatre, Oaklands Park, PO19 6AP. 2.45, 7.45pm. Love, Loss and Chianti. A double bill by Christopher Reid. Devised for the stage by Robert Bathurst. Admission: £18-£22. Call 01243 781312 or visit cft.org.uk for more information.

CHICHESTER: The Newell Centre, St Pancras. 7pm. Murder Mystery Pantomime. By Caos Musical Productions. Contact 07745 230778

HAVANT: The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, 56 East Street, PO9 1BS. 2.30pm. Robin’s Winter Adventure. The Pied Piper theatre Company presents this play about a young boy’s journey with a feathered friend. For children aged four and over. Admission: adults £8, children £5. Vist thespring.co.uk

SOUTHSEA: Kings Theatre, Albert Road, PO5 2QJ. 7.30pm. House of Burlesque. Witness the marvel that is the ever-rotating cast of Joe Black’s House of Burlesque. Admission: £12.50-15.50. Call (023) 9282 8282 or visit kingsportsmouth.co.uk for more information.

STUBBINGTON: Crofton Community Centre, Stubbington Lane. 2pm. Cinderella. Pantomime by the Crofton Amateur Dramatic Society. Call 01329 661143.

Sunday

CONCERTS

PORTSMOUTH: Blue Lagoon, Hilsea Lido, London Road, PO2 9RP. Midday-3pm. Dave Pearson’s Big Band Orchestra. Free admission, fully licensed bar and bar meals available. Car parking is free, and the nearest bus stop is Hilsea Lido. For more details visit bborch.org.uk or contact the Blue Lagoon office on (023) 9266 2440 or e-mail bluelagoon@hilsea-lido.org.uk

EVENTS

MIDHURST: New Grange Centre, Bepton Road, Midhurst, GU29 9HD. 10.30am-4pm. Antique and Collectors’ Fair. Wide variety of antique and collectable items including china, glass, gold and silver, Art Deco, jewellery, coins, and postcards. Admission £1.50. Buying and selling. Large free car park adjoining. Contact Emmott Promotions on 07747 604541 or visit emmottpromotions.co.uk

PORTSMOUTH: Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 11am-4pm. Lou Lou’s Vintage Fair. Fifty stalls selling men and women’s vintage clothing as well as entertainment from soul 45 DJ’s.

PORTSMOUTH: St Faith’s Church, Crasswell Street, PO1 1HT. 6.30pm. Sung Mass for Candlemas. A service celebrating the ‘Light to lighten the Nations’ with guest Preacher Revd Jane Bell from East Meon and Langrish Parish. Contact (023) 9282 6892 for more information.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Queen Alexandra Hospital, League of Friends’ coffee shop, Level B. 10am-4pm Mon-Fri; midday-3.30pm Sats and Suns. Paintings by Val Carter, June Cousins and Michael Taylor. Admission free. Contact (023) 9238 7284.

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. Work by Jules George depicting the experiences of HMS Argyll and HMS Tireless . Admission free with a valid museum ticket. (023) 9272 7582.

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